Hello, everyone! Hope you're having a great Monday so far. As I know nobody really likes Monday and some of you might be using Richmond's English ID 3, here's the link to a lesson I prepared for my teenage group. All the instructions are in the SPEAKER'S NOTES section below every slide. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1-ZDS0u9gCrqXH5ruDzf1UyM65NfiQ_x1Lf7CHr_k9f0/edit?usp=sharing The idea … Continue reading English ID 3, Unit 3: A Lesson Plan with Authentic Materials about traveling and cities
Hi there! I hope you're having fun with your students in this second week of classes. I'm having fun but I have to admit they are a little uninspired and pretty exhausted. Kids are working too hard these days, aren't they? Swimming, Judo, computer science, horseback riding, robotics, languages, soccer, dance, courses and more courses. … Continue reading Food Vocabulary + THERE TO BE Lesson Plan for CEFR-A2
So yesterday I had a revision lesson about VERB TO BE in the simple present tense, among other things. I wanted my students to be able to write a letter about themselves stating their names, nationality, age, and something else about their lives. The problem was: my students have varying degrees of skills with the language, … Continue reading How can we work with differentiation in the classroom? My Jimmy Fallon challenge
A lesson about success with Richard St. John's TED talk 8 secrets of success, and JK Rowling's commencement speech on the benefits of failure at Harvard.
Today was a great day! My blog has been visited by more than 1000 people from 85 different countries. I have plenty of reasons to celebrate just because of that. However, I'm even happier because of a wonderful lesson I had with my group of YLs. To inspire you, my dear teachers, I'd like to share what … Continue reading A fun class for Young Learners about the power of friendship, time, and connections
Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj2lzLZ6YxM&t=310s Whenever you have to talk about sex, religion, politics or drugs, how do you feel? Are you comfortable discussing these hot topics or can you feel the cold sweat coming down already? If I had to guess, I'd say basically everyone has reservations when it comes to controversial issues. I certainly … Continue reading A little controversy doesn’t hurt – A video lesson plan about PARSNIPS (hot topics)
Versão em português - LESSON PLAN SAMPLE 1_português Is there such a thing as the perfect lesson plan? I challenge you, my fellow teacher, to think about that. And, most importantly, I offer you one that gets close to greatness - at least that's what I hope. I designed this lesson plan (click here to get … Continue reading The Perfect Lesson Plan (but not really) – A sample to help you plan your own lessons