Thursday, 26 August 2010

Hello! Is there anybody out there?

No, I am not going to write anything about Pink Floyd music (although many of their lyrics might be used in class), but I hope there is someone out there who might be interested in cooperating with me and my students. The thing is, I started up with a new group of students today, and one of the first tasks I gave them was to come up with suggestions on how they were to improve their English skills. I do believe all the "creme de la creme" students have come to my English class this year! They had a lot of interesting ideas on how to work with English, and I am happy to see that they share many of my ideas, too. Blogging was suggested (jippi!!), and I have therefore put out a survey for them to see how many would like to start blogging in English. An other idea I found interesting was getting in contact with students elsewhere, either native English speakers, or EFL learners, who could be our online pen pals. Therefore, I ask, "Is there anybody out there?" Are there any teachers out there who would like to cooperate? Please, leave me a comment or send me an e-mail if your students would like to get in touch with mine, and then we will see what we can work out.

Picture: "Atlas,it's time for your bath"


  1. I'd love to get our students working together if they are interested. I tweet with my students @joysensei and get all of my students to follow me and ask questions about current events and newsworthy topics which the other students then try to answer. If you also had your students set up twitter accounts for short questions and answers and then for the really keen ones to connect longer essays and answers to a blog, that would be interesting I think. When we have longer writing projects, or students essays that are interesting, I put them on my teaching blog:
    Please feel free to getin touch if any of that is of interest to you and your students

  2. Hi, do you have an e-mail adress I can use for getting in touch?

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