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CHRISTMAS: Orginal Lesson Plan For Mature Students

CHRISTMAS: Orginal Lesson Plan For Mature Students   Level: Intermediate (B1) & Upper Intermediate (B2) Time: 60 – 90 min Age: 16+ Language: Christmas holidays Additional resources: Printout (last page) + lesson uses the internet.    To make things easier for you Everything you say is colour-coded blue. Everything you write & examples are colour-coded orange.     Warm-up (10 min)   1. Put your learners into groups and ask them to write all the letters of the alphabet in a vertical list.   A 

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THANKSGIVING – Original Lesson Plan

Thanksgiving – Lesson Plan Level: Beginner (A2) to Upper Intermediate (B2)   Time: 60 – 90 mins   Age: 7+   Language: learning about the Thanksgiving tradition   Additional resources: lesson uses YouTube and Kahoot To make things easier for you Everything you say is colour-coded blue. Everything you write & examples are colour-coded orange. Warm-up (15 min) 1. Summon one of your students to the front of the classroom.  Maintain a pokerface so that the whole class isn’t sure of your intentions.  2. Look the

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HALLOWEEN – Original Lesson Plan

Halloween – Lesson Plan Clunk! Clunk!    What was that? Did you hear that??  No, it wasn’t a spooky ghost but a sound of upcoming holiday season and with it…. the scary Halloween-themed lessons. Boooo! Hurry! Hide on our site! That’s right, you no longer need to look over your shoulder on the slowly creeping in October 31st date, because Teacher’s Pit Stop has got you covered. If you do stay awake at

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How to understand and work with introverted students.

How to understand and work with introverted students. The inherent difference between extroverts and introverts is the amount of stimulation their brains need to function effectively. Some people cannot work unless loud music is playing in the background and there is an ambient sound of conversations around them. Extroverts, as such people are called, don’t mind being interrupted and often need to switch between tasks to stay focused. Extroverts thrive in a

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8 ESL Exercises Perfect For Extroverts

8 ESL Exercises Perfect For Extroverts You’re standing in front of the class, looking over your students and doing something what you imagine to be an effective tension building. It’s working as your students sit in an orderly silence, eyes locked on your lips, waiting for what comes next. Your mouth opens, Okay, who can tell me… immediately one of your students shoots their hand in the air. No, they aren’t the

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10 ESL games for LARGE classrooms

10 ESL games for LARGE classrooms There are 400 million people learning English in China alone. According to estimates, there are ‘only’ around 250 million English teachers working around the World. This overdemand sadly causes classrooms to grow in size. It’s not uncommon for a Chinese or Vietnamese classroom to house 40 or 50 students. And if managing a group of 15 second-graders is already a challenge, just imagine having 3 times

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5 ESL ROLE-PLAY activities for Adults

5 ESL ROLE-PLAY activities for Adults Need an idea to do something different? Have an extra class outside of the syllabus and want to treat your students to an interesting game? Or maybe you simply want to take a break from teaching grammar or holidays vocabulary. We’ve all been there and it’s totally fine to do something with your students that doesn’t produce concrete results. Language skills are above all social skills

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10 songs to get YOUNG students energized

10 songs to get YOUNG students energized Action songs are the simplest way to get the youngest students engaged. Such songs, dozens of which can be found online, are always upbeat and hard to resist even for us, serious adults. They involve some basic vocabulary and often come with karaoke-style subtitles. Moreover, action songs stimulate the three main styles of learning – visual the video, auditory music and kinesthetic actions. Thus, action

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10 esl activities using pictures

Using pictures in your classroom is a great way to get the learners engaged. Whether you’re showing them from your laptop, hand out printouts or ask your students to draw something themselves, pictures can provide you with endless opportunities for memorable ESL activities.    Students not only love working with interesting pictures but also incorporating a visual stimulus in your lesson will help them learn better. Below is a list of 10

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10 great esl exercises to practice WRITING

10 great esl exercises to practice WRITING It’s no secret that writing isn’t high on the list of favourite exercises for any ESL student. In a world where written communication is limited to 140 characters it’s hard to blame the youngest learners for dreading any longer forms of text. While older learners don’t suffer from this generational disadvantage they often shy away from writing exercises as it predominantly exposes the many mistakes

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