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Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: Casino Royale: Simple Past x Past Perfect

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: Casino Royale: Simple Past x Past Perfect
In my opinion, this is one of the best 007 movie. I used this scene to have students practice the use of the past perfect x simple past tenses. Watch the video segment and write ( 1 ) in the parentheses of the action that took place first and ( 2 ) in the parentheses of the action that happened later. Ex:( 1 ) James Bond took a plane to the Bahamas. ( 2 ) He drove across the island to the hotel. a) ( ) He crouched to tie his shoe string. ( ) He gave his car keys to the bellboy. b) ( ) Two guys gave Bond their car keys by mistake. ( ) Bond crashed their car in the parking lot. c) ( ) He threw the car keys away. ( ) He entered the hotel lobby. d) ( ) He made a reservation at the hotel ( ) He saw the images of the parking lot in the surveillance room. Now fill in the blanks of the exercise below with the simple past or the past perfect forms of the verbs in parentheses. a) When he _____________ (drive) across the island to the hotel, James Bond ___________ (take) a plane to the Bahamas. Related:  Movies for esl learningGrammar

Prepositions AT IN ON for time Many students have problems with the prepositions AT, IN, ON. Prepositions are such small words with nearly the same meaning that it seems that you can use any of them. But that is not true. If you want to sound well, you have to be careful with the prepositions. Prepositions AT IN ON for time – mind map Go through the mind map. At the end of the mind map you will see that if you use the words NEXT, LAST, EVERY or THIS, there is no preposition in front of these words. Prepositions AT, IN, ON for time – games If you want to really learn the prepositions correctly, you should practise them as often as and as much possible. The first game is called Teacher invaders. Prepositions AT IN ON – Teacher invaders game. The second game, HOOP SHOOT, is slightly easier as you have to pick the correct option and then stop the sliders in the center of the basket. Prepositions AT IN ON – Hoop shoot game. The third game is a more of a traditional quiz. Prepositions AT IN ON – Cloze test. Follow us

4Teachers : Main Page The Conditioned This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Facebook Stories about Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho who was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years. Raimundo sat in in the same spot and wrote every day. He was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro who was impressed by his poetry and she wanted to help him with his dream of publishing a book. She created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type:Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Describing two pictures, writing a narrative, watching a short film and discussing questions related to the narrative shown in the film. Topic: Empathy Language: Adjectives to describe a person and narrative tenses Materials: Short film Support Film English Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

Pop culture is your secret trick to learning proper grammar Now my watch is ended, your watch is ended, his/her/its watch is ended. For everybody who thinks that grammar is boring, Pop Chart Lab has a new infographic to make learning fun. The data visualization company's latest print 'A Pop Culture Primer on Parts of Speech' uses your favorite pop culture characters to illustrate the basics of proper grammar. Check out the chart below. Have something to add to this story? Nomination Cards: Giving students a chance to speak – tekhnologic Nomination cards can be used in discussion activities as a way to give all students a chance to speak. It can be a difficult balance trying to facilitate and maintain discussions in the classroom. You have to think about dominant students, shy students, students who don’t know each other, students who feel that they belong to different social groups, students who feel once they have said something their part in the discussion is over and students who are reluctant to talk. It’s difficult and if the teacher involves themselves in the discussion, the students will look at them to lead it. Students need to learn how to nominate each other, how to ask each other for their opinions and how to involve everyone. You can assign roles to students, or give them an activity to practice these skills. I tried a nomination activity out and it worked extremely well. The activity is based on card games, not games like poker, but games that have special cards or cards that give the player an ability.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English | ELL/ELT SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! The Great Gatsby Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook Away We Go Bolt Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Chronicle The Avengers Adventureland The Royal Tenenbaums NOTE: All of these videos are protected by copyright.

Friends in the classroom! | A new ELT activity in this virtual Central Perk every Sunday! újsággenerátor MUST-SEE MOVIES FOR ESL/ EFL STUDENTS LesChoristes LEARN MORE (SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org) The Secret Garden1993 LEARN MORE (SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org) FILM SCRIPT (SOURCE: angelfire.com)Dead Poets Society (1989) ESL Resources LEARN MORE (SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org) To Sir, With Love (1967) LEARN MORE (SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org) FILM SCRIPT (SOURCE: script-o-rama.com) Dangerous Minds LEARN MORE (SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org) The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (film) Like this: Like Loading...

Learn the collocations with have Jason R. Levine produces some of the best videos for teaching and learning English online. You probably know his super famous rap on irregular verbs. However, for this post we agreed to create materials for another one of his videos. You will find materials here for his video on collocations with the verb HAVE. In the post you can find the following activities: a video with the song (by Jason), the lyrics worksheet, an infographic with all the collocations, an interactive quiz and a game. Have collocations – video Watch the video and complete the following worksheet with the lyrics. This post covers only the first two verses of the song so stop the video after the two verses.Have collocations song Have collocations – infographic Go through the following infographic. Then ask the students to work in pairs or small groups and to ask and answer the questions in the outer circles. Have collocations – interactive quizzes To play on the full screen click the button: Game – full screen

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