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Christmas is in the air

Christmas is in the air

In this lesson, students learn new vocabulary on the topic of «Christmas», practise reading and speaking skills in the context of «Christmas in the United Kingdom». Age: 13+ Level: Pre-intermediate Time: 50 min. Lesson type: Vocabulary, Reading, Listening, and Speaking Number of Students: 1-8 Materials: a worksheet YouTube video Christmas is in the air (a worksheet)...

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What Christmas is really about

What Christmas is really about

In this festive lesson students will discuss the Spirit, values and traditions of Christmas. They will debate about whether Christmas has become too commercialised these days and practice showing appreciation for Christmas gifts. Students will practise all of the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Age: adults and teenagers Level: Intermediate + Time: 50...

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The SMILE approach

The SMILE approach

“Smile? What do you mean? What kind of approach is that? Is it about psychology?” Well, kind of. This is an approach to teaching (very) young learners. It is developed by Günter Gerngross and Herbert Puchta and is based on the findings in research in cognitive psychology. What does it mean…SMILE? Skill-oriented learning. Multi-sensory learner motivation....

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Christmas activities «Santa Claus is coming to town»

Christmas activities «Santa Claus is coming to town»

Christmas is coming! That’s the time when teachers are usually super busy. But what about creating a holiday mood? Here we have collected some ideas you can use with different levels of students from kids to adults in your lessons. Click on different parts in the picture and do a task or two every lesson...

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An Introduction to Lexical Approach

An Introduction to Lexical Approach

What is the best and the most effective way to teach languages? There are so many approaches and techniques: Grammar-translation Approach, Natural approach, Communicative Approach, Lexical Approach, etc. In this article, we will explore the principles and implications of the lexical approach. What is Lexical Approach? The term “lexical approach” was introduced in 1993 by...

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How to form questions in English?

How to form questions in English?

Students usually form positive sentences with a correct word order easier than question sentences. They often confuse the word order especially in special questions irrespective of tense forms. Here are some exercises you can use to practise question forming both in written and oral forms. The tasks are suitable for all levels. Task 1 Prepare...