Category Archives: Website of the week

Grammar resource

This is a useful grammar website you can recommend to students. It as a range of areas from modal verbs to tenses to conditionals to imperatives, and even has a useful comparison section. Explanations are easy to follow and examples … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Photos for class

Looking for pictures to use in class? This website has a quick and easy search function to help you find properly cited images. Images are taken from Flickr and have all the necessary on them to ensure no lawsuits occur!

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

BrainPop

BrainPop is a great resource for YLs and uses quizzes, gameplay and activities to engage them in different curricular areas. The good news is we have a new subscription (Thanks Erin)! The account info is: Username: bcklipad  Password: Passr00m  This … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reader resources

This website was created and is updated by English teachers and includes some great resources on popular school readers. It is organised by author and title, and has pdf documents as well as links to online resources for each book.

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Movie clips

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals, despite it’s rather long-winded name, is a comprehensive resource of movie clips to which blogger has matched grammar points. Some of the activities are nothing to write home about, but they can give you … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Geography

Want your YLs to research one of the countries taking part in the World Cup? Here are some child-friendly websites they can use. Atlapedia is organised alphabetically and the most comprehensive from this list. It includes information about the geography, … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reading

Some of you may be familiar with the New Internationalist, an independent publisher on issues to do with social justice and sustainable development. They have recently developed a website aimed at ESL teachers based on the articles that appear in … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vocabulary

Looking for a vocabulary website to recommend to students? Free Rice is just that. Students are given a word and four synonyms, and they have to choose the correct one. For every correct answer, 10 grains of rice are donated … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

YL resources

Mocomo is a great website for kids, with quizzes, factsheets, videos and arts and crafts. It could be a good starting point for YL lessons. You have to sign up, but it’s free, then you can access the wealth of … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video clips

ViralELT is a relatively new blog that plans lessons around YouTube clips. Each lesson starts with picture speculation and a YouTube clip, and is then followed up by ‘Question Time’, where students discuss related conversation questions. Lastly is an audio … Continue reading

Posted in Website of the week | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment