Author(s): Penny Ur
Fifty practical activities to produce a genuine and enthusiastic exchange of ideas.
'Penny Ur writes lucidly and sensibly, emphasizing that in the classroom why you need to talk about something is more important than what you should talk about.' Donald Hawes, The Times Educational Supplement ' ... has a wealth of practical ideas which can be used in the classroom tomorrow.' Wendy Scott, Practical English Teaching
Preface; Part I. General Principles: 1. What is a discussion?; 2. Some factors in a good discussion: topic, group-work, role-play; 3. Giving the discussion a purpose: the task; 4. Organization; Part II. Practical Examples: 5. Introduction; 6. Brainstorming activities; 7. Organizing activities; 8. Compound activities; Bibliography; Index.