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The trial of our online resources has gone incredibly well, thank you to everyone for their excellent feedback and encouragement. In response to your suggestions we have launched Instant Workbook! These are shorter online exercises linked to Instant Lessons
and other English-To-Go resources. You have the ability to control which exercises your students have access to and when.

Instant Workbook features include:
- Online exercises for your students linked to Instant Lessons and other resources.
- Self checking homework tasks.
- One username and password for all students.
- Use My Workbook to select and store exercises.
- View the entire library of exercises.

Your students can access the exercises you have selected by visiting www.instantworkbook.com and entering the username and password you have given them. This will only take them to the lesson that you have chosen. They can use it for up to 5 days. Look for the blue and white symbol next to the Instant Lesson Title. One click will take you directly to the exercise.

What has happened to the SelfAccess lessons?
The new and improved, searchable site SelfAccess.com has been launched! Students can access our library of lessons for independent study. You can direct your students to www.selfaccess.com

For Gold Members Only!
As a one time offer to thank Gold Members for trialing our online resources, we would like to give you continued access to the 30+ SelfAccess lessons for the next three months.

* Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Are you lacking energy?"
* Instant Workbook............. "Mangrove Forest Under Threat"
* Pre-Intermediate Lesson...... "Mangrove Forest Under Threat"
* Intermediate Lesson.......... "Giraffe Gets New Leg"
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Safer Cars for Pedestrians"
* Anna Grammar................. "Gerunds and infinitives"
* Weekly Warmer................ "The things we like about you"
* The Last Word................ "Rumors... "

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - "Are you lacking energy?
If you only have 15 minutes to class and you are lacking energy try these tips!
* Sink a stiff coffee.
* Take students out for freestyle conversation.
* Try jigsaw video viewing. Group A watches for two minutes, then relates events to Group B. Then try the reverse. Afterwards all watch the whole video clip. You can build vocabulary from it.
* Get students to use this to create and perform dialogues.

Instant Workbook - Pre-Intermediate - "Mangrove Forest Under Threat"

Linked to this week's Pre-Intermediate Lesson. Choose the correct verbs
to complete this follow on article. Available from 26 June 2002

Pre-Intermediate - "Mangrove Forest Under Threat"
Bangladesh and India will work together under a UN plan to protect the Sundarban, the world's biggest mangrove forest. Available from 26 June 2002

Intermediate - "Giraffe Gets New Leg"
A young giraffe in Japan has gained a new lease on life thanks to his devoted keepers and an artificial leg. Available from 27 June 2002

Upper-Intermediate - "Safer Cars for Pedestrians"
Energy-absorbing bumpers, pop-up engine covers and windshield air bags could soon be added to cars to protect millions of pedestrians involved in accidents each year. Available from 27 June 2002

Anna Grammar - "Gerunds and infinitives"
Luke asks Anna about some of the paradoxical uses of infinitives and gerunds. Available from 26 June 2002

Weekly Warmer - "The things we like about you"
This warmer from Australia is great for increasing students' self-esteem. Available from 26 June 2002

Click here to get the new resources.

The Last Word
A gossip could be described as someone with a great sense of rumor!

With regards and thanks,
The English-To-Go Team.
E-mail: sales@english-to-go.com