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by hihowareyou
Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: News for Beginners - reading for beginners
Replies: 0
Views: 959

News for Beginners - reading for beginners

Hello All, For those of you who teach beginners, there's a new site called News For Beginners. http://www.newsforbeginners.com It has news articles about politics, war, fashion and movies which are written in really simple English so that beginner students have something to read besides boring textb...
by hihowareyou
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: top conversation patterns
Replies: 1
Views: 1495

I read your website and I totally agree. Student's do know words but they don't know grammar structures, or patterns, as you call them. I teach adults and I see that all they do is they translate in their head from their own language. Even simple things like the verb "can," they don't know how to us...
by hihowareyou
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Adult Education
Topic: English news/current events lesson plans - new site
Replies: 5
Views: 3107

news articles for beginners

Actually there is something out there for you Megaen. I's called News for Beginners It has short articles in really simple English and then some questions you can do with the students. MB is right, you can't really have political discussions with beginners but you can use the articles to teach quest...