Submitted by Luke Meddings on 19 October, 2011 - 17:18
This is an activity 'about' the internet, but it doesn't start online. In fact it has to start offline: the idea is that students try and predict the first paragraph of the Wikipedia entry for their town, region or country.
Submitted by Luke Meddings on 19 October, 2011 - 17:15
If you teach young learners who are all the same age and live in the same town, opportunities for sharing and comparing life experiences can feel more limited than they would be in a multi-national class of adult learners.
Submitted by TE Editor on 15 October, 2008 - 14:18
I first did this activity to supplement a unit in one of the better known Pre-Intermediate coursebooks which had a focus on school, and since then I've used it many times as the culmination of activities aimed at practising the ‘obligation and permission' modals, can, can't, have to, must, don't have to, mustn't.
On the Learn English Kids website you can find a wealth of materials for teaching about the seasons. This is a wide-ranging topic touching on what happens in each season, how seasons differ around the world, why we have seasons and animal behaviour throughout the seasons.