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ESL Conversation Cards. This page has all of the ESL conversation cards from the Excellent ESL 4U site collected together on one page.

ESL Conversation Cards

For each topic there are two conversation cards for you to download. English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics. What is...

English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics

Film Club. Creative Writing Prompts Part One [1-50] The great debate: Rhetoric 101.


The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies. Tala som TED. BREXITBritney is moving out. Ringsjöskolans radio show. Random Questions - Conversation Topic Generator. EN - år 7, ht-18: "FAMOUS PEOPLE" Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator. 101 Conversation Starters.

Outlining and Delivering an Oral Presentation. Balloon Debates Templates and Tips. Balloon Debates: Templates and Tips! Euthanasia. The Bucket List. How to Create a Podcast in Six Minutes or Less. Edublogs Publishes an Extensive Guide to Classroom Podcasting. Podcasting has had a resurgence over the last couple of years.

Edublogs Publishes an Extensive Guide to Classroom Podcasting

Part of that resurgence is due to the increase in easy-to-use tools for creating podcasts as well as an increase in platforms through which you can listen to podcasts. is one of those easy-to-use podcast creation tools. I featured it in a video in my tip of the week in late February. Once Upon A Picture - Image prompts to inspire reading and writing. Riddles & Answers. 70 000+ Free ESL, EFL worksheets made by teachers for teachers. If The World Were 100 People. Teen Plays (scripts and skits for young adult teenagers in high school and middle school #acting) Copyright (c) 2001-2017 All Rights Reserved *Freedrama scripts by D.

Teen Plays (scripts and skits for young adult teenagers in high school and middle school #acting)

M. and Shiela Larson are FREE to use in a classroom, audition, competition, or workshop. All mentions of the script should include the author (D. M. Larson) and the source ( In return for using the script royalty free, we would be most thankful if you completed 1 or more of the following: (subscribe and share on social media or share a printed poster). IMPORTANT: The text of this script is copyright protected material. MAKING A VIDEO? CHARGING ADMISSION? **Please email and state that you agree to the above requirements and you will be given permission to use the script. Drama Notebook. What’s Going On in This Picture? - The New York Times. ESL Debates. Should young children be allowed to work in the performing arts or professional sports?

ESL Debates

Child performers (actors, singers, figure-skaters, gymnasts etc.) often form an exception on the ban on child labour existing in most countries. Provided with on-set or on-pitch tutors they can train or perform for many hours each week on top of their schoolwork. For some this results in Olympic medals or multi-million dollar movies before they reach adulthood. Others are less lucky, gaining little success for their hard work and suffering physical or emotional damage that hampers their later life. There are many high profile cases of child actors, like Drew Barrymore who go off the rails with drink and drugs and equally high profile are the dancers, gymnasts and skaters who struggle with eating disorders.

The Literacy Shed - Home. Endless stream of movie clips of specific phrases (I hate you, but I envy you Because it's purity, it's marvelous, It's humor based on you.) ASKING STUDENTS TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN PATH AND JUSTIFY IT. Free dialect and accent recordings for the performing arts. Bayardframe. MURDER MYSTERY. ESL Speaking Murder Mystery Game. Learn English with a Murder Mystery This is a 15 to 20 minute group work fluency exercise.

ESL Speaking Murder Mystery Game

Each person is one character. There are 12 characters in the game. If you have a large class, consider splitting the class into smaller groups. If you have fewer than 12 students the first 8 characters are essential for the game. Print enough character cards for the students in your class. The character roles are here: esl-murder-mystery-game. Instructions for the students Read the information about your character. Game Background During a high school reunion, the guests heard a loud scream at 8.45 pm. Game Play Your job is to talk to the other characters and ask: who they arewhat they remember about Miss Greenspoonwhat they were doing when they heard Miss Greenspoon scream as she was killedcollect clues and use your brain power to find out the name of the murder Teach writing? Get the ebook Teach Essential Writing Skills.

Save time. Kid President Is Over It! 8 Good TED Talks to Help You With Public Speaking Anxiety (Infographic) January 22, 2017 Glossophobia, or fear of public speaking, is a common thing among a large number of adults.

8 Good TED Talks to Help You With Public Speaking Anxiety (Infographic)

There are several reasons that factor in this phobia from social/psychological anxieties to speech pathologies. But regardless of what it is that makes some people shun away from facing an audience, glossophobia can be overcome through self-help (e.g reading books that tackle the problem, watching videos…etc), coaching, or even through direct assistance from professionals. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some excellent tips on how to overcome public speaking anxiety and deliver engaging talks.

The tips are scattered across 8 great TED talks and visualized in the infographic below. Heta samtal utan korrekta svar. Lost Luggage – Speaking Activity – Mike Astbury – Teaching Games. This is a practical speaking activity, designed to be part of a task based learning style lesson for a strong intermediate class.

Lost Luggage – Speaking Activity – Mike Astbury – Teaching Games

The material is adaptable for a variety of levels. [CLICK HERE to download the handouts.] Michelle Obama destroys Trump in 5 minutes. Student to student interaction posters. Engage Now - Student Interactions - teacher heath. Do you hear your students say things like: "No!

Engage Now - Student Interactions - teacher heath

That's Wrong! " "What are you talking about? " "Stop being so bossy! " Students Learn MORE when they discover new ideas from each other. Mordillo Cartoons Folge 2 (VHS) It Figures - Figures of Speech. Barack Obama's Victory Speech - Election Results 2008.

Public speaking:  an exercise and illustration. Know the room.Be familiar with the place in which you will speak.

Public speaking:  an exercise and illustration

Arrive early, walk around the speaking area and practice using the microphone and any visual aids. Know the audience.Greet some of the audience as they arrive. It's easier to speak to a group of friends than to a group of strangers. If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to... - George Washington at BrainyQuote. How to write a speech. Learning how to write a speech is a daunting task.

Where to start? The journey usually starts with a blank piece of paper and a few scattered ideas in your head. GCSE Bitesize: Activity. The Primary Differences Among Major International English Dialects. The British Empire hasn’t been in existence for almost three-quarters of a century. At the peak of its might, it covered close to a quarter of the world’s land area and ruled a fifth of its population. But the empire changed, transformed, and passed as all things pass. When the territories Britain had conquered gained freedom, there was one thing that remained as evidence of how grand the empire once was—the English language. It’s the second most common language in the world in terms of the number of native speakers; it’s the most widely spoken language of all when you include people who use it as a second language.

It’s an international language, and as such, it has developed various dialects around the world. Tips on how to make a video news report. Do you want to make a TV news report but have no idea where to start? Watch this video to see how a group of students, with help from the BBC's Sophie Long, go about it and read the advice below. How to make a video news report What's the story? Before starting any news report, the most important point to remember is: Keep it simple. Think about how can you tell the story in the most engaging way, without making it too complicated. The superhero speed dating game: Using role-playing to spark authentic communication. Writer(s): Sean H. Toland, Ritsumeikan University Quick guide Keywords: Role-play, writing, speaking, listening Learner English level: Pre-intermediate to advanced Learner maturity: High school to adult Preparation time: 20 minutes Activity time: 60 to 90 minutes Materials: Lesson handouts, tape, stopwatch EFL educators in Japan are constantly searching for innovative lesson ideas that will inspire learners and improve their communicative abilities.

Preparation. Understanding that Hillbilly Accent. 864 FREE Speaking Worksheets. Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. The 50 most important English proverbs. The 50 most important English proverbs. 5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students. Directions - All Things Topics. Anton Hysén - Engelska dialekter - Let's dance. Speaking activities. ESL Discussions: English Conversation Questions / Debates: Speaking Lesson Activities. Giving Opinions. Four Corners. Activate Games for Learning English - Guess What? What Would You Do? ABC News - Dog Left Inside a Hot Car. - Which Scenario Is Worse? Skype in the Classroom del 1 - Mystery Skype - Hur funkar det? How to Set Up and Run a Mystery Skype Session. Mystery Hangout – grupp – Google+ IOP PrintPlay SocraticSmackdown v1. Socratic Smackdown Tutorial. Education World ® Lesson Planning: More Resources for Classroom Debates. Newsday. Video playlist: Tongue Twisters.

Intro to debate. Useful interview expressions game. Useful interview expressions: Practice useful interview expressions game using this ESL fun Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary or grammar review. It is suitable for intermediate and advanced esl learners. Useful Debate Vocabulary. Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation. Practice Speaking English with ESL Robots. Parker -Delivering a Persuasive Speech. The Internet TESL Journal Douglas Parkerbps2 [at]