Many of us are breaking away from the textbook to give students a more authentic language learning experience. A book is never BAD, but there are so many resources just a click away!

Textbooks and learning

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 Use REAL pictures!


Instead of this…


How about this?


Get them thinking! What’s the comma mean? Lots of seafood… Hmm, where might this restaurant be located?

Lastly… This might be painful… (I know, I’ve used it too!)

Instead of this…

Here students can still learn ingredients, but also see and learn a little bit of the world!

Don’t wait til August to update your resources…Try to find 1 new resource a day!

You (and your future students) will be so glad you did!