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Realia (/rɪeɪlɪə/) are[1] objects brought into the classroom as part of teaching methodology.

They can be brought in by the teacher or the students themselves, and can include things like clothes, toys, timetables, newspapers, application forms, coins, recipes, etc. Or they can just be classroom objects; a pen, a phone, etc.

Realia can be used in a variety of exercises and activities, including the following:


  1. It's the Latin plural of realis