5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students I saved the best for last. My students requested this game more often than any other game we ever played. It's based on the old drinking game "Ring of Fire," modified for the classroom. Materials needed:A standard deck of playing cards, a whiteboard, 20-30 small slips of blank paper, and a bowl. Walled world: How walls are springing up to divide populations everywhere Justin McCurry The demilitarised zone, or DMZ, stretches for 155 miles from east to west and is lined on its northern and southern perimeters with fences topped with barbed wire to prevent invasions and defections. It first went up in 1953 after the armistice agreement detailed the exact distance both sides were required to withdraw from the frontline.
Microhistoire et histoire sociale - Casa de Velázquez Presentation Microstoria first appeared at the turn of the 1970s and 1980s, from within a small group of Italian historians, in reaction to a social history that was marked by structuralist and functionalist models. It can be defined, not as a historiographical ‘school’ that promotes a unified method, but rather as an experimental research practice, characterised by varied approaches that all have the micro-level as a common point of interest. This history ‘at ground-level’ (J. Online Spinner Mondj nehany mondatot a nyaradrol! Click the wheel below to spin: You can customize your own spinner with your own labels using the tools below the spinner. You can save your spinner for later use by either copying the address from the browser or by using the sharing buttons embedded on this page. Spinner Home Customize This Spinner:
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Prisoners' Dilemma You Have Found The Prisoners' Dilemma A fiendish cyberspace wizard has locked you and Serendip into a diabolical game with the following rules: On each turn of the game, you and Serendip must choose, without knowing the other's choice, between cooperating with each other and trying to take advantage of each other. Following every turn of the game, you and Serendip will each receive a certain number of gold coins, the number depending for each of you on the choices made by both of you.
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Speaking and writing The Language Teacher Toolkit by Steve Smith and Gianfranco Conti is now available from Amazon. 50 speaking activities for the MFL classroom 1. Whole group repetition or phonics activity (including whispering, shouting, singing) 2. Part group repetition (small groups, rows, pairs) 3. Virtual Tour of Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town is one of the most popular cities on the African continent. It is located in the southwestern part of the continent, on the shore of the Atlantic ocean, near the Cape of Good Hope. The history of Cape Town is also that of the entire country: the history of the Republic of South Africa begins in year 1652, when a Dutch seafarer Jan van Riebeeck founded the city of Cape Town. However, this date is just a mere formality for the city itself: the first settlements in this area date back to over 12 000 years!