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Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Trouble reading a student's handwriting?"
Instant Workbook............. "Computers Harm Children"
Lesson...... "Super Seal Saves Dog"
* Intermediate Lesson..........
"Buskers Permitted Here"
* Upper-Intermediate Lesson.... "The
Cost of Tying the Knot"
* Anna Grammar................. "Adverbs
* Weekly Warmer................ "When I was a child...
* The Last Word................ "A French dessert... "
Top Teaching Tips! - Trouble reading a student's handwriting?
these tips to help students write more legibly.
* Ask students to write on
every second line.
* Students should 'slow down' when writing and focus on
* Check that students know how to form letters correctly
Encourage drafts and then 'good' copies for each piece of work.
Instant Workbook - Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate
Lesson: "Computers Harm Children"
A look at how computers have
changed our lives. Skills: Vocabulary practice - Complete the 15 gaps in an open
cloze. Available from 28 August 2002
Pre-Intermediate Lesson - "Super
Seal Saves Dog"
A seal saved an elderly dog after it was swept away
by a fast-flowing river in northern England. Available from 28 August 2002
Lesson - "Buskers Permitted Here"
In the past, street performer
Yasunori Koyama would be sent packing by police patrolling the streets and parks
of Tokyo even as he performs his impressive juggling act to a visibly delighted
crowd, but times have changed. Available from 28 August 2002
Lesson - "The Cost of Tying the Knot"
Money may not be able to
buy you love, but it certainly helps tie the knot. More and more couples are picking
up the tab for the wedding themselves, but it can all add up to financial overload
if they haven't saved enough. Available from 28 August 2002
Grammar - "Adverbs - intensifiers"
Wahab from Algiers asks Anna
what an intensifying function is. Available from 28 August 2002
Warmer - "When I was a child... "
This getting-to-know-you activity
is great for practice talking about the past using used to. Available from 28
here to get the new resources.
Word - "A French dessert... "
A very small French dessert
could be called a "mini-mousse".
of the week: "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when
you take your eyes off your goal." Henry Ford (1863-1947)