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Featured 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 names?"
* Instant Workbook............. "Aussies Get Commonwealth Games Boost
* 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..."

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - "Some of my students choose inappropriate
English 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 considered dated.
* 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.

Elementary Lesson - "Chimp Burglar"
British police are looking for a chimpanzee who has stolen things from two London homes. Available from 24 July 2002

Intermediate 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 Destruction"
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 2002

Anna Grammar - "Vocabulary - Puddles and Pockets"
Florencia from Argentina asks Anna about puddles and pockets. Available from 24 July 2002

Weekly 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

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The Last Word
It's often wise to keep your words soft and sweet - because sometimes you may have to eat them!

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