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Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 18, 2013

Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 18, 2013 | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A fill-in-the-blank and a short “data set” of information about John F. Kennedy to introduce him to students who may not know about the president who was assassinated 50 years ago this week.
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Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

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  MAIN ACTIVITIES  Speculation, Comparison, Speaking about viral videos SUITABLE FOR Teens and adults, Upper-Intermediate (B2.1) and above. TEACHER'S NOTES   (Click here for a pdf of the Teach...
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Power Pose (How to pretend to be a confident speaker)

Power Pose (How to pretend to be a confident speaker) | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I've had a bit of a holiday from writing blog posts, but I've still got lots of ideas to share and I'm aiming to post something every week for the rest of the summer. Here's the first: Before their...
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Jimmy Fallon Comes Up With Another Good Game For English Language Learners

Jimmy Fallon Comes Up With Another Good Game For English Language Learners | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
It seems like Jimmy Fallon comes up a new game every year on his show that is easily adaptable to teaching English Language Learners in the classroom. You can see previous ones at I Learn Another G...
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Dealing with the physical aspects of the classroom: introduction | Teach them English

Dealing with the physical aspects of the classroom: introduction | Teach them English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Two Way "Tech" Tasks

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Two way tasks are the staple activity of the communicative approach. Also known as an information gap activity, they force students to communicate with each…
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Students Know What They Are Told to Want: The Non-Native Teacher Debate

Students Know What They Are Told to Want: The Non-Native Teacher Debate | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
“The mind knows not what the tongue wants.” That was bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell during a 2004 TED Talk, quoting famed American market researcher and psychophysicist Howard Moskowitz. The t...
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Off to the beach this summer? Then you’ll need some beach vocabulary | English with a Twist

Off to the beach this summer? Then you’ll need some beach vocabulary | English with a Twist | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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"FluencyTutor" Could Be A Useful Tool For Students To See Their Reading Progress

"FluencyTutor" Could Be A Useful Tool For Students To See Their Reading Progress | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Richard Byrne posted yesterday about an intriguing new site that would be useful for emerging readers and English Language Learners called FluencyTutor For Google. It's a web app only usable with a...
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How to make our learners respond and really learn – make it personal | Gallery Languages's Blog

How to make our learners respond and really learn – make it personal | Gallery Languages's Blog | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I have just spent a delightful morning with my current home stay student, Sabrina discussing the mental and health benefits of learning how to forgive. Sabrina
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Online group ESL lessons: what I've learned (1) - Off2Class

Online group ESL lessons: what I've learned (1) - Off2Class | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Strategies to run effective online group ESL lessons. A key consideration for many ESL teachers who want to start their own online ESL businesses.
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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Circle of Life - First Day Activity

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Circle of Life - First Day Activity | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Teaching listening - tweaking the CELTA approach

Teaching listening - tweaking the CELTA approach | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
In this post I wanted to look at the standard approach to a listening lesson which trainees learn during the initial teaching course, e.g. CELTA, and show what the potential problems with this appr...
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What can we learn from Nelson Mandela to make a difference? - Official WizIQ Teach Blog

What can we learn from Nelson Mandela to make a difference? - Official WizIQ Teach Blog | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
We teach language to help people communicate. Why do people want to communicate? To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful...
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How to Pair or Group Students : A Journey in TEFL

How to Pair or Group Students : A Journey in TEFL | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Environment Refined: Just Follow the Frog

Environment Refined: Just Follow the Frog | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Today’s lesson plan’s designed around intriguing pictures depicting extreme weather conditions on the earth throughout the year and a short YouTube clip ‘Follow the Frog’ appealing to people’s envi...
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Hope, want and would like: learn the verbs

Hope, want and would like: learn the verbs | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Hope, want and would like belong into the group of verbs which are followed by the infinitive. If you click the link above you can see a complete solution for these verbs for intermediate learners of ...
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Do you ACTUALLY Know English?

Do you ACTUALLY Know English? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Find out if you're in good grammatical standing with the English language!
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The Travelling Teachers: "Establishing lasting peace is the work of education"

The Travelling Teachers: "Establishing lasting peace is the work of education" | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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The Travelling Teachers: The importance of Study Tours

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TV programmes vocabulary: lesson plan

TV programmes vocabulary: lesson plan | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Recently I published a post on TV programmes vocabulary. In this post I would like to add a few activities to help the teachers prepare a great lesson on this topic and to give students a few more act...
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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Group Collaboration- Crossword Puzzles

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Group Collaboration- Crossword Puzzles | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Using ‘COMEDY FOR ELT’ Clips

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Using ‘COMEDY FOR ELT’ Clips | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Infographic: for and since with present perfect | Teach them English

Infographic: for and since with present perfect | Teach them English | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Rethinking the visual: week seven

Rethinking the visual: week seven | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
This is part of a series of blogposts about my lessons with M, a very enthusiastic nine-year-old girl. She is a pleasure to speak to, and knows a lot of English. She's also almost completely blind....
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"i'm going to italy" and other intermediate errors (Updated)

"i'm going to italy" and other intermediate errors (Updated) | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
What follows is a public service announcement on behalf of all teachers who have students at intermediate and above... Below are examples of common mistakes some of my Spanish speaking students con...
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