Word formation activities: -ence and - ance suffixes In this post, I am sharing two activities which help practice forming nouns ending in -ence and -ance suffixes. They are suitable for levels B2 and higher especially for exam course (Cambridge First and Advanced). The task Word formation activities prove challenging for B2 andC1 students, especially when it comes to similar suffixes such as -ence and -ance. The first worksheet contains a word formation exercise followed by rule forming activity. It helps students create some framework for what some of them do instinctively (“it sounds good”).
It's Summer - Make a Word Search As many of you know I am highly critical of busywork, low critical thinking, low learning activities for students. Word Searches are not learning activities. However, they are fun activities. Save yourself some money from buying a word search puzzle book and make your own! Because coding is more fun than cleaning I spent some time upgrading my word search puzzle maker.
Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers Book Creator is only available for iPads, allowing kids to easily create their own iBook by importing images, multimedia, text, and audio. Its simplicity makes it good for kids of all ages. Even though it has been around for quite some time, some educators still call it their number-one tool.
The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy I’ve been writing lesson plans designed around short films for my website Film English for six years. Teachers often ask me how I find the short films I use in my lesson plans. The answer is quite simple: I’ve watched literally thousands of short films and developed an instinct for the type of engaging and simple short films which will work in the ELT classroom. In this article I’d like to share what for me are the seven best short films for the language classroom. The Mirror The Mirror is a short film by Ramon and Pedro which tells the story of a boy’s journey from childhood to old age.
How to take your students on a virtual field trip Many of us recently have had to take our classrooms online. Learning the basics of virtual teaching is hard enough! Like me, you’ve probably had connection issues and are making do with limited equipment. THE GAME OF YOUR LIFE What did your parents call you when you were little? North or South? What did you want to be when you were little? Which do you prefer, talking to people or messaging them? What's the most recent lie you've told?
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