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Commonwealth Games 25 July - 4 August 2002
We have a new Upper-Intermediate lesson based on the up and coming Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth is a unique family of 54 developed and developing nations around the world. It is a voluntary association of independent sovereign states and its 1.7 billion people account for 30% of the world's population. They are found in every continent and include many diverse religions, races, languages and cultures. You can
find more information for your students at http://www.montageplus.co.uk

Contents:
* Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Do you have couples in the classroom?"
* Instant Workbook............. "Smart Squirrel"
* Elementary Lesson............ "Smart Squirrel"
* Pre-Intermediate Lesson...... Pre-Intermediate - "Bond. James Bond."
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Aussies Get Commonwealth Games Boost"
* Anna Grammar................. "Spanish-to-go"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Grammar Poker"
* The Last Word................ "English Vowels"

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - "Do you have couples in the classroom?"
Two students have fallen in and out of love. Now they're not speaking and it is upsetting class dynamics.
* Talk to them individually.
* Rearrange the seating.
* Involve your school's student adviser.
* Do English-to-Go's lesson "The Golden Couple", then discuss broken relationships and how best to handle them.

NEW RESOURCES
Instant Workbook - Elementary - "Smart Squirrel"
This exercise is linked to this week's Elementary Lesson. In Britain a squirrel helped police find a box of stolen crockery by encouraging them to follow it and then leading them to a tree. Available from 17 July 2002

Elementary - "Smart Squirrel"
In Britain a squirrel helped police find a box of stolen crockery by encouraging them to follow it and then leading them to a tree. Available from 17 July 2002

Pre-Intermediate - "Bond. James Bond."
Pierce Brosnan wants to make another James Bond movie. Brosnan is currently filming his fourth Bond movie "Die another Day". He talks about why he likes playing James Bond. Available from 17 July 2002

Upper-Intermediate - "Aussies Get Commonwealth Games Boost"
Australia's Commonwealth Games chief warned that Australia will be hard-pressed to match their 1998 Commonwealth Games' level of performance and suggested that England would be the most likely nation to top the medal count at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Available from 17 July 2002

Anna Grammar - "Spanish-to-go"
Now we've become Spanish-to-go!!! Anna answers a question from an artist in Argentina. Available from 17 July 2002

Weekly Warmer - "Grammar Poker"
This is a fun and different way to review grammar points. Available from 17 July 2002

Click here to get the new resources.

The Last Word
"Is there a word with all the English vowels in the right order? Yes - "abstemious" and "facetious"."


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