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Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) In English Lessons!

Having heard the song ‘Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)‘ mentioned recently on Scott Mills’ Radio One show for the final episode of the ‘24 Years at the Tap End‘ feature I remembered that I had actually burned this song onto … Continue reading

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Christmas 2009 – The Lessons

Given that they don’t celebrate it or really care about it I decided to almost bypass any Christmas chat with adult students this year. Instead, I did a Christmas song with many students (gap-fill or lyrical jigsaw listening exercises) and … Continue reading

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Thriller Halloween Lessons

I don’t have to do any Halloween stuff in my lessons (and I don’t think many other teachers bother with it) but in order to raise my motivation I decided to do something this year for the adults as well … Continue reading

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We Are The Champions!!

I raced home from work last Monday night (April 13th) to catch the end of Leicester v Leeds on Sky which was streamed live on live footy doctor and culminated with a fantastic finale which coupled with Peterborough’s defeat later that night … Continue reading

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Everybody Needs Good Neighbours!

One of the units in the intermediate level course i teach talks about neighbours and involves a load of questions about how students’ get on with them. The perfect opportunity for me to use the ‘Neighbours‘ TV theme to manipulate the target language and do … Continue reading

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The Simpsons In Japan: A Lesson On Stereotypes

At the start of the year I was googling to find out the name of a Simpsons episode when I came across a lesson plan involving the dysfunctional family. Eight months later and I finally got round to doing a special lesson based … Continue reading

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