Teacher’s book – Stages 9 & Stage 9 is for learners at an upper-intermediate level. Stage 10 is for learners of upper-intermediate ability, and also those. 23 Mar Callan Method 1 (Student’s Book Stage 1 English in a quarter of the time!Th) The teacher in a Callan Method lesson speaks quickly. This is. This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not by way of trade or schools using the Callan Method for teaching classes of students. 1. Teacher’s.

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Things are worst at the beginning. Which Callan School did you teach in?

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The Callan Method ensures that students are listening to English all the time and speaking as much as possible. I took the training for the method and found it incredibly rigid, artifical and often illogical.

You are listening to English all the time.

The reading practice and the dictation are often in the middle of the lesson. You can publish your book online for free in a few minutes! Ask your school for details. There are a large number of new words and expressions for students to practise, as well as focused consolidation work on both spelling and pronunciation. What changes would you make to it, if you could? I teach a few hours of Callan each week. Quick and easy training: The teacher asks you questions The Callan Method books are full of questions.

Spea your Mind isn’t so rule-governed but it doesn’t need to be. Long callwn, with the same grammar as the question We want you to practise your speaking as much as possible, so you always make complete sentences when you speak in the lesson, using the same grammatical structure as in the question.


Correcting your dictations With the Callan Method, there is little or no homework to do, but it is very important that you correct your dictations. Lesson structure Every school is different, but a typical minute Callan lesson will contain about 35 minutes of speaking, a minute period for reading, and a 5-minute dictation.

If you want to understand normal English, you must practise listening to quick natural speech and become able to understand English without first translating into your language. You will, naturally, make a lot of mistakes in the lessons, mfthod Callan Method teachers correct your mistakes, and you learn from the corrections.

You should repeat after the teacher, but immediately try again to continue with the answer yourself. However, you also do a lot of revision so that you can really learn what you have studied. You must always try to continue speaking, and only copy the teacher when you cannot continue alone. In his early twenties, he went to Italy to teach English in Salerno.

Every day you do a lot of revision and then learn some new English. In the dictation, you practise your writing, but you are ,ethod listening to the teacher. Keep at it, Xanthe.

Teacher’s book – Stages 9 & 10 – Callan

You are speaking English a lot, and all your mistakes are corrected. First, only some of the students speak. The Callan Method in practice A Callan Method English lesson is probably very different from lessons you have done in the past. So, what exactly happens in a Callan Method ca,lan, and how does it work?

Callan Method. Teacher’s Book : : : Blackwell’s

You should repeat after the teacher, but immediately try again to continue with the answer yourself. The method is suitable for students of all nationalities, and ages. More info Data sheet Comments Stage 9 is for learners at an upper-intermediate level. A pity as it sounded interesting.


This also means that everyone is concentrating hard all the time. With the Callan Method, the teacher speaks quickly so that you learn to understand English when it is spoken at natural speed.

Published by Callan Method Organisation Limited. As the method became more and more popular with students, the school grew and moved to larger premises.

This is because, in the real world, it is natural to speak quickly. Are there any chairs on the table? It is important to do this because it helps you to learn the written forms of the words you have already studied in earlier lessons.

Remember, the exercises are not for class; you do them outside the lesson for extra practice. No part of this publication may vook reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publishers. How can I find more about it? This is because it is natural to use contractions in spoken English and you must learn to understand them.

There is no silence and no time to get bored or lose your concentration. What colour are those chairs? In the lesson, there is a lot of speaking and listening practice, but there is also reading mwthod writing so that you revise and consolidate what you have learned.