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▶ An animated history of Daylight Saving Time - BBC iWonder - YouTube

More information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z9rhn39 Stephen Fry tells the colourful history of why we change the clocks.
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How To Write Film And Video Activities (Training Course For ELT Writers Book 14):Amazon.co.uk:Kindle Store

Amazon.co.uk How To Write Film And Video Activities (Training Course For ELT Writers Book 14)
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Water webquest: Student page

Water webquest: Student page | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Water is amazing stuff - nothing on Earth can live without it. Find out more about water’s properties and why it’s so important in our watery webquest …
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March 22 is World Water Day

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Iatefl Online

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'Join us for IATEFL Manchester Online for live coverage of 2015 Manchester IATEFL Conference.         If you can't attend the 2015 IATEFL Conference, follow the event online!         Manchester Online coverage starts: 10th April, 2015'

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RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago…

RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago… | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Create and manage your references in seconds with RefME’s FREE reference generator. Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago & more – we’ve got it covered!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Film in Action Activities

Film in Action Activities | English for International Students | Scoop.it
To celebrate the forthcoming publication of my new book Film in Action for DELTA Publishing in April, I’m going to share some activities from the book in a series of  posts over the coming weeks. H...
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Ways to help with writing | Webinars | Tell us about your experiences

Ways to help with writing | Webinars | Tell us about your experiences | English for International Students | Scoop.it
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The Travelling Teachers: Carnival and Pancake Day in the UK: a webquest

The Travelling Teachers: Carnival and Pancake Day in the UK: a webquest | English for International Students | Scoop.it

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Film English: Mind the Gap

Film English: Mind the Gap | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving and poignant short film by Luke Flanagan titled Mind the Gap. Students watch the first part of the film speculate and predict how it is going to end...
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Spring resources

Spring resources | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Spring has sprung! We’ve gathered together all of our Easter and springtime resources so you can delight your students with topical lessons full of the joys of spring.
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The Gift

The Gift | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short animation by Julio Pol and the themes of love and relationships. Students watch a trailer and predict a story, watch a short film and write a na...
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Festival Webquests: St Patrick's Day: Student page

Festival Webquests: St Patrick's Day: Student page | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Who was St Patrick? What is the history of St Patrick’s Day? In this webquest you will find the answers to these questions and learn about how 17th March is celebrated around the world.
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Versatile and Free Teaching Resources from National Geographic

Versatile and Free Teaching Resources from National Geographic | English for International Students | Scoop.it
National Geographic has embraced digital extremely well and provides a huge set of resources that can be used to inspire and teach students about the world.

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National Geographic has a wealth of resources and this post from Fractus Learning shares many of them. You will find:

1. Ideas, Activities and Lesson Plans that are easy to search.

2. Five thousand plus amazing videos

3. The best photography in the world

4. Online games and apps - many interactive resources

5. This day in geographic history - help students learn geographic facts by using this resource

There is also a section that provides additional links and resources.

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Versatile and Free Teaching Resources from National Geographic | @scoopit via @BethDichter http://sco.lt/...

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Always of great quality when National Geographic is involved.

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Does it matter the Moon is moving away from us?

Does it matter the Moon is moving away from us? | English for International Students | Scoop.it
The Moon is on the move. What will happen to Earth as it gets further away?
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Discussion ideas before partial solar eclipse on Friday 20 March 2015 ...

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How to teach ... Red Nose Day 2015

How to teach ... Red Nose Day 2015 | English for International Students | Scoop.it
From flour-stained celebs to the People’s Strictly Come Dancing, Comic Relief celebrations are in full flow. Here’s how to get charity tins rattling in school
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Saint David's Day - English Vocabulary, Exercises and Worksheets

Saint David's Day - English Vocabulary, Exercises and Worksheets | English for International Students | Scoop.it
St David's Day English exercises - reading text, quizzes and printable worksheets about Saint David's Day, Wale's national day to celebrate the birth of Dewi Sant. Free English teaching materials, worksheets and online lessons for adult English language students and young learners.
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249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking | English for International Students | Scoop.it
249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking
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Swivl's got a new look, features and webinar

Swivl's got a new look, features and webinar | English for International Students | Scoop.it
The latest Swivl newsletter is here and in it we cover everything from a new design, editing features and a new webinar on implementing flipped teaching.
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Webquest: Chinese New Year: 19th February 2015

Webquest: Chinese New Year: 19th February 2015 | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This webquest includes activities on the traditions and food associated with Chinese New Year, as well as the Chinese calendar and zodiac signs.
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The Reader - new EFL lesson plan from Film English

The Reader - new EFL lesson plan from Film English | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray. In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strate...
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