Monthly Archives: June 2016

World Cup

Why not get your YLs to research one of the 32 countries in the World Cup? Here is a football-shaped template Factball Handout they can use to make a poster about what they find out. Want to see what your students … Continue reading

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Homework

At the last Stone Soup session Soofi led a discussion about homework: what are the reasons for setting homework, what different attitudes to homework there are among teachers and students, how can homework be effective, and what types of homework … Continue reading

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Web quest

Have you seen the 80 moments feature on the British Council website? To commemorate 80 years of service, a list of influential events was put together by a panel of experts and the public. How about using it in class … Continue reading

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TES

TES is a great resource website based on the UK National Curriculum. Contributions come from teachers and access is free once you sign up. There are resources for all the subjects taught in UK schools and could be used with … Continue reading

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Warmers

Want something fun and competitive to start your lesson? How about the old favourite, Categories? It can be used to review vocabulary or grammar. Ask each team to think of three things for the category you mention, and award points … Continue reading

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Online speaking

Blabberize lets you choose a picture and, for 30 seconds, record your voice. You can add a mouth and the chosen picture can then move as the recording plays! Sign up (for free) so you can save your “blabbers” On … Continue reading

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