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A Christmas Carol

A British Christmas - YouTube videos. A Christmas card from England (video 28 min) Advent Calendar - Create a customized online advent calendar and send it as a gift to your friends. British Council - Christmas. BusyTeacher - Christmas. CHRISTMAS: American Christmas cultural traditions (9 min) Christmas Mad Libs. Conversation Questions Christmas. A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom.

Conversation Questions Christmas

Dr Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (25 min) Elf Yourself. Learn English With Christmas Songs - Listening Quizzes and Lessons. Love Actually: activities, ideas, vocabulary. I use a lot of films in my teaching: not just occasional Youtube clips but full-length authentic feature films, and I’ve been wanting for a while to start a new section on this blog where I would upload my film-based materials.

Love Actually: activities, ideas, vocabulary

I thought December would be a suitable time to share materials for many people’s favourite Christmas film Love Actually.Warning: some scenes are suitable for adults only Activities actually The activities are divided into three parts. They are not particularly imaginative - mainly questions to answer while watching. Feel free to adapt them.Pages 1-2 are for the first part of the film (until 4 weeks to Christmas title appears )Pages 3-8 focus on various characters. Some ideas actually Split-viewing Throughout the film there are a lot of opportunities for split-viewing.

Press conference Before you watch the press-conference scene with the British PM and American president, pause the video and get your students to role play the press conference. Vocabulary actually. Movie Worksheet: How to Have a British Christmas, Anglophenia Ep.20. November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore — Part Six. There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore — Part Six

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog. I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature. Here goes: The 2013 “Global Teachers Status Index” is a pretty interesting interactive. Healthline has unveiled an impressive 3D feature on the human body. Here are two infographics I’m adding to The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa: Tap to Expand Embed the above image on your site Customize size Click to copy Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. by Pixaal Related March’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Four March 22, 2014 In "infographic" Driver Education Infographics.

Official NORAD Santa Tracker. Santa Claus and Christmas at the North Pole. SANTA CLAUS and CHRISTMAS GAMES at SantaGames.Net. Christmas Is Coming. Swedish Lucia. Craig Morey, Lucia Why not teach your students to explain the Swedish tradition of Saint Lucia Day to foreigners they might be meeting in the future.

Swedish Lucia

Here is a short YouTube video explaining the basics in English. Link:Swedish Lucia for Dummies For some Lucia vocabulary and longer texts, visit Teach by Calendar. The EFL SMARTblog: Merry Christmas Mr Bean. Teacher's note; The activities in the worksheet at the bottom of this post are based on the full episode available on DVD or on cannot be embedded here).

The EFL SMARTblog: Merry Christmas Mr Bean

This post contains some exercises based on the embeddable youtube clips. The answers are in the worksheet. DVD availablehere Mr Bean celebrates the traditional British Christmas: the baubles, the crackers, the nativity scene, the carols, the presents, the turkey and the mistletoe... they are all here. You are going to. The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa. Check out my New York Times post: Ideas for English Language Learners | Celebrate the Holidays ELLs learn about tamales, holiday food traditions and Three Kings Day at my latest holiday-related New York Times Learning Network post.

The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa

It includes a student interactive and teaching ideas. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are all coming-up, and I thought it would be timely to create a “The Best…” list focusing on those holidays. Obviously, there are a lot more materials about Christmas out there accessible to English Language Learners than there are for the other two events, but I have found some for all of them. You can also find these links, and many more, under Holidays on my website. The Guilty Elf - 20 questions game. Webenglish - Best of Christmas 6-9. Background What’s Christmas Really About A mix of movie clips (Year 6-9)The History Of Christmas – Part 1, Over an hour long, old video about everything you ever need to know about the history of X-mas and Part 2 The History of Santa Claus Warm-up Santa’s Elves Dogs and Cats with Human Hands Making Toys2015 Johnson Family Dubstep Christmas Light Show (11:04) Beware of the music, not everybody’s cup of tea Songs and Carols.

Webenglish - Best of Christmas 6-9

Webquest: Christmas. By Luke Vyner This festive-themed webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on the history of Christmas, Santa Claus, global celebrations and some interesting facts.

Webquest: Christmas

It is free to all onestopenglish users. To download the printable student worksheet and teacher’s notes, please click on the links to the right of the screen. What is Boxing Day? When is Boxing Day?

What is Boxing Day?

| Why is it called Boxing Day? | History of Boxing Day. Whychristmas?com - At whychristmas?com we answer your Christmas questions!