Monthly Archives: May 2016

Discussion topics for teens

Here is a PowerPoint 50 things to do before you’re 20 on TES Resources (a previous Website of the Week entry) entitled “50 things to do before you’re 20”. It could be a great discussion starter for our teens and even … Continue reading

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Environment project for YAs

This lesson is based on a series of videos called ‘Nature is Speaking’. Conservation International called in a number of celebrities, including Penelope Cruz, Harrison Ford and Julie Roberts, to record a monologue, speaking as though there were an element … Continue reading

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Songs

Rebeats is an innovative new website that combines songs with learning English. For those of you that are familiar with Lyrics Training, it is a similar principle – choose the best word to fill the gap. It’s in the early … Continue reading

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Ideas for readers

Point – Evidence – Explanation or Elaboration This is used in a lot in high schools in the UK and around the world to get students to discuss and think about the characters in stories. International schools are definitely using … Continue reading

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The key jar

Here is a cute idea to get your YLs thinking a little deeper and answering thought-provoking questions. It could be a quick activity to start or end class. Here is a template for some possible questions – you may want to … Continue reading

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Music

Looking for a snippet of music to illustrate genre to your students? Every Noise At Once has a huge variety of music genres that can be a learning experience in itself! As well as playing a sample of the genre, … Continue reading

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