Everybody loves a bit of gossip, don’t they? Whether you’re at school or in the office, hearing the latest news and secrets about your colleagues is exciting. An office is also a typical place where small talk happens. Although small talk is about unimportant and trivial things it is an important tool for creating relationships and breaking the ice with new people. It is, therefore, an important tool to teach your students.
Are you afraid of the dark? Maybe you are scared of heights. Or could it be the things that creep and crawl in the night? This Discovery Workbook explores the topics of fears and phobias and also looks at methods to overcome your fears and phobias.
Podcasts are hugely popular. Ever since the term was coined in 2004 this new media has seen a monumental rise in popularity. There are podcasts out there for every interest and hobby. Podcasts are changing...
There is just one thing you can’t do in this game and that is, stop talking! This is a great and simple ESL speaking game that helps students not only practice their fluency but also their listening, pronunciation and quick reading skills. You don’t need any extra materials for this game. Simply print out the PDF, read the instructions and play.
Roommates is a simple speaking game that forces your students to practice making arguments and suggestions. The aims of this game are to increase fluency, to be able to make an argument, to improve conversational speaking skills, to introduce vocabulary for making suggestions.
With news stories about privacy and companies selling data for a profit, advertising is a hot topic. Advertisements have come a long way over the last 100 years and who knows what types of advertising we will have in the future. In this Discovery Workbook, you and your students will look at various topics within the world of advertising including logos, brands, truth versus reality and advertising in the digital age.
An important skill that all learners need to develop is the ability to accurately read or listen to information, understand it, and then pass on that information. In this guided lesson plan you will teach your students how to do this. During this lesson, your students will learn about a variety a famous people. The lesson uses very short biographies as resource material (they are included in the PDF). Your students will have the opportunity to work in pairs and as a group. The lesson plan is suitable for both small and large classes.
In this guided lesson plan you will teach your students how to talk about future events and how to make predictions. This lesson plan covers the use of the following tenses to talk about the...