Visuals for the Language Classroomis a practical guide to the visual materials commonly available to the classroom teacher. It describes the characteristics of the various media and shows how a sensitive understanding of these characteristics will lead the teacher to fresh, dynamic and efficient activities in the language classroom. All the ideas in this book can be copied by any teacher with the minimum of time, money or artistic talent. Many of the hundreds of examples have been illustrated by the authors themselves
• Separate chapters on each of the different types of visual materials, analysis of their characteristics and ideas for exploiting these characteristics
• Technical tips on handling the various types of materials and hints on how to improve your drawing and designing skills.
• Questions and activities to help you see how the ideas could be adapted and applied to your own classroom
Andrew Wright has worked with teachers in over twenty-five countries. Through his teaching, books and articles he is well known for his concern for the creativity of the teacher and for the practicality of his ideas.
Safia Haleem has been a classroom teacher of English as a foreign language for many years. She is also a teacher trainer and a regular broadcaster for the BBC.