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Spelling bee activity

A spelling bee is a competition where contestants are asked to spell words. The origin of the spelling bee is believed to be in the United States. Nowadays, spelling bee events are organized in...

Dictogloss – Another Variation of Dictation 1

Dictogloss – Another Variation of Dictation

Dictation Dictation is not considered an old-fashioned activity any more. A lot f teachers have discovered that it’s a rich mine for developing learners vocabulary and structural competence. The teacher’s role in modern variations...

Lesson Plan: Play-Stop-Go-Back dictation 3

Lesson Plan: Play-Stop-Go-Back dictation

Dictation machine Dictation is one of the oldest activities. It is thought, unduly, to be an old-fashioned, teacher-centered and uncommunicative activity. Nevertheless, it still has its place in ELT. The activity that I will...

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Why Dictation?

Dictation is one of the oldest language teaching activities. It is perhaps for this reason that it has been neglected recently by teachers, claiming that it is too teacher centered, uncommunicative, boring and old-fashioned....