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A collection of websites that give lesson plans and ideas
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Classroom materials | Education | The Guardian

Classroom materials | Education | The Guardian | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Free classroom-ready worksheets for English language lessons based on topical news stories at advanced and lower-intermediate levels
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Teaching resources | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Teaching resources | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
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Nice ideas from the British Council

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Activity Reference:

Activity Reference: | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
If any activities referred to in the posts or in the materials available on the site aren’t adequately explained, a brief description may be found below: (And of course, if there’s anyt...
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Some great ideas for some well-known and not so well known activities to do in class..

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Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching

Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it

They usually have free downloads of a particular book - it's 'Humanising your coursebook' by Mario Rinvolucri at the moment, which has some great ideas for easy ways to make your coursebook more interesting with minimal preparation - worth the free registration, I reckon!

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Minimal resources: Photocopy-free grammar practice | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: Photocopy-free grammar practice | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Scott Thornbury gives us some tips and ideas for grammar activities that don’t require any photocopying.
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Minimal resources: DIY grammar | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: DIY grammar | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Lindsay Clandfield and Adrian Tennant give us more great tips and ideas for creating do-it-yourself grammar lessons.
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Minimal resources: The immediate environment | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: The immediate environment | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Scott Thornbury offers some valuable tips and ideas for making use of your immediate environment for imaginative language lessons.
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Minimal resources: Listening | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: Listening | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Adrian Tennant provides tips and ideas for activities that focus on the process of listening and aim to encourage the learner to become more than simply an eavesdropper.
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Christmas lesson plans for ESL/ELT Teachers: eslflow webguide

Lesson plans, worksheets,vocabulary,questions and other activities for teachers at Christmas...

This is a fab collection of lessons - some really nice stuff! 

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Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it

This is a really brilliant site with lots of ideas for presenting grammar using movie clips.  Highly recommended!

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This is one of the best sites I have found to reinforce grammar. Then leave grammar alone to do the writing separately.

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Downloadable lesson materials

Downloadable lesson materials | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
As a new addition to the ELT-Resourceful site, I am now adding free downloadable materials, on PDFs. Just click on the link below each picture. All comments very welcome. http://youtu.be/S9B7im8aQj...
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Some great ideas for thought provoking lessons.

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50 tasks for teaching with only a blank piece of paper - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

50 tasks for teaching with only a blank piece of paper - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
I've always been constructivist , meaning that I believe especially with language, students construct knowledge and are active participants in the creation…
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There are some nice ideas in here- I particularly like the snowball fight one!

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efl-resource.com | TEFL resources and lesson ideas

efl-resource.com | TEFL resources and lesson ideas | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Free, downloadable, tried-and-tested lesson ingredients, plans and worksheets for EFL teachers, plus teaching tips, TEFL jobs and an updated ELT newsfeed.
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Learning English - Express English - Express English: Coffee or tea?

What is best: coffee or tea? Hear what people in London told us, then join the conversation! 

Here's a great collection of short authentic listenings with subtitles.  Great for a task based approach - ask leaners to discuss the question in pairs, listen to the video and then look at some of the language the NSs use.  They can do it again, then, using the new expressions.

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Breaking News English Lessons: ESL Plans Teaching Current Events

Breaking News Lessons - News English lesson plans: 1,511 FREE EFL/ESL lessons, online activities, podcasts for teaching current events.
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Minimal resources: DIY grammar | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: DIY grammar | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it

Lindsay Clandfield and Adrian Tennant give us some MORE(!) great tips and ideas for creating do-it-yourself grammar lessons.

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Minimal resources: Lesson sequences | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: Lesson sequences | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
One of the tricks of teaching with minimal resources is devising ways of making one activity evolve into another, and even another, so that you have a chain of linked activities, none of which involves the use of materials.
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Minimal resources: Teaching writing | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: Teaching writing | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
Adrian Tennant and Lindsay Clandfield provide us with some inspiring tips and ideas for teaching writing with minimal resources.
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Minimal resources: Role-plays and discussion | Onestopenglish

Minimal resources: Role-plays and discussion | Onestopenglish | Lesson Ideas on the Web | Scoop.it
ELT legend Scott Thornbury gives us some imaginative tips and ideas for using role-plays in lessons.
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