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Discussion - language and social media

Discussion - language and social media

This resource is 5 pages worth of discussion points on the topic of social media. Social media is in everyone's lives yet the rules on how we interact with other, including businesses via these medias is fuzzy and unclear to those generations growing up within the digital age. This lesson is a speaking and listening activity designed to let small groups work interdependently to discuss the use of language and formal / informal constructs on social media in different contexts to help them think about their own personal use of language in different contexts. This can be used to build up towards or be used as a speaking and listening assessment. It can be adapted to suit your own preferred method of delivery or to help facilitate a larger group discussion rather than smaller, independent ones. Please be aware that at times, the preview on TES distorts the resource making things appear out of line etc, please note this is not how the finished product looks. Hope it helps
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IGCSE English as a Second Language NEW practice questions

IGCSE English as a Second Language NEW practice questions

This 15 page resource contains original practice questions for IGCSE English as a Second Language. There are practice letter writing topics, form filling, comprehension and writing prompts, chart interpretation, vocabulary work, error correction and sentence development. Perfect for a homework booklet, extra class work or a revision gift before your students head off on study leave.
LearnersLabyrinth
Media Language Target Audience Psychographics

Media Language Target Audience Psychographics

Title of lesson: Target Audience Psychographics Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER  I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To understand the key terms Psychographics. The learning journey: Can I outline what Psychographics are? Can I Apply my understanding of Psychographics? Can I evaluate the application of Psychographics? The lesson covers: Mainstream, Social integration, Niche, gratification, Media platforms, Audience, Genre, Dating, Reality, Panel, Activity-Orientated, Puzzle, Quiz theory, Target Audience, Demographic, Lifestyle, Class, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Spending Power, Revenue, Budget. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 17 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
MediaShop
The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the effects of the media and social media in particular, on body image. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a title-match exercise and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for IGSCE / TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Monopoly boardgame (Ancient/Modern World Edition) + Questions Cards

Monopoly boardgame (Ancient/Modern World Edition) + Questions Cards

This is my own version of Monopoly, called Linguapoly! (hope it doesn't sound corny!). It's designed to be more visually attractive than the traditional Monopoly. All the properties in Monopoly have been changed to different places in the world. There are 2 editions I am offering; Ancient World and Modern World. This game is perfect for grammar learners, as I have also included in this pack a list of questions for each grammar area that students typically struggle with. You can edit the questions or you can use mine. The questions that I did are the type of questions that can be recycled again and again. I did not include the currency because it's easy to download for free and I don't think it's right of me to charge people for something that can be easily found on the net. Even if you do not want to use the board game for English, you can still use it for other subjects. It's up to you! I hope you will enjoy using it with your kids! Included in this pack: 1) Linguapoly game board (Ancient World Edition and Modern World Edition) 2) Game rules 3) Question cards ( Preposition, Gerunds, Infinitive - to, sentence type, present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, proverbs and similes) 4) Fortune cards a.k.a Community Chest 5) Pandora cards a.k.a Chance Cards 6) Property Cards
kindaichi972
Facebook Addicts

Facebook Addicts

This lesson is based on an article that discusses addictions to social media. It is designed to mimic the Cambridge extended Language paper for Reading (papers 1 & 2: Core and Extended) and the Writing (paper 3). It uses one source text (as opposed to two for the reading and 1 for the writing paper). Initial activities are meant to help pupils access and understand the meaning of the text, whilst enhancing their vocabulary, whereas the later activities are replicas of the questions they would be asked in the Reading and then Writing exam. It could equally be used as the basis for a PSHE discussion regarding sensible use of social media.
jennytorniainen
Health and Wellbeing - Reading Comprehension Texts - Informational

Health and Wellbeing - Reading Comprehension Texts - Informational

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different disabilities, challenges and health issues throughout history. The texts also explain the importance of physical and mental wellbeing. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

Separate resources that can be used as icebreakers, warmers, parts of lessons, and in some cases whole lessons. Developed for Adults. Business emails - 20 page e-book The Verb 'To Be' simple present Future tense diagrams and activities Homophones Synonym and Antonym worksheets and activities Present and past tense irregular verb game Things in Common Icebreaker Giving good verbal instructions Small Talk Presentation - Interactive lesson
Resource_Creator
Lesson and Plan – Developing Digital Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating an e-Portfolio

Lesson and Plan – Developing Digital Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating an e-Portfolio

This lesson is designed for advanced pre-tertiary (Year 11 and Year 12), and tertiary ESL/EFL learners and will enable them to create an e-Portfolio to expand on and advance their approaches to English language learning. It will help them identify taken-for-granted language skills and involve them in enjoyable, contemporary and relevant social learning activities. It has an adaptable timeframe. The lesson includes a content and suitability explanation, a printable three-page classroom handout, a student guide for creating an e-portfolio, and a narrative-based written assessment task. A classroom activity structure and suggested lesson plan for a four hour session, with a breakdown of activities and related objectives, resource suggestions, learning foci and evaluation, is also included. This lesson requires the teacher to source contemporary examples of portfolios and e-portfolios for in-class discussion. Students are encouraged to keep a self-observation diary or user log. Use this DISCOUNT code at the TES checkout to buy this resource for FREE! Enter OUTSTANDINGOCT in the code section to claim your discount - New Buyers Only
lisamcdonald03
Elon Musk's success story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet/Vocabulary Worksheet

Elon Musk's success story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet/Vocabulary Worksheet

This worksheet is the success story of one of the most renowned 21st century entrepreneurs, Elon Musk. Teachers can hand out this worksheet for students to have the chance to find out more about this contemporary innovator. Teachers can also assess comprehension skills through the comprehension exercises and solidify new vocabulary acquisition through fun and interesting vocabulary exercises.
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