Monthly Archives: April 2013

a new (pro-Dogme) board game on grammar tenses ))

This board game uses various tenses, so it helps to revise the usage of the whole tense system at the end of a course or series of lessons. It can be used with adults, young adults and even teenagers during … Continue reading

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My City – Our Story; A Group Formation and Introduction Activity Using Skyline Photographs

Originally posted on designer lessons:
Photograph by George Chilton A designer Lessons ESL lesson plan developed by George Chilton I realise that I’m introducing this class idea in mid-February, which isn’t a time when very many new classes begin. Then…

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TED-talk lesson plan

Here is a more class-friendly version of my lesson plan on women-leaders based on TED talk. It includes PDF version of the worksheets (with a lot of pictures and tables ;-)) ) TED talk women at the top and the … Continue reading

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Women at the top – always good?

Here is a lesson plan I tried to create, about women at the top, as I’ve been constantly feeling there weren’t enough materials about women in management. Hope you’ll find it useful… http://ed.ted.com/on/CWIEwjyw your feedback and comments are very welcome! … Continue reading

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A new worksheet on prefixes in my blog (a board game + lesson plan)

here is a new (I’ve been planning to create it for ages) worksheet and a boardgame on prefixes. First students remember and refresh their knowledge about prefixes and their meanings, then they play a boardgame and then they play “secret … Continue reading

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a new worksheet& a board game on prefixes

here is a new (I’ve been planning to create it for ages) worksheet and a boardgame on prefixes. First students remember and refresh their knowledge about prefixes and their meanings, then they play a boardgame and then they play “secret … Continue reading

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Tessa Woodward on professional lifecycles

just wanted to share brilliant Tessa Woodward’s talk on the professional lifecycles research at IH DOS conference. full of interesting bits and makes you understand different behaviors of people around you just a little bit better. Everything about how our … Continue reading

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ways of starting an adult 1-to-1 English lesson

How do you usually start your one to one classes? especially the early morning ones? or business English ones? Do you have some favorite or usual ways? Well, here is what I do sometimes: I just love to let people … Continue reading

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an intermediate worksheet on Mr and Mrs Average

Here is a new worksheet featuring an average UK person, based on a BBC article, and also using some resources in your students’ native language. Includes a lot of speaking and  reading, as well as watching a video. The lesson … Continue reading

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a new intermediate Business English worksheet on careers!

Here is a new worksheet on careers and talking about your work&company based on Siemens career channel videos. *I would say that being based on authentic materials, it’s still aimed at intermediate students, as the people featured in the videos … Continue reading

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