Blended Learning System

Traditional classroom learning has always faced many issues. These include teacher unable to spend enough one-on-one time with each learner; learners having different levels of knowledge, learning speed and goals; quality of instruction almost entirely dependent on personality and skill of the teacher. In some subjects these issues don't pose as much of a challenge,…
Future tenses

Students have difficulty understanding why there are so many ways of expressing action in the future and how to use them. Here are some ideas for practicing future tenses with students of Intermediate level and above. These activities are suitable for group and one-on-one classes (with the teacher as partner). Future Tenses   Кристина Шабо
How to use advertisements in the lesson

Advertisements are perfect for creating a fun, engaging and collaborative lesson that your students will love. Here is a ready-made plan for the perfect advertising lesson. I. Discussion Start the lesson with a general discussion on advertising. Students can do this in pairs, groups, or even as a whole class. Some key questions to discuss:…
События для учителей английского в октябре 2018

Составили подборку октябрьских мероприятий для учителей английского. В списке онлайн-мероприятия и конференции для преподавателей. Вебинары "Gateway to success" Дата: 11 октября 2018 15:30 Вебинар на примере УМК Gateway 2nd edition. Регистрация "Optimise: New name in exam training" Дата: 18 октября 2018 15:30 Вебинар на примере УМК Optimise. Регистрация "Беседы о ЕГЭ" Дата:25 Октября 15:30 Вебинар…
Техника eliciting в действии

Eliciting - техника, которая требует от учеников самим предоставлять нужные слова, конструкции и информацию, вместо того, чтобы получать ее от преподавателя.  В нашей статье мы рассмотрим 10+ примеров использования eliciting на уроке. 1. Eliciting with antonyms Teacher: Do you feel hungry after dinner? Student: No, I feel full. Отлично подходит для тех слов, которые имеют четкие…
План урока "The accent challenge"

In this lesson, students will learn about different English accents and practice identifying and deciphering them.   Age: adults and teenagers Level: Upper-Intermediate + Time: 65 mins Lesson type: listening and speaking Number of students: 1 - 8 Materials:   worksheet The accent challenge (worksheet) The accent challenge (teacher’s notes)   Кристина Шабо
10 great games from TV shows

TV games are perfect for English lessons.  A quick video demonstration of the rules will be much more effective than a long explanation from you. Show the student a clip of the game and have them figure out the rules themselves – a good listening task. Then have the student explain the rules to you…
The natural approach

The natural approach appeared in the 1970s - 1980s out of the collaboration between American educators Stephen Krashen and Tracy Terrell. According to Terrell, there is no reason why second or third language should be acquired differently from the way first language is acquired by children. Krashen and Terrell believe there is no need to…
План урока "Job interview"

In this lesson, students learn about job interviews and different types of job interview questions. They will practice speaking for fluency. Age: adults Level: upper-intermediate Time: 50 mins Lesson type: speaking Number of students: 1 - 8 Materials:   worksheet Job interview (worksheet) Job interview (teacher's notes)   Кристина Шабо
10 игр по теме "Характер человека"

“Характер человека” — одна из самых интересных лексических тем, и есть множество игр и способов ее отработать. Давайте рассмотрим несколько из них. 1.Do you agree? Ученики работают в парах. Дайте каждой паре фото или картинку известного персонажа литературы или кино. Не совещаясь ученики пишут черты характера этого персонажа, затем сверяют. За каждое прилагательное, которое совпало,…