Picture to story Preparation Prepare a set of pictures that are likely to stimulate the interest and imagination of your students. Procedure Show the picture to the students and have them work in groups to prepare some questions about the photo. Below is an attachment with an example photo. Here are some example questions the students may ask. Free Weather Sounds Sound Effects Free Weather sound effects, free rain sound effects, free storm sound effects and hurricane sound effects. Plus lots of wind sound effects. Free to download and use but does not come with a commercial license.
Where Children Sleep photographs from around the world Photographer James Mollison travelled around the world to capture children's bedrooms The project, Where Children Sleep is set to highlight children's rights across the globeChildren, and their bedrooms, come from all over the world, from China to the U.S. to Brazil By Sara Malm Published: 10:30 GMT, 3 April 2014 | Updated: 14:43 GMT, 3 April 2014
New York Times lesson plans Photo Do your students follow Humans of New York? The site and the related Tumblr and Facebook page created by the amateur photographer Brandon Stanton have millions of followers, and the “Humans of New York” book, published in October, landed in the No. 1 spot on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction best-seller list its first week on sale. As the Times article about the phenomenon puts it: Mr. 8 Living Artists Every Educator Should Know By staying aware of artists who are working today, educators can invigorate their lives and their classrooms with new and expansive ways of looking at contemporary life and the world. Here are a few artists to get started, along with suggested connections that can be made to subjects and themes that you might be addressing with your students. Marina Abromivic
m.facebook Photo Updated, March 17, 2016 | We have published a companion piece: “8 Compelling Mini-Documentaries to Teach Close Reading and Critical Thinking Skills.” Ever want your students to slow down and notice details when they read — whether they’re perusing a book, a poem, a map or a political cartoon? Young people often want to hurry up and make meaning via a quick skim or a cursory glance when a text can demand patience and focus. Closely reading any text, whether written or visual, requires that students proceed more slowly and methodically, noticing details, making connections and asking questions.
The EFL SMARTblog: Merry Christmas Mr Bean Teacher's note; The activities in the worksheet at the bottom of this post are based on the full episode available on DVD or on cannot be embedded here). This post contains some exercises based on the embeddable youtube clips. The answers are in the worksheet. DVD availablehere Giving Advice: A couple excellent resources - EFL 2.0 Teacher Talk Recently on EFL Classroom 2.0, I created for members 2 excellent resources about giving advice. EFL Classroom 2.0 members get all the resources to download, including presentations and videos. 1. Dear Abby: What advice would you give?
Downloadable lesson materials CrowdWish Level: B2/Upper Intermediate and up Skills: Speaking, reading and listening Resources Secondary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation' | Cambridge University Press Spain Added by: Secondary Box Here you will find 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation', available in Spanish and Catalan. Intermediate, Upper Intermediate... Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Maria Popova and her reflections on what she has learned since she set up her wonderful website Brain Pickings titled Seven Things I Have Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing and Living. Students speculate on a photo, read a short article, watch a short film, talk about the points made in the film, and read the transcript of the film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Webquest: The history and traditions of Easter By Luke Vyner This webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on the history of Easter, Easter symbols, celebrations around the world and little-known facts about the spring festival. It is free to all onestopenglish users. Warmer What do you know about Easter and the history of Easter? Discuss your ideas with a partner.