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Understanding French accent

Understanding French accent

In this lesson, students practise listening skills, speaking for fluency and find out the secrets of understanding French accent. Age: Adults Level: Intermediate Time: 50 mins Lesson type: Listening and Speaking Number of students: 1 – 8 Materials:   a worksheet YouTube video Understanding French accent (a worksheet) Understanding French accent (teacher’s notes)       ...

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Young Learners’ assessment

Young Learners’ assessment

“Young children learn in a very different way to adults or even older children (Guddemi and Chase 2004), which cannot, and should not, be assessed by written ‘exams’ or formal tests. Young children need to express themselves with the whole of their being, during play and without any constraints.” – Kathy Brodie writes in her...

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How to work with mixed ability classes

How to work with mixed ability classes

While teaching groups of students I often face a challenge when I have to teach students who are clearly of different levels or abilities. They may have different starting levels of English, different strengths and weaknesses, some students can speak fluently but others can’t pronounce a sentence. Sometimes students just different speeds of learning and...

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Managing the madness

Managing the madness

Every day at school starts with a sharp piercing call. Somebody is running, pushing, hooligans misbehave, the head teacher makes unfair remarks. It seems madness is coming. Anyway, you must be calm, collected and well-organized. It is hard, but not impossible. Rare acute stress provides us with helpful motivation and enhanced productivity. It appears when...

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Santa’s Christmas Adventure

Santa’s Christmas Adventure

Aim: by the end of this lesson students will be able to use Christmas vocabulary, practice listening for detail through storytelling, retelling the story and speak about the presents they want to get. Age: kids – early teens Level: pre-intermediate – intermediate (can be adapted) Time: 60 min Lesson type: Vocabulary, Listening, Speaking Number of...

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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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