Quick lesson – Housemates Speaking lesson – describing people and personalities This activity has been made for a strong intermediate or upper-intermediate class. Below you will find everything you need including the worksheet, full instructions and some additional ideas. Before the lesson print and cut out the worksheet (click here to download). You’ll need one worksheet for every group of four or five students. The ideal group size for the activity is five, but you can use it with four by leaving out one of the characters from the worksheet.
ESL Games and Game Board The ESL game boards found on this page are in the form of Microsoft Word documents. It may take a few second to open. Just click, print, and photocopy. A great motivating TEFL activity. Word Skills: Review synonyms, antonyms, beginning sounds, ending sounds, middle sounds, and rhymes. Guess What: Practise the word skill of saying what things are using relative clauses such as a person who, a place where, a time when, and a thing that.
Webquest: St Patrick's Day: History and traditions What is the history of St Patrick’s Day, and who was he? Find the answers in this webquest, and learn about how 17th March is celebrated around the world. On the 17th March, the whole world becomes Irish. Tips for Getting Students to Play Games and Learn This Summer In many countries, students are taking a break for the summer. Yes, we want our students to enjoy their time away from classes, however, we don’t want them to lose the language they’ve acquired. Learning a language requires continuous practice and the best practice is always outside the classroom within a context. One way to motivate students to practice their English in a fun way is to get them to do it while they play! I can guarantee you that every one of your students will find time to play this summer, online and offline!
25 maps that explain the English language English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It’s spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century.
Digital Play In the University of Bristol’s Education Endowment Foundation‘s recent study on Neuroscience and Education, (Howard-Jones, 2014), there is an interesting section on Learning Games. Classroom practice and neuroscientific research The review ”considers the extent to which insights from the sciences of mind and brain influence, or are close to influencing classroom practice”, summarising “existing evidence about approaches and interventions that are based, or claim to be based, on neuroscience evidence.” The report categorises the approaches into 1) those which are likely to have a positive impact on attainment, 2) those which need further testing to determine the likely impact on attainment, and 3) those which do not seem to have a promising impact on attainment.
The 10 Best Places to Find ELT Listening Materials – Teach them English This domain name may be for sale. Please click here to inquire. teachthemenglish.com Crossword Puzzle Games - Create Puzzles Create A Crossword Puzzle Enter up to 20 words and hints (clues) below to create your own puzzles. There's no need to use all 20 words, you could use as little as two. Hints can be left blank. This free online crossword creator software can be a great tool for educators. Placement test for learners of English Placement tests are very important for students of languages. First, they can serve as motivation because they show whether the students improved their knowledge. Second, they help students choose the correct course on their level. Crazy Vocabulary - learn 11 new words in a rap Scientists claim that the center for rythm is located next to the long-term memory in our brain. Knowing this, we could exploit it to the students’ benefit and teach them vocabulary through rhymes or raps. So, I tried to create the following rap to teach the students the following words: beach, prefer, rhyme, crazy, bone, railway, clothes, lots, fun, sand and shower.
Webquest: Thanksgiving: History and traditions By Gabrielle Jones This Thanksgiving webquest by Gabrielle Jones includes activities designed to inform students about the history of Thanksgiving, the traditions practised today, typical food associated with Thanksgiving and how other cultures celebrate harvest time. It is free to all onestopenglish users. Warmer Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in the USA and Canada. 10 Speaking Activities b) Write the questions just once for each pair and give the copy to one student in the pair. The student with the handout asks the questions and the other answers them. c) Print one copy for each pair and cut it in half. Each student asks their questions and answers the questions their partner asks.
Career and Work - Life Skills Resources Lesson: Career & Work Offering an opportunity to discuss some of the different life skills covered on the site, this lesson explores what life skills are necessary for different careers. Featuring an IQ and EI test, students evaluate the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace. Download the lesson For Fun: Guess the Word Puzzle European Christmas Cakes “Europe itself is an embodiment of this diversity.” Ulrich Beck Catch yourself humming a Christmas carol yesterday, did you? I might be wrong, but didn’t you start seeking out Christmas gifts in that softly lit shop the other day?
Listen to audio clip, and try to guess, which language it must be.. Trying to place the language to a region helps in narrowing it down .. by aparnanagaraj Sep 18