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Calendar and Sign-Up Sheets
Grammar and Vocabulary
Poems to Learn the Difference Between "Make" & "Do"
Starting a Course
Help in navigating on the QualityTime-ESL website in order to find sample files to download free of charge.
Advice and suggestions for an ESL course (English language learning program) with activities for pair-work and for an hour in the language lab (audio). Activities that work well even with heterogeneous groups going from weak intermediate to advanced learners. The emphasis is placed on "helping each other progress." If there is no a lab, students can do the "lab activities" in a computer lab, with MP3 players (iPods) with a CD player in class or just with the scripts in pair-work.
Simple instructions for downloading ESL teaching materials for 1st and 2nd year from the QualityTime-ESL web site.
By putting together the materials mentioned in "Study Plan for Day 1" and "Free 1st Year Materials" you can easily publish a short booklet for your students with 10, 20 pages And impress your students! Here is more advice on how to do it.
Listening Comprehension and Listen/Repeat Exercises for ESL Students: "fill in"/"cloze" exercises and keys with continuous readings and Listen & Repeat versions. An excellent introduction to "presenting projects" or "the consequences of global warming". There is even an assignment for "Honesty is the Best Policy". Fill ins and exercises plus keys of other listening comprehensions are to be found on the "Qualitytime-ESL: The Digital Resource Book" DVD. I have added a cloze exercise for my favorite song "I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For" by U2 with lead singer Bono. There are questions about the meaning of the song, too.
Please notice that the themes used are "timeless".
This exercise on word stress will help ESL/EFL/ETL students to improve their pronunciation and be better understood by others.
This exercise will help ESL/EFL/ETL students to improve their pronunciation and be better understood by others.
This oral exercise (MP3) will help ESL/EFL/ELT students se the verbs "make" and "do" correctly.