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by Clare James ELT
Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Secondary School Education
Topic: First Certificate - free materials for new 2008 format
Replies: 0
Views: 2926

First Certificate - free materials for new 2008 format

Speaking and writing activities for the new 2008 FCE format can be downloaded free from http://www.eltpublishing.com/resources.htm.

And if you don't yet know about the changes to the format, you can download a free guide from www.cambridgeesol.org
by Clare James ELT
Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: WORDLESS CARTOON OR PHOTO STORIES
Replies: 4
Views: 11545

Yes - some nice cartoon strips with empty voice balloons from Grammarman. I think the URL is grammarmancomics.com, but failing that just put "grammarman" into Google, and you'll get there.
by Clare James ELT
Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: Collecting humorous stories
Replies: 6
Views: 8173

Funny learner errors

I was quite surprised by a very polite Japanese student of mine. He wanted to leave the class early and when I asked him why, he announced ' I am going, b*tch'. I worked out afterwards that he was off to the beach. The same student, living in Portsmouth, had picked up what he thought was an nice idi...
by Clare James ELT
Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Funny cartoons about teaching English - langwich scool
Replies: 3
Views: 3693

Cartoons

Oops! I thought I had!

It's www.langwichscool.com
by Clare James ELT
Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: I need activities for Present Perfect
Replies: 1
Views: 4302

Good communication games for teaching Present Perfect

There are some nice communication games to practise the present perfect on this site: www.eltgames.com There's a nice simple preintermediate level activity on this page, where students have to complete some questions, then move around the room talking to other students: http://www.eltgames.com/gramm...
by Clare James ELT
Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Cartoons about ESL teaching to kids
Replies: 1
Views: 2249

Cartoons about ESL teaching to kids

For some funny jokes about EFL / ESL teaching to children have a look at this page of the langwich scool website:

http://www.langwichscool.com/ESL%20youn ... nglish.htm
by Clare James ELT
Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Funny cartoons about teaching English - langwich scool
Replies: 3
Views: 3693

Funny cartoons about teaching English - langwich scool

Have a look at this site about teaching English as a foreign language. It's a collection of cartoons by Jon Marks (previously published in ETP magazine.)

There's some really funny jokes there - I like the third one on the 'methodology' page best. :D
by Clare James ELT
Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: List of great web activities & games
Replies: 70
Views: 98063

Good free communication games

There's another good site for teachers at www.eltgames.com - it's all free to use and it doesn't take ages to download. Lots of communication games and speaking activities at different levels.