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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

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…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

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

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling

Favorite Movie about Teaching?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Apr 23, 2018. 88 Replies

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This is a great topic. Get Ss discussing what small things really drive them crazy - their pet peeves.

Use the handy brainstorming template to get students listing their pet peeves and then discussing and ranking them. What's the class' biggest pet peeve

This video with a listening worksheet and key is stellar. Listen to Katie's pet peeves and then discuss and check answers.

Also some more worksheets for this topic below!  See and rank the top world pet peeves HERE. Can your students guess the top 10?

Students can read this book about pet peeves and study related vocabulary.

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This is a nice presentation of pet peeves.  Download attached. 

Also a ppt in Gif - an example of a book on Gif Lingua that upgraded teachers get (can download books and also lesson packs for each book). 


Here is a nice set of Pet Peeve cards to use and get students expressing this important function of English - expressing displeasure. 

Use with the expression prompts (an example of our Get Talkin presentation)

Like the flashcards .... purchase our full ebook of printable cards on dozens of topics. Get Speaking.



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