Twelve quotes which can be easily printed, cut up and distributed in class for discussion. For ideas on how to use these lesson plans please go to How to teach quotations in the ESL classroom … Continue reading Albert Einstein
Renewable energy is making serious inroads into the energy mix of many countries. How will this affect the environment? Who would benefit? Is is just a waste of time? Solar raises many questions and this lesson allows students to think … Continue reading Solar Power
Australia is a wonderfully bright and diverse country with a rich history. Being a key country around the Pacific rim it is home to many nationalities. The government has actively sought to improve of Human Rights and Free Trade in … Continue reading Australia
The internet is rife with misinformation, so where would you go to get the facts you can trust? Well today, many are going to Wikipedia to dig deeper into topics, with all content provided gratis by its users. A revolution when it started, the site has now become a staple of the internet with its reputation for accurate and timely articles being used cited by newspapers to university students.
Violence in any form is unacceptable and frankly disgusting. However, in recent years there have been a number of high-profile cases of domestic violence and so, it has brought the problems of this form of abuse to the front of … Continue reading Domestic Violence
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: London Congestion Charge Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/London-Congestion-Charge.odt” comments=true] Continue reading London Congestion Charge
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: Vitamin Pills Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Vitamin-Pills.odt” comments=true] Continue reading Vitamin Pills: Just a waste of money?
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: Homework Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Homework.odt” comments=true] Continue reading Homework: Should parents help?
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: Fighting Terrorism Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Fighting-Terrorism.odt” comments=true] Continue reading Fighting Terrorism
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: Workplace Drinking Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies Additional Links (External): TUC Alcohol Concern Alcoholics Anonymous [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Workplace-drinking.odt” comments=true] Continue reading Workplace Drinking
Download the PDF Vox Pop plan: Protest Vox Pop ESLTalkingPoints PDF If you are having trouble using this lesson plan, get more ideas at How to teach using online comments and vox pop replies Additional Links (External): Iraq: Key Facts and Figures (BBC) with graphic and data Stop the War Coalition website Stop the war coalition special report United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission Wired Magazine report – Dear Saddam, How Can I Help? IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency [docxpresso file=”http://esltalkingpoints.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Iraq-Anti-war-Protest.odt” comments=true] Continue reading Anti-war Protests
A great little questions worksheet to get your students using the right grammar structure for; already, yet, ever, never, just, since, and for. We’ve also included a quick summary of each word usage from a Google search (original website citation … Continue reading Already, yet, ever, never, just, since, for
In my experience student avoid using adverbs because they feel it’s monumentally difficult. Get your class using a variety of language and vocab with this Adverbs of Manner worksheet. Download the PDF lesson plan: Adverbs of manner ESLTalkingPoints PDF [docxpresso … Continue reading Adverbs of manner
A quick way to have students remember to use the right adverbs to describe the frequency of an activity. Download the PDF lesson plan: Adverbs of frequency ESLTalkingPoints PDF Continue reading Adverbs of frequency
Download the PDF lesson plan: Adjectives -ed / -ing ESLTalkingPoints PDF Continue reading Adjectives -ed / -ing
From your favourite movies come great and previously unheard of ideas. From the days of early cinema there have been a plethora of flicks tracking the rise of the undead. Zombies, in whatever form they take, have been fascinating audiences … Continue reading Zombies
The right to have weapons has been argued for centuries. In some nations having a tool to defend yourself is largely controversial, while in others it is your birth right. Language level: B1+ Aim: To discuss issues related to weapons. … Continue reading Weapons
Island nations around the world depend heavily on tourism. It not only supplements its economy but also allows its inhabitants to be connected to the wider world. That said, is it really all positive? Are there any problems associated with … Continue reading Tourism
I once tried to live without my phone and computer for 72 hours. Sadly, it was an impossible task. I wasn’t able to get any work done or meet any of my friends. It has become an integral part of … Continue reading Technology
Tea has long been a common sight in Europe for many centuries after explorers heard of a new drink from Asia. While the plant is a now available all around the world at any time of the year, there was … Continue reading Tea
There are two certainties in life as the proverb says: ‘dying, and paying your taxes’. How money is taken from different parts of society is a critical decision and it is never all that fair. How would you like to … Continue reading Taxation
The temples in any modern city lay empty, but go to the nearest shopping street or shopping centre and you’ll see hordes of people spending their wages on the latest and greatest gadgets. Consumerism seems like it’s here to stay. … Continue reading Shopping
The seasons come and go but the circle of life persists. How does your country change during this time? Are you happier in summer than in winter? Language level: B1+ Aim: To discuss issues related to seasons. Learner type: Young … Continue reading Seasons
Jules Verne talked of a time when people can go to the moon, drill holes deep into the Earth, and dive to the deepest parts of the ocean. Science fiction? Well, for now not really. Many of these achievements have … Continue reading Science Fiction