November 6 2003 we are holding the annual World's Largest Lesson. We are
writing to invite you to be part of our attempt to get as many teachers and students
taking the same English-To-Go Instant Lesson on the same day.
year we are working together with Adopt-A-Minefield and we have the support their
patrons Paul McCartney and Heather Mills McCartney to get as many people involved
as possible. To help encourage participation the landmine lesson is available
at five language levels to cater for students with varying abilities and
Information regarding this event will only be
sent to people who register their intention to take part. To
register please click here.
help spread the word by asking your fellow teachers and students to get involved.
Lessons - The scary, the ghostly, the weird. Halloween October 31st.
featured lessons below have information on the history of Halloween, Halloween
vocabulary and look at things you can do with your class for this day. There's
also a lesson explaining why some people think they can hear ghostly noises in
the featured lessons page here.
Here are this week's
Pre-Intermediate Instant Workbook -
Can't See The Trees
Urban deforestation is a problem across the US. Which
is the worst urban area for tree loss and which are the two best?
ordering and grammar - superlative adjectives.
Elementary Instant Lesson
- Photos and Stamps
People in Japan can now put their face or favorite
photo on a stamp. (Photos, stamps, new products, understanding the main idea,
comprehension, jigsaw reading, reading and retelling, the verb 'take' and its
meanings, reading clozes, 'Asking and Answering Yes / No Questions' game.)
Instant Lesson - Feeling Weird?
Mysteriously snuffed out candles, weird
sensations and shivers down the spine may not be due to the presence of ghosts
in haunted houses but to very low frequency sound that is inaudible to humans.
(Scientific experiments, ghosts and the supernatural, categorizing words, discussion,
understanding the main idea, sequencing, comprehension, true or false, summarizing,
writing a story, listening to a story, ghost stories, identifying grammatical
errors, pair crossword.)
Anna Grammar - "I aren't"
this expression, "I aren't," OK used in a short answers?
Warmer - Alphabetical Disorder
This warmer is a noisy way to review vocabulary
and get students using a lot of English.
here to access this week's new resources.
of the week:
"The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;
to an opponent tolerance; to a friend your heart; to your child a good example;
to a father deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you;
to yourself respect; and to all men charity." - Frances Balfour.