All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 12

  • business_spotlight_ 780_520px
    Article

    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. 

  • Article

    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 ...

  • Article

    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 ...

  • Article

    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.

  • Article

    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.

  • Article

    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.

  • business_spotlight_ 780_520px
    Article

    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.

  • Article

    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.

  • Article

    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.

  • Article

    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.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 8

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 8, we learn more about Miles Hendon and he and the Prince become friends.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 7

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 7, Edward finds himself in trouble in the street again, but this time he is saved by a friendly stranger.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 6

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 6, Tom learns how to be a prince; just in time for the Grand Banquet. But terrible news arrives that means Tom won’t be a prince for much longer.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 5

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 5, while the rest of London is celebrating his Grand Banquet, Prince Edward continues to suffer under Mr Canty’s rule. But when Mr Canty finds himself a wanted criminal, Edward sees ...

  • Photo of people playing a  guessing game.
    Article

    Guessing and memory game: Personal pronouns

    An activity where students complete sentence stems to practise personal pronouns, play a guessing game in pairs and share information in groups.

  • business_spotlight_ 780_520px
    Article

    Business Spotlight: When eBay bought Skype

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about eBay’s acquisition of Skype. Teacher’s notes cover strategies for looking at the detail of written language. 

  • Article

    Business Basics: Entertaining a business visitor

    In this lesson by Rosemary Richey, students practise language for entertaining a business visitor. Exercises include: completing emails with the correct vocabulary, listening to a phone call, writing an itinerary, and role-playing questions and answers.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 4

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 4, while Edward is struggling with his predicament in the streets of London, Tom is having a very different, but just as troubling, experience in the palace.

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 3

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 3, Prince Edward finds himself out on the street, where everyone thinks he is a beggar boy. How will he get back into the palace?

  • Article

    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 2

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 2, the kind-hearted prince gives Tom an invitation to lunch, to the surprise of the guards and servants. Both boys are interested to learn how the other one lives but their ...