Four Corners ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 25 Minutes In this fun class activity, students practice expressing and defending their opinions. The teacher places a different sign (Strongly Agree, Agree, Disagree, and Strongly Disagree) in each corner of the classroom. Four Corners.PDF Our Opinions ESL/EFL Writing and Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 40 Minutes In this productive teaching activity, students practice expressing and giving reasons for opinions, and writing simple sentences summarizing the results of a questionnaire. Our Opinions.PDF How to improve your English ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 30 Minutes This engaging teaching activity helps to teach students how to express opinions and ask others for their opinion. How to improve your English.PDF I Think That ... Here is a useful teaching activity to help your students practice making opinions. I Think That....PDF The Cycling Holiday The Cycling Holiday.PDF What's your opinion? What's your opinion?.
ESL Conversation Questions (EFL discussion questions on many topics) English CurrentESL Conversation Questions (EFL Discussion Questions) Here is a list I created of hundreds of ESL conversation / discussion questions that you can use in a conversation English class. I will update and expand the ESL conversation questions list on an ongoing basis. For a list of speech topics, please visit this page. Jump to a conversation question category: Animals ESL Conversation Questions What role do animals play in law enforcement? Could a chihuahua be a police dog? Should animals wear clothes? If you had to be raised by animals in the wild, what animals would be the best parents? Can animals be gay? If you could be an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why? What are the pros and cons of owning a pet? Beauty ESL Conversation Questions If you could change one thing about your appearance, what would it be? What do you find most attractive in people of the opposite sex? Would you buy a Barbie Doll for your daughter? What do you think of tattoos? Can aging be prevented or slowed?
Fonetik med iPad och datorI veckan har mina 9or för första gången fått möta fonetisk skrift. Vissa lärare arbetar väldigt mycket med det, själv berör jag det knappt alls i varken tyska eller engelska. När jag undervisade i franska lade jag mer energi på det av den enkla anledningen att stavningen och uttalet skiljer sig så markant åt i franska språket. Jag introducerade ämnet med en kort film om uttal från BBC. I appen fick eleverna på egen hand försöka förstå vad de konstiga tecknen betydde, några försökte också på eget initiativ skriva egna tecken när de fick orden stavade, vilket är avsevärt svårare. När de hade fått ungefärlig koll på hur man skulle läsa ut dem gick de vidare till kartan med ljuden, där de själva fick klicka fram ljud. Mitt syfte med lektionen: att eleverna ska kunna känna igen fonetisk skrift och kunna få någon vägledning av tecknen.
Intro to debateLanguage In UseIt is great to show and offer students many examples of English language in use. Meaning, students appreciate that there are many ways to say the same thing and like to see the "nuance" of the English language. Here are some images showing different ways / expressions to communicate a similar thing.Speech Peer Evaluation FormTeaching Your Students How to Have a ConversationI was recently in a third grade classroom and was struck by the presence of rules that were posted for how to have a conversation. The poster said, "Each person must contribute to the discussion but take turns talking. Ask each other, 'Would you like to add to my idea?' Having visited many middle and high schools, I think these same rules could -- and probably should -- be posted there as well. Maybe you have also observed how common it is nowadays for students to not know how to have a conversation. 8 Tips for Speaking and Listening While it is impossible to know all of the reasons, there is no doubt that learning to listen and talk is an extremely important way to broaden knowledge, enhance understanding and build community. 1. Make a point of having one-to-two minute interactions, one-on-one, at least a few times each week with students who struggle conversationally. "Really?"" If these students don't or won't share easily at first, don't give up. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
24 ESL Conversation Questions and Topics for Adults[Download This Guide] Text Version: When you’re having a conversation with a fellow ESL student, it can sometimes be challenging to get started. Even if you and your classmate are great conversationalists in your native language, you may have trouble coming up with questions to ask each other that will lead to more than just a one-sentence response in English.The next time you’re stuck coming up with a good conversation starter while practicing your English, try picking something from this list of ESL conversation questions for adults. Daily life questions What’s one thing in your home you couldn’t live without? Hobby/interest questions What was the last movie you saw at the theater? Opinion questions A note on opinion questions: Asking your conversation partner how they feel about certain current events may be a good way to start a lively discussion, but make sure you are respecting one another’s ideas and not attacking each other’s ways of thinking, even if you disagree.
BBC Learning English | Pronunciation Tipsuseful interview expressions gameuseful 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. It can be used to energize a dull class, to review work that was done or simply as a reward for good classroom work. Have fun teaching and learning English! Games are great for motivating students to learn. More Games