Warmers, coolers and too much teacher talk

Warmers and Coolers A bag load of warmers and coolers are a teacher’s best friend. A warmer is a short game or activity at the beginning of the lesson and a cooler is the same at the end. Imagine going into a class, as a student, and the teacher immediately bombards you with grammar and worksheets. It’s like playing sport without warming up or asking someone to marry you without a first date. A warmer is a great way to review vocabulary from a previous class, introduce the topic of today or just relax and entertain your students. You...

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