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EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans from The Internet TESL Journal If you have a lesson that you are willing to contribute, please submit it.See the main page for this month's lessons plans. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Some of the articles on Teaching Techniques also include ideas for lessons.

New Study Uncovers If Texting Actually Affects Grammar If you’re worried that your students or children are eroding their vocabulary due to texting, you may want to sit down. Thanks to a new study in New Media & Society , it appears that students who text on a frequent basis perform worse on grammar tests. The study examined sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Pennsylvania. Resources Secondary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation' | Cambridge University Press Spain Added by: Secondary Box Here you will find 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation', available in Spanish and Catalan. Intermediate, Upper Intermediate...

Monthly topical news lessons Topical news items with worksheets for each level for you to use in class. Each worksheet contains vocabulary, speaking and grammar work as well as reading practice. All the articles are from the Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner. As well as using the language exercises which accompany each article, you can exploit these news texts in a number of ways: as extra reading, especially for advanced students;by asking students to compare the political slant of different news organizations;as a way to start projects on the issues covered, etc. Please note: All news lessons are available on the site for a full year from the date of publication.

Duz Txting Hurt Yr Kidz Gramr? Absolutely, a New Study Says - Inside School Research "Wud u lk 2 meet me 4 brgr 2nite?" If you've ever looked at a teenager's text message and thought it looked more like a kindergartener's scrawl, you might not be far off. Middle school students who frequently use "tech-speak"—omitting letters to shorten words and using homophone symbols, such as @ for "at" or 2nite for "tonight"—performed worse on a test of basic grammar, according to a new study in New Media & Society. Drew P. Cingel, a doctoral candidate in media, technology, and society at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., conducted the experiment when he was an undergraduate with the Media Effects Research Laboratory at Penn State University in University Park, Pa. under director S.

Free Printable Drawing Challenge Cards This post is sponsored by Toyota. My kids love to draw. They love sitting down and filling a page with ideas and imaginings. And I love that my kids love to draw because it is an easy, low mess, quiet activity that often saves me from losing my mind! So I’ve taken advantage of those two things and I’ve made a super easy, super fun, drawing challenge game! The game is simple… print out the set of drawing challenge cards, cut them out, and give each kid a pile of cards, face down. Help your child’s reading with free tips & free ebooks Oxford Owl Reading has 250 free eBooks for you to share with your child as well as simple ideas, top tips, activities and games to help your child with their reading at home. You’ll also find advice from educational experts on many areas including phonics, motivating boys and how to help a child who is struggling with their reading. Helping your child to learn to read and learn to love reading is one of the greatest gifts you can give them… and Oxford Owl is here to help you every step of the way.

Verb Tenses Worksheets "What a comprehensive site! I espcially like your verb tenses worksheets. They allow my students to really practice all the many variations. Thanks very much for your help." -- Lilliana V., Distrito Federal, Mexico, 10/28/11 Like these materials? There is / There are - Games to learn English The basic explanation of the usage of the phrase THERE IS / THERE ARE is easy to understand and practice. My students caught on very quickly and then used the phrase without any mistakes. However, you might need to teach the plural first to allow the students use these without any mistakes. In this post there is a clear mind map which even 9 years old managed to understand, a worksheet and two games to practice the grammar.

Taming the Grammar Monster: 5 Fun Language Games for Students Who Like to Draw Are you a doodler? For some people, drawing comes second nature. They have talent from the youngest of ages and can make beautiful pictures in any number of mediums. Then there are people whose drawing skills are at least entertaining if not accurate. Opposite Games and Worksheets for ESL Here is our collection of worksheets and activities for teaching the phrase 'is the opposite of.' Opposites, like rhymes, are a good way to teach vocabulary and have some fun with English. These activities are especially recommended for elementary school kids.

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