This is a recipe for any kind of theme. 1. Ask the students, what are the top 10 X (example. Cities in the world – see as youtube video below and here as a gif book) 2. Give students 5 minutes to brainstorm a list in their group. 3. Ask students for their guesses. […]
EFL Classroom 2.0 is now totally free and open for all teachers and students. Part of this is the site EFL Video Lessons. There you can scroll through a player with recommended videos for a specific category or CEFR level. Also, each video comes with a lesson plan and materials on EFL Classroom 2.0. Hundreds! […]
This video makes a great prediction or writing exercise. Just stop and pause and then students guess what happens next. Loads of possibilities to teach with this. Teachers can download the video on EFL Classroom 2.0 for use offline. Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0
A simple video that makes a powerful lesson for talking about the future, resolutions, making lists.This video is a nice compliment.Ask students to brainstorm a list of 10 things they want to prioritize. Then play the video and see how many are similar. Most points/matches wins! Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0
This is an easy “video” lesson. Ask students to brainstorm all the things / buildings that could be called “home”. Then show the video and see how many they got correct. Show again, pausing and review all the names for these things people all over the world call “home”.
This video is super for teenagers especially. A Life InBTween. Animation that has a lot of really “toally” “completely” fascinating language. Show the video with or without subtitles. Resources here. Divide up into the four parts and use for 4 different lessons. Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0
This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That […]
Doodle songs/videos are a great activity you can do with your class! They really promote contextualized learning and motivate students because you have a final product and of course – there is music! I was asked by a member for some info. about creating one – so in the name of education, here is […]
The blank dialogue is a very “natural” teaching approach. Something intuitive about it. I used it in my early days of teaching – just pausing a dialogue on cassette tape and asking students to respond. You had to get skilled with using those big buttons! That is what being a teckkie used to entail! Most […]
One great recipe is to play a video with vocabulary content. Not flashcards but something real and beautiful. Then, students either write or speak or brainstorm all the vocabulary from the video in the specific category you mention. An example is the video Forgotten. Play and get students to list all the places in the […]
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