All Up to 90 mins articles – Page 26

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    A Field Trip to Examine an Ecosystem

    This lesson plan focuses on a class project to examine a local ecosystem e.g. a park. It includes detailed teacher’s notes, an observation grid for students to complete when in the park and a useful language sheet to help them write a report based on their findings.

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    Biology: An introduction

    A short history of biology tracks the study of life through the ages, showing our fascination with the living world around us, from the ancient Egyptians to Charles Darwin’s theories and the study of DNA. The second reading text is a letter from a professor of biology, spelling out the ...

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    The Romans

    What did the ancient Romans eat? What games did Roman children play? How many people could attend chariot race? In this lesson plan, students learn about this ancient civilization and strengthen their vocabulary with words such as aqueduct, lavish and enable.

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    Comparisons: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of comparison from the area of geography, covering grammatical patterns and structures, useful verbal phrases and specific prefixes.

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    The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 2

    Part 2 of this horror story continues with Hardcastle deciding to explore the caves at Blue John Gap. In this lesson, the students will: remember and retell the first part of the story; listen to the second part of the story and predict what might happen next; listen in detail ...

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    Business Spotlight: Time to take a 'RISC'

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, is about negotiating and, in particular, a four-step guide to structuring a successful negotiation. 

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    Three Capital Cities

    In this lesson plan, students explore three European capital cities – Copenhagen, Lisbon and Prague – to learn about their history and famous landmarks. Working in groups, students match photographs and descriptions to the correct city, and read texts to match meanings to the appropriate word. Students can extend their ...

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    Rivers

    What is the longest river in Europe? Which river contains the most water? What are tributaries? In this lesson plan, students work in groups and pairs to read and answer questions, as well as to label a diagram and learn about the course of a river. They also use recommended ...

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    Environment: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson plan

    In this lesson plan, students learn about important environmental issues: recycling in the UK, saving water in the garden and pollution. A collaborative project asks students to prepare a presentation on pollution. Useful phrases, tips for effective reading and writing and vocabulary builder activities are also included. The listening exercise ...

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    Business: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    This lesson plan deals with different aspects of business: travel, negotiations, buying and selling, advertising, slogans and currency. Role-play dialogue is included, as is a fun collaborative project for the whole ’business class’. Includes tips for effective writing and listening, consolidation and vocabulary builder activities, useful phrases and a listening ...

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    Whales

    What type of animals are whales? What are the characteristics of the Blue whale, the Sperm whale and the Bowhead whale? Do whales have teeth? Your students will find out all about these magnificent creatures via a reading text with quiz, comprehension-check questions and a role-play exercise. Teacher’s notes provide ...

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    Nutrition: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    You are what you eat. In this lesson, students are encouraged to talk about the kinds of food they eat, and the nutritional value of their diets. The food pyramid is given as a guide for healthy eating. Contains reading, speaking, listening and writing exercises as well as a collaborative ...

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    Introduction to Science: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    This illustrated lesson introduces students to the study of science in English. The first part asks what ’things’ are made of? In the second part, students carry out experiments. Includes vocabulary and listening activities.

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    Computers: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    In this lesson plan, a reading text introduces students to the components of a computer and includes a computer diagram to label and a listening exercise narrates the history of computing. Useful phrases for when talking about computers, effective reading and writing tips, vocabulary builder exercises and three project ideas ...

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    Cause and effect: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of cause and effect from the area of geography, covering verb phrases, noun phrases and connectors, such as adverbs and conjunctions.

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    The Terror of Blue John Gap: Part 1

    This advanced-level story, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is set in the Peak District, England, in 1902. It tells of how a man uncovers the truth behind the legend of a mysterious monster. It is told in six parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan written by ...

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    Art and Drawing: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    This fascinating lesson focuses on perspective: students read an illustrated text on perspective in drawing, followed by true/false and vocabulary exercises. A listening exercise focuses on Claude Monet and Impressionism; a writing exercise gets students to recreate a text on the Parthenon. A pairwork collaborative project gets students to describe ...

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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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    The onestopenglish e-book

    To accompany the celebrations for the 10th birthday of onestopenglish, we’ve prepared an e-book with some of our premium resources, hand-picked by our editors across all the content areas of onestopenglish.

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    Experiments: Keeping an ice cube alive

    In this experiment, pupils try to prevent an ice cube from melting by insulating it. Students predict the outcome of the experiments and then record their results in a table. Gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and question words. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.