Define a specific grammar category (names, adjectives, verbs, adverbs....) for each grop of pupils. Each group then has to look for about 10 words related to a season -eventually they'll use a word cloud generator (mine was Tagxedo) to create a visual that'll decorate their classroom.
This works for any subject (days of the week, colours, months, elements....), helps the kids memorizing vocabulary and... they love it :)
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My umbrella word cloud displays different grammar categories though...
Roald Dahl is one of the most successful children’s writers in the world, famous for his rich descriptions, humour and unusual language. Roald Dahl Day takes place every year on 13 September (the author’s birthday), so don’t be a Twit, be...
You don’t have to play football — or soccer — to speak the language of the world’s most popular sport. Just use any of these common soccer-related phrases.
Monica MIRZA's insight:
"Kicking the whistle on someone", "being on the ball", "getting the ball rolling" and other phrases... these US sports idioms illustrate the language and will help EFL learners memorise and enrich their lexis.
I'm looking forward to melt this with lessons for my pupils... many of them are crazy about football and will be proud of getting to master such phrases :o)
Journalism and publishing terms list, print and online, collated by our community of journalists, bloggers, editors, sub-editors, designers, PRs and other communications professionals working worldwide in newspapers, magazines, radio and TV
Monica MIRZA's insight:
"[...] intended to be a glossary of old and new media terms of relevance to the practice of journalism."
Classic reads, top rated romance, mystery, thriller & suspense : on this page Amazon displays its Kindle Store free books. Tell your EFL learners so they may discover the books for free during the summer ;)
Learn English as you read and listen to a weekly show about American idioms and expressions. Our stories are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular VOA English. Download free texts, MP3s and PDFs.
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