With pictures English Teachers: If you would like to use this Question Words wall chart in your classroom, then you can purchase a copy here: Question Words Wall Chart and Flash Cards. The most common question words in English are the following: WHO is only used when referring to people. (= I want to know the person) Who is the best football player in the world?
English at CH: Reading comprehension - 8B We will now start a reading comprehension period in English, and the material will be very individualized since many of you are on different levels. We will be using the website ReadTheory.org and you will get username and password from me. When you log in, the first thing you do is a placement test to assign you to the correct level - do the placement test quietly, on your own without asking questions or googling the answers, otherwise you won't get the exercises adapted for your development! And that would just be plain silly ;). So, why is reading important then? World Poetry Day: 28 of poetry's most powerful lines ever written The rhythm of the tongue brings wordless music into the air; it is in poetry that the human essence is refined to such ritualistic purity. It's in the steady beats, the sonorous rise-and-fall of speech; for a moment it appears as if all the mysteries of the world have unlocked themselves to our private view. It's these works which are celebrated on World Poetry Day, falling on 21 March, in which UNESCO recognises the moving spirit of poetry and its transformative effect on culture. In honour of these celebrations, here stands a small collection of singular lines, stanzas, and notions possessing of a power which springs the most moving of thoughts and feelings off of the page and into the humming imagination of its readers. Because I could not stop for Death, / He kindly stopped for me; / The carriage held but just ourselves / And Immortality 'Because I could not stop for Death', Emily Dickinson
The Heroes Unit: Subunit 1 – Qualities of a Hero and the Heroic Journey – The... This is a mammoth of a blog post, so I am going to split it up into three parts for your viewing pleasure.This unit is on Heroes with three subunits – fictional heroes, modern day heroes and personal heroes. You can go through it in about 2 -3 months. Do me a favour. Ask your students who their heroes are. How many of them can answer that?
How in questions -ENGAMES The word “HOW” is one of the most productive words in English. It helps us create meaningful questions and sentences. The word “HOW” combines with many other words to create these questions. Download 20 Popular High School Books Available as Free eBooks & Audio Books Every year, thousands of American high school students read a common selection of great novels — classics loved by young and old readers alike. Today, we have selected 20 of the most popular books and highlighted ways that you can download versions for free, mostly as free audio books and ebooks, and sometimes as movies and radio dramas. You will find more great works — and sometimes other digital formats — in our twin collections: 600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices and 550 Free Audio Books. So please give them a good look over, and if we’re missing a novel you want, don’t forget Audible.com’s 14 day trial.
Peek of the week 10 - great videos and channels on YouTube Peek of the week 10 focuses on channels and inspirational videos on YouTube. What they have in common? They are informative, often funny and graphically appealing and, not to forget, they are in English. Here are some of my favorites.. Apart from English, I also teach History and I really like Epic Rap Battles .
Poetry in EFL classes Today I would like to talk about poetry. Could it be useful in an EFL class? As usual, I try to imagine some activities that involve the use of different digital tools. The Heroes Unit: Subunit 2 – Modern Day Heroes – The Canswedian English Teacher Subunit 2: Modern day Heroes The purpose with this assignment is forcing students to get outside of their own backyards and hopefully get a little inspiration. There are so many role models out there that students are not aware of. The next step in this heroes unit is talking about present day heroes. I have four biographies I use: Malala, Aung San Sun Kyi, Mandela and Terry Fox.
Question Words - What, where, Who, why, when, which, how, Grammar Activity Practice Question Words - What, where, Who, why, when, which, how, in this Grammar Activity, using this ESL Grammar Interactive Monkey Fun Game for elementary and pre-intermediate. ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. This Sentence Monkey activity is great for this type of grammar practice. ABC Short Stories » Home In 2008, the ABC Radio Short Story project is not running. The 2007 ABC Radio Short Story Project winners have been announced. You can listen to the winning stories and read about the authors below. From a doctor who works in remote communities and writes in her spare time to an established children's book author and a reformed political speechwriter - the interviews with this year's winners paint a fascinating picture of the diverse lives of writers in regional Australia. You can also read stories by all the 2007 finalists, by the two young writers who were selected this year for special mention and by previous winners. This year we received 1800 entries, significantly more than last year, and the standard of entries was, according to our judges, also appreciably higher.
Why cat clips rule the internet - CBBC Newsround With more than two million videos on YouTube, cats are one of the most searched for things on the internet. A new exhibition called "How Cats Took Over The Internet" has opened at the Museum of Moving Images in New York. The exhibition looks at the history of how they rose to internet fame, and why people like them so much. Almost half of all original YouTube videos are of people's pets, and around 26 billion views are just for cats, making them the single most popular category. Some cats have even become famous, and earn millions of pounds after their owners posted their pictures online. So how did cats become so popular?
teaching a poem Any authentic material exposes students to some ‘real English’ and can be very motivating for your students, provided they are supported throughout the task. The other great thing about poems is for students to have the opportunity to see the language work creatively and freely. Poems can be used in many different ways and the more you use them the more uses you’ll find for them. Hero Subunit 3: Three Paragraph Essay on a Personal Hero – The Canswedian Eng... Subunit 3: Three paragraph essay on a personal hero. Ask the students to think about their personal hero, or someone they look up to. It could be a family member, singer, someone from history, whoever…It is mindblowing how many will say they don’t know. If they don’t have one – they can research. I showed a few people The White Helmets from Syria for example.