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WORD GAMES

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“ Ammon Shea, a 37-year-old former furniture remover in New York, spent 12 months conquering what he describes as the Everest of dictionaries, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), by ploughing throug...”
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10 minute Warmers (1) Unusual Statistics

10 minute Warmers (1) Unusual Statistics | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ I'm going to provide a series of 10 minute warmers - all of them tried and tested with my learners! This warmer is called 'Unusual Statistics'. It can be used with all levels, Business or General E...”
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A story out of context

A story out of context | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Today I cleared out a cupboard full of old teaching material (I know how to have fun!) I had accumulated files full of worksheets and little cut up cards I had made or photocopied years ago and in...”
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Life Feast: Teens and Tumblr: a writing digital portfolio

Life Feast: Teens and Tumblr: a writing digital portfolio | ELAR | Scoop.it

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Teaching Academic Listening (and transferral to the General English classroom!)

Teaching Academic Listening (and transferral to the General English classroom!) | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ This summer, I worked on a pre-sessional course for the very first time... At Sheffield University, as well as teaching your tutor group writing skills and guiding them through the process of produ...”
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Art Least: School

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Listen to my painting

Listen to my painting | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ This is a new series of activities about art paintings and sound effects. In this activity students will explore sound effects and storytelling. They will compose a sound effect sequence from a pic...”
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Art Least: Europa and the Bull

Art Least: Europa and the Bull | ELAR | Scoop.it

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, November 20, 2014 5:47 PM

Chrysa's latest post - mythical!

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Learn English with Hip Hop | You best believe I'm the illest!

Learn English with Hip Hop | You best believe I'm the illest! | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Learn English with hip hop and rap music. In this lesson, learn English slang and idioms with the hip hop English teacher, Stephen Mayeux!”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, December 10, 2014 8:54 AM

Learning English through Hip Hop thanks to Stephen Mayeux

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Idiomatic Inc - Collocations with MAKE - YouTube

“ Idiomatic Inc is a series of short videos - created in the style of a sitcom - to help students learn idiomatic expressions, phrasal verbs, collocations, sla...”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, January 31, 2015 11:46 AM

The latest from Story Paul and Gallery Languages. Love it!!!

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HOMEWORK: FRIEND OR FOE? | Richmond Share

HOMEWORK: FRIEND OR FOE? | Richmond Share | ELAR | Scoop.it

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, February 11, 2015 2:58 PM

Good question by Roseli Serra

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4 songs for dealing with tricky conditional structures

4 songs for dealing with tricky conditional structures | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Ever had problems teaching the 2nd and 3rd conditionals? Here are four songs that take the pain out of teaching these grammar structures.”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, February 19, 2015 7:09 PM

Adam Simpson's latest post.

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Beatles songs to teach grammatical structure!

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Rethinking Assessment and Achievement- An interview with Mark Barnes

Rethinking Assessment and Achievement- An interview with Mark Barnes | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Mark Barnes discusses his revolutionary assessment approach in an exclusive interview with WizIQ.”
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Past simple, Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous - lesson plan and comments

Past simple, Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous - lesson plan and comments | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Aim: students will be better able to use Past Simple, Present perfect Simple and Continuous Level: Intermediate + Assumptions: students are familiar with Past Simple and Present Perfect Simple alth...”
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Investigating the emotional side of the classroom: What can we learn from Glasser’s Choice Theory of classroom management? | Teach them English

Investigating the emotional side of the classroom: What can we learn from Glasser’s Choice Theory of classroom management? | Teach them English | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ William Glasser’s theory of classroom management is an effective blueprint to enable teachers to organize and sustain a flourishing learning environment.”
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Using art in the classroom

Using art in the classroom | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Finding the Story inside the Painting Here’s a lesson plan I developed inspired by the ITDI sessions given by Debora Tebovich and Roseli Serra on storytelling and the use of video and images in the...”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:54 AM

Wonderful post by Chrysa Papalazarou.

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Look Up

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“ This EFL lesson is designed around a short film and poem by Gary Turk and the theme of isolation caused by the use of new technology. Students watch a short film with no sound and speculate about t...”
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Inversionana Jones (sorry)

Inversionana Jones (sorry) | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ This is a lesson plan based around clips from the Indiana Jones films to teach inversion structures. Specifically the following ones: No sooner had I sat down than the phone rang. Scarcely/hardly/b...”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, October 21, 2014 6:23 PM

Practising inversions with Tim Robbio Warre

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How Dylan Thomas got playful with English grammar | British Council Voices

How Dylan Thomas got playful with English grammar | British Council Voices | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Actor and artistic director Guy Masterson says the famous Welsh poet didn’t so much defy the rules of grammar as stretch them. Guy will be presenting at the next British Council seminar, live-streamed from London on 23 October 2014 as part of the Dylan Thomas Centenary Celebration.”
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The Best Places To Get The "Same" Text Written For Different "Levels"

The Best Places To Get The "Same" Text Written For Different "Levels" | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Having the "same" text written for different levels of English comprehension can be a life-saver for a multi-level class of English Language Learners or for a teacher with a mainstream class that i...”
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O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ English learners need to use their English in productive settings to improve their communicative skills. One of the most fun ways to do this is by working on collaborative projects and role-plays. ...”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, December 10, 2014 8:53 AM

Getting our learners to use the language productively. Thanks to Svetlana for this creative post.

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4 Songs for Teaching the 4 English Conditionals

4 Songs for Teaching the 4 English Conditionals | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ If you or your students are afraid of the conditional, fear no more: fortunately, English musicians are unfazed by its grammatical complexities.”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, January 12, 2015 5:39 PM

Check out Paul Mains's guest post on Adam Simpson's blog.

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Post-CELTA professional development: 10 techniques for dealing with your first observed lesson

Post-CELTA professional development: 10 techniques for dealing with your first observed lesson | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ One of the most traumatic events that you’ll experience early on in your teaching career is your first observation. Here are my tips on getting through your”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, February 8, 2015 4:40 PM

Adam Simpson's latest post.

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And the winners are… | Macmillan

And the winners are… | Macmillan | ELAR | Scoop.it
“ Over on Macmillan Dictionary we have announced the winners of the Love English Awards 2014! Back in first place, after winning the award for Best Website two”
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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, February 23, 2015 4:50 PM

I was a runner up!!!! Thank you to all of you who helped me get to the Top Three in the Best Blog category.

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Every Coach Should Use This Easy Tool to Boost Their Business: SWOT Analysis ‹ http://coachfederation.org/blog

Every Coach Should Use This Easy Tool to Boost Their Business: SWOT Analysis ‹ http://coachfederation.org/blog | ELAR | Scoop.it

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CristinaSkyBox: Revision with Games

CristinaSkyBox: Revision with Games | ELAR | Scoop.it

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