Matching Quizzes for ESL Students (Flash) Daily Writing Prompts As always, The Teacher's Corner is looking for ways to make your life easier. We hope that our newest addition, “Daily Writing Prompts,” does just that. On as many days as possible, we have selected an event from our monthly event calendars to be the focus of the writing prompt. These writing prompts can be used in a number of ways: Daily warm-up activity Practice in prompt writing for state assessments Daily/weekly writing prompt “Anytime” activity Student work center “When You’re Done” activity Substitute teacher activity MES English - free printable resources for teachers The EFL SMARTblog: Mr Bean at the Dentist (Past Simple) Mr Bean is late for his dental appointment and tries to get dressed and clean his teeth on the way. After arriving just in time for the appointment, he gives an anesthetic to the dentist. DVD on amazon here You are going towatch some clips of Mr Bean and answer questionspractise using the Past Simple write summary of the story in the past How often do you go to the dentist?
English Lesson on Bob Dylan Advertisements Advertisements Robert Allen Zimmerman was born in 1941 and loved music, especially blues, from a young age. He formed several bands and played so loudly at a high school talent show the principal had to cut the microphone off. He switched to folk music because, he said: “The songs are filled with more despair, more sadness, more triumph, more faith in the supernatural, much deeper feelings." Monthly topical news lessons Monthly news lessons are sourced from The Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner, and include topical news items with worksheets for you to use in class. The lessons in this section are available at pre-intermediate/intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced levels. All the articles are from the Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner. As well as using the language exercises which accompany each article, you can exploit these news texts in a number of ways:
Cover to Cover: Comparing Books to Movies ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More This “Guess What I did on my Summer Vacation” drawing idea is a great first-day icebreaker Title – Drawing your Summer Vacation By – Allie Ray Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subject – Grade Level – K-5 Note: This is a twist to the “What I did on my Summer Vacation” lesson for the first day of school. It is a great icebreaker in any class. Procedure:
ESL Activities A good choice of ESL activities can turn an average class into a good one, and a good class into a great one. Here is a list of articles - each one full of useful EFL activities, each one focussing on a different area of teaching English. Below the list of links are brief introductions to each area: listening, speaking etc... More pages of ESL activities are constantly added, and categorized according to the type of language points you want to teach.
Functional Language ESL EFL Activities Worksheets Games On this page of Teach-This.com, you will find all our ESL teaching activities, games and worksheets related to functional language. Functional language is language that we use to perform various functions such as making requests, giving advice, complaining, agreeing, disagreeing, asking for permission, etc. Learning functional language gives students of English the skills to communicate effectively in various everyday situations.
Eight things you never realised were Scottish Prepare to have your mind blown. This was actually proposed by Scottish trader Sir William Paterson. Glaswegian chef Ali Ahmed Aslam claims to have invented this dish in the 1970s, although this is disputed. These are traditionally made out of Scottish pine trees, and still are the most commonly used Christmas tree in America. Scottish surgeon James Braid is considered the “father of hypnosis”. This was first bottled and sold by the son of a Leith shipbuilder, Lachlan Rose who patented the method. Essay Map Expository writing is an increasingly important skill for elementary, middle, and high school students to master. This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline that includes an introductory statement, main ideas they want to discuss or describe, supporting details, and a conclusion that summarizes the main ideas. The tool offers multiple ways to navigate information including a graphic in the upper right-hand corner that allows students to move around the map without having to work in a linear fashion.
Board Games Communication 4 All Resources to Support Inclusion This has opened in a separate window - just exit to return to the Home page. A Selection of Board Games for Classroom Use! 20 Terrifying Two-Sentence Horror Stories. I Didn't Think It Was Possible Until #5... When The Hair On My Neck Stood Up March 5, 2014 Ever since I was a little kid I've loved sharing ghost stories around a campfire which is probably why I love watching horror movies. And every single time I finish watching one, well, a good one...