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Restaurant English: Ordering Food

Restaurant English: Ordering Food
Time: 1 hour Focus: The purpose of this lesson is to give false beginners the skills to order food in a restaurant. This lesson follows a simple format of an introduction and discussion, followed by a role-play activity. Preparation: The teacher will need to print off and photocopy four sheets: restaurant menus, the waiters' activity sheet, the customers' activity sheet, and the role-play prompts. Introduction: Tell the students that they will be ordering food from restaurants today. Usually, the student will say something very basic, "Hamburger." If the student gives a more sophisticated answer, then I write it on the board and then we begin to discuss other ways of ordering food. Discussion: The purpose of the above demonstration is a lesson in pragmatic competence. As a class we briefly discuss ways to order food: I'll have a hamburger, please. Role-play Activity: Now, comes the real focus of the class: a role-play activity to practice ordering food.. Restaurant Cloze Activity Target Language: Related:  EasyResourcesmix it up! Lesson plans, collections of material, worksheets etc

Ready Steady Go! 1 - Elevpaket (Bok + digital produkt) (38996-01) Ready Steady Go! är ett läromedel i engelska i tre delar särskilt anpassat för nyanlända elever i åldern 12–16 år. Eleven startar på den nivå som passar bäst – oavsett ålder. Den första delen i serien, Ready Steady Go! Med Ready Steady Go! följa en tydlig struktur för att nå de grundläggande målen för grundskolan ta inlärningen i överblickbara steg med mycket stöttning lära sig engelska från grunden utan att behöva kunna svenska kontrastera till sitt eget modersmål och lära sig svenska samtidigt göra en konkret dokumentation av sina framsteg Elevboken Elevboken består av tolv kapitel. Hörövningar, utvärdering och repetition Till varje övning i boken finns också en digital övning. Efter kapitel 3, 6 och 9 finns repetitionsuppslag med pyssel och spel. Den digitala delen I den digitala delen finns: Den digitala delen fungerar på dator, surfplatta och mobiltelefon.

Hotel ESL: Booking a room Time: 1 hour Focus: The purpose of this lesson is to give false beginners the skills to enter a hotel and book a room. This lesson follows a simple format of an introductory activity and discussion, followed by a role-play activity. Preparation: The teacher will need to print off and photocopy five sheets: Mixed-up Conversation: Hotel Front Desk Hotel Information Cards Front Desk Role-play activity Sheet Hotel Guest Role-play Activity Sheet Guest Roleplay Prompts Introduction: Pass out the mixed-up conversation and have the students work in pairs (or groups). Discussion: Now look at the conversation as a class and discuss a few of the patterns. Have a few students try to book a room from you. Role-play Activity: Now, comes the real focus of the class: a role-play activity to practice booking a room in a hotel. The guests will go from hotel to hotel and book a room in each hotel. Target Language: Front Desk: Welcome to the Wyatt Hotel. Traveler: I'd like a room please? Traveler: Timothy Findley.

Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating) You are going to practise language for; Describing photosComparing and contrasting photos (discussing similarities and differences)Speculating on what might be happeningReacting to photos (giving opinions) Discuss Look at the presentation. Follow the instructions and talk about some of the photos Write The language used here for comparing and contrasting / speculating is also useful for writing discussion / argument essays. Introduction - describe the situation / topic to be discussedCompare / contrast ideas (for and against / advantages and disadvantages)Speculate on solutions to problems raised by the questionConclusion - give an opinion Which pairs or groups of photos in the presentation could be used to demonstrate ideas for argument writing topics about education, technology, food, family, work, leisure, health, advertising etc? More Practice on May / Might / Could / Must / Can't

Top ten resources for teachers The internet is a great place for English language teachers, if you know to where to look! Here are my top ten resources (ok I cheated a bit by grouping some!) – have you used them all yet? Conversely: What is your favourite resource? – Have you used any resources that completely wowed you, that aren’t on this list? Please comment and let me/everybody else know about them! In no particular order then… British Council Teaching English – website and Facebook page The British Council Teaching English website and Facebook page are both very valuable resources for teachers with any level of experience. The website contains a wealth of freely available content, such as: teaching ideasarticles on methodology, skills etc.webinar recordingsdownloadable ELT-related researchlinks to the blogs that have been awarded the popular “blog of the month” award and associate blogger postsinformation about professional development courses …and much more besides! Onestop English Academia.edu Twitter Naturally! #ELTChat

I Need a Ticket to Osaka, Japan An ESL Role-play Purpose and Audience: This role-play is intended for false beginners who are working in the tourist industry or need some survival travel English skills. It could also be used for business classes where the students are expected to travel frequently. Warm-up: As one possible warm-up, I prepare a few notes with the following instructions: Your teacher is a travel agent. After the student has had a chance to digest the note, approach them and ask the following so that the whole class can see and hear: Welcome to Chris's Travel (use your own name). Are you traveling alone? Will this be one way or return? When would you like to depart? When would you like to return? Do you mind a stopover? Would you prefer economy, business, or first class? After you have done this a few times, the students are usually familiar with the vocabulary in the role-play.

English from the Beginning Språkval Engelska Grundskola år 6-9 Grundskola Liber KomponenterEnglish from the Beginning består av fyra häften med övningar och två lärarhandledningar med dels kopieringsunderlag, dels ljudfiler till hörövningarna. (Lärarhandledningen för häftena 3-4 utkommer HT16). Med övningarna i English from the Beginning tränar eleverna de fyra färdigheterna läsa, tala, skriva och lyssna. Med Libers glosmaskin kan eleverna digitalt repetera och lära sig materialets glosor ännu bättre. UppläggÖvningarna och temana i English from the Beginning 1 och 2 utgår från nivåerna A1 och A2 i den gemensamma europeiska referensramen för språk, vilket motsvarar ungefär svårighetsnivån för åk 6. Varje moment inleds med en grundläggande exempeltext och övningarna följer en tydlig progression i lagom takt. Varje häfte består av tre kapitel som inleds med tydliga mål. Varje kapitel avslutas med en skrivuppgift, About Me, där eleverna använder det de lärt sig i egen produktion, samt en utvärdering.

Telephone English: Making Plans Time: 1 hour Focus: T he purpose of this lesson is to give false beginners the skills to call somebody and make plans or make excuses. T his lesson follows a simple format of an introduction and discussion, followed by a line-up activity. Preparation: T he teacher will need to print off and photocopy the caller worksheet and the receiver worksheet . Introduction: T ell the students that they will be making plans. Call _______ and ask him to go to a movie Saturday night . A nother student's name should be written in the blank. L isten carefully to how your students approach the task that has been set for them and record their conversation on the board as it is happening (or just after). U sually, I find the conversation is very basic, lacks any sophistication and is very to the point. Discussion: N ow that the conversation is written on the board, you can go through and make suggestions. N ow have another pair of students try it out. Role-play Activity: C lass setup is very important for this.

How can film help you teach or learn English? What can film and video add to the learning experience? Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award tells us why film is such a good resource and recommends some useful websites, in one of our top five articles of all time, illustrated by artist Jamie Johnson. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool. Learning from films is motivating and enjoyable Motivation is one of the most important factors in determining successful second-language acquisition. Film provides authentic and varied language Another benefit of using film is that it provides a source of authentic and varied language. Film gives a visual context The visuality of film makes it an invaluable language teaching tool, enabling learners to understand more by interpreting the language in a full visual context. Variety and flexibility Lesson plans Allat C Lessonstream Viral ELT Film English

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