Tagged: skills

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Speaking Exchange – An Idea Worth Sharing

Speaking Exchange – An Idea Worth Sharing This is a speaking exchange idea worth sharing. It is a tool involving students from Brazil to interact with English native speakers, a perfect win-win situation. Watch...

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Warmers and Lead-ins as Presentation Techniques

Warmers and Lead-ins Both warmers and lead-ins are activities used by teachers at the beginning of a lesson to create a positive atmosphere for learning. There is, however, a difference between warmers and lead-ins....

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The Power of Reading – Stephen Krashen

The Power of Reading – Stephen Krashen Professor Stephen Krashen is talking about literacy and how we can reach the highest levels of literacy. As an expert he says that there is only one...

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Writing a Paragraph about Generation Gap

Writing a Paragraph about Generation Gap This is a lesson plan to help students write a paragraph about generation gap. The activity includes a pre-writing stage where students will be introduced to the vocabulary...

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Active Listening

During a conversation, it often happens that the people engaged in the conversation wait to speak rather than actually listen to the speaker. Others are not even listening, being distracted or worse oblivious that...

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The elements of a short story lesson plan

This lesson plan helps students explore the different elements of a short story. By the end of the lesson students will be able to come up with a definition of the short story and...

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Five ways to listen better

Conscious listening Julian Treasure says in this video that we exercise filters when listening. According to him, we “filter out ” the less important to reach what we really pay attention to, in the...

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Links to Magazines

What makes a magazine great? The writing. The ideas. The photography. The design. But most importantly, a good magazine relies on the way it catches readers attention. Top Ten Magazines These are links to...