All Up to 90 mins articles – Page 29

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    Experiments: Rocket mice

    This fun experiment reinforces vocabulary and concepts associated with forces. Students make a rocket mouse and learn how to make it fly with the help of a plastic bottle. Matching and gap-fill activities help students revise and consolidate concepts connected to forces. Students then talk about their experiment and write ...

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    Spot on news lessons for teens: Cool in Canada

    This month's Spot on news lesson visits Canada, where we meet three teenagers from different parts of the country.

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    Business Spotlight: What I've learned: 50 Cent

    In this lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, the American rapper 50 Cent talks to the author Robert Greene about his life, career and business decisions.

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    Lesson Share: CLIL: Making sense of road signs

    In this fun, hands-on lesson by Gabriela Grigoroiu, students identify and categorize a variety of road signs and then match them with their corresponding words in English.

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    Lesson Share: CLIL: Pythagoras' theorem

    This varied and fascinating lesson by Tereza Benesova enables students to fully understand Pythagoras’ theorem, solve mathematical problems in English and collaborate effectively in groups.

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    Business Spotlight: Planning the future

    In this lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, two students who study abroad talk about matters that are important to them, such as tuition fees and future job prospects. 

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    Travel agents

    The sixth lesson plan in this series by Keith Harding is available at two levels - elementary and intermediate - and contains comprehensive teacher's notes and student worksheets. The elementary lesson practises vocabulary related to holidays and dealing with bookings, while the intermediate lesson concentrates on language related to advertising and superlatives.

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    Spot on news lessons for teens: One school, 71 languages

    This Spot on news lesson is about the kids in a school in south London. They come from 60 countries and speak a total of 71 languages at home.

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    Business Spotlight: The art doctor

    In this lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, a businessman talks about his decision to dramatically change his career path and the consequences it had on his life.

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    Process skills and data-handling for CLIL

    Jean Brewster looks at how learners have to develop process skills to interact successfully with content. The benefits of using graphic organizers is explored with practical examples and accompanying worksheets to help you try out some of the techniques examined.

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    Holiday reps

    The fourth lesson plan in this series by Keith Harding is available at two levels - elementary and intermediate - and contains comprehensive teacher's notes and student worksheets. The elementary lesson gives students practice using the present simple for duties and routines, and describing job skills, while the intermediate lesson practises dealing with problems and difficulties, and softening angry language.

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    Business Spotlight: Moving down under

    In this lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, Nerida Frost talks about how she made the move from Germany to New Zealand with her family.

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    Spot on news lessons for teens: Homecoming hero

    This month's Spot on news lesson catches up with American teenage sailor Zac Sunderland, as he embarks on the home stretch of his round-the-world voyage.

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    Guiding

    The third lesson plan in this series by Keith Harding gives students practice in describing buildings and places, using prepositions and the passive. The lesson is available at two levels - elementary and intermediate - and contains comprehensive teacher's notes and student worksheets.

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    Business Spotlight: Making a start

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, deals with the stages of kick-off meetings and their importance for the success of new projects.

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    Business Spotlight: The case against self-employment

    This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, deals with the advantages and disadvantages of having a full-time contract and being self-employed. 

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    Spot on news lessons for teens: Shanghai Star

    This month's Spot on news lesson is about an American teenage actor who moved to China when he was 13 years old.

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    Checking in at Hotels and Airports

    The lesson gives students practice in using questions and instructions for checking in, using numbers and making requests.

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    Teenagers: Speaking: Dream team

    A lesson plan by Gabby Hewitt that allows students to create their own football team.

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    Spot on news lessons for teens: School of hope

    This month's Spot on news lesson is about an 18-year-old girl who raised enough money to build a school in Cambodia.