Xiuhtezcatl — Earth Guardians Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, (his first name pronounced ‘Shoe-Tez-Caht’) is a 16-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. At the early age of six Xiuhtezcatl began speaking around the world, from the Rio+20 United Nations Summit in Rio de Janeiro, to addressing the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York city. Music is Great Introduction This lesson is about music and, in particular, music festivals, which have become an increasingly popular phenomenon in recent times. The lesson aims to develop speaking and listening skills and provides practice of the sub-skills of reading for gist and reading for specific detail. The students’ own experiences and opinions form the basis of all discussion and extension work.
Tone and Mood in Poetry: OCD by Neil Hilborn Let’s be honest about poetry…students find it boring… groans can be heard near and far when I introduce the unit.. “Uggggggghhhhhh – poetry!? FY FAN! WHY BRIANNE?! How could you dooooo this to uuuuuuuussss…” Thus cometh in…eth (?)
365 Creative Writing Prompts As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Thank you for your support! Sharing is caring! In a Heartbeat This lesson plan is designed around a short film titled In a Heartbeat and the theme of love. Students learn and practice expressions using the word “heart”, watch a short film trailer, predict and write a story, watch and discuss a short film, and watch and discuss a video in which elderly people give their reactions to the short film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults 10 Best Free Listening Websites with Quizzes to Practise for Listening Exams So what do you do to practise listening for exams? Growing up, I never had the opportunity to do any extra practice to improve my listening skills. We didn’t have the Internet and the thousand possibilities it offers to learners of any language nowadays. The teachers had an old tape player that sometimes stopped and started on its own and old tapes that ended up sounding distorted and most of the times unlistenable so if you wanted to get better at listening, you just listened to the radio and struggled to understand the lyrics and sing along. Not that I ever complained. That was the perfect excuse to listen to music while claiming to be working hard.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory For the first time in a decade, Willy Wonka, the reclusive and eccentric chocolate maker, is opening his doors to the public--well, five members of the public, actually. The lucky five who find a Golden Ticket in their Wonka bars will receive a private tour of the factory, given by Mr Wonka himself. For young Charlie Bucket, this a dream come true. Book Author: Roald Dahl Blackout poetry – Cecilia Lind Hello students! Today you will try something that is called Blackout poetry, or sometimes also named Found poetry or Censured poetry. Grab a page from an old book, or newspaper and a marker, a whiteboard pen or a fineliner.Make circles or Squares around the words or sentences you find interesting and that when read together create a poem or story.Blackout or mark out the words that you don´t need to create a magical visual poem! For further instructions, inspiration click and take a look here, see a slideshare or browse around here.
Women who changed the world A list of famous influential women, including women’s rights activists, poets, musicians, politicians, humanitarians and scientists. Sappho (circa 570 BCE) One of the first known female writers. Much of her poetry has been lost but her immense reputation has remained.
Christmas Traditions and Celebrations Worldwide On this page you can read some fun facts about Christmas around the World. Read how kids celebrate Christmas and get some interesting insights about Christmas traditions and celebrations. At Christmas, Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Traditional Christmas decoration often can be admired and festive celebrations can be joined in most countries, even in many of the countries where Christianity is not the religion of the majority of people. Past Continuous Tense vs. Past Simple: Mysterious Stalker (ESL Video) Synopsis of English / ESL Video Watch the suspense thriller short about Elissa and the mysterious stalker & present the past continuous tense vs. past simple to students in a pre-intermediate level lesson. Title of English / ESL Video Elissa and the Mysterious Stalker Target English Grammar