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Low-prep collocations activities

Low-prep collocations activities

No matter what level your students are while working with the new vocabulary they need to be aware of the importance of patterns such as collocation. There are a lot of different activities to practice collocations in class, e.g. sorting activities, when students group words according to collocate; dominos, when students match collocations end to...

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Stirring activities

Stirring activities

Successful young learners’ teacher is like a gymnast trying to keep balance during the lesson. Discipline is a cornerstone of the primary school lessons. Kids’ short attention span shrinks if someone distracts the class. The secret of perfect discipline lies in the right amount of stirring and settling activities to get all students engaged. Calm...

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Activities on the topic “Body parts”

Activities on the topic “Body parts”

What tasks do you use to practice new vocabulary with your students? Most often teachers use such activities as labeling the pictures, matching, bingo, boardgames, crosswords, etc. When students study the topic “Body parts” most activities look like this: Here are some other ideas to practise this vocabulary. Monster maker Review body parts and numbers....

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Collaborative activities, techniques and tools to develop students’ productive skills

Collaborative activities, techniques and tools to develop students’ productive skills

Collaborative learning is an approach to teaching and learning that involves groups of students working together. They might be working towards solving a problem, creating a project, or just completing a task. The benefits are obvious: collaborative learning is student-centred; it promotes group dynamics and helps establish relationships; it put teenagers into lower-risk situations and,...

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Activities on the topic “Days of the week”

Activities on the topic “Days of the week”

Days of the week are usually taught very early in almost every ESL courses. If you have already tried different songs, matching and fill-the-gap activities and your students still can’t remember the words, I am happy to share the activities which worked well with my students. Here are some handy tasks to practice the vocabulary...

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We bare bears (Viral Video)

We bare bears (Viral Video)

In this video, the bear brothers desperately try to acquire more friends and decide to become “internet famous”. This worksheet is designed for Pre-Intermediate teen students and will perfectly fit a lesson on the topics “Friendship”, “Internet celebrities”, “Becoming famous”, “Modern world”, “Teenagers and their problems”. These activities are suitable for group and one-on-one classes...

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Effective teen collaboration in the lesson

Effective teen collaboration in the lesson

The days of students silently working independently from textbooks at desks are gone! It’s time for 21st Century Skills which include collaboration along with critical thinking, communication and creativity. In the future, our students will be looking for work in this global workplace and collaboration skill will enhance their prospects for employment and job advancement....