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Wallace is a great inventor. Well, an inventor at least. As an extension to the highly successful Wallace and Gromit films and in collaboration with the Intellectual Property Office, the Cracking Ideas website is designed to inspire people to invent too. They have a set of activities for various age groups which I think would be good materials for the EFL classroom. What would you do with these activities in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context they are used in.
Real English is different. Intermediate and even Advanced students should begin with Lesson 1 when they begin studying Real English ! Our beginner and pre-intermediate videos are challenging for all students who have never spent time in English-speaking countries. Elena Benito-Ruiz, creator of the E|FL 2.0 Blog, writes about Real English: "Highly recommendable for you, learning English, or for you, teaching English because contents are excellent. And that’s what really matters.
The key to long term success if you own a business is good customer service . Your business may sell top line products or offer a vital service, but if you don’t provide good customer service then you will find it difficult to survive in a competitive market. To find out the secrets behind providing exceptional customer service it is necessary to learn from experience and other peoples examples of good customer service .
As I researched this article, I tried to find YouTube channels in which the list of tutorials are well organized, well produced, and incorporate both audio and visual lessons. EF podEnglish The EF podEnglish channel of videos stands out to me as the most accessible for English for beginners. This channel includes bite sized video English lessons that are less than ten minutes in length. Topics include Time, Families, Directions, Grocery shopping, Weather, Pets, School friends, Relationships, Films and Technology.
If you are one of those out there that believe that Facebook has no place in the classroom, then, well maybe this post isn’t for you. But please first take a look at just a few reasons why you should reconsider: The fact is, the majority of your students and their parents are probably already on Facebook Even when schools have a policy against being “friends” online, there are tools you can use that won’t violate policy Despite what you may hear , there are strong privacy options that you can set up so only those that you want can access your information We have an obligation as educators to model appropriate online behavior and learn right along our students From http://www.mindjumpers.com/blog/2011/04/education-industry-infographic-2/ Where do we begin?
Mar 18, 2011 Free books can be found everywhere--if you know where to look. Below you'll find 50 places offering free books online, including fiction and nonfiction ebooks, audio books, poetry, reference books and even free textbooks. Free Fiction and Nonfiction Books Authorama - You can find more than 100 free books from a variety of different authors on Authorama.
English lesson plans for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels including reading, writing, listening, grammar, speaking, pronunciation for adult and childrens' classes as well as Business English. This rubric provides English language level guidelines and expectations for learners at four different levels. Speaking and pronunciation, reading, writing and listening skills and capabilities are described in detail for each of these levels to help teachers and learners establish the correct English learning level either before a course... ESL printables materials for the English learning classroom which can be printed and used in ESL EFL lessons. This lesson plan is based on the idea that having students support opinions that are not necessarily their own during debates can help improve students fluency. In this manner, students pragmatically focus on correct production skills in conversation rather than striving to "win" the argument.
Episode 236: August 20, 2010 | | by Mignon Fogarty You may have heard there's a rule that you shouldn't split infinitives, but I'm here to tell you it's not a real rule , and the idea itself is based on a shaky foundation. What are Infinitives?
Welcome to the updated OWL exercise pages. For the past year and a half, we have been working on updating the OWL page design and OWL navigation based on our OWL Usability Project findings. As part of this process, we have also been working on correcting and updating our exercises. To navigate the OWL exercises, please use the navigation bar on the left. You may also print the exercises and the exercise answers by using the Full Resource for Printing button at the bottom of the exercise pages. If you cannot find an exercise you have used in the past, or if you have a suggestion for adding an exercise, please let us know.
ESL speaking activities for TESL TESOL & TEFL classrooms These speaking activities include ESL role-plays (roleplays), Find someone who... speaking activities, information gap activities, examination rubrics for ESL oral tests, and discussion questions. Most of these are ESL speaking activities that I've created, used, and liked. Role-plays - ESL speaking activities Brazilian & American cultural difference - a roleplay in which a cultural misunderstanding must be overcome in order for the speakers' relationship to move forward.