Lesson Reflection – How did the previous class go?

 The conversation below is a lesson reflection on the Happy Halloween Audio lesson, that was posted on this site with an accompanying lesson plan recently.

The lesson is based around the audio (below in the video) which also has some vocabulary prompts in the video.
The audio is really a stimulus for discussion and story writing – for the full lesson outline, please click here


Lesson Reflection Points

General review of how the lesson went.

Successful elements

How the audio section promoted story writing

Unexpected input from students

Deleting certain activities from different classes to suit learners

Demonstrating an activity before starting

How to develop successful characteristics from this lesson into further lesson ideas


Reflecting on teaching an audio lesson


How have you used audio to inspire in the classroom?

BTW, in the audio, we refer to our podcasts – these are natural conversation podcasts for students to improve their listening skills and comprehension of native speakers… and they are on the podcast page on our student website here.

Bren Brennan

About Bren Brennan

Bren initially trained here at SGI and then joined the staff in 2005. Since 2006, he has taught abroad in Budapest, Berlin and now at Mondragon University in Spain. He returns to teach at SGI London every summer and completed the SGI Trinity DipTESOL in 2011. He also regularly writes posts for students here.
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