Top 10 Tools for Creating Teaching Materials UPDATE: Featured blog of the month!! I am very proud to announce that this post has been awarded the 'Blog Award for Innovative Teaching Ideas' by Teaching English British Council.I am absolutely over the moon! I would like to take this opportunity to thank Teaching English for all their support and thank everyone who voted :-) Multisensory Materials: When planning a lesson I always take into consideration the fact that students process information in different ways, so I need to use a variety of instructional approaches to reach all of them. Some students are visual learners, they need materials that contain pictures, videos and diagrams.
English speaking countries Magic Vocabulary Magic Vocabulary is an automatic generator of worksheets and games to teach vocabulary. Just enter your list of words and this website will create bingo, dominoes, crossword, memory games, etc. High Quality ESL Lesson Plans - Free Samples - $26 Membership Be a better teacher! Human Rights This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about human rights. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. Universal human rights are often guaranteed by the law of a country, general principles and other sources of international law. International human rights laws give down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and freedoms of individuals or groups. Video about Human Rights
ESL Reading Activities - Interactive Games Every ESL textbook will have reading comprehension lessons. Take any reading lesson and here are 4 reading activities and how to make reading more interactive, fun, and interesting for your international students. Even a reading lesson can become an interactive game. Let's get them moving and out of their seats. New York 4-9 ⋆ Elementary, Intermediate, Themes Songs I LOVE NY (2:20) A song about the famous places (any age)Frank Sinatra – New York, New York (4:18) (any age) with Listening Activities (5-9) Worksheets Places in the city – vocabulary A wordlist with definitions (yr 4-6)New York City sights A handout with pictures and names of the sights to match (yr 4-8)53 FREE ESL new york worksheets form iSLCollectives.
Listen to English around the World. Click on any of the flags below to hear accents from some of the main English-speaking countries. Hear more English accents. One of the best ways of improving your English is to listen to radio news and discussion in English on your computer. Using the links below you can get instant access to English language radio news programmes wherever you are in the world, without a radio. Perfect for listening practice and improving your listening skills. Lost Property This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Lost Property by Asa Lucander. Students do a dictation, work out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, speak about lost items, watch a trailer and short film, and write a story. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Dictation, working out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, watching a trailer and short film, speaking and writing a story
European word translator: an interactive map showing "welcome" in over 30 languages Enter one or two lower-case English words to see translations from Google Translate. Examples: banana the cat she runs Random words: auction behave A few things to keep in mind: Translations are generated by Google Translate. WebEnglish.se Background English Speaking Countries A list of 87 countries where English is spoken as a first or an official second language Warm-up World Englishes (1:09) 30 countries with a million English speakers shown on a map Chapters English Conquers the World A traditional reading chapter about how English started spreading around the worldEnglish Conquers the World Activities Comprehension and language activities to go with the text (year 8-9)
Differences Between American and British English By Kenneth Beare While there are certainly many more varieties of English, American English and British English are the two varieties that are taught in most ESL/EFL programs. Generally, it is agreed that no one version is "correct" however, there are certainly preferences in use. 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... 'Programaciones Didácticas' for ESO and 'Interactive for Spanish Speakers' | Cambridge University Press Spain Here you will find the Programaciones available for ESO and 'Interactive'.
School Years around the World World and News > World Stats and Facts by Mark Hughes Somewhere in the world, right now, students are hard at work in school. With over 190 nations spanning the globe’s 24 time zones, students and their academic years come in a variety of forms. Here’s a sampling of the typical school year in 13 nations throughout the world. Australia