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QR codes – using mobiles in the EFL classroom

QR codes – using mobiles in the EFL classroom | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Raquel Gonzaga is a blog writer in the field of technology resources for ELT classrooms. In this post, she considers how QR codes can be used to involve and motivate students in the EFL classroom. ...
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World Tourism Day (Sept 27)

World Tourism Day (Sept 27) | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
This free interactive lesson about environmentally friendly ways to explore England's capital city is designed to help advanced English learners improve their vocabulary, practise their listening skills, and prepare for the Life in The UK Citizenship Test. Watch a short video about green tourism in London, learn and review some useful English words and expressions, and complete an IELTS style multiple choice listening quiz. Practise your English with our free series of mobile friendly online lessons about British life, history, places and people.

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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, September 2, 7:53 AM

As this year's theme for World Tourism Day is sustainable tourism, I thought this lesson about environmentally friendly city breaks in London might come in useful! 

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How Chocolate is Made

How Chocolate is Made | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
English listening comprehension exercise about how chocolate is made, for Intermediate English learners and IELTS students, to practise general listening skills and decoding unfamiliar vocabulary in context. Watch a short video about how chocolate is made, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood. Part of a free series of mobile-friendly listening lessons for English learners and IELTS students.

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Using Image Prompts to Inspire Writing & Speaking Activities

Using Image Prompts to Inspire Writing & Speaking Activities | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
As a teacher you can create classes and assign writing tasks to students. The students do their writing tasks within the platform and can publish and share them there. This is a little like posting to a blog, but within a safe environment.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 13, 4:11 AM

Some great images and prompts on this site.

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Machines will replace teachers within 10 years, leading headteacher predicts

Machines will replace teachers within 10 years, leading headteacher predicts | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Inspirational teachers of the future will be intelligent machines rather than humans, the influential head of one of Britain's most famous public schools predicts. Within 10 years a technological revolution will sweep aside old notions of education and change the world forever, Sir Anthony Sheldon, master of Wellington College believes.

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No More Boys and Girls. Can Our Kids Go Gender Free? 1 Episode 2017

‘Men have harder jobs, so they earn more.” “Men are better at being in charge.” “Men are cleverer because they can be President.” These feminist-baitin

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Machines will replace teachers within 10 years, leading headteacher predicts

Machines will replace teachers within 10 years, leading headteacher predicts | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Inspirational teachers of the future will be intelligent machines rather than humans, the influential head of one of Britain's most famous public schools predicts. Within 10 years a technological revolution will sweep aside old notions of education and change the world forever, Sir Anthony Sheldon, master of Wellington College believes.

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The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights | eflclassroom | Scoop.it

A listening and vocabulary lesson about the northern lights for adult English language learners, IELTS students, and teens. Activities include speaking and listening practice, and a vocabulary and grammar review.


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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, September 9, 4:16 AM

May be useful if you are looking for topical ideas to use in class.

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Intermediate English - Hurricanes

Intermediate English - Hurricanes | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
A listening and vocabulary lesson about hurricanes for English language learners, with example sentences and a listening and writing activity to illustrate how to use the word in context. Browse our site for many more free online English word games, vocabulary quizzes, lesson activities and worksheets for learners at all levels of English, and free lesson resources for ELT and literacy tutors.

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150 Present Simple Cards - Teaching Resources For English Language Teachers

150 Present Simple Cards - Teaching Resources For English Language Teachers | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Present Simple Cards! Download 150 cards to help your students master the present simple tense in a fun way. Let's make learning even more fun!

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The Pacific Trash Vortex

The Pacific Trash Vortex | eflclassroom | Scoop.it

A listening and vocabulary lesson for IELTS, Intermediate, and Advanced level English language students about the Pacific Trash Vortex. Watch a short video clip about how plastics are polluting our oceans, complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood, and review some useful vocabulary.


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September Festivals and Events

September Festivals and Events | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
An intergrated skills lesson about the month of September for English language learners, with vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing activities, and conversation questions. practise using prepositions of time, including in/on/at, to talk about festivals and events that happen in the month of September.

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How To Be on Time

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A multiple choice video listening quiz for Intermediate English language learners about how to train yourself to be on time. Watch a short instructional video about how to adopt good timekeeping habits, and then complete a multiple choice listening comprehension test. Part of a free functional skills lesson for English language students, with online activities and free printable worksheets.


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How are smartphones affecting teenagers? - BBC News

A generation who have spent their entire adolescence with smartphones are feeling the effects.

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Learn English with Songs - Feeling Good

Learn English with Songs - Feeling Good | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
A video listening activity on the song Feeling Good, originally made popular by the singer Nina Simone. Watch the video, listen to the song, and then type in the missing words to complete the lyrics. Part of a free collection of interactive song based lessons which have been written for teaching and learning English.

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Should English Teachers Explore Cultural Topics in Class?

Should English Teachers Explore Cultural Topics in Class? | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
If you are standing in front of an iceberg, it might look like the largest thing you've ever seen. But, you're still only seeing the small part above the water. About 90 percent of the iceberg is below the water. The same idea relates to culture, explains Amy Melendez.

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Learn English With Songs - Valerie

Learn English With Songs - Valerie | eflclassroom | Scoop.it

A mixed grammar gap fill quiz on the song Valerie, by Amy Winehouse. Practise your English listening skills and learn grammar with free quizzes featuring songs by popular recording artists. Watch the video and complete the gaps in the lyrics by typing in the missing words.


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American versus British English spelling

American versus British English spelling | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Christina Cabal has been teaching English to adult learners since 1991. In the post, she sets the challenge of American versus British English spelling.

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Everyday Grammar: Three-Part Phrasal Verbs

Everyday Grammar: Three-Part Phrasal Verbs | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
VOA Learning English presents news, features, audio, video and multimedia about the U.S. and the world in American English. Stories are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level. Words are spoken one-third slower for ESL learners.

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10 jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago

10 jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
From Uber drivers to millennial generation experts, here’s a selection of 10 occupations that weren’t around in 2006.

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Technology for the ESL classroom that your students can’t resist | FluentU English Educator Blog 

Technology for the ESL classroom that your students can’t resist | FluentU English Educator Blog  | eflclassroom | Scoop.it

Become a teacher of tomorrow with technology for the ESL classroom. Check out these 8 creative, innovative tools for powerful English teaching. ..."


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Scaffold Second Language Reading with Lingro – Noah Geisel – Medium

Scaffold Second Language Reading with Lingro – Noah Geisel – Medium | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
A seemingly constant struggle for language teachers is figuring out how to help students combat the urge to copy assigned text and delegate the second language reading to Google Translate. It’s…

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Six Differences Between British and American English

Six Differences Between British and American English | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
English learners are often confused about the difference between American and British English. The Everyday Grammar team looks into six ways that the two varieties of English are different. You may be surprised to learn the differences are not only in vocabulary, but also in grammar.

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Word Booster. Un générateur d’exercices en anglais – Les Outils Tice

Word Booster. Un générateur d’exercices en anglais – Les Outils Tice | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
Word Booster est un étonnant outil tice qui devrait intéresser tous les enseignants d’Anglais ainsi que leurs élèves et étudiants. Il s’agit d’une étrange moulinette automatique qui va générer une liste de mots et des exercices associés à partir de n’importe quelle page web.

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Connect and Learn Together ❘ PenPalSchools

Connect and Learn Together ❘ PenPalSchools | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
PenPal Schools connects students to learn together. PenPals collaborate through high-quality online projects to learn about cultures and global challenges while practicing language and technology skills.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 6, 1:21 AM

This looks like a really great platform to get your students communicating across languages and cultures.

Ines Bieler's curator insight, September 6, 7:24 AM

This looks like a really great platform to get your students communicating across languages and cultures.

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The Great North Run (September 9)

The Great North Run (September 9) | eflclassroom | Scoop.it
A reading skills activity for English language students about The Great North Run Marathon road race. Skim read and scan a short factual text for specific information and complete some follow-on activities to test how much you have understood. Part of a free online series of lessons for English language learners about life in the UK, British culture, festivals and popular UK Sporting events.

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