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World Teacher: Introducing CPD to Dinosaurs - an #eltchat summary

World Teacher: Introducing CPD to Dinosaurs - an #eltchat summary | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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How to Describe Graphs and Trends in English

http://englischbox.com presents an English class all about describing trends and graphs in English. The English teacher analyses various different graph desc...
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Creating two PowerPoint games

Creating two PowerPoint games | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
Most people think that PowerPoint is just for presentations that put you to sleep. In fact, it’s a very versatile tool and fairly easy to get a lot out of, despite seeming a little scary at f...
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A Matter of Confidence: a brief example of ‘personalising’.

A Matter of Confidence: a brief example of ‘personalising’. | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
I’ve just been answering comments made on A Matter of Confidence: Personalising, and an example came to mind (thanks, Dina and Shahram). The distinction I make between personalisation and per...
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Big city small world | LearnEnglish | British Council

Big city small world | LearnEnglish | British Council | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

In this audio soap set in London a group of young people from around the world share their lives over a cup of coffee.

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English Podcasts | LearnEnglish | British Council

English Podcasts | LearnEnglish | British Council | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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5 Lessons with Infographics – 1 – That’s Old News

5 Lessons with Infographics – 1 – That’s Old News | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A designer Lessons ESL lesson plan developed by Neil McMillan I’d always liked the fancily animated graphical information on news and election programmes in the UK, so I was intrigued to discover...
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An ELT Notebook: Developing Bottom-Up Decoding Skills for Listening

An ELT Notebook: Developing Bottom-Up Decoding Skills for Listening | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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The fastest and the slowest

Topic: Animals - the fastest and the slowest

Level: Lower Intermediate B1

Age: Teens/adults

Aims:

To teach students how to use comparatives with quantifiers

To revise irregular adjectives

To practise agreeing and disagreeing and giving opinions

To develop students’ speaking and listening skills

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Leoxicon: Honesty Day

Leoxicon: Honesty Day | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

April 30th is celebrated in the USA and some other countries as Honesty Day. To mark this day, Billy Joel's classic ballad was an obvious choice for my upper-intermediate students but then I also decided to develop some activities around it.

The activity outlined below is suitable for both teen and adult learners at Upper-Intermediate (B2) level and up

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Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
To judge a risk more clearly, it may help to consider it in a foreign language.A series of experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S....
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Nickleby | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

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Charles Dickens’ London | Digital Play

Charles Dickens’ London | Digital Play | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

Level: Upper Intermediate/ Advanced

Location: Computer Classroom

Skills Focus: Reading

Language Activity: Note-taking

Language focus: Used to/ would/ could have

Game: Charles Dickens’ London

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The #1 …… article about teacher development : EFL 2.0 – Teacher Talk

The #1 …… article about teacher development : EFL 2.0 – Teacher Talk | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

Here is my own list of the myths that exist about – “A Better Teacher”

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The EFL SMARTblog: Supersize Me!

The EFL SMARTblog: Supersize Me! | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

You are going to watch a clip from the film "Supersize Me" about fast food

do a gap-fill listening exercise

discuss the health aspects of eating fast food

discuss whether the state should prohibit unhealthy activities

write an argument essay based on the topic

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LOSERS

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Language level: Intermediate (B1)- Advanced (B2.2) Learner type: Mature teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Watching short film, reading and speaking Topic: Bullying Language: not + adject...
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Infographics

Infographics | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
A collection of infographics related to technology and education.
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Word on the Street | LearnEnglish | British Council

Word on the Street | LearnEnglish | British Council | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

Word on the Street looks at how English works in everyday life and presents lively aspects of young British culture. Each half hour episode is filmed in a different place in the UK and features drama, interviews and reports to help you improve your English language skills.

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Listen & Watch | LearnEnglish | British Council

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An ELT Notebook: Why don't they understand?

An ELT Notebook: Why don't they understand? | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

This is the first of three articles on planning a listening lesson. It takes a look at why students often find listening comprehension so difficult, even when the language is apparently within their grasp. In the following two articles we’ll look at how this information can be helpful when we’re planning listening lessons.

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An ELT Notebook: Teaching Listening : Top Down or Bottom Up?

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Pairwork: tai chi classes

This is a simple pairwork activity that can be used with low level groups to provide practice in the present simple question form – What does he/she do on…?, days of the week, times and leisure activities. The lesson is designed for adults but could also be used with older teenagers.

Activity: Find out about the daily activities of another person
Activity type: Information gap/exchange
Level: Up to B1
Age: Adults or Senior YLs

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declarative knowledge: knowing that vs knowing how

declarative knowledge: knowing that vs knowing how | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it

Very useful insights into the problems of teaching grammar

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Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - @ozge on TEDx: Yes I Can Do It!

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - @ozge on TEDx: Yes I Can Do It! | TeachingEnglish | Scoop.it
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Oliver Twist | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

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