English to go


Have you seen our Back-to-School promotion? If you tell your friends about the English-To-Go website, you will go into the draw to win a Sony Portable CD Player and a $50 Amazon voucher to buy your favorite CDs! Click below to tell your friends about English-To-Go! http://www.english-to-go.com/friend/

Featured Lessons on "School"
The featured lessons based on the topic of "school" are still up in
the Teachers' Room. Feel free to have a look at the selection of
lessons, warmers and Instant Workbook exercises.

* Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "How to deal with time constraints"
* Instant Workbook............. "The Cost of Tying the Knot"
* Intermediate Lesson.......... "No More Recorders!"
* Upper-Intermediate Lesson.... "Get the Most out of your E-mails"
* Advanced Lesson.............. "eBay Watch"
* Anna Grammar................. "Verbs - to be"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Category Contest"
* The Last Word................ "Bread Crumbs..."

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - Use these tips if you find yourself running out of time and not able to cover all of the material:
* Prioritize material with student input.
* Leave lengthy written work for homework or specific writing classes.
* Check lesson pacing; are warmers and lead-ins too long?
* Limit controlled practice to essential examples.
* Focus on most authentic materials and activities.

Instant Workbook - Upper-Intermediate Level "The Cost of Tying the Knot"
Explores recent marriage trends in Australia
Skills: Graph interpretation and report writing

Intermediate Lesson - "No More Recorders!"
The humble recorder, played by generations of schoolchildren, has received an unwelcome blow when researchers revealed the average child hates it. Available from 11 September 2002

Upper-Intermediate Lesson - "Get the Most out of your E-mails"
When it comes to sending e-mails, the personal touch is best because the more people the message is copied to, the less likely the recipients will reply. Available from 11 September 2002

Advanced Lesson - "eBay Watch"
Few would question that auction enterprise eBay has become one of the most important companies on the Internet. What was it about eBay that not only allowed it to survive, but also thrive in a nascent industry where success has become the exception rather than the rule? Available from 11 September 2002

Anna Grammar - "Verbs - to be"
Sandra from Argentina wanted some more activities for her pupils about the verb to be, so Anna has made some. Enjoy! Available from 11 September 2002

Weekly Warmer - "Category Contest"
This is a fun and competitive way to review vocabulary. In teams, students recall vocabulary words for specific categories. Available from 11 September 2002

Click here to get the new resources.

The Last Word - "Bread Crumbs..."
Why is it that bread crumbs cost more than bread?

Quote of the week: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

With regards and thanks,
The English-To-Go Team.
E-mail: sales@english-to-go.com