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    Lesson Share: Online restaurant review

    Sarah Hall wins this month’s Lesson Share with a lesson to help develop appropriate and authentic language used in online restaurant reviews.

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    Webquest: Shakespeare

    The 23rd of April is the Bard’s birthday, so here on onestopenglish we’re taking a closer look at England’s most famous author. This Shakespearean webquest includes activities on Shakespeare’s life, Romeo and Juliet, ’boy players’ and famous quotes from Shakespeare plays that we still use today.

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    Lesson Share: Wishes and regrets

    Svetlana Gavrilovic wins this month’s Lesson Share with a lesson to practise expressing wishes and regrets using a variety of structures.

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    Lesson Share: Winter

    James Savery wins this month’s Lesson Share with a lesson to introduce and practise a lexical set about winter.

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    Management questions

    A group or pairwork activity to think of advice for basic business problems.

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    Job advertisements

    A group and pairwork activity to write job advertisements.

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    ICI and John Lewis

    An information exchange activity about two major companies.

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    Experiences

    A pairwork activity to talk about experiences of using English in business situations.

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    Donald Trump

    A group and pairwork activity to exchange information about Donald Trump.

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    Business trips

    A writing and speaking activity to talk about business trips.

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    A business crossword

    A writing and speaking activity to complete a crossword by inventing and exchanging clues.

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    Advertising

    A pairwork activity to write short advertisements for products.

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    What happened?

    A groupwork activity to speculate about the possible causes of a number of business situations.

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    The test

    A writing and speaking activity to write questions and use them to test each other’s English.

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    The campaign

    A groupwork activity to define the target market for a product and design an advertisement.

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    Quiz

    A pair and groupwork activity to answer a quiz about economics and then write a quiz.

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    Phrasal verbs 2

    An activity to match up a set of sentences containing phrasal verbs and then write and act out a conversation including phrasal verbs.

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    Phrasal verbs 1

    An activity to match up a set of sentences containing phrasal verbs and then write and act out a conversation including phrasal verbs.

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    Memories of now

    A groupwork activity to act out a staff reunion party set in the future.

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    If ...

    A pair and groupwork activity to play a game involving writing conditional sentences about the past.