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Using Advertisements for EFL ESL. Pages Friday, 29 May 2009 Using Advertisements for EFL ESL So I was delighted to see Coloribus which claims to be the world's biggest ad archive with over 2 million ads.

Using Advertisements for EFL ESL

The site has a huge range of ads from all over the world so will be useful what ever language you are teaching. You could even explore the different approaches to advertising the same products in different countries and cultures. Coloribus.com is down. Is there any other advertisement archive that can replace it? Using Advertisements for EFL ESL. The 12 Best How-To Sites That Everyone Should Bookmark. How Dialogue Journals Build Teacher-Student Relationships. ESL Speaking Tip: Expressing an Opinion. ESL Speaking Tip: How to Express your Opinion Another very common question type of speaking exam question is expressing an opinion.

ESL Speaking Tip: Expressing an Opinion

For example, part six of the TOEIC speaking test shows a question on the screen. You then have 15 seconds to prepare, and 60 seconds to answer the question. When you speak, you are evaluated on: pronunciation, intonation and stress, grammar, vocabulary, relevance of content, and completeness of content. You can use these four simple steps to do well on these kinds of speaking exam questions. 4 Simple Steps to Express your Opinion Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Teaching Students to Legally Use Images Online.

English Listening Tip: Listen for One Specific Thing. If you’re studying English, I’m sure you want to improve your English listening skills.

English Listening Tip: Listen for One Specific Thing

How to Create Free Professional Newsletters in Minutes. There are a lot of free options available to anyone who wants to create a professional looking newsletter.

How to Create Free Professional Newsletters in Minutes

Few are as easy to use as eLink. With a free and premium version of the service, eLink makes it extremely easy to put together a beautifully designed newsletter promoting online content in a matter of minutes. With the free version of eLink, your page is embeddable and you can share the link with anyone, but in order to send it as a newsletter, you will have to upgrade to the pro version for $15 a month.

You will then be able to send your newsletters using Gmail or MailChimp. Another significant difference between the free and paid versions is a banner at the bottom of your newsletter promoting eLink. 小田原 英会話、ビジネス英語でネイティブと電話する方法(1) Speaking: Inventions. By Paul Charles The main objective is speaking fluency, but also comparative and superlative adjectives and modal verbs of speculation (could be, might be…) Time: 90 minutes Age: teenagers or adults Level: intermediate +

Speaking: Inventions

8 fun ways to practice presentations! Every day, people find themselves in the tricky situation of presenting to an audience.

8 fun ways to practice presentations!

Stakes are often high with not only the individual’s but also the organisation’s risk at stake. Presentations serve a multitude of purposes: to instruct or persuade the audience, to relay (un)pleasant news, propose a course of action or perhaps help influence a major decision. It’s therefore no surprise that pre-service learners of English are often required to complete presentation training classes in English. I found myself teaching presentation skills on a logistics course at a university this semester where I had previously only taught academic writing. Although I have plenty of experience in presentation training, working with people already in employment is very different to teaching the same skill to a group of 20-year-old university students! Who am I? Presentations - Preparation 4. Can you name the 3 most important things when giving any presentation?

Presentations - Preparation 4

Number 1 is . . . Preparation Number 2 is . . . High School ESL: ESL lesson plan - adverts. This is a conversation based lesson that contains plenty of videos to get the students talking.

High School ESL: ESL lesson plan - adverts

I have done it with a few different classes and found this to be the most fun and interesting way to teach the students about adverts. Lesson aim.To learn vocabulary related to advertising. To be able to talk about adverts.Time.50 minutesWhat you need.Adverts presentation. (To watch the adverts just click on the link in the ppt) Internet connection.What to do.Activity one. 7 FREE ESL Advertising/marketing Powerpoint presentations, exercises.

The Careers of the Founders - Fleximize. Business English Making Appointments Lesson. Making appointment. 6 Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking. For English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom, speaking English in front of others — particularly native speakers — can cause tremendous anxiety.

6 Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking

In fact, the dread of speaking can actually interfere with students’ ability to learn. Even with the most well-planned, immersive, real-world learning opportunities, the brains of students with high anxiety won’t be receptive to learning, according to Stephen Krashen’s “Affective Filter Hypothesis” (and the brain research that supports it). So how can we design speaking activities that don’t make our students’ hearts race and palms sweat?

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Soon you will be standing at the head of a room full of new faces. The University of Manchester - in our own words. Take a Virtual Tour of Cal Poly Pomona! Plotagon Is A Free & Simple Tool For Creating Animations. 15+ Resources to Inspire Writing with Digital Prompts. Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” ~ Vladimir Nabakov One of my favorite activities with my students was having them keep daily journals.

Each day, they knew the routine. Grab their journals, grab a pillow, sit where they want and spend 5 minutes responding to the prompt on the board. Nowadays, technology provides us more engaging ways to encourage writing. Vary the types of writing students do! Challenge: Try one of these resources for writing prompts. Writing prompts, by shellyterrell 31 Days of Digital Tech Integration Tips. Using Photos in EFL Classrooms, Part 2. Using Photos in Language Classes, Part 1. “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” Dorothea Lange Visuals are useful and powerful tools to enhance the use of language, combining the images and the concepts they refer in the minds of the learners.

Photos, as all visual images, also encourage the learners to predict and guess the story of the photo they are looking at. It is easy to bring the real world into the classroom and talk and discuss about it. Today’s children love taking photos. World Music Composer. Authentic materials in EFL classroom. Using authentic materials in EFL classes will engage students and keep them exploring and playing with English in a way that will help them improve the language, and will also prepare them to use it in real life situations. In this post I described two aviation English lessons I designed for upper-intermediate level students a few years ago, in which I used the authentic materials from the Internet.