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This story-based lesson is aimed at lower-level junior students but could be adapted for higher-level junior or adult students who might enjoy the theme of carnival in Brazil. Stories are a highly adaptable teaching tool and can be used in a … Read More»
Engaging ‘Generation Z’ Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3PM BST – 4PM BST Digital media are a major part of everyday life for Generation Z. In fact, it has been from the day they were born. Engaging the youth in activities … Read More»
Are you a night owl? Do you know anyone who moves at a snail’s pace? At parties are you good at breaking the ice or do you tend to lie low or even send people packing? All these idioms were created by … Read More»
These lesson plans come from the British Council rated blog of the month in November 2014. Enjoy! Mr Bean is a well-known British export, despite not uttering a word! “Robbio Dobbio” has posted a couple of lessons on Tim’s Free English … Read More»
Published teaching materials whether in book form or on websites are a great help to English teachers but they can also result in dull, irrelevant lessons. Always ask yourself if published materials are fit for your particular teaching purpose.
This lesson is devised for students joining a Homelingua home tuition course. As a pre-arrival activity, we survey some students asking them for ‘the ten things they most associate with the UK’. If we have sent this and it has … Read More»
The British Council have launched a new English-learning website for football fans. It includes lots of resources, activities and lesson plans. If your student loves football, they’ll probably love this site. For loads of teaching tips visit the website.
Watch Luke Meddings give a talk on how ‘Found Objects’ can be used in the classroom at this British Council Seminar.
Depending on their age, some young learners may be planning to attend boarding school or college.
Some young learners already have quite a good level of English (upper intermediate plus). They are sometimes very well travelled and often go to international schools where some subjects are taught in English. Here are over 20 suggestions about how to … Read More»