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    Lesson Share: Integrated skills: Classroom challenge

    Richard Ingham’s energetic lesson for teenage beginners practises using can in terms of ability.

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    Live from London: The monarchy

    In the weeks leading up to Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, onestopenglish’s reporters took a trip to St James’s Park, in the shadow of Buckingham Palace, to ask locals and tourists for their opinion on the British royal family.

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    A ghost’s guide to London: Episode 2: King’s Road

    Lord Jeffrey, the Ghost of London, takes students on a swinging audio tour of the King’s Road. In this lesson students will: learn about the King’s Road; practise listening for gist and reconstructing audio stories from memory; compare and contrast standard forms of English with colloquial expressions and then practise ...

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    The pub

    This mini-play features two men playing darts in a pub in Swansea. The lesson contains a downloadable mp3 audio file and a lesson plan with student worksheets and teacher’s notes.

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    Lesson Share: Complaining with confidence

    Genevieve White’s winning lesson allows students to practise the art of complaining in two entertaining role-plays.

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    Owl Hall: Epsiode 9: Missing Martin

    In the ninth episode, Kara demands that her mum and Howard tell her where Martin is …You can download the mp3 file for Episode 9, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 8: Keep Out

    In the eighth episode, Kara meets her mystery friend, who takes her to a beautiful lake … You can download the mp3 file for Episode 8, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Merry Christmas

    This mini-play features two women in a toy shop talking about what to buy their loved ones for Christmas. The lesson contains a downloadable mp3 audio file and a lesson plan with student worksheets and teacher’s notes.

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    Lesson Share: Grammar: The accident

    Mandeep Locham wins the Lesson Share competition for a second time with a lesson that uses the subject of workplace accidents as a basis to revise the past tenses.

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    Experiments: Pay-me game

    Students complete exercises on related vocabulary, sentence order and where to use the infinitive / gerund, and design a poster. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Lesson Share: Grammar: Pawn shop

    Maria Sándor’s winning lesson incorporates a role-play that practises both negotiation skills and the present simple vs present continuous.  

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    Lesson Share: Integrated skills: It's written in the stars

    Dimitra Eleftheriou-Ernst wins the competition again with a colourful lesson that uses horoscopes to explore a galaxy of idioms.

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    The bus stop

    This mini-play features a man and an elderly woman talking about mobile phones and the environment while waiting for a bus. The lesson contains a downloadable mp3 audio file and a lesson plan with student worksheets and teacher’s notes.

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    Experiments: Water purifier

    In this experiment, pupils observe how dirty water can become clean using a few simple pieces of equipment. Students complete gap-fill exercises to practise related vocabulary and identify mistakes in a series of images relating to the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Lesson Share: Grammar: An experiment with verse

    Simon Mumford wins again with a lesson that uses the medium of poetry to teach verb + gerund / infinitive.

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 12

    The audio and activities for the twelfth and final chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Mr Craven returns to the Manor …

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    Experiments: Matchbox paddle boat

    In this experiment, pupils learn about the build-up of stored energy and its subsequent release by building a boat powered by an elastic band. Students complete gap-fill and matching exercises practising related vocabulary and the first conditional before placing a sequence of images relating to the experiment in the correct ...

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    Lesson Share: Business: Workplace dilemma

    Mandeep Locham’s winning lesson is a modern, interactive method of practising the imperative and common phrasal verbs used in business.

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 11

    The audio and activities for the eleventh chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Colin gains strength but keeps it a secret from staff at the Manor …

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    Lesson Share: Speaking: Alien negotiations

    This winning lesson by Magnus Coney incorporates an imaginative role-play to practise the first conditional.