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Cow Clicker was developed by Ian Bogost as a satire on social network games like Farmville. It ended on September 7, 2011 with the Cowpocalypse. There is now a variation on it called an interactive clicktion. Ela Wassell told me about the phenomenon of Cow Clicker, and sent me an article detailing its development. What would you do with this idea in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context it is used in. (Almost) Infinite ELT Ideas
Lesson 1 - Where are you from? Level: BeginnerIncludes This vs that and an introduction to introducing people. Lesson 2 - Hi! Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name?, and possessive adjectives.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone: When a street magician's stunts begins to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton look to salvage on their act - and their friendship - by staging their own daring stunt. G.I. Joe: Retaliation: The G.I.
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This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. Many of us using technology in the classroom find ourselves caught between two worlds: Apple and Google. Apple’s iPad is a fantastic tool in the classroom which provides students with various opportunities to consume, create, and communicate. Similar to a swiss-army knife, it is only limited by how we choose to use it. At the same time, Google apps provide students with cloud-based services, from search to document creation and sharing, that work seamlessly on iPad.
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Best YouTube Channels Where You Can Learn To Speak Better English 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.
In the global economy, all sectors of UK industry and service provision are now required to operate in multicultural environments, whether in dealing with clients or within their own workforces. Multinational working is tending to mean the establishment of collaborative partnerships (as opposed to straightforward outsourcing) for the delivery of goods and services. UK employees are increasingly required to operate in a way which demonstrates sensitivity and competence in dealing with others from different cultural backgrounds. INCA project
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 FacebookEven when schools have a policy against being “friends” online, there are tools you can use that won’t violate policyDespite what you may hear, there are strong privacy options that you can set up so only those that you want can access your informationWe 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?
12 Sites with Thousands of Free Spanish Ebooks “Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Our 3rd free ebook compilation (language edition) covering the Spanish language. If you’ve missed out the first 2 posts, click here for our German language and here for French.
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.
Venus de Milo When another body of a beautiful woman is cut up like Venus de Milo, the police are left clueless. Ex-cop Tommy Fallon is offered $2 million to conduct an international manhunt to find the elusive serial killer – Dennis Manuel.
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane follows Private Henry Fleming as he grows from an innocent youth to a seasoned veteran during the American Civil War. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, a time-honored classic, follows Ebenezer Scrooge's tranformation from a selfish and bitter man to a generous benefactor after he is visited by the three ghosts who guide his transformation to benevolence. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, considered the first novel ever written, tells the captivating story of a young English sailor, Robinson Crusoe, who is marooned on a desert island for nearly three decades where he is forced to fight for his life. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens captures the harsh reality of the French Revolution, comparing life in London and Paris, through telling the story of Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton and their conflict with the cynical Madame Defarge.
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. English Language Levels - Rubric to ESL LevelsThis 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 PrintablesESL printables materials for the English learning classroom which can be printed and used in ESL EFL lessons. ESL Debate LessonsThis 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.
You may have heard 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? To understand split infinitives, we first have to clearly define the word “infinitive.”
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.
ROLEPLAYS-ESL speaking activities: communicative activities for oral fluency