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    Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad: Part 6

    In Part 6 of this horror story, Parkins and the Colonel return from playing golf and talk to a frightened boy who has seen something strange at the hotel. In this lesson, students will: recall the story so far; listen for gist; retell the main events; listen for detail; re-enact ...

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    Business Spotlight: Whistle-blower: Karen Silkwood

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight , is about union activist Karen Silkwood who exposed some scandalous business practices in her place of work. 

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    Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad: Part 5

    In Part 5 of this horror story, Parkins and the Colonel discuss superstitions and the possible link between the whistle and the wind. In this lesson, the students will: recall the story so far; listen for specific information; listen for gist and attitude; listen for detail; practise intonation patterns in ...

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 6

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: How much is it? , Can I have… , days of the week, pounds, food and drink .  Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet and flashcards.

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    Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad: Part 4

    In Part 4 of this horror story, Parkins’s curiosity gets the better of him and he spends a wakeful night disturbed by distressing visions and morbid thoughts. In this lesson, the students will: recap the story so far and predict what happens after Parkins blows the whistle; listen for gist; ...

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    Business Spotlight: English as the EU language?

    This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight , is about whether English should be the official language for the European Union (EU). 

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    Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad: Part 3

    In Part 3 of this horror story, Professor Parkins walks back to the inn and, after a relaxing evening in the company of the other guests, he retires to his bedroom to examine the mysterious artefact. In this lesson, the students will: take part in a visualization to prepare them ...

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 5

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: How much is it? , What’s his / her name? , Numbers 20-30, pound. Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet and picture cards.

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    Business Spotlight: Money, money, money

    This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about money and how attitudes to money differ between cultures and countries. T

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 4

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: banana, apple, biscuit, sandwich , countries, What’s his / her name? Where does he / she come from? Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet and flashcards.

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    Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad: Part 2

    In Part 2 of this horror story, Parkins is in Burnstow and explores the site of an old church where he finds a mysterious object. In this lesson, the students will: talk about museums and learn the names of some artefacts; practise listening for gist to order events in the ...

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    Business Spotlight: Small is now big

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about the trend towards holding bespoke business gatherings at luxury boutique hotels rather than in conventional business hotels. 

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    Business Spotlight: The best way to say goodbye

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about starting at a company and, more importantly, what bosses should do when someone leaves their company. 

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    Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad: Part 1

    This advanced-level story, by M R James, is set in Burnstow, a seaside town on the east coast of England. It tells of how university professor makes an interesting discovery with disturbing consequences. It is told in seven parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan written by ...

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 2

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including What’s your telephone number? and the numbers 0–9.

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    Business Spotlight: A sixth sense

    This advanced-level lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about how to improve professional relationships with co-workers. 

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 1

    In this comprehensive first lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: Hellowhat’s your name?

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    Business Spotlight: Coca-Cola's biggest mistake

    This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about Coca-Cola and a far-reaching marketing decision the company made in the 1980s. 

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    Business Spotlight: Henry Ford's $5 pay offer

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about the visions and decisions of Henry Ford and how they impacted on the Ford Motor Company.

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    Lesson Share: Telling an anecdote

    Gabrielle Jones wins the Lesson Share competition with an imaginative speaking activity to help students practise telling anecdotes.