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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"
Lesson.......... "No More Recorders!"
* Upper-Intermediate Lesson....
"Get the Most out of your E-mails"
* Advanced Lesson..............
* Anna Grammar................. "Verbs - to be"
Weekly Warmer................ "Category Contest"
* The Last Word................
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.
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
Graph interpretation and report writing
Intermediate Lesson - "No
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
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"
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
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
here to get the new resources.
Word - "Bread Crumbs..."
it that bread crumbs cost more than bread?
of the week: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that
won't work." - Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)