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Passive: Present Continuous & Present Perfect (worksheet)

Passive: Present Continuous & Present Perfect (worksheet)

Present Continuous Passive and Present Perfect Passive look complicated, that’s why students very often doubt that those tenses are really useful and hesitate to apply them in their speech. This worksheet gives great true-to-life context, explaining where and why to use those tenses. It aims at using both of the tenses in the speech in...

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“Bitcoin” (worksheet) 

“Bitcoin” (worksheet) 

Bitcoin is getting more and more popular. Since its appearance, it has gone through many ups and downs and is considered to be one of the most volatile currencies in the world. Those who believed in it have become multimillionaires. Experts compare bitcoin with tulip fever in the Netherlands and predict its collapse. The second...

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Oscar 2021: lesson ideas

Oscar 2021: lesson ideas

After more than a year of pandemic lockdowns, Hollywood celebrated the 93rd Academy Awards on the 26th of April. Celebrities gathered together at Union Station in Los Angeles, some parts of the ceremony also took place at the Dolby Theatre. Though people were not wearing masks at the event, they had to follow some Covid-19...

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A detailed description of adapting a face-to-face lesson for an online

A detailed description of adapting a face-to-face lesson for an online

With this abrupt shift of all face-to-face learning to online ones, it has become a real challenge for teachers and students as well to find and redefine the means of how learning and teaching can happen. We were forced to leave the classrooms, leave the printed books, the colourful notes, physical interaction, and move it...

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Getting the Most from Tests

Getting the Most from Tests

Testing and assessment is an integral part of every type of teaching and learning whether it is happening orally, in a written form, on a practical exam, or elsewhere. Although assessments and evaluation are the least favourite part of education for the students, through them, we, teachers, understand how effective our teaching is, we see...

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How to work with advanced students: working on the quality of their language

How to work with advanced students: working on the quality of their language

Well, this is a question of a thousand dollars. We, teachers, have had situations when you have an advanced student who is comfortable with all four skills: listening, speaking, writing, and reading. We keep moving from material to material, but deep in our hearts, we are not satisfied because we cannot measure progress. The key...

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Teacher-Centered Methods of Instruction

Teacher-Centered Methods of Instruction

As teachers we are supposed to be always in charge: delivering our educational messages, asking questions, and encouraging students to join and enjoy the process. Skilfully combining mental and professional agility is no mean feat: even a clear, explicit understanding of your role may be doubted when it comes to using traditional strategies. Can these...

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Movie club: Imposters (pre-intermediate)

Movie club: Imposters (pre-intermediate)

Sometimes it’s difficult to find authentic materials for students of low levels, especially when they ask for TV series or movie recommendations. ‘Imposters’ is an American dark comedy television series that is perfect for Pre-intermediate students. The show premiered in 2017 so the chance that your students haven’t watched it yet is high. The series...

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Spring (worksheet for preschoolers)

Spring (worksheet for preschoolers)

This lesson is aimed at introducing vocabulary on the topic “Spring” to kids 5-6 years old getting them to work on their pronunciation and developing their thinking abilities. If necessary, translate the instructions. Age: 5-6 Level: beginner Time: 30  mins Lesson type: vocabulary, listening, and speaking  Number of students: 1 – 8 Materials:  Worksheet Speaking...

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