ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Living Cultures Week 4 Vocabulary Quizizz Morning Routine Video Quiz Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Commissioned (adj.) بتكليف Producing speciality pieces (usually art) to order 2 Communal (adj.) عمومي Shared by all members of a community; for common use 3 Contributed (v.) يساهم Give  something (money or ideas) in order to help achieve or provide [...]

War Horse: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of War Horse. Arabic translations are also included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Conflict نزاع A clash or disagreement that often leads to damaged relationships or violence 2 Camaraderie   [...]

ESL Resources by Topic: Sport and Leisure

ESL Resources by Topic: Sport and Leisure

Sport & Leisure English as a Second Language: Extreme Sports Homework Study Schedule Reading Skills: NEF Sport Results When you hear the final whistle Holiday changed my life Ready to Write 3 p. 181 Test Your Reading Holiday Brochure p. 52 National Geographic Close-up Student Book C1 Sports Crazy p. 121-132 What a World 2 [...]

Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet

Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet

Words are everything. But how to embed them coherently into a whole unit of work? Vocabulary has been the focus of much discussion and how we apply this to our lesson planning is essential. We have a moral imperative to introduce our students to a wide array of vocabulary because in word poor environments if [...]

Great Expectations: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Great Expectations: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of Great Expectations to English Language Learners. Arabic translations included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision. This coincides with the Great Expectations Knowledge Organiser and the vocabulary therein.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Conflict نزاع A [...]

‘Progress Packs’ and How We Use Them

‘Progress Packs’ and How We Use Them

In 2013 I started as an NQT in a new-build academy in a largely young and adventurous English department. Much of my practice was shaped by my time there and one of the best creations which I have taken to other schools has been our ‘Progress Pack’. A somewhat gimmicky title coined by my HOD [...]