All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 19

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 4: Our sense of taste

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to understand the role of taste buds, identify four basic tastes and relate them to different parts of our tongue, and carry out a tasting experiment. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Reading: How English is English?

    A worksheet with reading and vocabulary activities on the topic of the English language and its origins.

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    Business Spotlight: Africa's broken heart

    This lesson is based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine which is written by a South African woman who gives her account of a trip to Zimbabwe. 

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    Lesson Share: Grammar: Celebrity wedding planner

    Jodi Hope catches Royal Wedding fever with a love-themed winning lesson that practises modal verbs.

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    Guessing game: need

    A guessing activity at pre-intermediate level to practise the use of need , needn’t and Do you need …?

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 7

    The audio and activities for the seventh chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Mary gets to know her cousin …

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    Using signs

    Don’t pick the vegetables! In this lesson plan, pupils match health and safety signs to the appropriate places in a summer camp, and number sentences to match the signs to the correct instructions. Teaches young learners about using signs and symbols, while consolidating key vocabulary words such as ‘forest’, ‘swimming ...

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    The media: Types of communication

    In this lesson plan, pupils compare newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and the Internet.

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    The media: Communication

    This lesson plan introduces the different types of media as well as expressions of time.

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    Stephenson's rocket

    Join the dots and then colour the picture to complete this 1829 prize-winning locomotive. (Answers available to download separately.)

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    Road safety

    This lesson plan reinforces road safety measures using the imperative.

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    People and the economy

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about different jobs while practising the present simple, singular and plural nouns and prepositions of place.

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    Land transport

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the history and characteristics of different means of land transport.

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    Full steam ahead

    Which train does the coal belong to? Learn about the earliest steam engines in this fun Science Museum activity.

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    Communication

    A worksheet and lesson plan to teach about the different modes of communication, from the printing press to the computer.

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    The Earth: Air and water

    A lesson plan to teach pupils about the Earth’s atmosphere and hydrosphere.

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    What's in space?

    An activity sheet for children to count the numbers of stars, planets, astronauts and rockets, and then colour the picture.

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    The solar system: The Sun and the planets

    In this lessson plan, pupils learn the names of the planets, their distinguishing characteristics and their order from the Sun.

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    The solar system: The moon

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the moon, including its phases and lunar eclipses.

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    The solar system: The Earth

    A lesson plan that teaches about the movement of the Earth in space, as well as the seasons and day and night.