A huge bunch of resources for teaching the present perfect tense Almost universally, elementary learners of English are systematically introduced to the simple present and simple past forms. Then, somewhere around the end of what we consider to be elementary level and the beginning of pre-intermediate study, learners are introduced to the phenomenon known as the present perfect tense. In many cases, this is more than just a stumbling block on the road to learning English. This is primarily due to the fact that for many learners there is no tangible equivalent to the have/has + V3 in their first language.
A coursebook in the life of How to introduce this guest blogger when in fact he has saved me the job, and kindly added a short bio at the end of his article? Adam, who is based in Istanbul, is one of those people you meet on Twitter or Facebook (@yearinthelifeof) and you feel you just have to meet in real life too (and not only because Tweedeck flatly refuses to let me see his avatar photo ;) ). Always a source of interesting references, blog posts and musical titbits, I have actually yet to meet him (so many reasons to go back to Istanbul one day…..), but am extremely pleased to be able to welcome Adam to Take a photo and… in the same month as the British Council ‘TeachingEnglish’ team has shortlisted him for the Blog of the Month ‘accolade’. So, it’s over to Adam…………. How do you work with your course book?
21st Century Skills Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like Oxford University Press ELT's video. Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike Oxford University Press ELT's video. Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add Oxford University Press ELT's video to your playlist. Published on Oct 9, 2013 Teacher and author Kathleen Kampa explains the fundamentals behind 21st century skills and what they mean to teachers and students.
50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition) The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms within these talks. So it’s precisely for this reason that any educator benefits from so many of these talks. The Young Learners Issue #1 – Esra Children are like a sheet of blank paper. Depending on how much you are able to engage your students’ attention, you can have them either acquire the language as a native speaker does or have them learn the language. I have always aimed to have my kids internalize and acquire English naturally. After 10 years, I have some golden rules that make language acquisition happen in a natural and fun atmosphere. Fun! Fun! Creative Speaking I. Introduction We are teaching in a time of exciting changes not only in the field of education, but also more specifically in ELT.
Music, Stories and Magic – Erika Instant groove lesson recipe By Erika Osváth If someone asked me to jump in and teach a stand-by lesson to a group of children, teenagers or adults, a group of any age, I’d just walk in now with no pen, no paper, no book nor laptop and be somewhat sure we could come up with something fun and useful together. Something that I would certainly enjoy and hope they would like too. 12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow 12 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow by Terry Heick It’s Sunday night. You love teaching, your love your classroom, you love your students (most of them), but you’re tired. This doesn’t mean you’re not willing to work, but it makes the fountain of good ideas run a bit dry at times. So here are 12 ways to start class tomorrow.
Learning to See – Josette Questions on The Reflective Journey – Josette LeBlanc The beauty of questioning is that it helps you look deeper into yourself. Questions ask you to investigate, to doubt, to grow, and to change.