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that because of increased membership and demand for our resources, we installed
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introduces Instant Workbook. As a Gold Member, you now have full and exclusive
access to the exciting new Instant Workbook. See the Instant Workbook section
below for the details on this exciting new product.
Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "How to improve students knowledge of English
* Elementary Lesson............ "Old Man"
Intermediate Lesson.......... "Lottery Court Case"
Lesson.... "Sentimental Husbands"
* Anna Grammar.................
"Participles -ed or -ing?"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Vocabulary
* Instant Workbook............. "NEW AND EXCLUSIVE
TO GOLD MEMBERS!"
* Self Access.................. "Fridge Mountain"
The Last Word................ "An 'I' for an 'I'..."
Top Teaching Tips! - "How can I improve students' knowledge of
English speaking cultures?" Try these tips.
* Set 'culture quizzes' for
homework. Next day, students work in teams, pooling their answers. Most correct
* In threes, students present seminars about set topics.
* Hold 'history
day'. Each student comes as a famous English character and explains who they are.
Elementary Lesson - "Old
The world's oldest man celebrated his 113th birthday on Saturday
at his home island of Kyushu, Japan. (Longevity, world records, making questions,
until, discussion.) Available from 01 May 2002
- "Lottery Court Case"
A Canadian care worker who bought a lottery
ticket that won C$11.4 million ($7.2 million) won't pocket a penny. She bought
the ticket for an elderly client with whom, she said, she had a verbal agreement
to share the jackpot if the ticket was a winner, but the client said she had made
no such deal. The disagreement ended up in court. (Gambling,
court cases, headlines, sequencing, use of superlative structure "One of
the _____-est".) Available from 01 May 2002
Lesson - "Sentimental Husbands"
As married couples age, husbands
appear to become more sentimental in talking about the relationship, while wives
grow more reticent, according to a U.S. study of 20 long-term marriages: "The
men were really excited about telling their stories... they were willing to show
a wider range of emotions in terms of joy as well as sadness." (Relationships,
emotion, men and women, pronouns, completing a story.) Available from 01 May 2002
Grammar - "Participles -ed or -ing?"
Janine asks about the 'rule'
for using '-ed' and '-ing' adjectives. Available from 02 May 2002
Warmer - "Vocabulary and Storytelling"
This warmer is an exciting
way to use learned vocabulary. Available from 02 May 2002
Workbook - NEW AND EXCLUSIVE FOR GOLD MEMBERS!
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you now have full and exclusive access to the exciting new Instant Workbook. Instant
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Instant Workbook Features
- Exercises for students based on varied Instant Lessons and Anna
- View exercises before selecting them
- Use My Workbook to select
and store exercises
- Plan exercises based on your lesson plan and also view
exercises already used
- Lists of exercises under Library
- Generation of
a username and password to give to students to access the exercises via the Internet
Exercises available for 5 days
- Exercises can be reused
- Pick the dates
when you want the exercises to be available to your students
- One username
and password for all students
- Username and passwords only access one lesson
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or to report any difficulties.
here to get the new resources.
Self Access - "Fridge Mountains"
week's lesson looks at the problems of waste disposal and recycling. You can practice
using the passive form and write an essay to governments and individuals suggesting
what they can do to reduce the amount of rubbish produced.
f two egotists meet, would it be an 'I' for an 'I'?