Culture

13 Common Social Questions and Answers

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13 Social Questions and Answers

This is an excellent article from FluentU to help get into simple conversations beyond “Hi, how are you?” “My name is…”.  Perfect for everyday and social events like dinner or parties.  Practice with a partner or in a chat on ESL Space Buddies. Click here to skip to the questions.   Be More Outgoing with These 13 […]

Grammar

Parts of Sentences Rhyme

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An easy way to learn or remember parts of speech.  You say it like a poem.  Practice until you know it by heart. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES: a, an, and the.A NOUN‘s the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. A PRONOUN replaces any noun:  he, she, it, […]

Activity

Proverbs Communication Activity

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Proverb Communication Activity by Chris Gunn   Materials: Student Activity Sheet   Proverb Quiz         Proverbs with Explanation   Hard Proverb Crossword (Optional) Purpose and Audience: This activity is a retelling activity where students communicate common English proverbs to each other. Every student is given a proverb to communicate to the class. They are […]

Activity

Lesson Plan Archive from Bogglesworld ESL

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Nice set of lesson plans with handouts and activities, including  Survival English.  Lots of verbal work for students, with emphasis on comprehension. Lesson Plan Archive.  from BogglesworldESL.com:         Natural Wonders Superlative Communication Activity A Retelling Activity Students are given a fact card about the natural world. They communicate the fact card to other students. […]

Activity

The Chaos- Poem for Pronunciation

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Gerard Nolst Trenité (1870-1946), who wrote under the pseudonym of Charivarius, was a Dutch writer, traveler and teacher. In 1922 he wrote The Chaos (also often known by its opening line, Dearest Creature in Creation) which is a poem featuring around 800 of the most awkwardly and counter-intuitively spelled words in English‏‎ as a way […]