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
Instant Workbook features include:
- Online exercises for
your students linked to Instant Lessons and other resources.
- Self checking
- One username and password for all students.
- Use My Workbook
to select and store exercises.
- View the entire library of exercises.
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
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!
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
* 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
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Safer Cars for Pedestrians"
Anna Grammar................. "Gerunds and infinitives"
Warmer................ "The things we like about you"
* The Last
Word................ "Rumors... "
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
* 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
* Get students to use this to create and perform dialogues.
Instant Workbook - Pre-Intermediate - "Mangrove Forest
Linked to this week's Pre-Intermediate Lesson. Choose
the correct verbs
to complete this follow on article. Available from 26 June
Pre-Intermediate - "Mangrove Forest Under Threat"
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
- "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
Grammar - "Gerunds and infinitives"
Luke asks Anna about some
of the paradoxical uses of infinitives and gerunds. Available from 26 June 2002
Warmer - "The things we like about you"
This warmer from Australia
is great for increasing students' self-esteem. Available from 26 June 2002
here to get the new resources.
A gossip could be described as someone with a great sense of