The Advanced General English class had been learning language for discussing and sharing ideas. To put into practice what they had learned, I assigned a collaborative group project in which the students created films that explore the idea of community. The lesson started with students discussing what comes to mind when they think about “community”.
One of the videos made by Kate’s students on the theme of ‘What if…’ Another of the videos made by Kate’s students on the theme of ‘What if…’ The Upper Intermediate students made short videos to show the experiences and possibilities international students have when they study English at Languages International in New Zealand.
At the end of last term, Sally’s Lower Intermediate General English class had a pavlova decorating competition. Pavlova is a traditional New Zealand dessert. In the competition, there were four teams. Their teacher Sally gave each team half a pavlova, cream, kiwifruit, strawberries, and some chocolate buttons. Their job was to make their pavlova look