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C1 ESL Lesson plans, activities and games. The mind: Vocabulary and speaking. This free advanced ESL lesson plan is the first of three lessons on The mind.

The mind: Vocabulary and speaking

It contains classroom activities and games that teach students how to describe the way themselves and others think about the world. Types of Thinking Test: Concrete, Analytical, Abstract, Logical, Imaginative, Creative. Online Dating: Compound Adjectives. Mini Debates Sample ESLlibrary. Gun Violence in America: Should People Have Guns? - ESL Debates. Gun Violence in America: Should People Have Guns? - ESL Debates. Can Self-Driving Cars Be Engineered to Be Ethical? This week, a self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in the American state of Arizona.

Can Self-Driving Cars Be Engineered to Be Ethical?

The death is believed to be the first involving a fully autonomous car on U.S. public roads. The vehicle was operating in self-driving mode when it hit a 49-year-old woman crossing the street near the city of Phoenix. Police say Elaine Herzberg was walking with her bicycle outside the road’s crosswalk when she was struck. The Volvo SUV – belonging to the ride-sharing company Uber – was traveling at about 65 kilometers an hour. A driver was sitting in the vehicle’s seat even though the car was set to drive itself. ​ After the crash, Uber announced it was halting all its road testing programs while the incident is investigated. Effects of the crash Some transportation experts believe the deadly crash could slow the development of self-driving technology. Nicholas Evans is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, Massachusetts.


"Used to" lesson plan - This is a one hour lesson suitable for intermediate level learners.

"Used to" lesson plan -

It uses a listening text to set the context for eliciting the target language. Let’s start with the main aim of the lesson and how we’ll know if this aim has been achieved: Main aim To develop students’ ability to talk about past habits using “used to” in the context of childhood and addictions. We’ll know if this has been achieved if, during the less restricted practice stage, students use used to to talk about past habits with a partner. Materials. Presentations - The Presentation. This page is about the actual presentation itself as opposed to other aspects of giving presentations in English.

Presentations - The Presentation

Most presentations are divided into 3 main parts (+ questions): As a general rule in communication, repetition is valuable. In presentations, there is a golden rule about repetition: Say what you are going to say...say it...then say what you have just said. In other words, use the three parts of your presentation to reinforce your message. Presentations - Language. This page is about the words and expressions that we use when making presentations in English.

Presentations - Language

Simplicity and Clarity If you want your audience to understand your message, your language must be simple and clear. Use short words and short sentences. Do not use jargon, unless you are certain that your audience understands it. In general, talk about concrete facts rather than abstract ideas. Use active verbs instead of passive verbs. Free Time Activities - Leisure English Vocabulary. Free time = The time when you are not working, when you can choose what you do.

Free Time Activities - Leisure English Vocabulary

Free time = leisure time What do you do in your free time? General Free Time Activities Go to the cinema - to see Hollywood blockbuster movies, Bollywood movies (from India), art films, animated films. You can also say go to the movies. Some film categories are: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Action, Science Fiction (Sci-Fi), Fantasy, Documentary, Musical. Going-on-a-business-trip-british-english-intermediate-group.pdf. GUN CONTROL. Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Gun Control. EFL - ESL activities, games and resources. An ESL lesson plan for teaching stative verbs to intermediate level students.

EFL - ESL activities, games and resources

It contains a lead-in activity, several classroom activities, a game and a list of suggested free ESL resources from around the web. Present simple and present continuous. This ESL lesson plan contains activities, games and resources for teaching the present simple and continuous to intermediate level students (B1).

Present simple and present continuous

The recommended way to view these materials is through the TEFL Handbook app, which gives you offline access to everything on the site. Lead-in activity The sample board below can be used to compare and contrast the different functional uses of the present simple and present continuous. Step through each, explain the difference and elicit an example sentence.

English Language Resources from Macmillan Dictionary. Business English – Working Abroad. IELTS Speaking Sport Free Download. English Resources – Free Downloads. English with Jo Here you can find a database of English resources including grammar topics, vocabulary, reading comprehensions, quizzes, spelling and writing guides and more.

English Resources – Free Downloads

On this page you can download many samples and if you would like access to all resources please click here. Topics Exercises Vocabulary Share and Enjoy: IELTS Speaking Health Free Download. English Conversation – Parenting. Parenting is the process of supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.

English Conversation – Parenting

There are many different parenting styles from permissive to authoritarian. Social class, culture, and nationality can play a big role in determining what methods of child rearing are used by the parents. Video on Parenting Tips. Business Meetings in English - Your Complete Survival Guide. MED Magazine. MED Magazine - Issue 26 - January 2005 Top Tips for Business English Teaching negotiations skills: activities by Rosemary Richey Introduction Effective negotiations in English require special language. Negotiations - Free English negotiation lesson. English Club Vocabulary Vocabulary Quiz.

Culture and stereotypes worksheet - Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachers. The smartphone problem. Let’s face it. We’re all addicted to our smartphones and other tech gadgets that supposedly make our lives easier. Therefore, this video lesson plan titled What Smartphone Addiction Does to Your Brain focus on that issue. As part of this ESL worksheet, students can discuss their own experience with smartphones, consequences of their usage and use various structures for expressing preference. To help students express their ideas connected with addiction, there is a word-building task at the beginning of the worksheet.

First, students need to come up with the correct forms from such words as addict, obsess, harm and bore. In the Teacher’s Version, there is a graph which you can give your students after ex. 4 (activities connected with using smartphones) so that they can compare their answers with research results from Canada (2013). This lesson plan includes a grammar point on expressing preference. How to lead a successful global team + business idioms. The business world is multinational. ESL Brains - Unique video-based teaching materials for adults.