Six Amazing Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger Long writing activities are not very frequently done in class. I tend to think that my students are like me; I need the right kind of atmosphere. Writing requires time, silence and lots of inspiration. Ideally, at this time of the year, I would probably wish to be sitting next to a fireplace with the most perfect instagrammable snow falling outside my window while drinking a nice cup of coffee waiting for inspiration to strike. Unfortunately, there isn’t any snow where I live so I’ll have to make do with a bit of rain and some reddish trees.
English Conversation – Movies This is the preparation material for an English Conversation lesson about movies. There are some common terms and idioms that we use when discussing movies and a list of conversation questions that people might ask eachother when talking about this subject. Audio discussion about movies 25 maps that explain the English language by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps and charts that explain how English got started and evolved into the differently accented languages spoken today.
Word Search Puzzle Generator Math Addition Algebra (Basic) Area Comparing Numbers Counting Money ESL Lesson PLan: Movie/Film Extra Movie Activities: Crossword: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Cloze: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Word Search: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Survey Activity: Good walk and talk exercise. How to understand the difference between the UK and Great Britain Transcript Man: So where are you from? Woman: Scotland. 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 ESL EFL Teaching Activities, Worksheets, Lessons The resources section covers a wide variety of topics and grammar points. There are four main categories: General English, Grammar, Questions and Functional Language. All the sections and topics are listed below. There are hundreds of beneficial resources to choose from covering all aspects of language learning. There are grammar and vocabulary resources as well as resources to improve students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
The Balloon Game – tekhnologic This game is a classroom adaptation of a popular Japanese TV quiz segment. Around four celebrities or comedians stand within a basket with a screen of balloons in front of them. The host or MC asks a question and the contestants have to guess a percentage. For example: What percentage of people have travelled to more than 20 countries? 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.”“How can I convince my school district that games are a great way to meet the needs of today’s learners?”
Advanced Level Listening: How to Spot a Liar I noticed that some of you would like more realistic listening practice, so here's another Ted lecture for you to test your listening skills! How are your listening skills? Listening to long English lecture style listenings are an important ability.