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New Chameleon Species May Be World's Smallest Reptile. Upper intermediate B2 writing. Quick Fire Debate Cards - ESL Debates. English B1 & B2 Teaching Material. ELL2.0 - Fry Word Lists. ESL Flashcard Collections. Non-Negotiables for Teaching English Learners - English Learners. The other day, I posed a question to my Twitter PLN.

Non-Negotiables for Teaching English Learners - English Learners

I asked what their non-negiables were for teaching English Learners. The responses were overwhelming. ESL English Language Learning - Adult Literacy - Listening & Reading - Audiobooks - Stories. The Teacher Treasury - Free Downloads. Believe it or not, one of my 8th graders showed me this trick and it blew my mind!

The Teacher Treasury - Free Downloads

Some of you may be thinking, this isn't a useful resource because it doesn't help the student understand the concept of multiplying by 9 and that's understandable. However, I've taught 4th and 5th grade special education and little tricks like these are a lifesaver and confidence booster when students encounter multiplication problems. I really hope you find this helpful too. I'm not sure about you, but I have an account with a long list of websites that require usernames and passwords. In an effort to make things easier on myself, I created this really simple form. Download Now. Half a crossword. Lessons & Materials - Matthew Barbee      マシューバービー. Song Activity Factory – Free lesson plans for current English songs with activities, lyrics and worksheet pdfs featuring innovative approaches to English language teaching. ESL Literacy Readers. ONE-SENTENCE GAMES.

More doesn’t always mean better. Smarter is better. Downloadable lesson materials. 36 Questions to fall in love Level B1 upwards.

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Category - Free Printables Page 1. Results on ReadWriteThink. Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 51-58 of 58 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing Timeline Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.

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Classroom Resources | Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing Trading Card Creator This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories. Shipwrecked - written and spoken language. Free Printables Library. For English Language Teachers Around the World. Secondary B1-B2 Photocopiable material. TEFL tips and ideas from a developing teacher. Thinking and Living English. Teacher Toolkit. Free Classroom Resources. 25 ideas for using unit word lists in the classroom. Many ELT series have unit word lists, either in the student book, or available in the teacher resources.

25 ideas for using unit word lists in the classroom

However, few teachers make active use of these unit word lists on a regular basis. In an attempt to address this situation I have produced a set of 25 activities which teachers can easily incorporate into their regular teaching practice. All of the activities have the following three principles: they can work with almost any ELT unit word list;apart from the students having access to unit word list itself, they require only basic classroom resources i.e., pencil, paper, board and marker;they require no previous preparation from the teacher.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, students need to be looking at the word list to do the activity. Which words do you know (before starting the unit)? For regular tips, tricks, and resources to help your students improve, subscribe to our monthly Teaching Adults e-newsletter! Worksheets, English, Grammar, Daily Life, Rainbow of Education, Explan. Random Idea English. Teacher Resources. Teaching, Teacher Education, New Technologies. StoryWeaver. Language Arts. ESL teaching materials, lessons, and handouts. ESL Made Easy: December Topic: Human Rights Day. December 10th is HUMAN RIGHTS DAY as proclaimed by the United Nations in 1950.

ESL Made Easy: December Topic: Human Rights Day

Drafted in 1948 by a mix of representatives from around the world, the Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN to help protect all people in the world from oppression and discrimination. While this might be a sensitive topic for some of your ESL students, reading and discussing the 30 Declarations of Human Rights could lead to some stimulating conversations (and writing topics) on current world issues.

10 ways to use tongue twisters in your class! I LOVE tongue twisters!

10 ways to use tongue twisters in your class!

Sometimes I am pretty good at them. I feel like I have an agile frog's tongue attacking sounds as they come. Other times I get so tangled I feel more like I have the dog's tongue, a useless appendage that just hangs from my mouth. OK, so we all know what a tongue twister is, but how can we best use them in class. Have the students say them? Materials for teachers. VoiceTube: Learn English through videos! Let's Learn English - Level 1 - Articles. 10 Games and Activities to Practise Personality Adjectives. Ten entertaining ways to practise personality adjectives with activities for all ages and levels.

10 Games and Activities to Practise Personality Adjectives.

In this post, you’ll find listening,writing, speaking activities and games to help students master this vocabulary. Blog de Cristina is also on Facebook. Follow us! This is me. Ask students to work in pairs and write down as many personality adjectives as they can in two minutes. On the board write three columns: positive, negative and neutral adjectives and ask students to provide adjectives for the three columns. Roleplays Prepare cards with a personality trait written on it (talkative, cheerful, arrogant, stubborn, immature, possessive…etc).

Reading your signature. Lesson plan money - EFL Magazine. Money Vocabulary Activities Large collection of money resources Money: vocabulary worksheetAnswer Sheet Money Vocabulary – Which Word Goes Best?

Lesson plan money - EFL Magazine

Virtually Anywhere Episode 1. PAUL: Hi Geeta.

Virtually Anywhere Episode 1

GEETA: Hello Paul. PAUL: Look, I know we haven't always agreed on things in the past ... GEETA: Well, I can't really remember us agreeing about anything. PAUL: OK, OK, and you think I'm a bit of an ... GEETA: Idiot? PAUL: Hey, that's not fair! GEETA: I'll tell you what's not fair Paul, Doctor Davis pairing me with you - that's not fair!

The Poem Farm. WORDLESS VIDEOS FOR ELT – ELT-CATION. ELT-cation is turning 3 years old this month. And that takes the cake. Or a new post. Last year I posted a few games to celebrate the occasion (see Play & Learn Games); this year I’ve decided to throw a “movie night” party and share my favourite wordless videos. EnglishExamPage.Com - Home Page. 41 Flash Card Activities - Language Teaching Professionals. Here is my list of 41 flash card games and activities you can start using in the new year! If you have an activity not on this list, help a teacher out and leave a comment! You can also download the pdf file from my website where I go into more detail about preparing cards. There will likely be activities you’re already familiar with and many, I’m hoping, will spark your interest. Whether you’re a newbie in the classroom or a veteran warrior, we all need a refresh every now and then.

As you read through this list, think about how the games can be adapted for different age levels and don’t be afraid to experiment! 3 Types of Flash Card Activities Matching is the most fundamental activity you can do with cards. Grammar – Present Continuous or Present Simple We use the Present Continuous; To talk about actions that are happening at the time of speaking. to talk about things that are happening around a present time. and etc… Follow the list for detailed expressions; Conditionals in English Zero conditional, first conditional, second conditional, third conditional. Detailed expressions and example sentences; Prefixes – Detailed Expressions A prefix is a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word. A prefix has meaning. English Vocabulary Exercises By Topic - ESL Vocabulary Tests. Welcome to our online vocabulary tests section. We've developed various quizzes to help you learn new English words/vocabulary, and to practice the words you already know.Each exercise centers around one theme/topic, and uses only common/useful English words and expressions.

Exercises BY TOPIC: Untitled. Fluent LandWriting Essays in English. Janis's ESL Home Page - Janis's ESL Links - Recipes. Food and recipes - some activities to improve English using digital tools. Talking about food and recipes can help ESL learners improve their: food related vocabularyoral skills (brainstorming, discussion, giving instructions)written skills (describing and giving instructions)knowledge of different cultures (learning foreign recipes, food and traditions)healthy habits. Classroom Resources. VOA Learning English - Let's Learn English VOA - Voice of America English News. Learn English with el Chavo. Back to school resources on Macmillan English. English for Life: EFL/ESL Lesson plans and Worksheets - Short projects to get them talking. Advanced level English - C1 and C2 resources for students & teachers. Negative inversion - practice exercises. Here are some exercises on negative inversion, as promised rather a long time ago.

Two warm-up exercises to remind you of the principles. TED4ESL – Your place for ESL materials – ESL worksheets and lesson plans based on TED Talks. ELT Resources. Recursos didáticos online. Home. Teaching English with minimal resources. Supplementary resources for EFL teachers&learners. Lingorank: English listening exercises and tests with selected talks. 1 WORKSHEET – 10 GAMES. Make drilling more meaningful and fun. All you need is a sheet of paper. This post shows how the use of game mechanics can help a teacher design better drilling activities and turn repeated practice of target grammar or vocabulary into a cognitively engaging exercise. Focus on the material to be practised and learning outcomes for your group of students: e.g. irregular verbs It is essential to clearly see the ‘why’ in terms of language learning and use games and game techniques as a means to an end, rather than for their own sake.

Bringing a game from the external world, without adapting it to learners’ needs and expected learning outcomes, may be just a waste of time (and money, if the game requires numerous handouts) in terms of learning. Form of interaction: two or three students alternating between the roles. Learning irregular verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Work less: Engage learners in the process of preparation for the game. Freeology - Free worksheets and more since 2001. Black Mirror as Pedagogical Tool in the College Classroom. By Frank Bridges — Rutgers University May 08, 2015 – 00:00 In Danah Boyd’s “Participating in the Always on Lifestyle,” she states, “I may not be always-on the Internet as we think of it colloquially, but I am always connected to the network.

Curriculum Pathways® Let's Learn English - Articles. TeachingEnglish Compendium: favourite class games. Beyond Gap Fills. Using songs to learn a language. Why, how and which? At the beginning of this year, I was surprised to find out that many of my students, especially adults, stated in the Needs Analysis that they wanted to use songs. Teaching English with minimal resources. 9 mistakes you need to stop making with your teaching. Proprioception in learning new sounds, words and connected speech. Mixed tenses exercises. Teaching Tips: Summer School for English Language Learners. The summer is a great time to work with English language learners! During summer school, you can focus on individual student needs, help students catch up, and prepare them for the following school year. The time is short, though, so it's important that students spend as much time as possible in meaningful and engaging activities.

Here are some ideas to get you started, as well as tips for differentiating instruction since you are likely to work with students at varying levels. Most strategies are geared towards elementary ELLs, although many can be adapted for older students.