10ESL Listening and Skills: Homework study schedule Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Listen and answer the following pre-intermediate questions. Screenshot the marks and email them to Ms. Schwartz on completion: https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job.php Complete the following exercise on conditionals or ‘If clauses’: https://www.grammarbank.com/support-files/if-wish-clauses-ac.pdf Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary... Continue Reading →
10ESL Extreme Sports: Home study schedule Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5NcYL3MnCw&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcy2QoGxwp1jygaPioAkGd04&index=5&t=0s Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch Vocabulary lesson ready for class quiz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CDO32us1dk&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcy2QoGxwp1jygaPioAkGd04&index=2 Week 3: Spellings and Definitions practice Create a two minute presentation about an extreme sport that you would like to... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
These follow a similar style and purpose as the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Quotation Retention Challenge cards posted here and here. They can be used in class for analysis, as part of self-quizzing and for display material.
Our school is wonderfully tight-knit which comes from the small through-school qualities and has fostered more primary/secondary collaborations than I had experienced in the UK. As an English teacher, my day-to-day teaching was greatly affected by the change in cohort comparably: my previous UK schools were in deprived areas with predominantly white working-class families with... Continue Reading →