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Directions to a Restaurant: ESL Role-play Purpose and Audience: The purpose of these materials is to get the students to practice giving directions to a restaurant based on street names and other buildings in the vicinity: It's on Pine Street next to the post office. This is a fairly simple role-play intended for false beginners (or perhaps even beginners). In short, students will call up their classmates and ask if they want to go for a bite. The student who receives the phone call will suggest a restaurant and give directions on how to get there. This activity also reviews the superlative (best, tastiest, hottest) and nationality adjectives (Korean, Italian, Japanese). Warmup or Preclass Activity: Go over the pair worksheet for directions. Class Set-up: The class is divided into two groups: callers and receivers. As a challenge, have the receivers face away from the callers (callers tap them on the back and say, "Bring!

Speak about means of transport Means of transport is one of the topics you cannot avoid. Nowadays people travel a lot and they often have to do it on daily basis. And thus it is one of the most natural topics for a conversation in a class. Here you can learn the names of several means of transport and you can learn to speak about them fluently. Means of transport – song Start the lesson with the following song. Means of transport – vocabulary After introducing the vocabulary, it is time to learn it. If you are a teacher, it might be a good idea to include the BINGO game in your lesson. Means of transport – BINGO cards Means of transport – mind map This part is the most difficult one. At the end of the video there is a task to speak about the given topics for the set times. Means of transport – games The first game is quite easy. The second game is slightly more difficult. Means of transport – Tower defence

Classroom activities to teach narrative tenses Are you looking for new grammar games for the classroom? Multiple winner of the TeachingEnglish blog award Mike Astbury shares some resources to download, print, and use in your class. What are narrative tenses? Narrative tenses are verb tenses that are used to talk about the past. You can often find them in stories, textbooks, spoken accounts and in descriptions of past events. The following are examples of narrative tenses: Past simple: 'We left for the airport on an exceptionally sunny day.' Past continuous: 'The sun was shining and it was really hot by midday.' Past perfect: 'It had been sunny on and off for the previous fortnight.' Past perfect continuous: 'We had been waiting at the airport for what seemed like an eternity.' Activities to practise narrative tenses The following games are designed to help students practise narrative tenses and don’t require teacher supervision. The games use 16 cards, which tell a short story when combined together. A. B. These are card templates. C. D.

3: Directions Useful English Ex. 3: Directions Choose the most appropriate answer. 1. Excuse me! 2. Could you tell me how to get to the History Museum, please? 3. Can you tell me where the bank is , please? 4. Would you mind giving me some directions, please? 5. I am looking for the new children's library. 6. Walk two blocks and turn left at the traffic light . 7. Go past the flower shop, the drugstore, and the supermarket. 8. The library will be on your left. 9. Could you tell me where I can buy some souvenirs, please? 10. There are several souvenir shops on Apple Street, about three blocks from here . Your result: 00% correct.

CAE Reading Test part 4. Free Practice for the First Certificate exam This page will let you practise for the Certificate in Advanced English exam (from Cambridge ESOL). This is the format of the 4th part of the reading section. This is a Multiple matching exercise. AHoward Bloom, Author: Even though most people are convinced that peak oil has already passed, to me, peak oil is just a hypothesis. BMichael Lardelli, Lecturer in Genetics at The University of Adelaide Nothing exists on this planet without energy. CJeroen van der Veer, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell People are understandably worried about a future of growing energy shortages, rising prices and international conflict for supplies. DCraig Severance, blogger What will it take to end our oil addiction?

ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Song Titles A to B Front Page Home esl-lounge.com Premium Site Guides Levels Test Prep Other Materials Reference Also On Site Song Lyrics A to B ABC - The Jackson FiveGreat chorus for kids classes! A Day In The Life - The Beatles Daily routine, the news. A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay Across The Lines - Tracy Chapman Across The Universe - The Beatles Gerund form, poetic English. Aeroplane - Red Hot Chili Peppers Against All Odds - Phil Collins "A" You're Adorable - Perry Como Ain't Got No, I Got Life - Nina Simone Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers All My Loving - The Beatles Futures Always - Bon Jovi Always on my Mind - Elvis Presley Past Modals Always on the Run - Lenny Kravitz Worksheet sent in by Ktia Martins Pereira teaching in Brazil. Come and join esl-lounge Premium. High quality PDF lesson plans. Premium Home Page | Free Samples | Why Join | FAQ | Sign Up! ★ Summer Coupon Discount★$8 off Lifetime Membership. America - Simon and Garfunkel Past Simple Angel - Sarah McLachlan

Using past tenses correctly for storytelling in English Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online Reading comprehension is also an important part when you take an English test. Reading comprehension test can help you to improve vocabulary, grammar, and logical thought ability. There are some tips for you to improve reading skills: - Practice reading every day. - Take note all new words and learn them. - Try to answer all the questions. - After answer all the questions. - Practice reading techniques - scanning, skimming, intensive and extensive reading. + Scanning: You try to find a particular piece of information. + Skimming: You try to gather the most important information as quickly as possible. + Intensive reading: You try to find the details of a specific information. + Extensive reading: You try to find general information of a passage. Elementary Reading Tests

GRAMMAR-QUIZZES and Explanations Grammar-Quizzes › Noun Phrases › Nouns › Irregular Plural Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Recognize nouns marked with plural forms: -ee, -i, -en, -a, -es, -ae Mid-vowel Change vs. No Change ¹Plural form varies Fruit – plural form ²Plural form varies: Br-Eng shrimps / US-Eng shrimp Also see Unusual Singular/Plural Nouns (people, police, pants, measles, means). Irregular Plural Nouns (less common plural markers) Borrowed words -i, -en, -a, -es, -ae IPA Pronunciation Key *man— before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English man ( n ); cognate with German Mann, Dutch man, Old Norse mathr, Gothic manna; (V) Middle English mannen, Old English mannian to garrison **woman— before 900; Middle English womman, wimman, Old English wīfman, equivalent to wīf female + man human being; see wife, man1 octopus (The Greek plural is octopodes.) "Subversive Facts: Describing language objectively need not meaning doing so dispassionately." Plural Varieties *Yellow highlighted words are examples of incorrect usage. Practice 1

36 Chinese Habits: Help You Know More About Chinese People - Let's Chinese China is a brand-new world for a foreigner, especially for those from western countries. I’m sure lots of people are very curious about the real Chinese lifestyle. Today I’m going to present to you the most common 36 Chinese habits to help know more about Chinese people. Some of them might be seemed strange and some of them are worth to learn. 1. No shoes in the house Wooden floors are being widely used in most Chinese homes because they are used to be barefoot in the house. spending lots of times on sweeping the floors. 2. Western people are always willing to say good morning to each other for kindness. If people really have eyes contact with each other, at most, they will just smile a bit and that’s it. 3. I know lots of western people think showering in the morning is a good way to make them feel more energetic and kill the sleepy feeling. 4. Morning exercise has also been very popular for a long time in China. 5. Soybean milk is a common drink in China for a very long time. 6. 7. 8.

10 Apps to Make Reading in the Classroom Even More Fun Just about a year ago, we published a post detailing the 10 best web tools for enhancing the reading experience. We still love those tools (almost as much as we love books and reading and libraries), and now we’re adding another 10 to take reading for you and your students up yet another level. Together, you’re sure to have a reading bonanza! Photo credit: Tim Pierce, Creative Commons License1. Few things can bring books to life quite like reading aloud. With Bookster, kids can take adults out of the equation and gain role models along the way as they listen to other children narrate their favorite books. 2. Looking to increase reading comprehension while also teaching classic fables? 3. We loved the old Storia, and are just as excited about the new and improved version, scheduled for launch in early 2015. 4. For students who struggle with reading or attention, audiobooks can be a great companion to written texts. 5. 6. To read up or to read down? 7. 8. 9. 10.

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test. Other skills must be honed, too, not the least of which is how to get along with their peers and work well with others. This is not something that can be cultivated through rote memorization or with strategically placed posters. Students must be engaged and cooperation must be practiced, and often. 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking 1. This team-building game is flexible. You can recycle this activity throughout the year by adapting the challenge or materials to specific content areas. Skills: Communication; problem-solving 2. This activity can get messy and may be suitable for older children who can follow safety guidelines when working with raw eggs. Skills: Problem-solving, creative collaboration 3.

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