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By Kieran Donaghy

By Kieran Donaghy

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905 FREE Movie Worksheets for Your ESL Classroom Let’s face it: Even the most enthusiastic ESL class sometimes goes through dull periods. No matter how much you switch up the activities and topics, there’s only so much English that your students can absorb at any one time. Still, that limit is sometimes a lot higher than your students believe it is - and the genuine exhaustion caused by a challenging topic, is very different from boredom that comes from too much repetition. When your students are just plain bored of board work, that’s when it’s time to break out one of your “emergency” activities - the ones you know will raise your class’s mood. You’ve probably got some go-to activities of your own - but it never hurts to add some new ones to your arsenal. That’s exactly why BusyTeacher.org has put together this collection of 1,099 worksheets themed on movies, cartoons, and viral videos.

The Connected Classroom - News Kids need the news presented to them in a manner that they can understand with the background that they may not have learned yet. Here are some sites that gives the kids the news that they need to know. CNN Student News CNN has a site devoted to kids news. Free Printable Children's Books. contributed by Leanne Guenther Make these free printable children's books to encourage your kids to read. There are a variety of themes to choose from -- the majority of the books target younger readers (preschool, kindergarten and early grade school) although a few of the books are a bit more challenging. Video Lesson Plans for Teachers Full Moon for all Moods by Konstantinos Kazantoglou is licensed under CCBY2.0 MAIN ACTIVITIES describing and comparing photographs, storytelling and discussion. SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.

Movies and famous people lesson plans: eslflow webguide Page Design Peter Snashall Copyright 1999 ESL Lessons for Teaching Movies/Theatre <span><a target="_blank" href="/search.html">Search</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/PreIntermediateLessonPlans.html">Past, Present,Future</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/describingplaces.html">Lifestyles/cities/houses</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/futuretenselessonplans.html">Plans/Predictions</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/complaintsandrequestslessonplans.html">Complaints/Requests</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/interculturalcommunication.html">Intercultural Comm.

Breaking News English Breaking News English Home | Help This Site The 1,000 Ideas &Activities e-Book ESL Kids Lessons, ESL Children Lessons, Beginners Online Video Lessons ESL Kids Lessons - The Online Classroom Learn to Read: Online Phonics Video Lessons, Phonics Games Online at- Kizphonics.com - You've gotta see this! Phonics Games and Videos Online ESL Fun Games - Practice Grammar, Vocabulary Online These free courses are divided into course levels.

Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of The 'Breakfast Club' Detention With 30 Apropos Gifs Thirty years ago today, a ragtag gang of rule-breaking youths entered a library and embarked on the most epic detention sentence the big screen has ever seen. On March 24, 1984, the lovable misfits of “The Breakfast Club” entered a Saturday morning detention at Shermer High School. To be clear, today is not the anniversary of the film’s premiere, but of the actual detention date. In honor of the punishment that made so many movie-goers pine for their high school days, here are 30 gifs that more or less sum up this ‘80s classic. 30 years ago we met Andy, the “athlete,”

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English 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: “I Am Not Your Negro” – Speakeasy News In 1987, James Baldwin died without having finished his last book. He left just thirty pages of the manuscript. The book was intended to be a personal account of the assassination of three of his friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Listening Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Listening Exercise: The Birthday Party - A listening exercise. Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us.

Film in Action Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees. Here I’m going to recommend the sites and resources that from my own experience I have found most useful and engaging. 18 Animations of Classic Literary Works: From Plato and Shakespeare, to Kafka, Hemingway and Gaiman Yesterday we featured Piotr Dumala's 2000 animation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, and it reminded us of many other literary works that have been wonderfully re-imagined by animators -- many that we've featured here over the years. Rather than leaving these wondrous works buried in the archives, we're bringing them back and putting them all on display. And what better place to start than with a foundational text -- Plato's Republic. We were tempted to show you a claymation version of the seminal philosophical work (watch here), but we decided to go instead with Orson Welles' 1973 narration of The Cave Allegory, which features the surreal artistic work of Dick Oden.

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