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TOPIC: Holidays and Hotels
anywhere over the New Year? You could try for a holiday in space - but the moon
still isn't ready... Hilton Hotels Corp has scotched reports that it is planning
to build the first hotel on the moon (Space for Rent - Upper-Intermediate
You could go to an inland city with a beach (Paris Beach
- Intermediate Instant Lesson) and a restaurant in total darkness... don't bother
taking your video (No Distractions - Intermediate Instant Lesson).
there are hotels made out of ice (Ice Hotel - Intermediate Instant Lesson),
and hotels just for your pets (Wish you were here - Upper-Intermediate
Instant Lesson). A final warming: be careful if you win a holiday (A Nightmare
Dream Holiday - Elementary Instant Lesson).
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Lessons - Christmas
The Christmas featured lessons are still available.
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Tip - Students dont do homework?
Use these ideas to tackle
the students that don't do their homework.
Students choose what
they want to do from a range of set alternatives.
Students work on out-of-school
group projects together, with class presentation as the end goal.
homework the content of a regular class newsletter.
by setting real life tasks.
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are this week's new resources:
Instant Workbook - An Important Meeting
A Santa Free zone - that is what
some are calling for.
Skills:Listening, reading and vocabulary. There are 4
exercises for you to do.
Intermediate Instant Lesson - Urban Oz
Millions of giant moths swoop down on Australian cities each spring.
Called bogongs, they like the big city lights, where they flutter into high-rise
offices, drown in bowls of soup, pester bus drivers, even freeze to death in refrigerators.
(Insects, pests, sorting words, finding the main idea, true or false, complete
the table, meanings in context, verbs: active or passive voice, present simple
or past simple tense, dialogue building, peer dictation, crossword.)
Advanced Instant Lesson - Change of Energy Source?
Germany has switched
off the first of its 19 nuclear power stations, launching what it calls the world's
fastest withdrawal from atomic energy but a policy that may still be reversed
if the opposition takes power. (Renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy,
nuclear power--advantages and disadvantages, German politics, brainstorming, true
or false, reading for specific information, thinking carefully, like and unlike,
discussion, peer dictation.)
Anna Grammar - Thank Yous and Oil
Anna, there's been a little debate among a few colleagues about the correct verb
form to use in the following sentence: "Thank yous and apologies are the
oil that keep the world running smoothly."
Weekly Warmer - Idioms
- True and False - Good and Bad
This warmer about idioms encourages discussion
and should also be a lot of fun!
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of the week:
"To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery,
but a ritual of reassurance." - Philip Andrew Adams.