Naming Nouns Learn all about what nouns are and how to use them © 2012 This website is produced by the Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development Division at The University of Manchester Day 10 of my Grammarly Christmas: an activity for teaching there is/are Welcome once again to my ‘12 Grammarly Days of Christmas.’ For twelve days in the month of December I’m posting either an infographic highlighting the rules that govern the ways we use a certain grammatical point, ideas to help those of us who get confused by said grammar point, and sometimes maybe even a few activities thrown in for good measure. Today is now day ten of my Christmas marathon which means I’m moving slowly but surely towards the end of my blogging marathon! Today’s post focuses on a great tool for teaching there is/there are…
Live from London: Christmas By Lindsay Clandfield This is the first of two 'Christmas special' Live from London podcasts. We went to Covent Garden and asked people the question: "What's a typical Christmas for you?" Saving the the podcasts to your computer To save the podcast files to your computer, simply right-click on the file and choose the 'Save target as' option. Select the folder that you would like to save the podcast in and then click 'Save'.
Lesson Plans to Download This page was originally designed to share my materials with other English teaching assistants in France, especially those who have no experience in teaching ESL yet. I've also included worksheets that I used for private English lessons in France as well as some of the materials I used in my ESL classes in the United States. Feel free to use them as you'd like. Conversation cards Are you finding these conversation cards useful? Our new book 50 Conversation Classes features 50 themed sets of conversation cards each set is accompanied by a sheet of vocabulary, grammar and idiom activities to help prepare the ground. Keep it in your bag and you’ll always have a back-up plan. Buy it now from Amazon, get it as an eBook or view some sample pages. Also available: the Kindle edition containing the 500 conversation questions featured in the print version of the booka web and Android app app – featuring randomised question cards from 50 categories
Day 9 of my Grammarly Christmas: fun and motivating grammar activities for beginner classes Welcome back to my ‘12 Grammarly Days of Christmas.’ For twelve days in the month of December I’m posting either an infographic highlighting the rules that govern the ways we use a certain grammatical point, ideas to help those of us who get confused by said grammar point, and sometimes maybe even a few activities thrown in for good measure. Today is now the ninth day of my Christmas marathon which means I’m moving slowly but surely towards the end of my blogging marathon! Grammar exercises are a fundamental ingredient of many language lessons, but can become a bit of a drag for both us and our learners if we’re not careful. However, grammar need not necessarily become a dry and tedious affair. If we can make grammar exercises as learner-focused and interactive as possible, we can keep them interesting, enjoyable and, most importantly, effective.
The 10 Best Places to Find ELT Listening Materials – Teach them English If, like me, you find that one of the most commonly heard requests from your learners is to provide them with additional listening materials to study with outside of class, this post is definitely for you. I’ve trawled the internet and the result of my extensive labors is the list of ten great resources you see below… enjoy! 1) Link Eng Park This site doesn’t actually produce any of its own materials, but it’s as close as an encyclopedia of all ESL online listening materials as you’re ever likely to find. If you can’t find something here for your teaching context, you almost might as well stop searching! Student - English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading grammar guide Comprehensive guide to all areas of English grammar. Clear explanations Easy-to-follow examples Simple memorable rules and tips grammar exercises Check your understanding using fun grammar quizzes.
The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom I have many “Best” lists related to using online games with English Language Learners, and you can find them all at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Learning Games. I’ve also written a lot and published a number of posts and resources related to playing non-online games in the classroom, but just realized I had never brought them all together in one place. Here they are (feel free to offer more suggestions!):