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Learn English Through Football Podcast: The 2018 FA Cup Semis - Manchester United vs Tottenham

Learn English Through Football Podcast: The 2018 FA Cup Semis - Manchester United vs Tottenham

It’s the 2018 FA Cup Semis! Damon and Damian discuss both these two games taking place over the weekend, the footballing news from the week, including a title for Manchester City, some new football language ‘own goal‘ and we also manage to throw in a quiz question and some predictions too! For those wishing to improve their English, there’s a transcript to the show below and if you have questions or comments, email us at: admin@languagecaster.com This report includes a transcript with vocabulary support.
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Learn English Through Football: 2018 Tottenham vs Manchester City

Learn English Through Football: 2018 Tottenham vs Manchester City

What a week in the Champions League quarter-final second legs! We take a look at some of the stories from those games in this week’s Learn English Through Football Podcast. We have a tricky quiz question, and also introduce some English for football phrases, including ‘to suffer a defeat’. We also have some exciting games to look forward to in our predictions section including Tottenham v Manchester City, at the end of the show. This week’s podcast has a worksheet (with answers) and a transcript for learners and teachers to improve their language skills.
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Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2018 Merseyside and Manchester Derbies

Learning English Through Football Podcast: 2018 Merseyside and Manchester Derbies

This week’s football-language podcast looks back at the Champions League quarter-final first legs and the big derbies taking place over the weekend in the Premier League. We also have a quiz question, explain a new football expression – overhead kick – and try our hand at some predictions. For those wishing to improve their English, there’s a transcript to the show below and if you have questions or comments, email us at: admin@languagecaster.com.
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Food & Health - Conversation Flashcards

Food & Health - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Sports & Games - ESL Conversation Activity

Sports & Games - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: SPORT & GAMES Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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The World Cup - ESL Quiz

The World Cup - ESL Quiz

ESL Vocabulary - The World Cup Just a short, fun quiz for students interested in the World Cup. Included: - PDF printable. - PDF to fill in online/on the computer - PDF with answers *If there were any mistakes, please let me know :)
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WInter Olympics 2018 Reading comprehension

WInter Olympics 2018 Reading comprehension

This reading comprehension is aimed at 8-13 year olds, and focuses on the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea. Your students will find out about this exciting sporting festival. They will learn through a range of retrieval and literal questions, using skills to skim and scan the text. The text includes information about: The 2018 games PyeongChang The Olympic torch The mascot for the 2018 games Thanks for your interest!
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Sports Connect the Dots Squares game

Sports Connect the Dots Squares game

This is a partner activity. Students take turns identifying sports and then connecting them if correct. The goal is to complete as many squares as possible. Uses the vocabulary for: baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, diving, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, water polo, wrestling. Good for any language.
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