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Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue


Started by Christina Shepherd in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 26. 1 Reply

How does implementation help you out throughout the year? I am curious to know what things have worked for you and what things have not worked for you through an implementation standard.  Continue

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 74 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

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Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

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The #1 ...(Quick and Easy Young Learner Lesson)

Number One** Not your ordinary, endless list - just what's number 1.
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What Do You See?

Let's face it, many times as a teacher, we are faced with having to pull a lesson "out of our hat". Last minute, we have to teach a new class or left our lesson materials at home. Or perhaps, we are just sick and tired, hung over, run down ...... What to do?

Well, I've had a go to lesson that works wonders and is prep free. I call it, "What Do You See?" Find my description in brief, here on Teaching Recipes (a site I created to help teachers with quick ideas). Basically, you just give students a blank A4 and together draw and label a picture on the board. Keep asking "What do you see?" and adding vocabulary/drawings. Afterward, students flip it over and draw their own, using their own title. (At the Beach, At the Mall, At a Concert , At a etc.....)

Here is a basic A4 that you can use with students. I can see

This lesson works wonders and in my next #1 posts, I'll be describing the #1 Quick lessons for Intermediate and Advanced level learners. Stay tuned!

If you liked this post, you may find my post, "The Draw of Drawing" interesting!  Get all the #1 in ELT blog posting in our handy directory! 

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