Use as a warmer; prepare paper copies or share it on the screen.
Can be used at A1-A2 levels. First make sure your students understand the collocations then choose any of the suggested ways:
1. Each student choose 3-5 collocations and uses them in sentences ( orally or in writing)- up to 10 min.
2. Students compete to use as many collocations as they can in one sentence ( in one story)- up to 10min.
3. Use collocations in sentences with links (ir, o, bet, tačiau, nes, todėl, kad, kai)- up to 10 min.
4. change one word to make another collocation
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
The task is easily adapted to various formats of teaching (individual pair work, group work). It could be used in class by a teacher and students or for self-study. It could also be used as a paper teaching resource or online for self-study. The idea could be adapted very easily by the teacher or learners. It could be updated with new collocations compiled from internet sources. It could also work at higher levels with less common lexical items and collocations. Learning word partnerships is an important part of language acquisition at all levels.
Website of the Teaching Source: