Happy by Pharrell Williams. This is a great song to play to your students at any time,but the regular structure of the chorus provides a good opportunity for some pronunciation awareness, drilling and creating our own version of the song.
There are three versions of the video included in the lesson, the original version, a lyrics version and a Saigon (my city) version. There are lots of other versions from different cities, so have a look for yours on YouTube. Did you know? Pharrell made 9 other versions of this song before he was happy with this one. I have made a PowerPoint available here and the lesson plan is available here. Please let me know how you get on with it and any feedback is more than welcome. Like this: Like Loading... Hypothetically Speaking: A Game for ESL StudentsL. Hypothetically Speaking Hypothetically Speaking is a card game designed to teach ESL students how and when to speak hypothetically.
A students asks a hypothetical question and tries to guess how the other student will answer. If the student who asked the question, guesses the correct answer, that student can get rid of a card. If a student gets rid of all his or her cards, the student wins the game. The game play is similar to the game Scruples. Preparation First print a set of all the question and answer cards for every group of 3-5 students in the class and paste them onto cardboard. Your English: Idioms. Phonemic chart. Interactive Phonemic Chart. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom. If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help?
Speaking and icebreaker activities for ESL Teachers:eslflow webguide. Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation. I was recently in a third grade classroom and was struck by the presence of rules that were posted for how to have a conversation.
The poster said, "Each person must contribute to the discussion but take turns talking. Ask each other, 'Would you like to add to my idea? ' or 'Can you tell us what you are thinking? ' Ask questions so that you understand each other's ideas. Say, 'Can you tell me more about that? ' Having visited many middle and high schools, I think these same rules could -- and probably should -- be posted there as well. Correcto Ergo Sum: Discussing accents. Correcto Ergo Sum: Videos: Varianter av Engelsk / Varieties of English. ESL Discussions: English Conversation Questions / Debates: Speaking Lesson Activities.
Varieties of English - Soundmap - Internasjonal engelsk - NDLA. How to Make an Oral Presentation - Engelsk. Choose a Topic Oral presentations, given before any audience, need preparation.
Speaking about a topic that you are enthusiastic about will naturally awaken the interest and curiosity of others. A topic that lends itself to a visual presentation will make your task much easier, for example "Destination California – a Fourteen Day Journey". California - Beach Research the Topic As with any report or presentation, research your topic by using data, statistics and information collected from the library, encyclopedia or online academic databases. Take notes, and use only relevant information. If you want to start out your presentation with a quote, such as: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only one page” (St. Outline the Topic Write a rough outline of your presentation. Study an example of an outline: Outline Write the Manuscript Write the manuscript in the form of an essay (see: How to Write an Essay). Visual Aids.
10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking. In this guest post, Terry Gault, Managing Partner and Vice President of The Henderson Group, provides insight into how to become a better presenter by avoiding a few common mistakes.
Terry oversees all curriculum and services at The Henderson Group. In addition he is responsible for the selection, training and development of all trainers and facilitators for The Henderson Group, and has been an instructor with the Henderson Group for over 15 years. Having coached clients on presentation skills since 1997, I’ve noticed some clear patterns in the behavior of inexperienced presenters.
Take a look at the prezi we've made to illustrate these 10 mistakes, and the easy ways that you can avoid them. What are your favorite tips for giving a great presentation? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. S-l-o-w d-o-w-n! For more presentation tips and tricks, and to learn how to get more recognition through how you represent yourself, head to The Henderson Group's public speaking blog, SpeakFearlessly.net.