=> Multi-Listening Tasks
=> Welcome to Subscribers from CATEC and Tajikistan
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What’s a multi-listening task? I’m not sure–I just made up the name. But recently I worked in Tajikistan, by invitation of of the US Embassy there in Dushanbe.
I tried a couple new listening activities. They take very little […]
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=> Number Bingo - game for number learning
=> Sound Bingo! - listening game
=> Word Origins – “Bingo”
=> In the Next Issues
If you know about using traditional number Bingo in the classroom, skip this section and go right to Sound Effects Bingo.
Most everybody is familiar with the game Bingo. […]
Fathers’ Day is coming soon. In 2007, it will be June 17th. It’s a holiday where children show their appreciation for their father by giving him something like a new tie, and the father pretends to like it.
Here’s a super easily rendered activity for the class (although the level will of students will need to be fairly high. The condensed language of news headlines is hard to read.)
=> 2 Valentine’s Games
=> Dumb Valentine’s Song
=> 5 Questions: a Valentine’s Day Warm-up
=> What’s New at ETsEverywhere.com
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Below you’ll find quotations on the subject of love–but not in complete form.
Give students the first half of the quote and ask them to finish it. They may add one word, several words, or even another sentence.
What’s a dichotomy? Basically, a division of two groups, or two opposed classes. (If your students are young just call these pairs).
This issue of ETs in Russia exists only to promote my new web site: English Teachers Everywhere (www.ETsEverywhere.com). We’re expanding! And the web site is now open to the public.
It features lots of free downloadable audios (nowadays often called podcasts). There are over 60 audio files you can downloade right now. All the files come with instructions or suggestions for classroom usage.
In this issue of ETs in Russi & Elsewhere we’ll offer up a few of the many possible task teachers can easily create from proverbs. It’s easy to find proverbs, maxims, aphorisms, and sayings on the Internet.
There are American songs that nearly everyone in countries of the former USSR seems to know, songs like “Summertime,” and “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” But the composers of these very American-sounding songs had Russian or Ukrainian roots. Some were born in Russia, and some in New York to immigrant parents.