The Commonwealth Games in Manchester are going great
guns! The games' focus is on the Spirit of Friendship, in which people of all
nations come together to celebrate their multi-cultural diversity in the sports
arena. You can find more information about The Sprit of Friendship here http://www.commonwealthgames.com
forget that our featured lessons are based on this year's Commonwealth Games.
You can find them here:
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Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Do your students cheat in class?"
Instant Workbook............. "Accent on Second Language Development"
Elementary Lesson............ "Party Time!"
* Intermediate Lesson..........
"Housework Bad For Health?"
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Leeches
Make Medical Comeback"
* Anna Grammar................. "Passive -
Have something done"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Finders Keepers"
* Max Vocab.................... "Fabric"
* The Last Word................
Teaching Tips! - What to do if you suspect that students are
cheating in class.
Discuss the issue with Management. What is school policy? Is cheating viewed differently
in this culture?
* Insist students leave all personal items outside.
Seat students individually and space the desks well.
* Discuss how you view
'cheating' with students and clarify the consequences.
Instant Workbook - Advanced Level - "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
Lesson - "Party Time!"
Britain's second richest man spent $17.5
million on a party for 600 guests on a luxury liner. He is known for being very
careful with his money, but he treated his guests to a week of luxury living and
exclusive entertainment. Available from 01 August 2002
Lesson - "Housework Bad For Health?"
It's exhausting, time consuming
and although it counts as physical activity, housework does not improve health
or help to shed those excess pounds, British researchers say. Available from 01
Upper-Intermediate Lesson - "Leeches Make Medical Comeback"
cheap natural therapy for arthritis has been recommended by scientists - hirudo
medicinalis, or more simply, leeches. Available from 01 August 2002
Grammar - "Passive - Have something done"
Luke from China asks
about having things done! Available from 31 July 2002
- "Finders Keepers"
An exciting way to teach prepositions and
there is even a prize at the end of the activity! Available from 31 July 2002
Max Vocab - "Fabric"
Max takes us through words to
do with fabric. Available from 01 August 2002
here to get the new resources.
Liberal politicians make enemies on their Left and Right!
of the week: "Learning is what most adults will do for a living
in the 21st century." - Perelman.