I have been using more and more infographics with all my courses. Here are some of the ways they can be used.
- To introduce a topic. Google the topic and the word infographic, e.g. “e-health infographic” or “online marketing infographic” etc. Choose one that your learners will easily understand and generate conversation. Use it like any other text (pre-teach vocabulary if necessary, gist questions etc.) but most importantly get them to talk about it. Is it surprising for them? Do they agree or disagree with the information? Is is similar to their company/experience? etc.
- As a lead-in to a written task. Ask them to change the infographic to be true for their country/company/experience.
1-1 variation: Infographics are perfect for 1-1 situations.