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SITE OF THE DAY - HUNDREDS OF THE "BEST" - Teaching Recipes

Started by ddeubel in Websites / links / access to new resources / communities.. Last reply by Nadeem Nawaz Jul 16. 102 Replies

We are now in our 3rd edition of "Site of the Day"! Hundreds of the best sites for teaching/learning. See #1 and…Continue

Tags: collection, list, web 2.0, resources, websites

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by Amelia Meirizka Jun 20. 73 Replies

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

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Learning Designs

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

Tags: prepositions, teach, verbs, phrasal

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One of the major skill sets of a great language teacher is the ability to "prompt" students so they will generate language. It isn't easy and with time a teacher becomes better at replying, prompting, leaving unfinished, their utterances so that students are put into a position of "having to communicate". It is a skill that even gets more refined as the teacher adapts and scaffolds at just the right level/language.

EFL Classroom 2.0 has so many online language generators that help teachers out in this regard. I've put together many that can with a click of a mouse, start students talking. Also, in ppt and paper/flashcard form. Here's a list - try them with student and I'm sure you'll see they work like a charm. The teacher just keeps circulating as students take turns in groups, answering the prompt.

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These 100 conversation starters are the most common questions people ask each other and are curious about. See attached.


Play the powerpoint which changes and beeps every 25 seconds or just use the one with no sound setting. Also, handy printable cards of all questions that students can use offline in a group for a conversation game. Hours of speaking fun. Make sure your students ask follow up questions! Can also be used as writing prompts - production is production ....

Try these prompt generators!

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Here is a huge list of starter questions.   Each page, a different topic. 

Use with our other lists found here.  Also search the rest of this category to find many more options/resources. 

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