Compact and practical, this handbook contains 101 teaching and therapy ideas for using ColorCards photographic cards to develop language skills. The activities are easy to set up, effective and highly motivating. They are written in an easy to read style. Many include word lists and tips. It is organised into ten skill areas - attention; listening; understanding; auditory memory; sequencing; turn-taking; classification; expression; using language and life skills - these activities address all aspects of language learning. It is suitable for children or adults; in groups or for individual work. All the ideas are adaptable for specific therapy or teaching aims, and for different ages, interests and ability levels. With guidance, the activities can also be used by classroom assistants, students and carers. "The ColorCards" series of photographic cards are a vital tool for language development.
This hands-on manual gives further ideas for working with this versatile and fun resource, and will be invaluable for speech language therapists, teachers and early years professionals, special needs teachers, EFL/ESOL teachers, occupational therapists, psychologists and other professionals working with language.