Halloween Trivia

Aimed at: Young Learners/Young Adults/Adults Levels: B1+ Materials: Halloween Trivia - Power Point Game: HalloweenTrivia Time: +/-15 minutes This is a fun HALLOWEEN TRIVIA quiz for one of your October lessons. It can be used as a warmer at the beginning of your Halloween lesson or as a filler at the end. Split the class... Continue Reading →

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Get creative in on-line teaching – guest post

Have you thought about teaching English online? The Internet opens up all kinds of job opportunities for teachers and offers flexibility  that many schools don´t. But while the potential is there, a lot of us are hesitant to take it. Maybe we’re still skeptical about businesses founded in the virtual world, or are apprehensive about... Continue Reading →

Postcard challenge

In this digital age, it´s very easy to stay in touch with people via internet and social media but nothing can beat the feeling when you find a postcard in your "snail" mail. It can truly brighten your day!  I think postcard sending tradition is definitely worth fighting for, don't you? The following lesson idea... Continue Reading →

Summer poems

The design of this lesson is inspired by and adapted from the lesson plan that can be found in 500 Activities For The Primary Classroom: https://sklep.macmillan.pl/productVariantGroup/974/-500-activities-for-the-primary-classroom.html Levels: All Aimed at: Young learners/Teenagers/Young adults/adults Aims: To incorporate poetry in the classroom/to promote learning through poetry use/to help students express ideas that are meaningful to them/to provide an effective and... Continue Reading →

Let´s debate!

Schools around the world are often encouraged to organize more outdoor activities and field trips towards the end of the school year. Are field trips worth all the time and effort required to make them successful? In the following lesson idea students will have an opportunity to debate the pros and cons of field trips.... Continue Reading →

Children´s Day with a twist

https://vimeo.com/270054995 On Children´s Day when adults can be children and principals naughty kids! The following lesson idea could be used on or just before the Children´s Day. Level: Intermediate + Age: Young Learners/Teens Aims: To build students´ reading, speaking and listening skills with poetry/To build a love for reading Materials: Make your own videos or https://vimeo.com/270054995... Continue Reading →

Songs in the classroom – wrong lyrics

Levels: Any  Aims: To listen for individual words/To make listening fun/To help the students make their own listening tasks Choose a song appropriate for your students´ level of English. All you need to do is to change some of the lyrics by inserting wrong words into a song. Students listen for the right words and... Continue Reading →

Soap Opera Drama – A Lesson on Intonation

Soap Opera Drama – A Lesson on Intonation Lesson based on a video directed by the teacher Level(s): (A2) Pre-Intermediate / (B1) Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Listening for gist and specific information/how to use and understand different intonation patterns in accordance to attitude/ Predicting Materials: Video handout 1: Handout1intonation handout 2: handout2intonation Projector... Continue Reading →

Let´s get positive! Popular inspirational quotes and how to use them in class

Levels: Intermediate/Upper-intermediate/Advanced Category: Warmers and fillers Aimed at: Teenagers/Young adults/adults Aims: To encourage speaking in the context of motivational quotes/ To expand students´vocabulary/ To encourage group work and critical thinking/ To promote interaction/ To increase students´motivation/ To make learning memorable Materials: A set of inspirational quotes of your choice or: handoutquotations All the inspirational quotes used... Continue Reading →

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