Tired of Teaching “Elements of Plot”? A New, Fun Approach! Are you tired of beginning each school year with the same ol’ “Elements of Plot” lesson? The initial vocabulary and concepts related to “Plot” can be kind of “dry” and “boring”, especially if you’re a student in grades 7th-10th! You know what I’m talking about because we’ve all been there ;) Top Facebook Pages for English Language Learners Facebook can be an excellent resource for ESL students! Did you know there are Facebook pages just for students who are learning English? In this article, we list and review some of our favorite Facebook pages for English language learners.
Elementary podcasts Elementary Podcasts are suitable for learners with different levels of English. Here are some ways to make them easier (if you have a lower level of English) or more difficult (if you have a higher level of English). You can choose one or two of these suggestions – you don't have to follow all of them! Making it easier
Confusing Words Quiz This confusing words quiz focuses on words that are very similar and commonly confused. Confusing words may be difficult because they are spelled similarly such as the words receipt / recipe. Other words are confusing because they are used for a similar function but in a different context. Take a look at the examples below for examples of these types of words. Example: Title / Headline The book's title is The Difficult Years. Lesson plans UK This is little village of Cholsey, England Sam is 16 years old and lives in, Cholsey, a small English village together with about 3300 inhabitants. The village is old and consists of many old cottages as well as new houses.
16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary There are now several web tools that are really great in teaching vocabulary and that you can use with your students in the classroom. We have curated a list a list of some of the best web tools to teach vocabulary. Check them down below. 1- Vocabulary.com This is a website that will hep students master the vocabulary essential to their academic success. School Cafeteria Lunches Around the World Each day in the United States, over 32 million students eat lunches from their school cafeterias. The food consumed accounts for more than half of each students daily calorie intake – which therefore makes the school cafeteria that much more important in delivering healthy food and preventing child obesity. Unfortunately, if you grew up going to an American school and eating food in the cafeteria, it is unlikely you got the most delicious and healthy food. Yet, if you grew up going to a school in another country around the world, you may have had a different experience. SweetGreen is a chain of salad restaurants that run the SweetGreen in Schools program. Used to educate youth about healthy eating, sustainability and fitness, they’ve kickstarted the conversation by creating a photo series displaying the variety of foods you would typically get in other countries.
ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching by Terry Heick Ed note: this post has been updated from a fall 2015 post A little bit of technology doesn’t change much.
LearnEnglish GREAT Videos Watch videos and improve English listening skills Watch natural and authentic conversations in English in this video app, with audioscripts to help you follow along. Each video features: an audioscript so you can read along while you listen a glossary to help you learn and remember words comprehension questions to help check your understanding pitch control to slow down the audio. Learn about UK Culture Watch 24 videos to learn more about life in the UK. 101 Conversation Starters (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up?Do you have any pets?Do you have any siblings? 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' A posthaven user upvoted this post. — habebaakiar 3 years ago — barcahaters 3 years ago — Jan Arzooman 3 years ago — Y.Babadogan 3 years ago