How about making November a gratitude month? Even if you and your students don't celebrate Thanksgiving, this time of year is a great opportunity to cultivate gratitude (and practise English at the same time!).
Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time of the year. It’s a great opportunity to pause and appreciate all the things we have. Even if you and your students don’t celebrate this holiday, it’s a great excuse to plan lessons on gratitude or kindness. Below, we have a few ideas for activities that you can use around this time of year.
A webquest is a lesson activity, in which students use real websites to complete a project. Check out this article for a few ideas for webquest projects, in which students have to also deal with money and budgeting.
Effective language learning means frequent revisions. But students don’t always have time (or motivation) to revise vocabulary on their own at home. So it’s often up to us, teachers, to help make it stick. But don’t worry, vocabulary revision doesn’t always mean spending hours preparing fun games. In this article we have 10 ideas for quick and very effective vocabulary revision activities. They all require very little or no prep.
Warmers – a teacher’s best friend or a waste of time? We believe it’s a great tool, and in this article we explain why.
You’ve got no time (or energy!) to prepare full Halloween lessons, but still want to touch on this topic? Check out these 4 very easy warmers you can do.
Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year (at least we think so!). If you love this season as much as we do, check out our ideas on how to add autumn vibes to your lessons.
Halloween, like any other special occasion, is a great opportunity to break off from the routine and introduce your students to some interesting vocabulary and traditions connected with Halloween. But not only that! Today we have a few ideas on what you can do for your Halloween lessons if your students are at higher levels and really, really bored of all the pumpkin talk!
Your students complain about doing any reading activities but you know they have to be done? You tried setting it as homework, but if only 50% of students complete it, that’s a win?
Check out these ideas on how to make your students interested in reading before you even present the text!