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Valentine's Cards: Coded Message. Today we have the wonderful Trisha from joining us from Inspiration Laboratories on our 31 Days of Love and sharing her science-y Valentine’s Card – can you crack the code?!

Valentine's Cards: Coded Message

Hi! I’m Trisha from Inspiration Laboratories, and I’m happy to be sharing our secret code card with you today. We combined art and science {one of our favorite things to do} to make a pretty Valentine’s Day card and placed a secrete code message on the inside. Chapter1. Note: The second edition of this book is available under the title Cracking Codes with Python.


Valentine Rescue. Description: Spread the poly spots around playing area (rectangle).

Valentine Rescue

One side of the rectangle will have the 2 hula hoops (empty chocolate boxes) opposite that will be the other hula hoop (One as Cupids Base, the other two for the taggers). The third side will have all the bean bags and the side opposite that will have all of the students. Choose two students to start in a hula hoop as the “Huggers” and the “Kissers” (Hershey’s chocolate kisses). These two will wear the jerseys. Then select one student to be “Cupid” and have them stand in a hula hoop. The object of the game is to see how fast the class can rescue the class can rescue the valentines (bean bags) by avoiding the taggers (Hugs & Kisses). If a student is tagged by a hugger or kisser they must go to the empty chocolate box (hula hoops) and if they had a valentine (bean bag) they must return it to the pile of bean bags. Valentine’s Day – Reflections of an English Language Teacher.

For once in my life, I decided to break with tradition and actually do a Valentine’s Day lesson.

Valentine’s Day – Reflections of an English Language Teacher

Turned out to be quite good fun with my Upper Intermediate teens during their last lesson before Valentine’s Day… Image from licensed for commercial reuse with modification This lesson includes a prediction quiz, a video clip, a short philosophical reading, a discussion and some project work. Materials used are all linked to at the end of this post. Valentine’s day. Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy – a lesson It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and although I don’t normally do anything for it, I thought that this year I would take the opportunity to share one of my favourite poems with my students.

valentine’s day

Here’s the plan in case you want to do it too. Ask your students what day it is, and whether anything special happens on this day in their country. What do they know about Valentine’s Day in the UK? What kind of gifts do people normally give for Valentine’s Day? Give each group the word cloud. Show them an onion. Ask the students to close their eyes and put their heads on the desk (but try not to fall asleep!). Ask them to discuss how similar the poem was to their ideas. You can then do some pronunciation/speaking work. They talk about why you pause in those places – it’s because of line/stanza breaks, and also phrases within the lines. Reasons for buying flowers. This lesson plan demonstrates how we can use drawing to seed language emergence.

Language level: Elementary – Intermediate (A2 – B1)Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 35 minutes (+ Follow up)Activity: Drawing; Writing sentencesTopic: Stereotypes; Men and womenLanguage: Expressing reason; Present perfect; Present continuous; ‘Going to’Materials: Materials freeReasons for buying flowers [downloaded 2687 times] Lesson plan outline Note: This activity will work best for classes of 6 or more students. Give every student in the class a scrap piece of paper.Divide the class into two groups.Tell Group A that you would like them to draw a picture of a woman buying flowers.

Note: Some of your students may be reluctant artists. Ask everyone to give their flower buyer a name. Note: This collaborative process ensures diversity of ideas and more importantly, language. Speechless. Visual lesson plans for teachers by Jamie Keddie A woman stands in the middle of a court. She can’t believe what is happening. She has her hand over her mouth. She is speechless. Love is…An Advanced English Lesson plan. Via wikimedia commons A designer lessons ESL Lesson plan developed by George Chilton I do hope my girlfriend doesn’t read this one.

Love is…An Advanced English Lesson plan.

This is an advanced Valentine’s video lesson plan for adult students. It’s a loose ‘un, so feel free to comment on how you adapted it and made it better. The main aim is vocabulary building (colloquial phrases) and conversation. Please note that the students are going to need a lot of help when it comes to the video, so make sure you are familiar with the sequence of events yourself. What is love? Are you a romantic at heart? Or do you feel that we are all victims of a love myth in which outlooks have been influenced by Hollywood films, pop songs and art throughout the ages? In this clip, actor Meg Ryan and chat show host Michael Parkinson clash on this issue.

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