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The Great Fire Of London - The Great Fire of London. Star interviews dvd. Vocabulary Strategies - Learning Tasks. Seven ideas for using mobile phones in the classroom. The post was talking about if mobile phones are really a distraction and how they relate to classroom management.

Seven ideas for using mobile phones in the classroom

It talks about a place for mobile phones and says: “Smartphones are here to stay. Period. No matter what we might expect or want, they are not going anywhere. I agree that smartphones are here to stay and yes (if you are still sceptical), sometimes they are distraction, but anything can be a distraction. “The learner has finished” As soon as they start playing with their phones they have finished, or they haven’t finished but they are bored. The article got me thinking about how mobile phones are used in my classes. After I finished reading the article, I started to think about the different activities that I have used mobile phones for. One – Introduce a photo Photographs are generally about things we want to talk about. I have been doing this activity for a while now and I really enjoy it. The Activity: Ask a student to introduce a photo. Two – Photo it: Photos for studying.

Great Ways to Teach Any Day's Times. Illustration by Kevin O’Callaghan; photograph by MYKO PhotographyIllustration from the Times Topic Page on The New York Times Warm-up activities, curriculum extensions, skill builders, literacy games, substitute lessons, or just for fun: this collection of reusable activity sheets in PDF is one-stop shopping for all of these purposes and more.

Great Ways to Teach Any Day's Times

Each idea below can be used with any day’s edition of The New York Times. Where necessary, an activity includes separate directions to the teacher, though most are self-explanatory enough to be handed directly to students. And for a visual explaining how Page One of The New York Times is laid out, and what each section is called, you might show your students this graphic (PDF). Graphic OrganizersGames and FunDiscussion StartersWord PlayMaps Graphic Organizers Games and Fun Discussion Starters The 5 W’s and an H Students summarize the answers to the questions Who?

Word Play. Find the gap - increasing speaking in class. This article looks at how the notion of a gap between speakers can be used to provide a reason for communication.

Find the gap - increasing speaking in class

Finding ways to create gaps between students, gaps which need closing, creates speaking opportunities and prompts the creation of new activities. What is a gap? TeachingEnglish. Get 'em talking. ESL Activities: Things to do with photos. ESL Conversation Questions and Teacher Resources. Teaching in Japan - ESL Group Project lesson plan (HS or uni level)

Free ESL Fun Games & Interactive Exercises Online. ESL Powerpoint (PPT) Games If you are the type of person who prefers to have games on powerpoint or as printable handouts, we have been thinking of you.

Free ESL Fun Games & Interactive Exercises Online

We offer board games, powerpoint games and more for the classroom and one to one teaching. They have made my lessons fun and I have no doubt yours will be fun too. Added to the good news are the templates we offer that you can use to create customized games for your classroom and teaching. It is total fun and highly engaging fun lessons with these resources. Printable ESL Board and Card Games We offer a variety of printable ESL board games and card games to help give your students lots of communicative practice. ESL Board & Powerpoint Games Templates ESL Game Templates - Powerpoint and Word Game Templates On ESL Games World we do not only aim at providing you with games for your classrooms. Classroom Tools - Click Here! Get some cool tools for use in your classroom. 10 IDEAS FOR CONVERSATION. Homepage: Here is a selection of 10 ideas for use with adult learners to stimulate conversation and speaking.


Most of them are not my own original ideas and most experienced teachers probably already know most of them. You will find variations of these ideas in almost any TEFL book. If you work with other teachers try these ideas out in the staffroom as well. For small groups. Everyone must have played the game in which one person must avoid saying yes or no when asked many questions by the others in the group. You need a big (bilingual) dictionary for this one. Instead of using definitions.

If you look in almost any TEFL book you will find ranking games. It is possible to modify a whole series of board games for TEFL. . : You may have played this game before. Do the questionaires from womens magazines. Get some small cards and write a topic of conversation on each one. Get the students to tell each other fairy stories or traditional children's stories from their countries. 9 Quality Icebreakers - ESL Teachers.