Featured Lessons - Ozone Day 2003!
1994 the UN proclaimed September 16 the International Day for the Preservation
of the Ozone Layer. This year's theme is "Save Our
Sky: There is a Hole Lot More to Do for Our Children." Our new
featured lessons focus on the environment. Use these to get your students involved
in saving the planet!
the featured lessons page here.
To support the UN initiatives to preserve the Ozone
layer we are offering the following SelfAccess lesson for free!
on Global Warming - Factbox
Topic: The environment, international
responsibility, global warming.
Skills: Selecting headings for paragraphs,
listening for meaning and specific information, scanning for specific information,
organising ideas for an argumentative Task 2 essay.
here to go to the free lesson.
"Loans for hope" and the matching Instant Workbook
exercise are still available from the English-To-Go homepage. There is also a
free SelfAccess online lesson "A Model of Self-reliance" for everybody
to use. Click
here to go to the lessons.
Please use our Tell
A Friend service to invite your friends, family and colleagues to come and
get the lesson.
Here are this week's new resources:
Instant Workbook - Stressed! Stressed! Stressed!
causes work stress?
Skills: Understanding graphs and using linking
words. There are 4 exercises to do.
Instant Lesson - Lights Out!
Topic: U.S. supermarkets and restaurants
had to throw away mountains of spoiled vegetables, meats and dairy products, while
others were counting on backup generators to minimize losses from the largest
power outage in North America's history. (Power failure and the effects of a blackout
on supermarkets and restaurants, predicting from the headline, sequencing, comprehension,
true, false or not given, word forms, peer dictation.)
Instant Lesson - Stressed! Stressed! Stressed!
stress is a leading cause of illness, depression and workplace violence in America
today and is increasing, experts say. (Stress in the workplace, causes, business,
sharing opinions and fluency speaking practice, understanding the headline, matching
information, reading for information, spot the mistake - grammatical errors, sequencing
Anna Grammar - "to be"
Used in the Wrong Way
"I would like help to encourage my ESOL students
NOT to use the verb 'to be' in front of the simple present or past. Are they getting
it mixed up with the Passive?"
Weekly Warmer - Find Someone
Who - Languages
This warmer gets students out of their seats and asking
other students questions about languages and places.
here to access this week's new resources.
of the week:
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."