English Through Baking

With the holidays rapidly approaching – here’s a fun idea to keep your students practicing English. How about making some old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies? The level 3A book of the Interactive English series, has an easy-to-use simple recipe that will keep the English flowing and the celebration going. You’ll find it here: 3A_P26 Happy holidays […]

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Teaching Tuesday Tips 4-1-14 ESL Conversation Ideas

ESL Conversation Ideas: Have a party! Have student pretend they are at a party where they must: – Introduce themselves – One thing about themselves that people may not know Start this activity by brainstorming interesting questions that they can ask. This is a good opportunity to discuss ideas about small talk and appropriate/inappropriate conversation […]

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Teaching Tuesday Tips 6-17-14 Stative Verbs

Often grammar books communicate to students to “not use stative verbs in the present progressive”. Stative verbs often indicate a long-term condition. But, there are many contradicting instances of this occurring every day. For instance, the fast food empire that claims “I’m loving it”. This phrase relates to an enjoyable moment of eating a burger […]

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