Рубрика: Teaching English as a second or foreign language

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Summer bucket list for teachers

Summer bucket list for teachers

Finally summer has come, and hopefully, most of the teachers are having a break from their lessons, students and everyday routine. We all know that teaching, whether online or offline, can be emotionally, physically and mentally torturing. Therefore, it is of vital importance for all of us, teachers, to have a relaxing summer break and...

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Tempting lesson ideas to teach food vocabulary

Tempting lesson ideas to teach food vocabulary

Food, restaurants, cooking, making ingredients’ lists, sharing recipes – all of these can become great exercises for engaging students with the English language at all levels. Food-related topics are easy to teach because there is a wealth of great visual material support available to spice up your lessons. They also provide eternally topical material that...

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6 Fillers and Warmers for Any Lessons

6 Fillers and Warmers for Any Lessons

Your students get bored while the class. Use fillers and warmers! They add extra excitement and fun to the classroom atmosphere.  Entry/Exit Tickets Before each lesson, stick some mini tasks on the door. When students enter, they need to take a task and perform it. The tasks may include some target vocabulary, for example, to...

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How to travel the World with almost no money?

How to travel the World with almost no money?

By the end of the lesson, students will have watched and understood a not-adapted 18-minute TED-talk video about travelling, developed their listening skills (Croatian accent), enriched their vocabulary in the context of travelling and developed their speaking skills predicting ideas and sharing their views on travelling. Age: adults Level: Elementary — Pre-intermediate  Time: 50 min ...

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Storytelling with teenagers: general ideas

Storytelling with teenagers: general ideas

Storytelling is a powerful tool to use in an English classroom. Stories are natural for every human language. They are engaging and excellent for developing fluency in the four skills. Stories can be used for recycling the known language or introducing new grammar and vocabulary. What’s more, a good story inevitably leads to lots of...

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Developing thinking skills in young learners

Developing thinking skills in young learners

Have you known that developing language and thinking skills can be successfully combined and effectively taught in the young learners’ class? Well, that’s what Herbert Puchta states in his recent article. In our article, we will discuss why it is to be done and what activities you can include in your lessons to activate thinking...