Thanks Karen for your comment about English circling demos. Nothing like watching a demo in either English or a lesson for raw beginners in an unfamiliar language to fully grasp the skills of circling.
A few points to remember firstly:
Watch and let me know what you think!!
Here are a couple of videos of teachers teaching a class for their first ever language lesson: firstly Michele Whaley teaches Russian:
Here is Eric Herman teaching English: https://youtu.be/nRu-3TR8A2M