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Games for Language Learning (Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers)

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This is the third edition of the one of the founding titles of the CHLT series. The book features many of the original games but has also been fully revised to include new games for the ELT classroom. The structure of the book has also been revised so that the games are now grouped in a more teacher-friendly format where teachers can search based on language and skill ...more
Paperback, 193 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Cambridge University Press (first published June 1st 1980)
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This entire series is great for finding new activities to liven up your class. I love these books, but let's be clear that what they provide is a group of tactics, not the big picture strategy needed to win the war but rather the battlefield tactics necessary to make a specific lesson more engaging. Don't expect discussion of assessment, these are just games.

Search for Cambridge Handbook for Language Teachers to see the whole series, there are maybe 20 or 30 titles.

If you are just building a pro
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Sparked good ideas for games and activities in the Language classroom.
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Andrew Wright is an author, illustrator, teacher trainer and storyteller and has worked extensively with both teachers and students all over the world for many years. He loves creating things, doing practical things and working with and for people; he believes that language teaching allows him to do and be just that.
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