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Survival English for Travelers

Survival English for Travelers
A Basic EFL Course with lesson plans and activities - By Yoda Schmidt Recently, I was asked to teach a one week course to some EFL students at a college near where I work. The course aim was to prepare the students for going to New Zealand for 6 weeks as language exchange students. I was told (and expected) that their level was going to be very low: false beginners, but just barely. Some true beginners in the mix for sure. When I walked into the class, I said a very casual, "How's it going?" Nothing. A look of relief on their faces as they replied, "Fine. OK. What follows is a course outline complete with lesson plans and activities for teaching some very basic functions that they may need immediately on arrival in an English speaking country or even a country where the level of English as a second language is quite high. Classroom English: A Card Activity. What to Say When You Don't Understand Someone This is actually not my lesson plan. Making Introductions: A Line-up How Much Is It?

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Tourism English- Getting Around Tourism English: Getting Around This is a final project of TSL 6372, materials for use in teaching Tourism English at the English Language Institute. The topic in this page focuses on making trip arrangement by car, air, bus, rail, and sea and things related to travel agents or tour guide. Teachers can find not only online activities but also teaching ideas in a traditional classroom setting without technology. I suppose that target students' English skills are intermediate or above and they study Tourism in their college. By In-Kyung Yang Who is Sherlock Holmes Who is Sherlock Holmes? Who is Sherlock Holmes, you ask? Who is Sherlock Holmes?!? Better to ask "Who was Sherlock Holmes?" At this point, history has claimed him as its own.

flashmobELT #2 "Flight to Rubovia" This is an exercise I discovered while preparing for my FTBE exam. I liked the idea - it's very student-centered, TTT is not a necessity. What is more, I have been struggling with reducing TTT for a while (I am not much of a chatterbox, but sometimes I just use sooo many words to explain simple things, especially when I see my passive, German students). Back to business. Firstly, tell your Ss about a country called Rubovia (of course it does not exist, so it's a totally imaginary situation.) Camden Fashion Presented by Carmen: Camden Market is made up of many different markets. The first market was called Camden Lock because it was next to the canal. It first opened in 1972 and is now one of the largest markets in the UK.

The Best Resources For Using Art As A Way To Teach & Learn English – Help Me Find More I have periodically shared links to lessons on using art as a language-learning activity, and have published some of my own. I thought it would be useful to start compiling them here, and to invite readers to contribute what I hope are a whole lot more. I’m excluding music lessons from this list since I have several separate ones for them: The Best Music Websites For Learning EnglishThe Best Online Sites For Creating MusicThe Best Online Karaoke Sites For English Language LearnersNot “The Best,” But “A List” Of Music SitesThe Best Places To Find Lyrics On The WebThe Best Sites For Ideas On Making Simple Musical Instruments You might also be interested in The Best Resources Discussing The Importance Of Art In Education — Help Me Find More.

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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills Photo Updated, March 17, 2016 | We have published a companion piece: “8 Compelling Mini-Documentaries to Teach Close Reading and Critical Thinking Skills.” Ever want your students to slow down and notice details when they read — whether they’re perusing a book, a poem, a map or a political cartoon? Young people often want to hurry up and make meaning via a quick skim or a cursory glance when a text can demand patience and focus. Closely reading any text, whether written or visual, requires that students proceed more slowly and methodically, noticing details, making connections and asking questions.

Shopping is Great - Part 1 London is the shopping capital of the world. Every year millions of overseas visitors shop here. But what makes shopping here so great? There’s only one way to find out.