How to Build Meaningful Student-Led Discussion Creepy crawly spiders! Heights! The dark! These are some common top fears to name a few, and if you're anything like me, heck, you're not too fond of any of those three. But do you know what the number one fear is? The one that outweighs all others? Nobel Prize Awarded Women Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009, in conversation with His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2009.Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Orasisfoto Youyou Tu, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2015, on stage with her family after the Nobel Prize award ceremony on 10 December 2015.Copyright © Nobel Media 2015 Photo: Alexander Mahmoud Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Laureate in Literature 2015, presenting her gift to the Nobel Museum's collection: one of her five tape recorders, on 6 December 2015.Copyright © Nobel Media 2015 Photo: Alexander Mahmoud
75 Simple British Slang Phrases You Should Probably Start Using Oh, the Brits. No-one can snark quite like they do, and there are certain turns of phrase that are so utterly delightful, the rest of the world really should sit up and take note. Below are just a few common British phrases that you might like to work into your daily vernacular, as they can pepper any conversation with a little extra something. Aggro: Aggressive/in someone’s face.“Are you having a laugh?”: Statement of incredulity, like “you’ve got to be kidding”, and such.
5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students I saved the best for last. My students requested this game more often than any other game we ever played. It's based on the old drinking game "Ring of Fire," modified for the classroom. The 50 Greatest Living Geniuses When we think of genius, what springs to mind? Is it the clichéd image of a man in a lab coat grimacing over beakers and test tubes? Is it the portrait of an artist who plumbs the depths of human expression while shattering boundaries in her chosen medium? Is it the notion of an accidental prodigy, a social misfit with a spectacular, unparalleled, and uncontainable talent? Do you picture an athlete capable of defying the laws of physics in the heat of competition, a prodigy of impenetrable brilliance, or a leader of charismatic distinction? As it happens, any one of these definitions and innumerable others qualify.
Agreeing and Disagreeing in English This page is about words and phrases that we use when we agree or disagree with someone in English. Stating an opinion In my opinion...The way I see it...If you want my honest opinion....According to Lisa...As far as I'm concerned...If you ask me... Asking for an opinon What's your idea?What are your thoughts on all of this? Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.Cult of Pedagogy You’ve probably heard of — and maybe used — learning stations in your classroom. With stations, teachers set up activities around their rooms, then have students rotate from station to station, performing each task. They are a wonderful way to provide variety and engagement in your classroom. There’s only one real downside to stations — they take a LOT of time to set up.
The Plot The Plot The Plot Question time! What is it that you think they wanted? What do you think is in the barrels? Which mouse is in charge? 101 Persuasive Essay and Speech Topics 101 Persuasive Essay Topics By: Mr. Morton Whether you are a student in need of a persuasive essay topic, or a teacher looking to assign a persuasive essay, this list of 101 persuasive essay topics is a great resource. Engage Now - Student Interactions - teacher heath Do you hear your students say things like: "No! That's Wrong!" "What are you talking about?" "Stop being so bossy!" Discussions 9d weeks 3+4 You probably remember the articles we worked with last year and the discussions you had afterwards. We will work the same way this year. You will get 2 1/2 lessons to work on this so get started!In your group, divide the articles among you. Two people in the same group can't read the same article.
Speech Analysis: How to Critique a Speech Published: Jan 18th, 2008 Studying other speakers is a critical skill, one of the 25 essential skills for a public speaker. The ability to analyze a speech will accelerate the growth of any speaker. The Speech Analysis Series is a series of articles examining different aspects of presentation analysis. You will learn how to study a speech and how to deliver an effective speech evaluation. Later articles will examine Toastmasters evaluation contests and speech evaluation forms and resources. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. If you would like to suggest another topic, please send it and a set of questions to begin the topic.