I came across an interesting question this week from one of students. What is the difference between help and help out? Although, these are very similar words, their meanings are a little different. First, 90% of the time you can use these both of these words in the same sentence. It will have the [...]
Summary Better Language Teaching is a 200 page ebook about how to teach English. It goes over a general lesson plan and the importance of each part of the lesson. Chris also explains the different types of activities in class and gives examples of each. There is even a section on the different kinds of [...]
This is a fun worksheet that can increase your students’ word memory. Take note that it’s always important to know how you can make your learning environment fun. Thus, introducing this kind of game can encourage your students that learning English is not just about reading and writing. This is a classic game of memory. [...]
I short worksheet about present simple and progressive. Students must write the correct sentence in affirmative and negative forms.
To: firstname.lastname@example.org From email@example.com Hey Mr. Maru, Do you want to go on vacation next month? I want to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, New York City, New York or Des Moines, Iowa. What do you think? There are lots of cows, which are my favorite animal, in Iowa; They are so cool! There is [...]
Mr.Maru: This is my friend W.Maru from England. Sparky: Oh, nice to meet you W.Maru. W.Maru: The pleasure is all mine. It's good to be on holiday. Sparky: How was your trip? W.Maru: It was terrible so far. My car ran out of petrol. Sparky: Petrol? What is that? W.Maru: Oh, I mean gas. Anyway, [...]
A simple worksheet that students predict the year an event will occur. Their partner needs to guess what year it is. The student can give hints.
Mr.Maru: Happy New Year Sparky! Sparky: Thanks! Happy New Year to you, too! Mr.Maru: Did you watch the countdown on TV? Sparky: Yes. I looked at the countdown. I watched the ball drop. Mr.Maru: Ahh, so you saw the countdown and the ball drop. Sparky: Yes. That's right. Mr.Maru: What are you doing this weekend? [...]
This is a great discussion lesson plan for Women's History Month (March). It goes over the life of Rachel Carson, a famous conservationist. The materials include an mp3 for the listening, a couple of listening exercises including sentence scrambles and discussion questions. It includes 13 pages of materials to use in the classroom.
Natural disasters are often scary, especially for those that don't understand them. By completing this lesson, students will be able to identify the causes of some natural disasters, and how to survive in one should they ever find themselves in that situation. The lesson begins with a survey about the student's prior knowledge and assumptions [...]