4. Have them participate, also by turns, because a few hardly ever participate.
5. Describe pictures from an illustrated magazine. Both I and they describe colorful two-page pictures, by turns.
6. Exploit grammar, topics and vocabulary they’ve already learned for years. Some of them have a somewhat advanced level.
7. At the end of the course they should think they’ve done something worth to do; they should have learned effectively.
8. Hand out some worksheets with stories invented by me. They like stories.
9. Take into account this ‘process’ of learning (and acquiring!) English: first they say or respond with words, later on sentences, and later on conversations.”