Tag Archives: authentic materials

(authentic) resources for an HR English course

I’ve recently finished teaching a one-to-one HR English course (which lasted, on and off, about 18 months), and I feel it would be good to share some materials I’ve been choosing, using and sometimes creating. The situation The course started … Continue reading

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what will your life be like in 5 years’ time? Premier League Stars interview + lesson plan

I decided to take part in the Premier Skills Lesson Plan competition, having chosen an interview about the future (the interview features 4 players: Didier Drogba, Petr Cech, Ivar Ingimarsson and Sun Jihai). Here is my try, with grammar and … Continue reading

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Intermediate+ speaking and reading worksheet:How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED translators

If you ask me, I like to reflect (and inspire my students to do the same) on learning languages and what works and what doesn’t, so I’m always happy to offer to my students such opportunities. Here is a worksheet … Continue reading

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business&office buzzwords: article and worksheet

Last year I came across a real gem of an article – at least it looks like one from an ESL teacher’s perspective. I am sure it was not the use the author of the article had in mind, but … Continue reading

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notes on the go: what I’ve changed after getting the feedback from the editor on the material

As I have already mentioned, the feedback I got from the editor in ELTteacher2writer (Eltteacher2writer.com) was highly constructive, and it contained a lot of positive comments which was of course very pleasant to read. As for the critisism, it was … Continue reading

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the activity on positive impressions, reviewed

have received a very detailed (and mostly very positive) feedback on an I’m loving it material fromĀ  an expert, if you remember I sent it for a review, and have been waiting for a feedback. Going to study it carefully … Continue reading

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an ESP activity on leadership

This is a new speaking&reading activity inspired by my old experience of making an ESP course on leadership for a very important person in a very important bank. At the time my student was preparing to go on a very … Continue reading

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an activity on positive feedback – reviewed

Recently I’ve been reading a book on how to write vocabulary materials. For me the best way to remember anything is to put it into practice, that’s why along with reading I was writing a material. It took me some … Continue reading

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an activity on sharing positive impressions

have been working on it for more than a week, and here it is – a vocabulary activity on how to give positive feedback about books, movies, rerstaurants and trips. It is based on authentic reviews and lets your students … Continue reading

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a highly flexible activity

Here is one more easily adaptable game you can use with any level depending on its contents. I used it for the first time with an elementary group where we worked with international express elementary. I wanted my students to … Continue reading

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