ELT Calendar Holiday Season ELT Calendar It is my favourite time of the year! Christmas and New Year's is right around the corner, so time to start planning for the Holiday season. In this blog post you will find an ELT Christmas calendar. Countdown to Christmas! – tekhnologic I had the luxury of some time, so I got a pencil and a piece of paper and sketched an image with some traditional Christmas themes. A Christmas tree, Santa, a holly wreath, tinsel and a snowman. Draw your image in pencil and then ink over the lines. Scan the image and use an image editor to color it in. Christmas worksheets, Christmas flashcards, printable Christmas games, Christmas cards, Christmas party supplies and lesson plans materials to print Christmas Flashcards Set 1: vocabulary: Santa Claus, a reindeer, a sleigh, a snowman, Christmas lights, a bell, an angel, an elf, a bow, mistletoe Free Christmas Song to download: DreamEnglish.com has written a version of Jingle Bells to match the vocabulary in the MES Christmas flashcards set one.
GETTING INTO THE FESTIVE SPIRIT It’s that time of the year again. The time to decorate the Christmas tree, do Christmas quizzes, make Christmas dishes, browse through the history and traditions of Christmas, or do lots of other activities related to the ‘jingle bells’ time of the year has finally come, just as the time to share my favourite tried and tested activities to get students into the festive spirit. This year the party will start with a highly engaging oldie but goldie HOW TO DRAW Santa? Mom, how should I draw Santa Claus? Show your child how to draw Santa, an angel or a deer… in a few easy steps. Santa Claus 1st lesson of the year: New Year’s Resolutions I’m thrilled to be back! All so full of energy and new ideas! What about you? This lesson is about keeping your 2017 new year’s resolutions through reading a Forbes article by Henna Inam (a contributor) and watching a video clip by Meghan Trainor “All about that change”.
Classroom actions commands vocabulary students and teachers Classroom actions and commands vocabulary great for students and teachers Learning the vocabulary for classroom actions This English lesson you will learn the vocabulary for actions that are used inside a classroom. Teachers, why not print the picture and get some students to play the role of a teacher it is a great first lesson of a new semester Vocabulary for actions and commands used in a classroom Each item has a number, the vocabulary for each one is underneath the picture.
Merry Learning! 32 Activities and Resources for December Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie December is an exciting time for our learners. Around the world families gather and are encouraged to spread cheer by enjoying special dishes, decorating, exchanging gifts, and singing songs. A Christmas tree with a twist – Get creative December is here again and it´s time to create some new Christmas activities for our students to enjoy! I hope you will find the following idea as useful and fun to teach as I have! Levels: B1/B2 Aimed at: Young learners/young adults/adults Christmas Stories Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from American Literature! Enjoy Christmas with your family! Here are some favorite Christmas stories for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season. The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen
Folding 5 Pointed Origami Star Christmas Ornaments These 5 pointed origami stars are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around. We don’t have our tree up just yet so for now I’ve put these Christmas star decorations on our mantelpiece. One of the 5 pointed origami stars is folded from scan of a dictionary page and the others are made from vintage style scrapbook papers. I went for vintage patterns but you could equally well use bright Christmas colors. Christmas Quiz 2017 It’s early December and for the past three years, I have produced a Christmas quiz template that can be used for the holiday season. This year is no different. What’s new Left: The Christmas Quiz 2016. Right: The Christmas Quiz 2017.
Internet Catalogue Each year we send out a holiday letter of the important events in our family. Without realizing it we have preserved family memories and it has become a great way to see what happened each year. Our children have looked back and fondly recalled all of their past experiences. Our grandchildren now enjoy learning family history. Be creative with today's technology and make it a visual and auditory experience. Ten Creative Alternatives to Showing Movies Before the Break -@spencerideas
The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Check out my New York Times post: Ideas for English Language Learners | Celebrate the Holidays ELLs learn about tamales, holiday food traditions and Three Kings Day at my latest holiday-related New York Times Learning Network post. It includes a student interactive and teaching ideas. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are all coming-up, and I thought it would be timely to create a “The Best…” list focusing on those holidays. Obviously, there are a lot more materials about Christmas out there accessible to English Language Learners than there are for the other two events, but I have found some for all of them.