Poetry – October 7th, 2015
Presenter: Elizabeth Alloul, ESL Consultant for LEARN

Welcome to the first Intensive Talks! of the 2015-2016 school year. It is only the first of a series of web events, which will be presented for Intensive ESL teachers and consultants throughout the year. Elizabeth will share exciting ways to use Poetry in an ESL classroom. She gives great examples and tips. Discover different types of poems, their formula and how to introduce them in class.

Elizabeth taught ESL for 15 years, 5 of which were in Intensive. She currently works for LEARN as a consultant, and has been a member of SPEAQ’s INTENSIG group since 2003.


Resource list for Poetry
1. Portrait Poetry
2. Just Because Poetry Video
3. Just Because Poem
4. Cinquain Animal Poems
5. Cinquain How-To
6. Personification Poems
7. Diamond Poem
8. Reverse Poems