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  • 1. WORD OF THE WEEK AND OTHER IDEAS FOR BUSINESS ENGLISH CLASSES Vicky Loras ETAS SIG Day September 17, 2011
  • 2. An empty space...
    • This is what the students see when they enter the classroom –
    • 3. it builds up the suspense!
  • 4. Then the students get some clues – better still if they ask for them!
    • The students ask questions and the teacher gives hints – best hint is written on the board!
  • 5. Aha moment - the students have found the Word of the Week!
      After they have found it:
    • Discussions
    • 6. Examples
    • 7. They take it with them!
  • 8. Other ideas:
    • Newspaper headlines
    • 9. Show them the headlines, have them predict and guess.
    • 10. Big Ben chimes in ( The Financial Times)
    • 11. (Idea from Business Spotlight magazine)
  • 12. Other ideas:
    • Crisis! - Problem solving ( Five-Minute Business English Activities , Paul Emmerson and Nick Hamilton, Cambridge )
    • 13. Telephoning – Sorry to have my back to you...
    • 14. Presentations (work-related or not)
  • 15. Contact Information:
    • [email_address]
    • 16. Twitter: @vickyloras
    • 17. Skype: vicky.loras
    • 18. Blog: vickyloras.wordpress.com