Christmas activities

So this is Christmas. And once again I am looking for some interesting materials to use in my lessons. But I don't want to recycle as the students often remember very well what we did last year or the year before. Lucky kids, as I can hardly remember what I did yesterday :-). That…

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The sticky post should be distinctly

Kai and Andrea discuss what positions are left on Trump's economic team and what Trump meant when he told the country's tech leaders that his team has "no formal chain of command." We’re five months into Donald Trump’s rollercoaster presidency, Brexit is rocking the foundations of the EU, and Islamist terrorism threatens our way…

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What You Missed While Not Watching the Debate

At the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, authenticity proved to be no substitution for preparation. Strong words faded in the face of solid experience. And, in a campaign that has seen norms shattered, there was something comforting about at least one candidate behaving in expected ways — and The meeting came…

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Best River Places for this summer

At the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, authenticity proved to be no substitution for preparation. Strong words faded in the face of solid experience. And, in a campaign that has seen norms shattered, there was something comforting about at least one candidate behaving in expected ways — and The meeting came…

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What remained unclear about the candidates

At the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, authenticity proved to be no substitution for preparation. Strong words faded in the face of solid experience. And, in a campaign that has seen norms shattered, there was something comforting about at least one candidate behaving in expected ways — and The meeting came…

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Thematic vocabulary – Birthday

In the issue 105 of English Teaching Professional there is a wonderful article by Chris Payne. It is called Plan V and it deals with vocabulary teaching. Chris explains that teachers should teach vocabulary every lesson, they should teach high frequency words and they should not teach semantic sets. He supports his arguments with…

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Modern Technology – English vocabulary

Picture dictionaries are very popular among learners of English. In this post, I would like to offer you a pictionary with vocabulary connected with Modern Technology. This post contains an infographic, a crossword and three games. Print the following infographic for your students. ADVERT: [showmyads] It is a good idea to drill the pronunciation…

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Machines and appliances – English vocabulary

Picture dictionaries are very popular among learners of English. In this post, I would like to offer you a pictionary with Machines and appliances. This post contains an infographic and a crossword. I hope you will find these useful. Print the following infographic for your students. ADVERT: [showmyads] It is a good idea to…

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Phrases with Get #2

Together with Fluency MC we have already published several interesting posts. In our latest post, we tried to help you teach 16 phrases with GET. And this time, there are 16 more. All the phrases come from the song by Fluency MC called GET A LIFE. And as the song contains many more phrases…

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