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Springboards

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Springboards Communication Starters offer many activities; from puzzles to paintings, these completely photocopiable activities place the English language learner on the Springboards of communication!

ISBN 978-1-882483-93-8

Richard Yorkey

Description

Springboards Communication Starters offer many activities; from puzzles to paintings, these completely photocopiable activities place the English language learner on the Springboards of communication! The nine units include:

  • Getting acquainted activities
  • Picture galleries
  • Memory skills exercises
  • Crossword puzzles
  • You Be the Judge court cases at an ESL reading level
  • It’s Only Logical mind benders
  • Story pictures featuring reproductions of Norman Rockwell paintings
  • Classes and Categories games
  • A special Using the Telephone section

All activities develop speaking and listening skills. Specific language functions include:

  • Asking and answering questions
  • Presenting and defending opinions
  • Memorizing and recalling specific vocabulary
  • Reinforcing language structures such as comparisons, conditionals, and two-word verbs
  • Interpreting and predicting
  • Practicing telephone skills
Each photocopiable activity is 1–2 pages in length and requires no additional materials. Includes directions for the teacher and an answer key.

Additional information

Weight .6187 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × .5 × 11 in

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