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  1. I Love FallI Love Fall
    An fun, animated, awesome lesson plan for teaching students about fall. The YouTube video that is linked with this lesson was made for ESL learners and is an animated monologue explaining how someone feels about the fall. An excellent resource for explaining vocabulary and expressions as well as improving listening comprehension to talk about the fall.
  2. Introducing the O'Malley Family Reading WorksheetIntroducing the O'Malley Family Reading Worksheet
    The first worksheet in a series of reading activities for A2 / B1 adult learners of English. This is one page of reading, with some questions on the back.I made these worksheets as the first step towards getting my students to read more independently. Generally, I give this worksheet as 'mandatory homework' and the other worksheets are 'voluntary homework.' Then, we review the answers on the b ...
  3. To All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie WorksheetTo All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie Worksheet
    Here's an exercise that you can use for discussion groups and listening comprehension. The first step is to talk to the students about the movie.The exercise contains discussion moments and listening comprehension for every 10 minutes. There are 3 parts that includes questions. Then, you can allow the students watch the movie.
  4. Hello Goodbye - The BeatlesHello Goodbye - The Beatles
    I have created this simple activity to break the ice and to engage begginer students in a fun listening exercise. It is a complete the blank worksheet of a very simple and fun song Hello Goodbye by The Beatles, that can be worked on with begginer levels and as a good listening activity. I normally present the song in two serate times. First they listen and I cut the song's lyrics in strips of ...
  5. What is Halloween?What is Halloween?
    This fabulously fun Halloween lesson is based off an animated video of a natural conversation. One of the characters in the series is from India and doesn't know much about it. A very powerful resources for teaching vocabulary and expressions about Halloween.
  1. To All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie WorksheetTo All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie Worksheet
    Here's an exercise that you can use for discussion groups and listening comprehension. The first step is to talk to the students about the movie.The exercise contains discussion moments and listening comprehension for every 10 minutes. There are 3 parts that includes questions. Then, you can allow the students watch the movie.
  2. I Love FallI Love Fall
    An fun, animated, awesome lesson plan for teaching students about fall. The YouTube video that is linked with this lesson was made for ESL learners and is an animated monologue explaining how someone feels about the fall. An excellent resource for explaining vocabulary and expressions as well as improving listening comprehension to talk about the fall.
  3. Hello Goodbye - The BeatlesHello Goodbye - The Beatles
    I have created this simple activity to break the ice and to engage begginer students in a fun listening exercise. It is a complete the blank worksheet of a very simple and fun song Hello Goodbye by The Beatles, that can be worked on with begginer levels and as a good listening activity. I normally present the song in two serate times. First they listen and I cut the song's lyrics in strips of ...
  4. Introducing the O'Malley Family Reading WorksheetIntroducing the O'Malley Family Reading Worksheet
    The first worksheet in a series of reading activities for A2 / B1 adult learners of English. This is one page of reading, with some questions on the back.I made these worksheets as the first step towards getting my students to read more independently. Generally, I give this worksheet as 'mandatory homework' and the other worksheets are 'voluntary homework.' Then, we review the answers on the b ...
  5. What is Halloween?What is Halloween?
    This fabulously fun Halloween lesson is based off an animated video of a natural conversation. One of the characters in the series is from India and doesn't know much about it. A very powerful resources for teaching vocabulary and expressions about Halloween.
  1. Talk for a MinuteTalk for a Minute
    This ppt is a good game for your students to practice speaking for one minute on one of the topics that they are going to choose by luck, it is appropriate for a conversation class ( beginner- intermediate), I hope you enjoy it, it 's very interesting.
  2. Songs To Study English 2Songs To Study English 2
    This Teacher's resource pack contains 16 songs to study (and - I hope - to speak) English. I used them during my lessons, made some corrections and finally decided to share. The structure of the pack is: Teacher's notes for a song followed by a students' page (worksheet). Unlike Songs To Study English 1, you can use more games and other activities with songs. That's why Appendix was added. I ...
  3. Christmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of ActivitiesChristmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of Activities
    Here's a huge 41-page Christmas materials package kindly provided by www.learnwell.fi (also publicly available from their website) that is filled with dozens of ready-to-print Christmas materials, seasonal exercises on vocabulary and grammar, Christmas dialogues and more. Download it and see for yourself - and you won't be disappointed! Merry Christmas! Activities include: Christmas board game ...
  4. Christmas BookletChristmas Booklet
    In this booklet designed for my primary school pupils, who study English for five years, there are some of the most beautiful Christmas songs (Oh Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas, Happy Christmas) and fun activities (color by number, riddle, crossword puzzle, write a letter for Santa, Christmas acrostic write, read and ...
  5. Animal RiddlesAnimal Riddles
    Elementary worksheet consisting of 21 riddles. Students or teams of students read the riddles to each other and the other team has to guess. Focuses on reading aloud, pronunciation, listening, listening comprehension and team work. Enjoy!

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One goal of English language instruction is to help learners gain the skills to use English confidently in every day conversations. To build that confidence, it helps to hear lots of English conversations as they take place. What better way to do that than with television? TV shows give English language learners the opportunity to see English in action in a variety of "everyday" situations. Of course, yo ...
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