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A handbag?

Monica’s handbag lesson.

In the video clip in the previous step you saw teachers using a variety of different resources to enhance the teaching and learning. But what if there are no resources available, or there’s no time to prepare resources for a lesson?

Do you think it’s possible to teach without using any resources at all? Take our poll and tell us what you think.


Watch this video clip of Monica showing Marie Therese her ‘handbag’ lesson.

  • In what ways would this lesson be useful for learners?
  • What kind of language (grammar/vocabulary) would learners be able to practise in this lesson?
  • Write your answers to these questions in the comments section and read other contributions to see what other learners have come up with. You can like or reply to ideas that you think are interesting or original. We’ll talk about this in the next step.

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