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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.
LearningEnglishThroughFootball
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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Sports in English Detectives Speaking activity

Sports in English Detectives Speaking activity

This is an all-class activity. 5 students go to the front of class. There are 5 different pages hanging on the board. Each page has a name and 4 pictures of sports. This activity uses a total of 10 different clothing items: football, tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey, golf, gymnastics, volleyball, track. Students at seats take turns asking questions with yes/no answers to deduce which student has which name.
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Winter Olympics South Korea 2018 Mega Bundle

Winter Olympics South Korea 2018 Mega Bundle

This MEGA Winter Olympic Games Bundle has everything you need to make a fun and engagin unit before, during and after the Olympic game period. It includes 3 writing activities, math challenges, stem activities, and other fun stuff. Winter Olympics CSI: The Case of the Missing Gold Medal STEM activity This CSI themed multiplication and division activity will engage students by taking them on a journey to solve Winter Olympic Games math problems and puzzles. Students narrow down the suspects by completing the activities and marking them off from the suspect list until one person is left. Who stole the Gold Medal? This case includes Clue 1: Solving Division Problems Clue 2: True or False Multiplication Clue 3: Multiplication and Division Sequence Clue 4: Moving up and down 10's, 100's amd 1000's Clue 5: Multiplication and Division Cryptogram Winter Olympic Games South Korea PyeongChan 2018 Narrative Writing Scenario Winter Olympics in PyeongChan is upon us. This Visually stunning writing scenario takes the audience on a journey to the Olympics in first person. Included in this pack is a PowerPoint Presentation to show your students. The bigger the screen the better as these are high quality images. During the show, students discuss and fill in the 5 senses chart provided. These notes will help direct the students in their writing with a vocabulary rich story. Winter Olympic Games South Korea PyeongChan 2018 Newspaper Writing Scenario Winter Olympics in PyeongChan is upon us. This Visually stunning writing scenario takes the audience on a journey to the PyeongChan Winter Olympics as a Newspaper reporter. During this presentation an Ice Hockey game is played out, with one country accused of cheating. Everything is included in this pack to make every student successful.Photos are taken and quotes are given. Included in this pack is a PowerPoint Presentation to show your students. The bigger the screen the better as these are high quality images. During the show, students discuss and fill in the graphic organizers that are included. These notes will help direct the students in their writing with a detailed, accurate and rich story. Then complete the included newspaper templates. STEM Winter Olympic Raising the Flag 2018: Engineering Math Challenge The Winter Olympics is here This STEM challenge includes both an engineering challenge and sheets for students to work out the median, mean, range and mode in the context of creating a flag pole that raises the Olympic flag the highest. Students are asked to both record and graph their results. This challenge is perfect for the Olympic games and includes everything you need to actively engage your students in team work. Winter Olympic Games South Korea PyeongChan 2018 Word Search Find A word find with the Winter Olympic Sports to be found. A great fill in time for winter or a lead in for a bigger project. Winter Olympic Games South Korea PyeongChan 2018 Hundreds Chart Hidden Picture This fun Winter Olympic hidden picture will engage and excite your students. Everything you need is included. Just print and go. No preparation required. This pack includes 2 Olympic themed Hundreds Chart Hidden Pictures. They include the rings and the torch STEM Winter Olympic The Luge 2018: Engineering Math Challenge This STEM challenge includes both an engineering challenge and sheets for students to work out the median, mean, range and mode in the context of creating the fastest Luge.. Students are asked to both record and graph their results. This challenge is perfect for the Olympic games and includes everything you need to actively engage your students in team work.
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