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by jetar
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Suitable Movies for the ESL Classroom
Replies: 17
Views: 86741

Re: Suitable Movies for the ESL Classroom

First I want to say that it is good that your school allows you to have your beginner ESL learners watch movies in English every week. Since movies are authentic materials which provide a lot of input and visual support, I think it will help your students a lot. To answer your question, I do not hav...
by jetar
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching children
Replies: 25
Views: 18264

Re: Teaching children

I think you should continue to have them read and write. However, what is important is to have them associate English with fun, and not to "force" them to read and write because they will see English as something negative. To motivate them to read and write in English, I think that the first thing t...
by jetar
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: English day trips
Replies: 25
Views: 15360

Re: English day trips

I have not organised any English school trip yet for ESL students since I am still a student teacher. However, I participated in several English trips in high school and I enjoyed them all. To answer your question, I think that bringing your students to the museum could be a good idea, but do not vi...
by jetar
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiiving day
Replies: 26
Views: 21815

Re: Thanksgiiving day

It is a really interesting idea to discuss Thanksgiving Day with your students since it is related to English culture. You do not mention at which level you are teaching, but if you go on bogglesworldesl.com, you will find ready to use Thanksgiving Day worksheets and activities that could be done wi...