Grammar translation as a method of teaching languages is an outdated and largely discredited methodology. However, just because it doesn’t appear to be a good basis for learning how to communicate in another language, this doesn’t mean that activities involving translation should all be junked altogether.
At one point or another, most of us have used songs as a teaching resource. Students generally enjoy listening to music, and songs provide a natural way of exposing our learners to various types of language.
We have put together a short quiz on British culture and traditions related to Christmas. Use in the classroom or with your friends and family.