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Writing a Group Poem

Writing a group poem lesson plan This lesson plan encourages fluency, team work, accuracy,  and allows learners to their feelings. The activity is best done in groups of 4 students. The activity Open a...

Teaching Reading Strategies 0

Teaching Reading Strategies

What distinguishes good readers from bad readers is the extent to which they master some specific reading strategies. In this article, there is a clear description of what students should be able to do...

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Alliteration lesson plan

Alliteration activity The objective of this lesson plan is to help students understand the use of alliteration, repeating the same letter sound at the beginning of two or more words in a sentence,  and...

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Reading Aloud

Silent reading and reading aloud I’ve always distinguished reading aloud from silent reading in my teaching practices.  I rarely ask my students to read a text a loud. If I do, it’s only for...

Word Prediction Lesson Plan 0

Word Prediction Lesson Plan

Vocabulary Prediction Lesson Plan These activities can be used to refine understanding of students vocabulary schematic knowledge and activate vocabulary related to the same semantic network. They can be done as pre-reading activities or...

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Free ESL Listening Activities

This is a link to a cool website which provides free ESLactivities: Teachers can build their own listening quizzes. There is also a shared list for such quizzes. You can also embed the code...

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Lesson Plan – Identifying Words in a Song

Using songs Songs are an effective way learn English because of many reasons: Songs introduce authentic language . They involve target language cultural aspects. They can be used to teach various language points. Using...

Lesson Plan: Play-Stop-Go-Back dictation 3

Lesson Plan: Play-Stop-Go-Back dictation

Dictation machine Dictation is one of the oldest activities. It is thought, unduly, to be an old-fashioned, teacher-centered and uncommunicative activity. Nevertheless, it still has its place in ELT. The activity that I will...

Persuasive Essay Lesson Plan 0

Persuasive Essay Lesson Plan

Writing a persuasive essay This activity teaches students to write persuasive essay. The activity takes about 2-3 session periods. The activity Tell students to choose an item of clothing, food, drink, … to advertise...

Grammar Poem Lesson Plan 0

Grammar Poem Lesson Plan

Grammar poem This is an activity that helps students develop an awareness of both grammar and writing skills. It can be carried out in a one-period session.  No materials are required apart from a...