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Direct & Indirect Questions in English25 Oct 2014 16:46
Direct & Indirect Questions in English

We can ask a direct question: What time is it? Or, if we want to be more formal or polite, we can ask an indirect question: Do you know what time it is? We make an indirect question by using a phrase and then a statement. Note that even though this [ ... ]

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Teaching English to Young Learners25 Oct 2014 16:34
Teaching English to Young Learners

TEYL or Teaching English to Young Learners refers to a more specialized area of teaching English‏‎ which deals with younger students. Aside from the usual considerations which you should give to any TEFL class, there are certain extra considerations [ ... ]

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Pronunciation Whispers‏‎ 25 Oct 2014 16:20
Pronunciation Whispers‏‎

Pronunciation Whispers is a quick and effective variation on the Chinese Whispers/Telephone game where students pass a message along a line to practice pronunciation. Pre-Teaching First, identify a pronunciation issue with your class. This will depend [ ... ]

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Brain Teasers‏‎ in the TEFL Classroom25 Oct 2014 15:56
Brain Teasers‏‎ in the TEFL Classroom

Brain Teasers are ideal classroom activities and can be used in loads of different ways. They're easy to adapt and you can tweak them to be just right for your TEFL class. Basically a brain teaser is a puzzle where your students have to think to find [ ... ]

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Opposites Attract‏‎ 25 Oct 2014 12:03
Opposites Attract‏‎

Opposites Attract is an activity you can use to practice opposites (or antonyms) in class. Preparation Prepare a set of flashcards, each of which forms half of a pair of words. big - small always - never cheap - expensive and so on. The words [ ... ]

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Distance Dictation‏‎ 25 Oct 2014 11:59
Distance Dictation‏‎

Distance Dictation (sometimes known as Energy Dictation) is great for a young class who need to work off some energy. It involves all the skills: reading, speaking, listening and writing and with an added element of competition it's a good all round activity [ ... ]

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Lexicography‏‎ 25 Oct 2014 11:54
Lexicography‏‎

What is Lexicography? Lexicography is basically all about compiling dictionaries. It's about sitting in a stuffy, darkened, room carefully going over words: examining them, investigating them, analyzing them. It's about asking what exactly words are [ ... ]

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Conditional Mood‏‎ in English Grammar25 Oct 2014 11:46
Conditional Mood‏‎ in English Grammar

This article explores the Conditional Mood; for a simple introduction to conditionals, see Conditionals‏‎ in English Grammar, The Conditional Mood is the form of the verb used in conditional sentences to refer to a hypothetical situation or an uncertain [ ... ]

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Conditionals‏‎ in English Grammar25 Oct 2014 11:08
Conditionals‏‎ in English Grammar

A Conditional is a kind of sentence‏‎ which uses a word such as if. It talks about situations which are not real and imagines what might happen. There are 3 main types of conditional sentences each used in a slightly different situation. First Conditional We [ ... ]

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Blind Artists‏‎ 24 Oct 2014 13:30
Blind Artists‏‎

Blind Artists is a fun (and noisy) way to get the class talking. It's good as a short activity at the end of a lesson or as a longer activity. Props Two blindfolds; ideal are the masks from long-haul airplane journeys but a scarf will do. Blackboard [ ... ]

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