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World Population Day - 11 July 2002
We have a great selection of lessons that relate to World Population Day! Have a look at the Instant Lesson and Instant Workbook exercise on Global Aging!

* Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "They don't teach like this in my country"
* Instant Workbook............. "Global Aging"
* Pre-Intermediate Lesson...... "The Things They Get Up To In Europe"
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Lightning Safety"
* Advanced Lesson.............. "Accent on Second Language Development"
* Anna Grammar................. "Adjectives - comparatives and spelling"
* Weekly Warmer................ "That's stretching it"
* The Last Word................ "Press Any Key!

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - "Students complain, 'they don't teach like
this in my country.'"

* Prepare an information sheet explaining the methods and rationale in students' first language.
* After completing activities, ask students to explain why they did things that way.
* Teach similar content different ways. Discuss which way is most helpful, interesting, memorable.

Instant Workbook - Pre Intermediate - "Global Aging"

In the next 50 years, the number of people above 60 years of age will more than quadruple from about 600 million to almost two billion people, United Nations' figures show. UN Secretary-general Kofi Annan says the world must get ready for an explosion in numbers of old people that will put severe strain on poor countries. Available from 22 May 2002

Pre-Intermediate - "The Things They Get Up To In Europe"
Europeans may love their television remote controls but most still don't use computers, a new poll showed. Available from 10 July 2002

Upper-Intermediate - "Lightning Safety"
Seeking refuge in houses, schools or office buildings, unplugging computers and avoiding open fields during thunderstorms can help reduce the number of injuries and deaths caused by lightning during the summer months. Available from 10 July 2002

Advanced - "Accent on Second Language Development"
Hearing a second language spoken day-to-day will not translate into fluency but it may help children speak with a more convincing accent, results of a study suggest. Available from 10 July 2002

Anna Grammar - "Adjectives - comparatives and spelling"
Mark from Japan asks about teaching students the difference between short and long vowels so they can remember how to spell comparative forms. Available from 10 July 2002

Weekly Warmer - "That's stretching it"
This warmer is effective when students are feeling lethargic and need something to help them focus on the next lesson. Available from 10 July 2002

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The Last Word
"'Press Any Key' begins looking for the "Any" key!"

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