This unit has shown you some simple and economical ways to make your classroom more language-rich. It has suggested ideas that you can use in the classroom to ensure that your students are exposed to a variety of different sources of speech and writing. These include suggestions for making writing-based wall displays, establishing a reading corner for your students and using the radio in the classroom. Over time, you can build up a set of simple resources and activities to use with students of different levels to enhance lessons from the textbook and motivate them to engage with the writing and speech that they encounter in their environment.

4 Radio as a classroom resource