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TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

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Our great new monthly lesson plan for December looks back at some of the key events in 2014. Students form teams to complete a quiz and then create their own.
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The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa

The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Check out my New York Times post: Ideas for English Language Learners | Celebrate the Holidays ELLs learn about tamales, holiday food traditions and Three Kings Day at my latest holiday-related New...
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How can film help you teach or learn English? | British Council Voices

How can film help you teach or learn English? | British Council Voices | English for International Students | Scoop.it
What can film and video add to the learning experience? Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for his post I want to learn English because…, explains why film is such a good resource, and recommends some useful websites.
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CommonLit - Creative commons text worksheets

CommonLit - Creative commons text worksheets | English for International Students | Scoop.it

CommonLit is a nonprofit organisation building an open-source, free collection of news, poetry, and stories to support literacy, inquiry, and critical thinking.


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A good range of materials on interesting subjects.

Robin Yu's curator insight, December 10, 10:27 AM

Interesting range of materials. 

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Christmas - Giant List of Free Lesson Resources

Christmas - Giant List of Free Lesson Resources | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Christmas - Links to free ESL Christmas crossword puzzles, Christmas ESL games and quizzes, Christmas English language teaching activities, printable Christmas worksheets, Christmas lesson plans, Christmas teaching ideas, and more! Browse our site for ELT lesson materials and hundreds of free online quizzes and games for English language learners at all levels.
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"Write About" May Be The Education Site Of The Year

"Write About" May Be The Education Site Of The Year | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Write About is a new site co-founded by educator John Spencer (his name may be familiar with readers since I've previously shared his work many times here). His co-founder is Brad Wilson. And they'...

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Decoding skills for listening: a collection of useful links

Decoding skills for listening: a collection of useful links | English for International Students | Scoop.it
About two and a half years ago I wrote a blog post entitled, Decoding skills: a neglected part of listening comprehension? In the time since then it seems that many of us have stopped neglecting th...
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fionaljp: Adding Another Dimension to the Classroom with Digital Conversations

fionaljp: Adding Another Dimension to the Classroom with Digital Conversations | English for International Students | Scoop.it
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Browse courses — FutureLearn

Browse courses — FutureLearn | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Learn English. Improve your language & writing skills. Explore religions & cultures. Join free online courses from top universities & cultural institutes.
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Ways to use technology to support questioning in the classroom

Ways to use technology to support questioning in the classroom | English for International Students | Scoop.it
We don’t use technology in our lessons because we have to,. We don’t use technology because OFSTED says so. We use technology in our lessons because it helps students to maximise their learning pot...
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Preparing lessons for a new course | Festive fun | Seasonal Greetings

Preparing lessons for a new course | Festive fun | Seasonal Greetings | English for International Students | Scoop.it
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New EFL lesson plan from Film English: A Visual Manifesto

New EFL lesson plan from Film English: A Visual Manifesto | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film produced by Anna Whitcher and myself, and the themes of images and visual literacy. Students choose an image they like, describe it to another s...
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Christmas resources

Christmas resources | English for International Students | Scoop.it
’Tis the season to be jolly in the classroom! From a lesson plan on the origins of Christmas to our latest webquest and from an audio serialization of a Christmas classic to a special tour with Lord Jeffrey, on onestopenglish you can find all the stocking fillers you need to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year with your students.
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Webquest: Christmas

Webquest: Christmas | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This festive-themed webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on the history of Christmas, Santa Claus, global celebrations and some interesting facts. It is free to all onestopenglish users.
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Christmas English Exercises, Vocabulary and Worksheets

Christmas English Exercises, Vocabulary and Worksheets | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Free Christmas English Lesson activities and teaching resources - vocabulary, quizzes, songs and worksheets for English language Students and young learners. Browse the menus for many more free online English lessons.
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An Important YouTube Tip for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Important YouTube Tip for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English for International Students | Scoop.it

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Very useful tip from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning via @TheConsultantsE

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A very useful tip fro teachers using YouTube in class

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ESLnotes.com - The English Learner Movie Guides

ESLnotes.com - The English Learner Movie Guides | English for International Students | Scoop.it
The English Learer Movie Guides, which are an innovative tool in the learning of English as a Second Language (ESL). Each guide reviews one popular movie, with a plot summary, list of major characters, and an extensive glossary of vocabulary and cutural references.
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Video: Here Is How I Used The Shadow Puppet App Today To Teach Verb Tenses

Video: Here Is How I Used The Shadow Puppet App Today To Teach Verb Tenses | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I posted about how excited I was by the iPhone Shadow Puppet app (see Wow! Shadow Puppet Is A Great iPhone & iPad App For English Language Learners). Today, I used it with my Beginni...
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Rise Up from Film English new EFL lesson plan

Rise Up from Film English new EFL lesson plan | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film directed by Günther Gheeraert commissioned by Continents Insolites, and the theme of travel. Students plan a trip around the world, explain thei...
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How to Use Backchannels in the Classroom - Green Light Professional Development

How to Use Backchannels in the Classroom - Green Light Professional Development | English for International Students | Scoop.it
A backchannel is a digital conversation occurring in the background of a live event. Backchannels are a great classroom tool. Here's how to get started.
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