Conversation lesson – News B1 Introduction Where were you when you heard about ...? There are some news stories which leave nobody in any difficulty when answering this question, so even allowing for sensitivity to certain subjects in a classroom situation, there are already dozens of things most people can talk about. Topic The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2016 – Part Two I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading (including having students describe – in writing and verbally – a chronological description of what they saw). I’ve posted a few of them during the second half of this year, and I thought it would be useful to readers — and to me — if I brought them together in one post. I’ve also published quite a few during the previous ten years of this blog.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about icebreakers... - ESL Expertz Icebreakers to avoid… 1. Asking questions that are too personal. “Do you have children?”, “Do you have a girlfriend?” 15 Awesome YouTube Channels for Teaching and Learning English – Englishpost.org Youtube is a powerful tool to learn and teach English but there are many Youtube Channels and sometimes you don’t know where to start. Well, I am gonna save you some time and some clicking. here it is the list of my best 15 Youtube Channels. #1 mmmEnglish Youtube Channel is about helping you to build you skills and confidence as an English speaker. Something that you are going to really like is the good quality of the videos and how Emma explains a great variety of topics. #2 VosCreen Youtube Channel If you like movies, music and besides that You like English, you should check some of the videos created by the Voscreen Youtube Channel.
BBC English With a Pint of Beer - Visual English School - Learn English with Short Films Two friends meet up for a pint of beer after work. That’s the story of Mid-Brow’s latest short film, Bad News. You might be thinking it’s not a big deal; these things happen every day. Holidays Introduction In this lesson learners talk about holidays and holiday activities. They initially meet vocabulary through a pre-lesson task, then they practise and extend the vocabulary through listening and speaking activities. Next they are introduced to some past simple forms and consider how to categorise them before practising them with some simple games. They also show the class a souvenir from a past holiday and use the past simple forms to write and speak about a previous holiday. Aims
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