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Cultural focus – Spain

Having taught English for a long period of time, I have noticed that when teaching culture we tend to focus on English speaking countries. This is certainly valuable if we wish to enable our...

The world in numbers

Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/(B2) Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Speaking/Practising saying large numbers/Reading Materials: Handout 1 Time: +/- 60 min The number facts and figures used in this lesson plan were published in the...

GDYBYM BYŁ BOGATY…. czyli o II okresie warunkowym.

Cel ogólny: Kształcenie umiejętności poprawnego budowania zdań z użyciem II okresu warunkowego. Cele operacyjne (szczegółowe): 1. Wiadomości – Uczeń: zna strukturę II okresu warunkowego wyjaśnia zastosowanie II okresu warunkowego 2.  Umiejętności – Uczeń: układa...

Would you pass a polygraph test? Crime – lexis

Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/(B2) Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Vocabulary focus/Speaking/Authentic listening/ Materials: Handout 1 Time: +/- 60 min The video link: 1. Brainstorming/Types of crime: Ask the students to work in small groups...

Lekcja okolicznościowa “Halloween”

Temat lekcji: Poznajemy kulturę amerykańską poprzez świeto Halloween Cele lekcji: Zainteresowanie uczniów kulturą krajów anglojęzycznych Zapoznanie uczniów ze słownictwem dotyczącym Halloween Rozwijanie sprawności językowcych: słuchanie: nauka piosenki czytanie: krótki tekst dotyczący święta mówienie: śpiewanie...

ENGLISHOMETRE

With the start of a new school year, we all know how important it is to encourage students to use the English language in the classroom from day one. But if you have ever...

First day activities

Whether you like it or not, it´s time to go back to school! Here comes my personal favourite first day activity I have used over the years. I hope you will find it as...

Blogging about culture

Language learning is also absorbing the culture. Make your students be creative in exploring both English and English speaking countries’ culture. Level: Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers Aims: getting to know British culture via...

LESSON PLAN: Holiday destination

Level(s): (B1/B2) Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: To practise authentic listening skills/ Speaking/cultural focus Materials: Handout 1/ video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twWrYhTov2E Answer Key: 1: Medieval history; 2: Delicious local food; 3: Outdoor adventure; 4: Awesome...

Schools in Britain

Almost every textbook or activity book which we use for teaching English has some section dedicated to school life. Obviously, with younger or teenage students, it is something they have experience of and, usually,...