EFL/ESL: Using Dictation to Improve Your Students' Listening, Spelling and Grammar Skills

3rd - 8th
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ESL students explore English by participating in an ESL grammar activity. In this dictation lesson, students discuss the purpose of transcribing English into their native language by improving their reading comprehension. Students read children's stories such as Harry Potter or Green Eggs and Ham and practice transcribing them.

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2 hrs

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