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Orla Carlin

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EAL specialist teaching in the UAE Material for EAL, EAL, English Language, EFL learners and some PE and PSHE material too.

EAL specialist teaching in the UAE Material for EAL, EAL, English Language, EFL learners and some PE and PSHE material too.
Summary writing lesson- In a nutshell- IGCSE English language
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Summary writing lesson- In a nutshell- IGCSE English language

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English language full ‘how to write a summary’ lesson with resources, instructions and teacher slides. Worksheets are included in in the slide. This is for IGCSE English EDEXCEL/ Cambridge or key stage 3 summary writing lessons. It would suit other subjects too in the Humanities if summary writing is required. English language GCSE, Literacy, EAL, ESL and functional skills.
KS3 KS4 English language resources
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KS3 KS4 English language resources

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This includes: Grammar Reading comprehension Writing tasks Literacy tasks Tasks related to real word issues Vocabulary Literacy and PSHE resources together Interactive lessons and student centered Would suit IGCSE English KS3 English KS4 English ESL Whole school literacy IELTS Functional skills
LITERACY TASK FOR FOOTBALL LOVERS KS2-4
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LITERACY TASK FOR FOOTBALL LOVERS KS2-4

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Focusing on the UEFA Champions League, this is an invitation template to prompt learners to write about the next Champions League. Learners are prompted to use the correct structure laid out in the task card. Students can build on their future tense production and second conditionals. Ideal for ESL learners, Functional skills, Adult learners, KS2/3 of UK curriculum. Also meets standards of common core strands in US curriculum.
English KS3 and KS4 Speaking / Vocabualry/ IELTS preparation
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English KS3 and KS4 Speaking / Vocabualry/ IELTS preparation

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This resource has vocabulary exercises and speaking questions to prepare for IGCSE and IELTS. It also interlinks with Social studies and Citzenship and other subjects. They are predicted speaking questions which can come up in IGCSE or the IELTS exam. They are also helpful resources for literacy and EAL. There is variation of strategies and options for peer and self assessment. This unit of work can last 7-9 weeks.
Business studies/ Public speaking/ ESL/EAL / English lesson on communication and conversations
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Business studies/ Public speaking/ ESL/EAL / English lesson on communication and conversations

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A whole lesson that can be used for EAL/ESL/IGCE Cambridge ESL, PSHE, Business studies, Business English, Public speaking and Drama. Ready for KS3 and 4 and any intermediate upper intermediate learners of ESL. Includes a warmer, a pre task x 2 and a main interactive group work task. A lot of interactive activities, group work and pair work, crucial and critical vocabulary and an interesting scenario to solve. It reinforces the importance of communication and conversation.
Weird sports(extremely engaging and fun lesson) Speaking, summary writing and persuasive writing
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Weird sports(extremely engaging and fun lesson) Speaking, summary writing and persuasive writing

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Intrduction to weird sports to build learners research and team-work skills, this lesson is engaging and fun, it will build learners cultural awareness and provide them with knowledge that will allow them to think outside the box when answering writing or speaking questions for IGCSE English or IELTS. This lesson links with ICT, Numeracy and public speaking as well as English. It is on thr topic of sports but gives learners a more critical insight. They will take part in a discussion, a research activity, presenting activity, create a survey, construct a pie chart, summarise the pie chart and then make a persuasive leaflet on a weird sport of their choice. Fun and appealing to all learning styles.
Drones, speaking, writing and vocabulary (IGCSE ESL, IELTS, EAL, ESL Key stage 3 English)
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Drones, speaking, writing and vocabulary (IGCSE ESL, IELTS, EAL, ESL Key stage 3 English)

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Whole interactive lesson for English about drones, they are currently a hot topic in the media and becoming a pain to some individuals. There is a lot of interactive discussion, a word search, key vocabulary, writing and a debate. Good for IELTS, EAL learners, ESL, EFL and Citizenship students and also for IGCSE ESL core and extneded learners. Also good for Key stage 2/3 differentation for more able learners.
A short list of ways to combat anxiety for PSHE
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A short list of ways to combat anxiety for PSHE

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This is a reference sheet of reminders for learners to stick in their personal journals or study books. It list some ways to help reduce anxiety / stress. This is a useful reference point for the beginning of a discussion about anxiety in PSHE / form time or Health and Social Care/ Citizenship.
Speaking full lesson problems and solutions:  geared for KS2/KS3 and KS4(also IELTS)
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Speaking full lesson problems and solutions: geared for KS2/KS3 and KS4(also IELTS)

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This is excellent for IGCSE ESL and EDEXCEL ESL, it also good for native speakers and ESL learners at KS2/3 The lesson includes 2 warmers, 2 tasks and a vocabulary help sheet. There is. speaking exam question at the end. A very hands on activity where students make problems using A4 paper and present their solutions inside. Very visual and hands on and also related to speaking exams. Great for all ages. Enjoy :)
Brochure for writing
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Brochure for writing

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Brochure template for English, literacy and EAL. Students can design a brochure and also implement some Maths using the heading of pricing. This is good for informative, descriptive and persuasive writing. Simple and easy to use!
Past Simple powerpoint ESL
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Past Simple powerpoint ESL

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Grammar Basic ESL lesson- Simple PPT presentation Presentation starts - eliciting a range of activities from images to decipher what students already know Teacher then presents slides with answers after, then students can peer assess. There is a short table explaining how to form the past time regular and then irregular. At the and there is an activity which can be done as speaking or writing.
Sentence types- Simple/ Complex/Compound (Interactive lesson on powerpoint-all student centred!
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Sentence types- Simple/ Complex/Compound (Interactive lesson on powerpoint-all student centred!

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This a Power point with a whole interactive lesson. This a grammar lesson on sentence types for English/ EAL/ ESL/EFL/Literacy and drama. This is for Key stage 3 and 4/ IGCSE/Functional skills. It focuses on simple, compound and complex sentences, the material should last 1-2 lessons, there are a range of pair work activities, group work activities, opportunity for students to write on the board, there is a role - play and peer assessment. The students have examples and a quick assessment quiz also.
Vocabulary for Key stage 2 and 3
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Vocabulary for Key stage 2 and 3

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This is 5 step worksheet designed to develop and expand general English vocabulary. It can be used in literacy, EAL, English or form time. It was designed as a revision sheet for my class however it can be used for any English class. It covers spelling, synonyms, creating context clues and answer questions within different contexts whilst also recapping parts of speech. The material will last 1-2 sessions.
Whole 45 minute lesson Singular and Plural nouns KS2/ESL ALL ages
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Whole 45 minute lesson Singular and Plural nouns KS2/ESL ALL ages

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This has 4 pages with 5 activities, most are interactive. There is a variation of group work, pair work and individual. It is straight forward and good for grade 4 -6 as well as EAL refresher for KS3/4 students. Starts with a brainstorm warmer wich students love, instructions written easily for students and for teacher to follow.