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Lessons: Commonwealth Games 25 July - 4 August 2002
There are a
variety of featured lessons, including Anna Grammar and Weekly Warmers related
to the Commonwealth Games up in the Teachers' Room for you to use!
Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Are your students choosing inappropriate English
* Instant Workbook............. "Aussies Get Commonwealth
* Elementary Lesson............ "Chimp Burglar"
Intermediate Lesson.......... "School Bullies Targeted"
* Upper Intermediate
Lesson.... "Amazon Destruction"
* Anna Grammar................. "Vocabulary
- Puddles and Pockets"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Sports Equipment"
The Last Word................ "Soft and sweet..."
Top Teaching Tips! - "Some of my students choose inappropriate
names, and people may laugh at them."
* Teach a lesson on names,
fashion changes and naming customs in English speaking countries.
* Help students
identify when their chosen name was popular, and explain that some may now be
* Provide a list of appropriate alternatives.
Instant Workbook - Intermediate to 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.
Lesson - "Chimp Burglar"
British police are looking for a chimpanzee
who has stolen things from two London homes. Available from 24 July 2002
Lesson - "School Bullies Targeted"
The largest U.S. doctors group
has taken a stand against school bullies, urging a far-flung effort to change
attitudes and asking colleagues to talk to younger patients who may be suffering
in silence. Available from 24 July 2002
Upper-Intermediate Lesson - "Amazon
The rate of forest destruction of Brazil's treasured
Amazon jungle fell 13.4 percent last year from a five-year peak in 2000, but it
is still at a pace that deeply troubles environmentalists. Available from 24 July
Anna Grammar - "Vocabulary - Puddles and Pockets"
from Argentina asks Anna about puddles and pockets. Available from 24 July 2002
Warmer - "Sports Equipment"
This fun warmer has been created
especially for the Commonwealth Games. It aims to review sports vocabulary and
encourage spoken fluency. Available from 24 July 2002
here to get the new resources.
It's often wise to keep your words soft and sweet - because
sometimes you may have to eat them!