December 2020 – This is a simple group writing task I learnt from New Headway Pre-Intermediate some years ago. I find the exercise excellent to improvise a quick group-writing session about any topic even with lower level classes/students.
November 2020 – Students at B1 level are required to be able to write emails, compositions, short stories; furthermore, simple essays, reviews and articles. In this interactive exercise, you see an example how you can introduce the first three genres to your intermediate students.
BULLETPOINTS: Level: B1/B1+; Age: teens, adults; Group size: any; Aim: to write a review; Skill: writing; Grammar: passives, would + infinitive; Vocabulary: strong adjectives; Length: 60+ min; Preparation time: none; Material: computer or mobile phone with internet connection.
BULLETPOINTS: Level: any; Age: 7+; Group size: any; Aim: to write a story together and to learn how to use paragraphs; Skill: writing; Grammar: -; Vocabulary: -; Length: 60+ min; Preparation time: none; Material: 5-10 sheets with a story starter (see below), pens, scissors, paperclips.