All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 11

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    Survival Guide: Using L1 in the classroom

    Every language teacher has, at some point, felt guilty, puzzled and frustrated about their students’ overuse of their mother tongue in the classroom. In a monolingual context this can become quite a problem.

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    Beyond: Arts and Media: Graffiti

    In this lesson, students read about famous walls and graffiti, create their own graffiti artwork, describe a bedroom wall and learn wall idioms.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Self / Social – My kind of people

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students complete sentences about people, things and places they like. Then, they ask each other questions to find out about their classmates’ preferences developing the following life skills: expressing your opinion and accepting diversity.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 16

    The audio and activities for the final part of this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 16, we find out what happens to Miles. We also learn about Tom’s future and the life of the young king.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 15

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 15, a new king is crowned but which of the boys wears the crown? Edward, son of Henry, the rightful heir to the throne or the poor beggar boy, ’King Tom’, ...

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 14

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 14, Tom rides through the streets of London on his way to Westminster Abbey and the coronation. He is enjoying his life as future king until a chance encounter with someone ...

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Career / Work – Who gets the money?

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students work in groups to expand on a business idea and present it to the rest of the class developing the following life skills: critical thinking and citizenship.

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    Lesson Share: The palm reader

    Dimitra Eleftheriou-Ernst wins the Lesson Share competition with a fun lesson designed to practise making future predictions.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 13

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 13, we hear about Tom’s life in the palace, and how he stops worrying.

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    Beyond: Knowledge: Geography

    In this lesson, students identify flags, create a world flag, play a team board game and complete a geography quiz.

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    Business Spotlight: Have marketers become spies?

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight , questions whether consumers are aware of how much they are being spied on and how their digital data is used. 

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 12

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 12, Edward and Miles find themselves in prison but help is at hand and they manage to get out. However, some disturbing news for Edward means that he can’t afford to ...

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 11

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 11, Edward goes with Miles Hendon to Hendon Hall, Miles’s family home, where he is expecting to pick up his old life where he left off ten years ago. His brother ...

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 10

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 10, Edward gets into trouble again and he finds himself even further from the palace and his position as King of England.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Communicate / Cooperate – Blackout

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students role play being stuck in a blackout developing the following life skills: adaptability and decision making.

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    Beyond: Arts and Media: Artists

    In this lesson, students give opinions about art, draw a picture, pretend to be art critics, describe a picture of a room and talk about their own room.

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    Business Spotlight: MOOCs: A rising tide

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight , is about the rising popularity of MOOCs and covers strategies for looking at the pronunciation of acronyms.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Communicate / Cooperate – A class or company newsletter

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students work together as a whole class to create a one-page newsletter developing the following life skills: cooperation, communication and time management.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 9

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 9, Tom gets used to life as King of England and has to make some important decisions.

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    Ideal room: There is / there are

    Students talk about their ideal room and then compare with their partner’s using there is and there are. They end the activity with a timed memory game working in groups of four.