This inventive speaking skills lesson by Karen Richardson gives students practice in describing an incident.

Photo showing an incident, or if easier to find, of people discussing it.

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Level: Pre-intermediate and above

Target age: Any (works especially well with teenagers or young adults)

Time needed: 90 minutes (approx.)

Grammar / language objective: Storytelling / describing an incident

Materials: Ideally a computer with Internet connection; alternatively a CD player. A digital camera or mobile phone that can take videos or a voice recorder / mp3 player with recording function.


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