Hi,I'm teaching a Conversation Class for teachers. It's really fun and these teachers also happen to be great students...in the classroom. They are, understandably, super busy and with our school…Continue
"I like to keep a powerpoint of questions from the lessons. I usually add a new slide every day or so. If i have extra time i go through it as a quiz. it's great because all the students ultimately understand the questions and can participate…"
I"m thankful for this website!
I'm doing a Fall/Winter Holidays section so i'd like to broaden my topic past Christmas and Thanksgiving. Can someone help me with Kwanzaa and Hanukkah? I didn't see anything in the…"
"i agree VERBS are the way to get all other language to stick. Concrete vocabulary are flies and they need verbs which are the flypaper - to stick.
A word bank is the way to go. For the teachers indirectly to choose from the word bank to complete…"
"try to use specific verbs. don't let them fall back on "like" "dislike" and etc.
maybe you can think of a theme per week and have verbs to match. next week is korean college entrance exams so maybe your theme can be on…"
Hi,I'm teaching a Conversation Class for teachers. It's really fun and these teachers also happen to be great students...in the classroom. They are, understandably, super busy and with our school schedule sometimes i don't seem them for a few weeks at at time. I was thinking that a good way to help them continue to practice was to make them a daily English vocab sheet. Sort of like those pull off calendars. ANYWAY, I think verbs is the thing they need the most help with. they've got lots of…See More
I can highly recommend Word Up. I took a risk on it and had my school purchase 4 boxes of the classroom edition. The game is a roaring success and works with all levels from low intermediate to advanced. I don't recommend it for…"
"I've taken that test. It was eye-opening and useful for me. Thanks for posting your Powerpoint. I was just thinking of this issue yesterday when i was asked to do a lesson on cultural difference. I was looking at the book and the images were…"
There is lots here but mostly stuff like posters/games/decorations that you can laminate/cut up yourself. Look in the resources and spend some time with a cuppa :)
However, for purchasing, sit down with your coteacher(s) and check out…"
"Thanks so much for getting back to me and I'll be on the lookout for another post. I'm in a school where they have just started an English Zone and often ask for my suggestions of what to put in it. It's a very exciting time, but…"
My colleague has something to do with the game and knows the creator. I'll get him to post up info. here tomorrow (if he doesn't I'll be breaking his arm :)
I used to use a kids game called IQ 2000 with ESL students. Even…"
Hi,I stumbled across this game "word up" on one of the ESL sites. I was thinking about asking my school to order it, but as i've never played it i'm not certain if it's good. Anyone have an experience with it?http://www.esldepot.com/product.php/9/4/Thanks!.shannon.See More