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10 Creative Ways to Use Popular Movies in Fun ESL Lessons. Bored of book work?

10 Creative Ways to Use Popular Movies in Fun ESL Lessons

Tired of teacher-talking? Want something exciting for your students? Then watch a movie! Now, I know what some of you might be thinking: Isn’t watching a movie a cop-out? It’s tempting to think that putting on a movie is simply a great excuse for the teacher to sit at the back of the room, dim the lights and fall asleep clutching the remote. NiCe Learning-aktiviteter och lekar för barn, ungdom, skola-läromedel och fritidslekar. NiCe Learnings lekar och aktiviteter för skola och fritid, med kommunikation och interaktion i fokus.

NiCe Learning-aktiviteter och lekar för barn, ungdom, skola-läromedel och fritidslekar

Trapped - Australian TV Series. Lost Property. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Lost Property by Asa Lucander.

Lost Property

Students do a dictation, work out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, speak about lost items, watch a trailer and short film, and write a story. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) The Amazing Effects of Gratitude. Wondering how much gratitude you have?

The Amazing Effects of Gratitude

Fill out this Gratitude Questionnaire and see how you compare to other people who took the quiz. What does displaying gratitude do for your brain? Visit Scientific American and watch Gratitude on the Brain to find out the answer to that question. Want to learn more about the Science of Happiness? 186128-2_68010383603_arb. Winter Worksheets for Kids and ESL Teachers. Winter Rhymes: What hangs from your roof and rhymes with bicycle?

Winter Worksheets for Kids and ESL Teachers

Icicle rhymes with bicycle. Students learn winter vocabulary through rhyming riddles. Easter Around the World (10933) YOU DON’T FOOL ME. Humor makes the world go round, and All Fools’ Day gives us a nice chance to exercise it playing practical jokes and hoaxes.


This set of activities may give a good chuckle to both you and your students. There’s Nothing Like Home-Grown Spaghetti Picked Fresh from the Tree To this day the broadcast of the British news show Panorama that showed spaghetti harvesting remains one of the most famous and popular April All Fools’ Day hoaxes of all time. In 1957, they broadcast a news segment about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland. After the hoax had been broadcast, hundreds of people phoned the BBC wanting to know how they could grow their own spaghetti tree.

IMPORTANT: Keep a straight face not to give it away! Step 1. Game based learning. 24 Reasons Teachers Are The Unsung Heroes Of The World. ESL Teacher Resources, Job Boards, and Worksheets. Apple-1 on sale. Long before the iPod, the iPhone and the black turtlenecks, there was this – the Apple-1 personal computer.

Apple-1 on sale

This working model of the rare machine was sold by late Apple founder Steve Jobs right outside of his parents’ garage in 1976 for 600 dollars. Now, it's about to go on sale at auction and is expected to fetch more than half a million dollars. The so-called Ricketts Apple-1 personal computer, named after original owner Charles Ricketts, is the only known machine of that model documented to have been directly sold by Jobs from his family home in Los Altos, California. And as original cofounder of Apple Ron Wayne explains, the creation of the Apple-1 was a historic milestone in personal computing. “It was monumental because until that time Jobs and Wozniak were the members or participants in a computer club where they took business machines and took bits and pieces and distilled them down into personal computer applications, but not very efficiently.

Source: Talk2Me English : My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day. I discovered the song 'My Valentine' by Paul McCartney this week and thought it would be perfect for a Valentine's day lesson.

Talk2Me English : My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day

The song is so romantic ♥ My lesson ended up being rather funny and very lively, I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did :-) Level: IntermediateLesson activities: Talking about Valentine's day, using sign language to learn vocabulary, listening practice and fill the blanks exercise. Warm up questions: 1. CUPIDON. Could vs. Should. Ten ways talking in English baffles Swedes. A Viking - sometimes pronounced 'Wiking', in Sweden.

Ten ways talking in English baffles Swedes

Photo: Shutterstock While Swedes were recently ranked the world's best non-native English speakers, there are a few common - and often charming - mistakes The Local's team has spotted while chatting to them in their second language. 1. Sheep shoes We absolutely adore how ‘ch’ often becomes ‘sh’ in Swedish, but it sometimes baffles us. Sheep and children. 2. CAS – Central Authentication Service. TeachingEnglish. Swedish Music Aid takes on fight against HIV - Radio Sweden. For six days in December, as part of the annual charity bonanza Swedish Music Aid, three well-known radio and tv-hosts will be locked up in a glass house on a central square in Uppsala.

Swedish Music Aid takes on fight against HIV - Radio Sweden

The task: to raise money for charity. Out of the three, the stand up comedian and radio/tv-host Kodjo Akolor, is the veteran. This will be the forth year running he is taking part as a host. The other two are rapper Petter and singer Linnea Henriksson. The tradition is that the hosts are on a liquidised diet during the 144 hours they stay in the glass house. Lektion se 9236 Pratkort. Riddles. Brain gymnastics. Conversation cards.