Funny Newspaper Generator with Your Own Picture Use this free online newspaper generator to create your own spoof newspaper articles. Just upload a photo and add your own text. Here’s an example of what your funny newspaper article will look like: The actual page will be full US letter size, and you can download it as a high quality pdf to print on your home printer. You can upload your own photo to use, and type your article (or copy one of our example funny articles from further down the page). Your article can be as long or short as you like, and the rest of the page will be filled with one of our made up articles.
Listen, learn and teach English for elementary and pre-intermediate English learners There are more vocabulary activities related to these podcasts on the 'extras' page. 125 Iceland: the land of fire and ice. Listen to some amazing things about Iceland, including their football team of course!(30 Jun 16) Civil Rights Movement - Black History Severe government repression, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, and the intense infighting within the black militant community caused a decline in protest activity after the 1960s. The African-American freedom struggle nevertheless left a permanent mark on American society. Overt forms of racial discrimination and government-supported segregation of public facilities came to an end, although de facto, as opposed to de jure, segregation persisted in northern as well as southern public school systems and in other areas of American society.
Past Simple Questions Did you...? ESL EFL Writing and Speaking Activity - Elementary - 25 Minutes In this captivating teaching activity, students practice asking and answering past simple yes/no questions. Each student is given a worksheet. Students begin by writing down the past simple yes/no questions that they need to ask in the activity. The class is then told that they must find one student who did each activity on their worksheet and write down his or her name. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. If you would like to suggest another topic, please send it and a set of questions to begin the topic. Copyright © 1997-2010 by The Internet TESL Journal Pages from this site should not be put online elsewhere.Permission is not required to link directly to any page on our site as long as you do not trap the page inside a frame.
14 podcasts to improve your listening skills and English vocabulary My clients often ask me how they can improve their listening skills. The first thing I ask them is what they enjoy doing. Do they like watching films, watching TV Series, listening to music, listening to the radio and so on? All those activities will give them the practice they need to improve their listening skills. The challenge, however, with most of my clients and most of us truth be told, is that time is short and there are only so many hours in a day that we can accomplish everything we set out to do. Whilst it would be great to watch a film everyday or catch up with the latest episode on your favourite TV series, the reality is that this precious time is often unavailable to us as work and family take over. Caldwell ESL Lesson Plans Lesson topics for Year 1 are listed below alphabetically. Click on a topic and you will get a page with links to the lesson plan itself and to accompanying classroom resources such as maps, pictures, flash cards, listening activities, vocabulary activities, exercises, and dialogues. You can open, print, or download the individual documents, or you can download the entire set of files by clicking on the final entry, which is a self-extracting zip file you can save to your computer.
Stories About People (Biographies) in Easy-to-Understand English There are 265 fifteen-minute MP3 files and 11 shorter MP3 files. That is about 66 hours of listening. Activists & People Important to Social Reform A Guessing Game to Practise Questions Are you in the mood for a game? Lots of learners find it difficult to ask questions in English and these little particles called “auxiliaries” are the ones to blame; hard to believe that such tiny things cause so much trouble, but the fact that students need to remember when and how to use them– or not to use them- makes it difficult even for some advanced learner to feel confident when asking questions in English. Based on the classic game show “What’s my line?”, this game aims at improving students’ ability to ask yes/no questions in English, something most learners find difficult.
Independent English (You can listen to this blog post while you are reading. Just click below.) Part 1: Part 2: podcast (noun)a recording of a radio broadcast or a video that can be taken from the InternetTo listen to the podcast, click on the link below.I download podcasts of radio shows and listen to them in the car.[Definition from the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary]
South Eastman English and Literacy Services Click on the teacher's guide for 13 themed beginner level usnits which develop skills and confidence using Microsoft Word, the Internet, and email while simultaneously reinforcing their English skills for everyday life. Additional activities are included for higher level students. 7 Ways of Looking at Grammar -- Youtube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp8QSGcS0QI) An excellent YouTube Video by Scott Thornbury on 7 Ways of Looking at Grammar (approx. 1 hour)Azar grammar teaching material (www.azargrammar.com) Online Resource for ESL Teachers and companion website to the Azar Grammar Series, providing a forum where teachers can share ideas, questions, and grammar-teaching materials.Fun with Grammar download (www.azargrammar.com/materials/FWG_TOC.html) The full text of Fun with Grammar Communicative Activities by Suzanne Woodward is downloadaable for use in your classroom.Grammar Matters
Tic-Tac-Toe – Setting Discussion Goals It can be quite an intimidating experience to discuss the big questions, but if you break the topic down into smaller related questions or various different questions and set achievable discussion goals it can help to keep students talking. Discussion goals are useful because if there is too much information on the page, it can be difficult to process everything. If there is too little information or a lack of preparation time, it is difficult to have a long discussion. Select random conversation / discussion topics and assign them to random squares on the grid. One team is ‘O’ and the other team is ‘X’. In order to claim a square the student must make a sentence if it is a vocab item, or in this case use it as a prompt to talk about a topic.
How Much Is It: A Shopping Lesson Plan by Chris Gunn Time: Up to 4 hours depending on how much the teacher wishes to use. Materials: To give to the students. Introductory Vocabulary Exercises. Information Gap