Zero Prep Activities for All Levels
Zero Prep Activities for All Levels

Zero Prep Activities for All Levels

Ready-to-Go Activities for In-Person and Remote Language Teaching


Zero Prep


166 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $39.95)

Publication Date: January 2023

ISBN 9780866475785


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Zero Prep is a transformative guide for teachers of any language looking to increase learning and engagement while decreasing preparation time. The new second edition of this classic time-saving book features newly added activities for today’s language “classroom” and includes adaptations throughout the book for online/remote instruction. Over 160 pages of activities are divided by language skill into teacher-friendly chapters (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Structure), plus the book includes a special chapter on icebreakers. Every activity is clearly presented with the level, aim, materials, and step-by-step procedures for both in-person and online delivery.

Author Biography

Laurel Pollard has been a language teacher and teacher educator for 40 years. She has taught ESL classes and graduate courses at the University of Arizona and teacher education courses in Mexico, Japan, Chile, Jordan, and Kazakhstan. Michal Marell teaches ESL at Montgomery College, the oldest and largest community college in the state of Maryland, USA. She specializes in remote/online education and is a leader in developing distance learning and hybrid ESL course formats. Natalie Hess, PhD, has authored and co-authored numerous ESL textbooks and teacher resource books, as well as many articles on linguistic, pedagogical, and literary issues. Natalie taught for most of her career at the University of Arizona.