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Love Actually: activities, ideas, vocabulary I use a lot of films in my teaching: not just occasional Youtube clips but full-length authentic feature films, and I’ve been wanting for a while to start a new section on this blog where I would upload my film-based materials. I thought December would be a suitable time to share materials for many people’s favourite Christmas film Love Actually.Warning: some scenes are suitable for adults only Activities actually The activities are divided into three parts. They are not particularly imaginative - mainly questions to answer while watching. Feel free to adapt them.Pages 1-2 are for the first part of the film (until 4 weeks to Christmas title appears )Pages 3-8 focus on various characters.
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ESL Games Kids Archives - ESL Speaking Top 5 ESL Warm-Up Activities ESL Warm-up activities are an excellent way to begin class because they ease students back into using English again. In many cases, the last time students thought about or spoke English was in your class last week! Here are five of my favorite ESL warm-up activities that I use in my own classes in a Korean university. Warm-Up Activity #1: Just a Minute Just a Minute is a very simple activity that you can use… Continue Reading Subjects Browse the wonderful world of Subject Headings. It's a bit like a thesaurus, only better! Special Subjects We also use subjects on Open Library to gather together books that you can read in some form now, like: Accessible book - Over 3,000,000 free eBooks, available to all in a variety of formats Protected DAISY - Over 1,000,000 modern works, available for the U.S. print-disabled community
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Elementary Web Sites for English Language Learners There are not many websites designed especially for elementary-age English language learners. In order to provide these students with extra practice in English, it is necessary to examine sites intended for English native speakers. How do students use these sites? First, I introduce a web site in ESL class and allow students to try out a few activities. In order to do this, you will need to have a computer in your room or access to a computer lab. The 10 biggest mistakes parents make 1. Not giving their children enough quality time. Parents are always rushing around and with their work, jobs around the house, ferrying children to and from activities, checking mobiles and Facebook, watching TV etc. etc. Children need our undivided attention for at least 15 minutes a day.