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EFL / ESOL / ESL Educational Songs and Activities: Song Lyrics for Teaching English as a Second Language These EFL/ESOL/ESL lyrics are available from a variety of albums: Songs that Teach Conversational English and English Vocabulary Action Songs Around the World – Jack Hartmann Can You Move Like Me? – Caroline and Danny Circle of Friends – Ron Brown Family Dance – Dr. – Music with Mar. – Jay Cleveland Jump for Numbers 0-10 – Ron Brown Jump, Jump, Jump – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín Stand Up – Skip West We Walk – Music with Mar. Alphabet The ABC Rap – The Gum Rappers Letter Blender – Music Movement & Magination Letter Sounds A to Z – Jack Hartmann Who Knows the Alphabet Sounds? – ABC's & Much More Animals African Safari – Diana Colson Baboon Baby – Diana Colson Do You Know These Sounds? – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín Doing the Flamingo Walk – Diana Colson Elephants – Diana Colson Giraffe – Diana Colson Lion Pride – Diana Colson Mosquito – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín My Fish – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín My Pet Turtle – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín Please Say Cheese (Animal Names and Movements) – Dr.

ESL Kids -Teaching English To Children HOME: house and furniture Roof, chimney, wall, window, door. Bedroom, bathroom, living-room, kitchen. You can each them words like: bed, chair, table, curtains, basin, towel…etc. In the kitchen: FOOD: FRUIT AND VEGETABLES Teach these words slowly (it's a big word class). Pick the words you would like to teach and combine them with the four seasons. WEATHER and CELESTIAL BODIES, FOUR SEASONS Sun, moon, cloud, rain, thunder, snow, snowflakes, stars. Repeat the words night/day and parts of the day: morning, afternoon, evening. Autumn, winter, spring, summer. If the children don't know any of the words you teach them, teach them in their mother tongue first, then in English. Use the usual material and activities (drawings, cards; drawing and colouring). Teach them nursery rhymes such as "Rain, rain, go away, come again another day!" With the word rain introduce also the word umbrella. Tell a simple riddle and ask for feedback : (The sun), or (Butterfly)

TESOL Lesson Plans for Children - TESOL - Yahoo News Search Results Teaching English to preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Theme of the lesson: Learning things that are moving and related subjects to the moving things. Proficiency level: preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Skill objectives: students’ skills in identifying five things that are moving, and where they are moving on. Methodology: Combination of Total Physical Response and Communicative Approach Key objects of learning: flashcards, books, DVD Warm Up: Circle time and then sing the song “Wheels on the Bus” with a motion. Introduction to teaching objectives: hands out flashcards that have pictures of car, bus, motorcycle, airplane, and ship. Teaching/in-class assignment: Using real miniatures of car, bus, motor-cycle, airplane, and ship, flashcards or books to show the moving things. A car moves on the land (ground) and has 4 wheels, engines, and 1 steering wheel. A bus is bigger than a car. A motorcycle is smaller than a car or a bus. An airplane flies on the sky, up and above. A ship sails on the water.

Suggest a Show - TV Show Recommendations Animal Nicknames This works best with intermediate to advanced kids (not so much english for the advanced ones) Before class make up a sheet of paper with all of the students names on it with a blank line next to each name. Include your own name also. Hand these out to the students in class. Then tell them to look carefully at each of their other students. Tell them that their job is to think of what kind of animal that each of the students resemble and why. This game had some of my students holding their sides in laughter and also allowed the students to feel much more comfortable with one another. Name: Gavin PurcellEmail: gpurcell@uriel.netLocation: Seoul, Korea

Instant folklore - building a spoken story I first came upon this activity in a beginners Gaelic class, but it can be used at any level as the difficulty is set by the students' own knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. Get the class to sit or stand in a clear order -- eg in a circle or a line. Start the story off with a simple, short sentence. The first student has to repeat this and continue the story, the second has to repeat and extend what the first one said, the third has to repeat and extend the second... An example of how this might turn out (/ separates individual contributions):I am tired / because / I went to bed late / last night. / Now / I want / an ice-cream / and / a bath. This is quite effective because it forces the students to retain the English for later repetition (as opposed to translating to their native language). The first few students won't get the benefit of this the first time round.

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