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Espresso English — Everyday English Lessons

Espresso English — Everyday English Lessons
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Find the murderer Target language: Past continuous 1. Write on board: Mrs. 2. 3. Option (a) Tell the students they are free to invent a story about why she is dead, and how; they can choose their own personalities and alibis, and decide who will be the inspector as he or she has to prepare a few questions to ask the suspects. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. My personal comment: I always ask for feedback, up to now they have always really enjoyed it. American English Pronunciation Podcasts Listen now! Note: The most current podcast will begin playing, scroll down to the episode you wish to listen to. Other Stuff at Pronuncian If you find value in Pronuncian's podcasts, why not check out the rest of the site? Sounds We have more than 8000 audio files online Books and Downloads If you can't study online, choose one of our books, or try our downloadable sound drill MP3s Services Become a subscriber to receive the full range of Pronuncian services, from online tests to sound recording and feedback.

All Things Grammar - Home First English Monthly news lesson: Goodbye, fish and chips: changing trends in British dining By Tim Bowen Consumption of tea, baked beans and sliced bread has fallen since 1974 while takeaway food, pizza, pasta and fruit have become more popular. Goodbye, fish and chips: changing trends in British dining - elementaryConsumption of tea, baked beans and sliced bread has fallen since 1974 while takeaway food, pizza, pasta and fruit have become more popular. Goodbye, fish and chips: changing trends in British dining - intermediateConsumption of tea, baked beans and sliced bread has fallen since 1974 while takeaway food, pizza, pasta and fruit have become more popular. Goodbye, fish and chips: changing trends in British dining - advancedConsumption of tea, baked beans and sliced bread has fallen since 1974 while takeaway food, pizza, pasta and fruit have become more popular.

American English Pronunciation Pernilla's English Classroom An English lesson from a tennis coach | Successful English After he read Is my English getting better? Gabriel wrote: “I have a problem: I’m not sure of myself, I have afraid to talk to someone because I think I don’t have good pronunciation, or afraid to make mistakes about grammar rules… What can I do?” This is my answer. We know that feelings and emotions play a powerful part, or role, in our ability to acquire new language. When we are relaxed, feel good about ourselves, see ourselves as real English-users, our ability to acquire English increases significantly. But what if our feelings are negative? A lesson from a tennis coach Timothy Gallwey has written an interesting book called The Inner Game of Tennis. According to Gallwey, who is a tennis player and coach, it’s very easy to “over teach” and take students’ attention away from the natural processes. This is important, Gallwey suggests, because there is a constant inner conversation going on in all of us. What can a student do? Related articles: Warren Ediger

HUMAN BINGO | ELT-CATION It’s said that once one player got so excited that he’d won, he cried “Bingo” instead of “Beano”. The name stuck. Acknowledgement: No, I have not invented this game. No, (here goes any name of a Dumbledore in ELT you’d kindly suggest), they have not been the first to use this game as an educational tool. And no, I’m not trying to reinvent the wheel. Before the game: make a list of 15 questions that you’d ask your students. E.g. if you’d like to focus on tense review, these tense review questions could be handy Alternatively, get your students to come up with questions they would ask someone they meet for the first time/haven’t seen for ages/ at the interview/ etc. – Specify there should be no ‘yes-no’ questions. Step 1. Hand out a sheet of A4 paper to each student. Step 2. Ask your students to write down an answer to the first question in any square. Step 3. Happy teaching! Check out these excellent Bingo versions: Like this: Like Loading...

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