5 activities to develop anticipation skills | noreply@blogger.com (Steve Smith)

Have you been watching the tennis at Wimbledon? Thinking about tennis for a moment, can you complete these sentences?

She hit a great first ________.
That was a great back-hand ________.
Federer won in three _______.

Now try these. You are in the classroom:

Open your _______.
Put up your _______.
Do you know your target _______? (yuk)

We have a great store of linguistic and whole world knowledge which helps us to understand and produce appropriate and correct language by predicting or anticipating what comes next in a sentence or utterance. As well as being able to decode sounds, spot…

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