ESL

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 ›

Timesaver: Conversation starters

Here’s a quick fix warmer while you’re waiting for all students to arrive in your online class. I googled ‘conversation starters’ the other day and found this list of questions 225 starter questions on gifts.com. I pasted these questions into… Read More ›

Timesaver: Quickfire questions

Online learning again… Five weeks in. Need to keep things lively. Starting the lesson with these quickfire questions for my A2 level students. Nothing special, but livens things up while we are waiting for everyone to arrive. Here are the… Read More ›