Story Title Menu (Classic Short Stories) stories such as: A Day in the Country (Chekhov), The Cask of Amontillado (Poe), Bellflower (de Maupassant), Beware of the Dog (Dahl), The Door in the Wall (Wells), Araby (Joyce), The Boarded Window (Bierce) stories such as: The Griffin and the Minor Canon (Stockton), Ethan Brand (Hawthorne), The Hairpin (de Maupassant), A Haunted House (Woolf), The Girls in Their Summer Dresses (Shaw), The Gift of the Magi (Henry) stories such as: The Minister's Black Veil (Hawthorne), The Most Dangerous Game (Connell), The Inn (de Maupassant), Leiningen Versus the Ants (Woolf), The Lottery Ticket (Chekhov), The Monkey's Paw (Jacobs) stories such as: A Passion in the Desert (Balzac), The Sniper (O'Flaherty), Rip Van Winkle (Irving), A Piece of String (de Maupassant), The Open Window (Saki), Rocking-Horse Winner (Lawrence), The Soldier's Peaches (Cloete)
Listen, Watch and Speak English. Free materials for ESL/EFL teachers (and students). : Bryan Adams "Summer Of 69" (ESL LESSON) The video consists of 4 parts: Part 1 - gives interesting information about the song or the artist. Part 2 - pre-teaches vocabulary. Part 3 - the song with lyrics. Part 4 - exercises. Why should we use songs to teach English? How do I get to the zoo? How do you get to the zoo? Vocabulary I. How to use songs in the English language classroom What makes for a successful song-based lesson? Adam Simpson, second-time winner of the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for his post on conditionals (written with Paul Mains), explains. One of the big problems we all face, whether teaching English to children or adults, is maintaining learners’ interest throughout our lessons. Consequently, we often have to be very creative in the techniques we use. What makes music such a great teaching tool is its universal appeal, connecting all cultures and languages. This makes it one of the best and most motivating resources in the classroom, regardless of the age or background of the learner.
Short Stories for ESL students Everybody knows reading is good for language learners, but what do you do with students who aren’t ready for full length books? Try short stories. Here are 4 fun quick reads that work well with intermediate+ students. Short Stories in the ESL Class How can teachers maximize the value of short stories? ESL Song Lyrics Welcome to the ESL Song Lyrics directory. Here you can find hand-picked songs whose lyrics contain at least five different examples of the grammar or vocabulary which they are designed to present or practise in the ESL classroom.
BUILDING BIG: Home Page Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston. Here are the main features of the site: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels. The Labs Try your hand at our interactive engineering labs. The Challenges Take on the challenges of building big. Wonders of the World Databank Explore our databank of big structures. Commonly Used American Idioms - LinkEngPark Home » Series » Watch&Learn » L2: Commonly Used American Idioms American Idioms is a great video series with English subtitles for English learners. All of the explanations are in English, so it might be challenging for you, but just try to imagine the meanings in your head and study hard and soon you’ll be able to use these idioms in your conversations. American Idioms:
Short Stories at East of the Web A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. - Length: 7 pages ELTgames.com ELTgames.com Free English Language Teaching games for adult learners contact: send us an email The aims of this website This site aims to provide free, easy-to-use English-teaching activities which will generate lots of fun, dynamic communication in your classes. It has been operating since the middle of November 2007. We hope you find it useful now, and we aim to expand and improve it over the coming months.
Macmillan Business The Business Podcasts are interviews focusing on working life in the UK. The podcasts offer authentic listening practice for you to use with – or recommend to – your business English students. Episode 1: Nils, on working life in the UK – Pre-intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript L1: Listen to English - ESL British Podcasts - LinkEngPark Home » Series » Listening Series » Listen&Read » L&R Series » L1: Listen to English – ESL British Podcasts Listen to English – ESL British Podcasts help you to improve your English vocabulary and pronunciation and your listening skills. They are quite short (5 or 6 minutes) and delivered in clearly spoken English. Many of them are linked to grammar and vocabulary notes, or to exercises or quizes. Listen to English – ESL British Podcasts Dogs must be carried on the escalatorMid-life CrisisThe King under the Car ParkSchool dinnersDull and BoringTitanicEngland’s Newest Tourist AttractionGoing to the DogsLord Lucan cannot copeSinging in the rainScott of the AntarcticThe New PandasThe Scariest Day of the YearGreyfriars BobbySwimming in the River ThamesI Go Without my BreakfastGood manners, bad mannersSpotting TigersDomesdayThe GrauniadA Nice Cup of TeaThe launchHow many of us are there?
"Death by Scrabble" "Death by Scrabble" by Charlie Fish Lesson Plan Text of the story. "Death by Scrabble" Text of the story. Adobe Reader required. "Death by Scrabble" Text of the story and 5 learning activities with emphasis on vocabulary and analysis. "Death by Scrabble" by Charlie Fish Lesson Plan This lesson plan focuses on a theme of cheating explored through the short story "Death by Scrabble," a brief creative writing activity, and a YouTube video (5:22) on cheating in high school. Word processor required.