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Short stories - two stars and a wish!

Short stories - two stars and a wish!
Take a look at the film before Wednesday, please. Remember that you have to finish your first version on Wednesday. The phrases below are made by Mia Smith and her students in Gothenburg! Thanks! STARS Variation and vocabulary Your language is varied. You vary your language well. Clarity and coherence Your text has good flow. Adaption Your writing is well adapted to your theme. Grammar and spelling Good sentence structure and descriptions. WISHES Variation and vocabulary You could vary your vocabulary more. Clarity and coherence Your text could have better flow. Grammar and spelling You can improve the grammar in your text. Sara Related:  Engelska 2

Safer Internet day 9/2 - lektionsförslag På tisdag den 9 februari är det Safer Internet Day. Denna dag uppmärksammas på många olika ställen över hela världen. Temat för i år är ”Play your part for a better internet”. I Sverige har Statens Mediaråd valt att fokusera på att stötta och hjälpa föräldrar att lära sig mer om hur vi kan hantera frågor som uppkommer när våra barn och ungdomar befinner sig på Internet. Via sidan kan både föräldrar och lärare få tips och råd kring hur man kan tänka och vad man behöver göra för att stötta barnen/ungdomarna i deras digitala vardag. Om du vill uppmärksamma Safer Internet Day i din undervisning har British Council tagit fram ett, i mitt tycke, bra och användbart material. Som en introduktion till din lektion kan du använda nedanstående film från UK Safer Internet Center: Om du och dina elever vill stötta Safer Internet Day kan ni delta via Twitter eller Facebook i en så kallad Thunderclap. I play my part for a better internet by supporting Safer Internet Day! Sara

5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students I saved the best for last. My students requested this game more often than any other game we ever played. It's based on the old drinking game "Ring of Fire," modified for the classroom. Materials needed:A standard deck of playing cards, a whiteboard, 20-30 small slips of blank paper, and a bowl. The setup:Almost none! The activity:Before you start the game, hand every student two small slips of paper. The students will take turns pulling a card. Here are the actions I assign to cards and the penalties involved: K: Ask anyone. Q: Ask a girl. J: Ask a boy. 10: Ask your teacher! 9: Bunny ears! 8: Words. 7: Pick again. 6: Touch your nose! 5: Answer one question. 4: Ask the person on your left. 3: Ask the person on your right. 2: Answer two questions. A: Free card. Note: This is just an example of a setup I use for intermediate university level classes.

PBS Election Central Helps Students Understand US Election Process PBS Election Central is a collection of educational resources related to the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. The collection includes interactive maps, virtual field trips, and videos. Within the PBS Election Central collection there are resources appropriate for elementary school, middle school, and high students. The central feature of PBS Election Central is an interactive map of candidates on the campaign trail. The interactive PBS Election Central map is appropriate for middle school and high school students. "Inbetweeners" Inbetweeners - Series 1-3 Box <div class="row notices"><div class="large-24 columns"><div class="alert-box alert radius"> This website requires JavaScript to be enabled if you wish to place an order online. Please enable JavaScript or upgrade your browser. <a class="close" href="">&times;</a></div></div></div> Skip to content Please enter a quantity bbc c4dvd10329 Inbetweeners - Series 1-3 Box (DVD) The selection you have made is not available The selection you have made is out of stock You have selected: Please select: (Only left) Please select... is currently out of stock Available for backorder - ETA: Available for pre-order - release date: Please enter quantity Please choose a variant of the product(s) you are adding to the basket Add this product Add all products Please add at least one product none "The Inbetweeners Series 1-3 boxset follows the often misguided footsteps of four friends, Will, Simon, Neil and Jay, as they try to navigate their way through sixth form, with their hormones running riot. At least

The 50 most important English proverbs The 50 most important English proverbs What are proverbs? Every culture has a collection of wise sayings that offer advice about how to live your life. These sayings are called "proverbs". How can you use proverbs to learn English? It's good to know the really common English proverbs because you hear them come up in conversation all the time. You know what they say: when the going gets tough... (Read #5 below to learn the rest of this proverb and what it means.) Learning proverbs can also help you to understand the way that people in English-speaking cultures think about the world. Proverbs can also give you good example sentences which you can memorize and use as models for building your own sentences. The most important English Proverbs This is a list of some of the most important and well-known English proverbs. The meanings of some of these phrases have shifted over the years, so a proverb might have originally had a different meaning than the one I explain. Print this List

BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS Much to learn, you still have. – Joda. Despite the evidence that the number of irregular verbs is declining in the English language, there is no danger they will disappear, and the struggle will continue. There are many attempts to find a shortcut in learning irregular verbs, yet with all the options and “magic tricks” available, learning these verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Today I will show how I use the Battleship game to drill and practise irregular verbs in a fun way. Before the game: Each player will need two 10×10 grids – one with irregular verbs in each square, and one blank grid. Click the Grids to download them. The players then mark where they want to place their ships by circling rows, horizontally or vertically. Each player’s fleet consists of the following ships: 1 aircraft carrier – 5 squares 1 battleship – 4 squares 1 cruiser – 3 squares 2 destroyers – 2 squares each 2 submarines – 1 square each How to play: some more games with irregular verbs from Engames.

Great Free Resources for Teaching Election 2016 The 2016 presidential race has been a roller-coaster ride of suspense and surprises from the beginning — and one replete with valuable “teachable moments” that shouldn’t be missed. Below, we suggest over a dozen instructional strategies and useful, free websites that can help teach students about our nation’s most pressing issues and the way our democracy works, as well as encourage them to voice their opinions about the issues they care about most. Please use our comments section to share additional resources we may have missed. We’ll be updating this page throughout 2016. From now until November, we’ll be offering regular election teaching resources, including lesson plans, Student Opinion questions, contests and an updated version of our four-part election unit. 1. Letters to the Next President 2.0 Overview Want to give your students a voice in this election even if they’re too young to vote? 2. 3. What does Donald J. 4. 5. 6. 7. PenPal Schools | Decision 2016 8. 9. 10. Photo 11. 12. 13.

The Winepress by Josef Essberger | English Club A short story by Josef Essberger "You don't have to be French to enjoy a decent red wine," Charles Jousselin de Gruse used to tell his foreign guests whenever he entertained them in Paris. "But you do have to be French to recognize one," he would add with a laugh. After a lifetime in the French diplomatic corps, the Count de Gruse lived with his wife in an elegant townhouse on Quai Voltaire. He was a likeable man, cultivated of course, with a well-deserved reputation as a generous host and an amusing raconteur. This evening's guests were all European and all equally convinced that immigration was at the root of Europe's problems. The first of the red Bordeaux was being served with the veal, and one of the guests turned to de Gruse. "Come on, Charles, it's simple arithmetic. "Yes, General. Without another word, de Gruse picked up his glass and introduced his bulbous, winey nose. "A truly full-bodied Bordeaux," he said warmly, "a wine among wines." "Really?" "But how? "Well?" Your Comments

City WebQuests: Sydney: history and traditions This webquest will help you investigate Sydney: its history, music and famous landmarks. You will also plan a trip and send a postcard home. Downloadable worksheet and teacher's notes are available at the bottom of the page. Activity 1: Introductory quiz Visit the link below: Look at the page and, in pairs or small groups, find the answers to the following eight questions on the history of Sydney and Australia. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Activity 2: Famous landmarks Sydney has two landmarks which are famous around the world: Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. In this activity, your teacher will put you in two groups: A and B. If you are in Group A, visit the website below: Read through the information on the Opera House and write six questions. If you are in Group B, visit the website below: Activity 3: Planning a trip a) We’re going to Australia. 1. 2.

Flippad undervisning Flippat klassrum. Vad i hela friden är det för något? Den tydligaste förklaringen för det oinvigde tycker jag att Karin Brånebäck har gjort med sin ”gula bild”. I korthet går det ut på att eleven ska vara förberedd i ”huvudet” så att eleven kan börja arbeta direkt när lektionen startar. Den tid som du använder till att ha genomgångar kan nu läggas på att vara hos de elever som behöver dig mest. Det finns många varianter av flippat klassrum och du får känna dig fram kring vad som passar just dig och dina grupper. Många lärare ger en kort Youtubefilm i läxa och har kopplat frågor till filmen där eleven får direkt feedback. Personligen flippar jag inte allt utan jag flippar det jag tycker att den gruppen behöver just då. En sida som fungerar bra till att använda för flippat klassrum och för att individualisera grammatikundervisningen är Du skapar ett lärarkonto där du dessutom skapar ett ”klassrum” . Jag kan verkligen rekommendera er att prova dessa sidor. Lycka till! Sara

Aha det är så jag ska utveckla min text! Nu förstår jag precis hur jag ska skriva... Aha det är så jag ska utveckla min text! Nu förstår jag precis hur jag ska skriva… Citatet ovan kommer från en elev i årskurs nio. Ni kanske vill veta hur vi arbetade för att eleven skulle utbrista i eufori vad hen kom på. Jag tänkte dela upplägget med er och det är väldigt enkelt. Det utgår nämligen från de gamla nationella proven som återfinns på Skolverkets hemsida. Upplägget i sig är inte revolutionerande men för just denna elev var det det. I /…/ skriftliga framställningar i olika genrer kan eleven formlera sig enkelt, begripligt och relativt sammanhängande. Hur konkretiserar man aspekterna? Jag valde att lägga upp det på ett lite bakvänt sätt för mig då jag brukar börja med att visa på exempeltexter. Gå igenom instruktionen Till att börja med visade jag instruktionen för uppsatsdelen. Eget skrivande Eleverna fick sedan skriva brevet under resten av lektionen och fortsätta under nästa lektion för att hamna på den tid som eleverna får på själva skrivdagen på de nationella proven. PS!

LEARN ENGLISH THROUGH TV Comedies With English Subtitles | Madrastra – a page of English Entradas recientes MIND YOUR LANGUAGE: learn english through TV Comedies With English Subtitles 18 Ene.2016 0 Comments MIND YOUR LANGUAGE: learn english through TV Comedies With English Subtitles “Mind your language”is a British comedy television series that premiered on ITV in late 1977. The first ones with subtitles in english. Season 1 Ep.1 to 5 (Eng Subs) Season 1 Episode 7 (Come Back All Is Forgiven Eng Subs) Season 1 Ep 6 The Cheating Game (Eng Subs) Mind Your Language Season 1 Episode 8 ( The Cheating Game Eng Subs) Some chapters of the rest seasons are subtitled and some others are not. seasons season 1 Season 1 Episode 9 ( Kill or Cure) Season 1 Episode 11 (A Point Of Honour Eng Subs) Season 1 Episode 13 (The Examination Eng Subs) Season 1 Episode 10 (Hello, Sailor Eng Subs Season 1 - Episode 12 - How's Your Father Season 2 Season 2 - Episode 1 - All Present If Not Correct Season 2 - Episode 3 - Brief Re-Encounter Season 2 - Episode 5 - Don't Forget The Driver Season 2 - Episode 2 - Queen For A Day

Matilda - Roald Dahl Nobody has seen Willy Wonka - or inside his amazing chocolate factory - for years. When he announces plans to invite the winners of five Golden Tickets hidden inside the wrappers of chocolate bars to visit his factory, the whole world is after those tickets! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is perhaps Roald Dahl’s best-known story. The story of Charlie Bucket, the five Golden Tickets, the Oompa-Loompas and the amazing Mr Willy Wonka has become firmly embedded in our culture since it was first published in 1964. Conservative estimates suggest the original book has sold over 20 million copies worldwide; it is now available in 55 languages. Roald Dahl began working on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 1961 shortly after finishing James and the Giant Peach, but its origins can be traced all the way back to Roald's own childhood. Roald wrote the screenplay for the film release of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka.