Speaking Actvities: Get Speaking task sheets for FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, IELTS, BULATS Each week we publish a free, photocopiable Get Speaking Task Sheet. To download and try this week's speaking activities place your cursor over the link below. Right-click (Windows) or hold down the mouse button (Mac OS) and then choose Save Target As from the pop-up menu. In the Save As dialogue box, specify a name and location for the PDF file, and then click Save.
Resources Looking for more ways to enhance learning with technology? Consider podcasts: This excellent collection of eight can be shared with your students tomorrow. Continue Reading If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal. Continue Reading As one-size-fits-all PD fades into obscurity, more personalized professional development models have emerged. ESL Web Directory Business English (180) new Sites specialising in Business English and the language used in professional life, including Document Proofreading, Translation and help with writing Resumes and CVs. Computers and Language (222) Links to ESL and other language sites that deal with software, ILT, etc. Dictionaries Thesauri and Reference (115) Online English and Translating Dictionaries, Thesauri, General Reference
Resources for Educators Every day, we hear from teachers, school administrators, and youth mentors who believe that games might have a powerful role to play in twenty-first century learning. We talk to inspiring people who are passionate about creating change, either in their own practice, or in the community of which they are a part. We discuss tough questions, like… “I want to use games to engage students in my classroom, but I don’t know where to start.”
Teaching Unplugged - Activities The subject you choose can literally be anything in the world but to start off think about the following: Chewing the fat! This is the true Dogme ELT approach. You don’t go in with your idea of the subject of the lesson but you take your lead from your group of students. Don’t be afraid to simply ask your students what they did at the weekend or how their journey was to class. Macmillan Business The Business Podcasts are interviews focusing on working life in the UK. The podcasts offer authentic listening practice for you to use with – or recommend to – your business English students. Episode 1: Nils, on working life in the UK – Pre-intermediate Download Listening
Owlcation Improv for Teenagers: A Lesson PlanThis is a lesson plan I've used many times to introduce teens to improv drama. I hope it is of use! Why Traditional Classroom Learning is Better than Online CoursesA look at some of the downfalls of online learning and reasons why traditional classrooms promote better skill sets. Circle Time Games and Activities: A Must for Any TeacherGet ideas for circle time. The 10 Worst Colleges In the U.S.Here are ten of the worst colleges in the United States... Thank You Message for a Mentor—Samples of What to Write in a CardExamples of thank you letter, messages and sayings to write in a card for a good mentor and teacher.
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ESL Activities A good choice of ESL activities can turn an average class into a good one, and a good class into a great one. Here is a list of articles - each one full of useful EFL activities, each one focussing on a different area of teaching English. Below the list of links are brief introductions to each area: listening, speaking etc...