All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 13

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    Mobile English: Secret instructions

    Students use mobile phones or voice recorders to deliver instructions that include phrasal verbs/verb + particles.

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    Topics: Easter

    Students are introduced to the topic of Easter in this lesson, which is designed to give students practice in reading, listening and speaking.

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    Mobile English: Digital word banks

    Students create individual or class image banks to record the vocabulary they study in class.

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    Lesson Share: Grammar: Memories of the past

    Simon Mumford wins the Lesson Share competition with a unique way to help students remember irregular past tense forms.

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    Introduction to Business Top Trumps

    Yes, you can play card games in your business-English classroom! We all know that if students enjoy their English lessons and have fun while learning, they are more likely to retain what they have been taught. 

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    Mobile English: Mobile phone dictation

    A short activity that can be used as a warmer or filler to review language that has already been covered in class. Any model of mobile phone can be used for this activity.

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    Mobile English: Ideal phone

    Level: Elementary (A2) + Interaction: pairs, groups of three, whole class Aim: To introduce the topic of mobile devices (mobile phones); to practise speaking. Language focus: present simple to describe ability and actions ( It can …, It makes …, It washes …, etc.) Technology: ...

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    Lesson Share: Speaking: Making arrangements

    This winning lesson by Claire Gibbs practises functional language for making plans.

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    Topics: Christmas

    Students are introduced to the topic of Christmas in this instalment of Adrian Tennant’s Topics series. The lesson is available at two language levels (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate +) and gives students practice in reading, listening and speaking skills, as well as exercises focusing on grammar and vocabulary. 

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    Business Spotlight: Dressing for success

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about the importance of appropriate dress for certain business occasions. 

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Blogging

    Nik Peachey looks at blogging and explores how we can use it as a tool to support language learning both inside and outside the classroom.

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    Topics: Museums

    Students are introduced to the topic of museums in this instalment of Adrian Tennant’s Topics series. The lesson is available at two language levels (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate +) and gives students practice in reading, listening and speaking skills, as well as exercises focusing on grammar and vocabulary. 

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    Business Spotlight: Access all areas

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about a man who changed his rather conventional job for something more adventurous, dangerous and physically challenging. 

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Video-sharing

    Nik Peachey explores video-sharing and how we can use it to motivate language learning. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on the use of video-sharing, including a list of tools to create activities around videos, such as ESLvideo, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.

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    Topics: Health

    Students are introduced to the topic of health in this instalment of Adrian Tennant’s Topics series. The lesson is available at two language levels (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate +) and gives students practice in reading, listening and speaking skills, as well as exercises focusing on grammar and vocabulary. 

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Social bookmarking

    Nik Peachey explores social bookmarking and how we can use it to save bookmarks online to access them from any computer. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on the use of social bookmarking, including a list of tools to collate web pages like scrible and Delicious, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.

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    Topics: Food

    This lesson from Adrian Tennant’s Topics series introduces the topic of food. Available at Pre-intermediate and Intermediate levels, students can practice reading, listening and speaking, as well as focusing on grammar and vocabulary. 

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    Business Spotlight: Should interns be paid?

    In this lesson, based on two articles from Business Spotlight, two professionals offer their differing opinions on whether interns should be paid for their work.

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    Topics: Hobbies

    Students are introduced to the topic of hobbies in this instalment of Adrian Tennant’s Topics series. The lesson is available at two language levels (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate +) and gives students practice in reading, listening and speaking skills, as well as exercises focusing on grammar and vocabulary. 

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    Topics: Sport

    The lesson is available at two language levels (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate +) and gives students practice in reading, listening and speaking skills, as well as exercises focusing on grammar and vocabulary.