It's Space Week! From 4 - 10 October it's Space
Week! We have a series of lessons, Instant Workbook exercises and Weekly Warmers
on Space. Click below to view them.
The trial of our online resources has come to an end. Thank
you for your excellent feedback and encouragement.
Instant Workbook is available
for your use! Launched in response to your suggestions, the shorter online exercises
are linked to a variety of lessons and other resources. They are proving to be
popular among many teachers!
There is an ever increasing library of Instant
Workbook exercises and new exercises each week! Look for the blue and white symbol
next to the lesson title. One click will take you directly to the exercise.
a list of featured Instant Workbook exercises, click
Top Teaching Tips!... "My class hasn't gelled"
* Instant Workbook.............
"Pacific Weather Patterns"
* Pre-Intermediate Lesson...... "Child
Tracking Devices May Be Next"
* Upper-Intermediate Lesson.... "Giant
Vending Machine Opens"
* Advanced Lesson.............. "Beware of
* Anna Grammar................. "Modals - Have to &
* Weekly Warmer................ "Superlative Race"
Top Teaching Tips! - Follow these tips if your class has not 'gelled'.
Plan 'out-of-class' activities together in class time; do them in 'out-of-class'
* Follow up with "remember when..." feedback.
* Make class
scrapbooks of these outings.
* Have regular inter-class competitions.
Display results 'charts' in student common room.
Instant Workbook - Upper-Intermediate - "Pacific
Weather Forecast Skills: Listening and Vocabulary.
Answer the questions
and test your memory. Available from 02 October 2002
Lesson - "Child Tracking Devices May Be Next"
A British scientist
said he received many requests from worried parents asking him to implant a tracking
microchip into their children after the murders of two 10-year-olds in a quiet
English town. Available from 02 October 2002
- "Giant Vending Machine Opens"
It's late, the shops are closed
and you simply must have a roasted eggplant and ricotta sandwich and an iced cappuccino.
Available from 02 October 2002
Advanced Lesson - "Beware of FrankenFish!"
vegetation grows thick in this dark-watered pond, hiding all that swims beneath.
It could double as the set for the 1950s movie classic "Creature from the
Black Lagoon." In a way it does, for the dreaded land-crawling, all-eating
snakehead fish lives here. Available from 02 October 2002
- "Modals - Have to & Must"
Jenny, a teacher in Japan, has
written to ask Anna to explain the difference between have to and must. Available
from 02 October 2002
Weekly Warmer - "Superlative Race"
inspiring and motivational way to practise the comparative and superlative forms
of adjectives. Available from 02 October 2002
here to get the new resources.
Quote of the
week: "Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake."
- Chessmaster - Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)