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Daily Dose of Internet #7

A pretty gross one today. Enough to put you off fast food. All activities based on the first 38 seconds of this Daily Dose… Activity 1: Before watching 0:00 – 0:38 Someone left a MacDonald’s hamburger in a closet for… Read More ›

Daily Dose of Internet #6

Some more Daily Dosing… Activity 1: Watch from 0:00 – 0:16 Who is in the wrong here: The gorilla? The woman? The guide? The local authorities? Everyone? No-one? Activity 2: Watch from 0:00 – 0:16 This type of tourism is… Read More ›

Daily Dose of Internet #5

Some more Daily Dose springboards for you. Activity 1: Watch from 0:00 – 0:39 Write a short news report (150-200 words) for a local paper on this event. Possible titles: Fairground fiasco! Near-fatal fairground Activity 2: Watch from 0:00-0:39 Write… Read More ›

EAL presentation tasks

I’ve been teaching an intensive English course this term. It works out (online) at about 8 hours per week, would have been a lot more had we not been back in lockdown. Seven students, Japanese, between 12 and 14 years… Read More ›

Using Loom

Here’s a quick overview of Loom and why I like it. What’s Loom? Loom is a video recording / screencasting tool. It is available as a Google extension. I first came across this tool after reading this post last year…. Read More ›

British Council Video Zone

Here are some short activities I wrote for British Council Video Zone last year. They were quite fun to write, quick too. No full lessons, just springboards I guess. I hope you find something useful. Plenty more video-based resources on… Read More ›