Narrative-based activity: Who Killed Angela Spelling

The Office (Image from BBC SKillswise)

UPDATE: Since I originally wrote this post, the BBC Skillswise website has been updated considerably all the previous activities appear to have been retained, but new activities have been added and each section now has an explanatory video

The recent ELTchat on story telling made me think about how I’ve used stories in class and got me thinking about a resource I’d used recently. Continue reading “Narrative-based activity: Who Killed Angela Spelling”


Destination Impossible – BBC Skillswise

I was shown this website about 5 years ago, when I was teaching loads of classes in an IT suite, and needed to find ways to exploit it; incredibly, for something on the Internet, it has really stood the test of time . It’s an interactive game for practising following directions. It’s so simple, yet so well put together, that I’ve been using it for all this time. Continue reading “Destination Impossible – BBC Skillswise”