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. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. German Short Stories For Beginners There are many ways to learn or teach German, but my favorite approach is using stories. I can think of a number of reasons why learning German with stories is so effective, but the best one is this: because it’s fun! Learning a language can easily become a chore, so anything that takes your mind off the struggle while keeping you engaged is heaven-sent. As opposed to the daily grind of conscious effort, by suspending our awareness of the fact that we’re learning a foreign language (which–let’s face it–is rather scary!)
Lidice 1942 In June 1942, Lidice, a village in Czechoslovakia, ceased to exist. Lidice had been implicated in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi controller of Bohemia and Moravia, and Hitler’s order was given to “teach the Czechs a final lesson of subservience and humility”. On May 27th, 1942, Heydrich was attacked by British-trained freedom fighters - one born in the current Czech Republic and the other, Jozef Gabcik, born in Slovakia.
Marcel Breuer Marcel Lajos Breuer (pronounced BROY-ər ;22 May 1902 – 1 July 1981), was a Hungarian-born modernist, architect and furniture designer of Jewish descent. One of the masters of Modernism, Breuer extended the sculptural vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world’s most popular architects at the peak of 20th-Century design. Life and work The World's Newest Countries (34 Created Since 1990) Since 1990, 34 new countries have been created. The dissolution of the USSR and Yugoslavia in the early 1990s caused the creation of most of the newly independent states. You probably know about many of these changes but a few of these new countries seemed to slip by almost unnoticed.
English Grammar lessons When we want to talk about future facts or things we believe to be true about the future, we use 'will'. The President will serve for four years. The boss won't be very happy. I'm sure you'll like her. I'm certain he'll do a good job. Step into German - For Teachers - Goethe-Institut In their free time, your students listen to music, watch movies, play sports. Why not make their personal interests part of your German classroom? Why not work with teaching materials that focus on German music, film and soccer?
Holocaust Timeline: Nazis Liquidate Lidice On May 27, 1942, SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, Deputy Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia, had been attacked in Prague by Free Czech agents who were trained in England and brought to Czechoslovakia to assassinate him. They shot at Heydrich as his car slowed to round a sharp turn, then threw a bomb which exploded, mortally wounding him. Heydrich managed to get out of the car, draw his pistol and shoot back at the assassins before collapsing in the street. Heydrich survived for several days, but died on June 4 from blood poisoning brought on by fragments of auto upholstery, steel, and his own uniform that had lodged in his spleen.
6 Non-Teaching Books Every Teacher Should Read Posted 07/02/2015 8:20AM | Last Commented 07/22/2015 3:49PM A book promises the chance to escape the noise and busyness of our daily lives. In its pages we are never alone, yet we are also shut off, shut off from the thousand decisions and distractions that attack us at any moment. When we open ourselves up to a book we are embedded in the preciousness of ideas, growth, and mindful stimulation. Few modeled this better than Abraham Lincoln. Using telegrams and love letters to teach World War II Telegram sent to the family of Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte confirming their son’s death in the Battle of Normandy. Students are researching the heroes of World War II for a hands-on history project. They found love letters, pictures, death-notice telegrams, and even insurance settlement claims that have survived for decades. Cpl.
Free Printable of the Week: 5-Minute Directions Quiz After a break, it's always helpful to review with your kids your expectations. Top of your list is probably following rules. So you have a choice: You can talk about following the rules or you can help them experience the benefits of following the rules. To help you create this experience, I present, the "5-Minute Directions Quiz." Students who follow the directions exactly will enjoy this activity more than those who don't. German Weather Vocabulary - Free German lessons German Weather Vocabulary 1. German Weather vocabulary: basic words2. Sentences3. Some Explanations4. Exercise5.