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Started by ddeubel in Websites / links / access to new resources / communities.. Last reply by Nadeem Nawaz Jul 16, 2019. 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, 2019. 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, 2019. 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


Old Spice Commercials--Learn English and something* about hygiene

This is a 25MB program that I made about some recent commercials that have been airing in the states.
I think many of you will appreciate this program because it'll give you the opportunity to address the issue of using deodorant, especially with Summer 2010 right around the corner, and do it in a humorous way.

There are five videos of which all can have captions turned on or off.
There is a memory monitor, because YOUR STUDENTS WILL WANT TO WATCH THEM MORE THAN ONCE.
The videos are all either 15 or 30 seconds in length.
That's all. I didn't create a lesson. If you do please post it I'll be glad to use it. Hey...I did the hard work. :)

Here are some pictures:

Oh if any of yous programmer types wants to see the source FLA just lets me know and I'll up it for yas. (Yeah, I don't know where that came from.)


Downloads: 257

Comment by ddeubel on May 19, 2010 at 2:51pm

They are super cool. I like the subtitle option - really helpful. And powerful images.

I'm still trying to figure out a good suggestion on how to use them in a lesson and to practice a specific skill or language function. I'll get back to you! Have you seen the funniest and best ever video/commercial about body odor? The Chocolate Man. I've used it over and over in classes. Just pause and students ask and answer "where is the Chocolate Man?".....

Comment by Elias Hickman on May 20, 2010 at 1:40am
Yeah I saw the Chocolate Man videos. Kind of hard to use with 6th graders though because of the sexual references. It's a great commercial though. :)
Tim and Eric from "Tim and Eric awesome show great job" produced all the videos, except The Man.

Comment by ddeubel on May 20, 2010 at 3:39am
True! Even with adults, I have to be careful with it, just depends on the class....

I am a dunce! I thought these were REAL and not spoofs. Just because nowadays so many commercials are spoofs, hard to tell the difference, especially if a dunce.

Comment by Sam Palmer on May 28, 2010 at 3:31am
Good stuff, sir Elias. Nice work on the program and the addition of subtitles. Got some serious laughs out of those, may use it sometimes in my afterschool activity class if i can find a way to lesson around it.

Comment by Elias Hickman on May 28, 2010 at 5:55am
Thanks Sam. I'm glad that you liked them.

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