All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 12

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 ...

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    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?

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    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 ...

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    Lesson Share: Talking about the future

    Jessica Rundell wins the lesson share competition with a lesson on future forms and how to choose the right one in conversation.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 1

    An audio serialization of the elementary-level Macmillan Reader, The Prince and the Pauper , is told in sixteen chapters. Each chapter is accompanied by a comprehensive lesson plan written by Adrian Tennant, including teacher’s notes, with suggestions for extension activities, plus student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. ...

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Know Yourself – Have you ever ... ?

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students play a speaking board game developing the following life skills: analysing information, creativity and imagination.

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    Beyond: Knowledge: Classrooms

    In this lesson, students practise describing and comparing classrooms, design their dream classroom, evaluate and discuss school subjects and revise useful classroom language.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Know Yourself – Phobias

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students explore phobias developing the following life skills: self-knowledge, communication and respecting diversity.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Get Organised – Opening a hotel

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students must work with a partner to open a new hotel developing the following life skills: organisation, negotiation and problem solving.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Get Organised – Making arrangements

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students practise making arrangements with their classmates developing the following life skills: time management and prioritising.