This week, English-To-Go is pleased to announce an
exciting new product "Instant Workbook". See the details below.
Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Students going to the bathroom when tasks
* Instant Workbook............. NEW PRODUCT!
Lesson............ "Yum Yum!"
* Intermediate Lesson.......... "Karaoke"
Upper-Intermediate Lesson.... "Pacific Weather Patterns"
* Anna Grammar.................
* Weekly Warmer................ "Chain of
* Self Access.................. "Exams - Are they fair?"
The Last Word................ "A Successful Diet..."
Top Teaching Tips! - "Students go to the bathroom when tasks get
difficult". Try these tips.
* Check student's levels. Is anyone misplaced?
Say, 'I notice you leave when tasks are difficult, is there a problem?'
that students need to go before starting a lesson. Once the lesson begins, they
are expected to stay.
* Give student indispensable roles (e.g.: nominate a
INSTANT WORKBOOK - NEW PRODUCT!
a Gold Member you now have full and exclusive access to the new Instant Workbook!
The exercises in Instant Workbook are based on Instant Lessons and complement
our other materials from the English-To-Go website, and can be used as a follow-on
from lessons and other resources you have already enjoyed.
Workbook features include:
- Exercises for your students based on Instant
Lessons and Anna Grammar
- Plan exercises based on your lesson plan and view
- View exercises before selecting them
- Use My Workbook
to select and store exercises.
- Lists of exercises under Library
a username and password to control student access to exercises
are available for 5 days and can be reused
- Select the dates exercises are
available to your students
- One username and password for all students
Username and passwords access only one lesson
Click here to try Instant
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Workbook and to report any difficulties. You may also find the help desk useful
in familiarizing yourself with the new site.
Elementary Lesson - "Yum Yum!"
with foods like sausages and sauerkraut crowded into a restaurant in Berlin to
try something new when the restaurant put insects on its menu. (Restaurants and
unusual menus, reading in detail, true or false, discussion, bored and boring.)
Date: 08 May 2002
Intermediate Lesson - "Karaoke"
is about new technology that could give even the most tone-deaf karaoke crooner
perfect pitch. It adjusts sing-along music automatically to the pitch and tempo
best-suited to an individual singer. Good news for singers and listeners! (Technology,
music, entertainment, survey, role play, nouns used as adjectives.) Date: 08 May
Upper-Intermediate Lesson - "Pacific Weather Patterns"
edge world science has produced a sudden consensus that a feared El Nino weather
pattern is likely to be developing in the Pacific. (Weather forecasting, El Nino,
affect and effect, keeping a weather journal.) Date: 08 May 2002
Grammar - "Currency symbols"
Arnaud asks Anna about the placement
of currency symbols, so Anna consulted a style expert for this reply. Date: 08
Weekly Warmer - "Chain of Command"
could be done as a review activity after students have learned about reported
speech. Date: 08 May 2002
here to get the new resources.
Self Access - "Exams - Are
This week's lesson examines this issue and also looks
at stress and homeschooling. You can listen to an interview, reorder sentences
and complete an argumentative essay.
A successful diet is the triumph of mind over platter.