Giving Opinions Four Corners ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 25 Minutes In this fun class activity, students practice expressing and defending their opinions. The teacher places a different sign (Strongly Agree, Agree, Disagree, and Strongly Disagree) in each corner of the classroom. Then, the teacher reads a statement that requires the students to give an opinion, e.g. Celebrities earn too much money. Four Corners.PDF Our Opinions ESL/EFL Writing and Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 40 Minutes In this productive teaching activity, students practice expressing and giving reasons for opinions, and writing simple sentences summarizing the results of a questionnaire. Our Opinions.PDF How to improve your English ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 30 Minutes This engaging teaching activity helps to teach students how to express opinions and ask others for their opinion. How to improve your English.PDF I Think That ... I Think That....PDF The Cycling Holiday The Cycling Holiday.PDF
How to Answer 'Tell Me About Yourself' in a Job Interview #WisdomWednesday This is the most popular blog post of 2014. See the rest of the top 15 here. If you have ever been in an interview, then you have undoubtedly had to answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” question. It is so common that it is often neglected during our interview preparation. The way you respond to this question will decide the success of the interview and ultimately whether or not you will get the job. If you can successfully answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” question your chances of getting the job increase tenfold. When answering this question, there are two rules you should consider: Don’t Tell Your Life StoryDo Tell Pertinent Info The first rule is easy enough to follow. The interviewer wants to know about the second rule, but it begs the questions, “What is pertinent info I should share, and how much should I say?” To effectively answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” question, your response should be broken into five categories. Unless necessary, try not to go over 30 seconds per category.
Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students by Drs. Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty, University of Pennsylvania The expression "hands-on, minds-on" summarizes the philosophy we have incorporated in these activities - namely, that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts. Many of our activities are explicitly aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, as indicated by (NGSS) in the descriptions below and the links to the right. Additional information is provided in Summary Tables and in the Teacher Preparation Notes for these activities. To accommodate limited budgets, most of our activities can be carried out with minimum equipment and expense for supplies. Additional resources for teaching biology are available at More Minds on Activities for Teaching Biology. Read More Intro and Biological Molecules Is Yeast Alive? Enzymes Help Us Digest Food(revised, July, 2016) Who Took Jerell's iPod? More Minds-on Activities
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16 Fun Interactive Games About Nature Nature is one of the PBS programs that I have enjoyed for as long as I can remember. Today, I found myself looking at the Nature website again where I discovered 16 games and interactive videos about animals and other features of nature. Through the games and videos students can learn about penguins, sea turtles, and eleven other animals. Through the games students can also learn about glaciers, ocean waves, and forensics. Applications for Education Fortunately, many Nature episodes are now available to view online. Episodes can be found on the Nature website and on PBS Video. Here's Nature's latest online video, An Original DUCKumentary.
101 Conversation Starters (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up?Do you have any pets?Do you have any siblings?Do you know what your your name means? Childhood Questions What was your favorite children's book? School/Work Topics Where did (do) you go to school? Relationship Questions What is the first think you notice about a guy or girl? Sports Conversation Starters Who is your favorite athlete? Vacation Questions Where was the last place you went on vacation? Food/Drink Topics What is your favorite drink? Entertainment Topics Who is your favorite actor? Personal Questions Who do you look up to? Misc. Do you sleep with a stuffed animal?
Encyclopedia of Earth ESL Conversation Questions (EFL discussion questions on many topics) English Current ESL Conversation Questions (EFL Discussion Questions) Here is a list I created of hundreds of ESL conversation / discussion questions that you can use in a conversation English class. I will update and expand the ESL conversation questions list on an ongoing basis. For a list of speech topics, please visit this page. Jumpto a conversation question category: Animals ESL Conversation Questions What role do animals play in law enforcement? Could a chihuahua be a police dog? Should animals wear clothes? If you had to be raised by animals in the wild, what animals would be the best parents? Can animals be gay? If you could be an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why? What are the pros and cons of owning a pet? Beauty ESL Conversation Questions If you could change one thing about your appearance, what would it be? What do you find most attractive in people of the opposite sex? Would you buy a Barbie Doll for your daughter? What do you think of tattoos? Can aging be prevented or slowed?
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