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5-minute reading activity: misheard lyrics

5-MINUTE-READING-ACTIVITY-MISHEARD-LYRICSThe aim of this brief reading activity is for students to identify and correct misheard lyrics in popular songs. It is a fun activity for both older and younger students which tests their reading comprehension and memory, and also encourages creativity. It is a great way to either start or finish the class.

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Using WILL for offers, promises, decisions, threats

USING-WILL-FOR-OFFERS-PROMISES-DECISIONS-THREATS-(1)In this activity students need to come up with various sentences using WILL to express promises, offers, decisions and threats in different contexts. Suitable for students who have already worked with the concept of using WILL, pre-intermediate and intermediate levels.

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Teaching and learning about adverbs

This lesson focuses on teaching and learning using adverbs correctly (use, spelling, adverbs vs adjectives). It uses an infographic to present the grammar rules and offers written and spoken practice using a worksheet and a game. I planned it for my adult pre-intermediate group to try a new way of presenting grammar rules.

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Body language lesson plan

BODY-LANGUAGELESSON-PLANStudents talk about body language, making a good first impression, watch a short video and fill in a worksheet, and learn new vocabulary concerning body language. This lesson works well with pre-intermediate and intermediate students to accompany the topic of body language/job interviews/first impressions.

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Reported speech speaking activity

REPORTED-SPEECH-ACTIVITYThe aim of this activity is to practice using reported speech in the context of gossip. Reported speech lends itself quite nicely to be used in such context (repeating what somebody else had said) and the activity encourages a lot of creativity in students. It is suitable for levels pre-intermediate and above.

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Facebook lesson plan

FACEBOOK-LESSON-PLANFacebook lesson plan offers a lot of Facebook-related vocabulary practice, grammar practice, and speaking. It was inspired by the video What’s on Your Mind which went viral and inspired some discussion about the way we use social media to create our online persona. It is suitable for pre-intermediate and intermediate students and compliments well coursebook chapters about technology or media.

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