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Started by Elise in Teaching and Methodology Mar 27. 0 Replies

I was wondering what you all thought of learning designs pertaining to English language teaching? What are the ways in which you design your lessons to achieve better learning in your students?Continue

A NEW way to teach PHRASAL VERBS so that your students understand and remember them

Started by Andromeda Jones in Teaching and Methodology Dec 31, 2018. 0 Replies

Phrasal verbs are a verb + preposition, adverb or particle. Teaching…Continue

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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 17, 2018. 73 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread and butter.Got any good ideas for teaching it or using it…Continue

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Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 10, 2018. 79 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

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Tom Hanks is delightful in this very teacher and class friendly movie - BIG.  Did you also know it is a great Christmas movie? 

Get the DVD and watch the whole film with students using the full activity book + answer key.  I spent a long time making this book and trialing it out with a number of classes. Works like a charm.

Just follow the scenes in the student book.  1. Show the scene.  2. Complete the activities  3. Show the scene again and take up. Full instructions in the book. 

You'll need to get the dvd to present the movie in class. But some scenes have videos included.

Present the story of the film with this leveled reader.

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Here's the movie trailer ....  Show to get students remembering the film and excited. 

I have downloaded Big - the movie workbook, and at some point it says "Look at the card your teacher has given you. ". What does it mean? Is there a teachers lesson plan for this workbook? What to do before each part and which parts of the movie to use, etc?

Hi Ingunn,

Sorry for any confusion.  The cards are regarding the earlier 3 wishes game. I've attached them here. Students state their wishes and if a student has a genie card that can grant the wish they stand up and say "Your wish is granted. Poof!". 


Here is a sample activity from the workbook - the scene where they dance on a giant keyboard and perform the "chopsticks".  Plus answer key. 

Download for offline use and viewing.

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