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Discussion topics for English language learners Prepare for Discussion 28 topics-- for the Higher Intermediate & Advanced levels----START 01 Alternative Beliefs 02 Animal Welfare 03 The Arts 04 Crime & Punishment 05 Cultural Differences 06 Economics 07 Education 08 Environment 09 Fashion 10 Food 11 Health 12 Holidays 13 Language Learning 14 Male & Female Roles 15 Marriage 16 The Media 17 Political Systems 18 Religion 19 Rich & Poor World 20 Science & Technology 21 Society 22 Sport 23 Tradition 24 Transport 25 Travel 26 Violence 27 Work 28 Youth & Old Age -----© Ted Power Glossary of Ten Discussion Techniques - detailed index List of the 28 Topics for Discussion [ This list of the 28 topics can be printed out for learners' or teachers' reference ] -- Higher Intermediate vocabulary and discussion - topics 1 to 10: 1. -- Higher Intermediate vocabulary and discussion - topics 11 to 20: 11. -- Higher Intermediate vocabulary and discussion - topics 21 to 28: 21. Return to the TOP of this page
Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Luxury Goods 1. LUXURY GOODS: Walk around the class and talk to other students about luxury goods. Change partners often. Sit with your first partner(s) and share your findings. 2. CHAT: In pairs / groups, decide which of these topics or words from the article are most interesting and which are most boring. Have a chat about the topics you liked. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. GAP FILL: Put the words into the gaps in the text. LISTENING – Listen and fill in the gaps ______________________ luxury brands despite the downturn in the world economy. LVMH is the world's largest luxury goods group. 1. Share your findings with your partners. 2. Share your questions with other classmates / groups. 3. 4. 5. Write five GOOD questions about luxury goods in the table. When you have finished, interview other students. Now return to your original partner and share and talk about what you found out. STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B) STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Interactive Phase - Sample prompts Int/Adv As part of the GESE examinations at Intermediate stage (Grades 7-9) and Advanced stage (Grades 10-12), candidates complete ‘the Interactive phase’. Examiners initiate the phase by reading out a prompt. It is then the candidate’s responsibility to ask questions and make comments in order to develop and maintain a conversation based on the initial prompt. At the Intermediate stage, the emphasis is on the candidate demonstrating use of the language functions of the grade. For practice, you can download sample prompts for each grade by clicking on the links below. Plagiarism Checker Small SEO Tools offers the best free plagiarism detector software program that you will never come across online. We have developed our product with thorough research, considering what the users look for in a free plagiarism checker. We have implemented all the techniques and strategies to make this the best plagiarism detector free online. We realize that students rely on plagiarism checker tools to check their papers, thesis, and essays before submitting them. SEO experts and freelance writer can also benefit from our plagiarism software; to be sure that all the content on their website is unique. We would suggest you to always use a plagiarism checker before publishing or submitting your content online or offline to prevent any unpleasant situation. SST’s plagiarism detector is delivering the best high-quality results to the users. Other languages: English, русский, 日本語, italiano, français, Português, Español, Deutsche, 中文
UK | Education | Home learning numbers uncertain An attempt to find out how many children in England are being educated at home suggests the number might range between 7,400 and 34,400. But the study, commissioned by the Department for Education and Skills, concludes there is no accurate picture of the extent of home educating. And it says the rules governing home education are "too vague". Parents cited bullying and inadequate local schools as among the reasons for teaching their children themselves. Home education, where parents choose to educate their children outside school, remains a legal option for families - as long as they provide a suitable full-time alternative. Dissatisfaction But this study's attempt to find out how many children are being taught this way was inconclusive - not least because there is no obligation on families to tell their local authorities that they are home educating. Vagueness 'School nightmare' And she rejected the idea that children taught at home would miss out on the social aspect of school. Early start
The Topic Form - Levels 4-6 As part of the GESE examinations at Grades 4-6, candidates present and talk about a topic of their choice which they have had time to prepare before the examination takes place. Before their examination, Elementary candidates (Grades 4-6) must complete a ‘Topic form’ which they present to the examiner when they enter the examination room. The examiner uses the information on the Topic form to help initiate and develop a discussion about the candidate’s chosen topic area. It is designed to encourage spontaneous discussion which does not rely on memorised recitation. N.B NO Topic Form is required for Grades 7-12Important information – New Topic forms The GESE Topic forms have been redesigned as mind maps. You can find examples of completed topic forms in the GESE Exam Information booklet. Please click on the links below to download blank Topic forms. Blank GESE Grade 4 Topic formBlank GESE Grade 5 Topic formBlank GESE Grade 6 Topic form
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