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Originally posted on jennifoggteach:
I ask a lot of questions on Twitter, for example, ‘what’s the most outside your remit thing you’ve had to teach in the ELT classroom?’ (answers included ‘the legal side of a petrochemical refinery’ and ‘mudlogging’ *shrug emoji*) and ‘what’s in your teaching bag?’ (answers included blu tac, dice, paperclips and obviously fly…
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:16:56 +0000

Teacher Development Workshops: The Menu
Josh and Tim are experienced teacher trainers with a variety of different teacher development talks and workshops under their belts. If you’re interested in booking either of them to give a session at your school or institution, below you’ll find a menu of the different sessions they offer. Contact details: Tim Warre: tim_rd_warre@hotmail.com Josh Widdows: […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:01:37 +0000

2Ts in a Pod Episode 17: The Weird and Wonderful World of Sports
Check out the latest episode of 2Ts in a Pod, our podcast for B2+ learners. The topic is weird and wonderful sports. We spoke to Mark, who has attended the legendary Gloucester Cheese Rolling event. We also spoke to my sister, Ruth Warre, about the full contact “rugby on rollerskates” sport that is roller derby. […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:27:59 +0000

Listening: This American Life ? Embarrassing Moments
Image credit: Disney Wiki – Fandom This is another guest post by Katy Wright, the co-host of our podcast 2Ts in a Pod. This is a listening activity for B2+ students based around a clip from an episode of the popular podcast This American Life. The episode is called 20 Acts in 60 Minutes. The clip […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:09:59 +0000

2Ts in a Pod: Lesson Plan ? Pet Hates
This is a guest post by Katy Wright, the co-host of 2Ts in a Pod. It’s a listening activity based around a clip from episode 5: Pet Hates. Download all the materials below: 2Ts Pet hates Students Transcript 2Ts Pet hates Teacher’s notes Audio file Teacher?s Notes Warm-up Tell students they are going to listen to […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:03:44 +0000

2Ts in a Pod: Lesson Plan ? Coincidences
This is a listening activity for B1+ students based around an extract from episode 11 of our podcast on the topic of Small World Stories and Coincidences. Download all the materials below: 2Ts Coincidence Powerpoint 2Ts Coincidence Transcript 2Ts Coincidence Teacher’s Notes 2Ts Coincidence Student Handout Audio File Lead-in Use the first slide on the […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:38:04 +0000

Video Listening Activity: Joe Lycett ? Scamming a Scammer
  Image credit: Chambers Management Just a quick note… Before you use these materials… We’ve created a new podcast aimed at B2+ level English students and teachers alike. You can listen for free at our SoundCloud page below. You can download teacher’s notes to accompany them from our Facebook page or from this blog. All comments […]
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:48:45 +0000

Six Word Stories
Originally posted on How I see it now:
In this post, I’d like to share a project we worked on earlier today. I’d like to point out that it was not a single lesson but a block of four 45-minute lessons, in which a group of ten teenagers (12-15 year-olds, 8 girls and 2 boys)…
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:45:48 +0000

Regrets, I?ve had a few?
Image credit: marvel.com This a lesson plan for B2+ students to teach language of regret. It uses a clip from The Amazing Spiderman and texts about historic regrettable decisions. Download the teacher’s notes and student handout below: Regrets teachers notes Regrets student handout Lead-in Show students a picture of Spiderman and ask them: Why did […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:19:20 +0000

Narrative Tenses: Where were you when??
Image credit: www.biography.com This is a lesson plan designed to help students practice past narrative tenses. The topic is remembering where you were when big events happened. Download the teacher’s notes and student handout below: Where were you when student handout Where were you when Teachers notes Lead-in Show image of MJ. Sts in pairs: Where […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:04:04 +0000