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It’s About Relationships

I’ve been spending a wonderful Christmas with family and friends in Canada over the holidays.  Lots of activity, birthdays along with parties and the regular Christmas meetings and greetings.  It got me really thinking about life and especially the glue that keeps all life together – relationships. In our teaching we get so zoned in, […]

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Letters to Santa

This is a great activity for Christmas!  Why  not have your students write a letter to Santa! Here’s a nice template. Two options. They can either write a letter to Santa which someone in the class will write back to. OR  Students can write a real letter to Santa and email to the address below. […]

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Christmas Gift Giving

Get this widget for your class page and students can leave gifts for each other! Very much like my Christmas idea of giving gifts in class – find it here. Try it – Leave me a gift or leave one for fellow bloggers/EFL Classroom 2.0 members!

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The alive and the online

This evening, I went out to the local symphony’s Christmas Concert.  A wonderful gathering of many in this small city.  They played the score for the Christmas film – The Snowman by Peter Briggs.  Plus lots of carols and they had the whole audience singing joyously. As I enjoyed the orchestra and the “event” – […]

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The #1 ……. (Story to teach at Christmas)

** Not your ordinary endless list – just what’s number 1. Just the BEST. The Gift of the Magi by O’Henry I know, I know, there are so many great Christmas stories. I know, I know, you have your own favorite. However, all the great stories don’t hold a candle to The Gift of the […]

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The #1 ….. (Christmas gift for a teacher)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Movie Tickets This one comes from my own playbook and what I’ve just adored over the years. Teachers work hard and usually don’t get out to the movies often. A nice pair of tickets really will get them out of the house and enjoying […]

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Christmas Karaoke Voicethread – Come Sing and Learn!

Christmas Karaoke Voicethread! See all EFL Classroom 2.0′s learning Voicethreads! Get the Christmas Spirit! I put this up so we can share the gift of music and when others listen, they can also learn some English and catch the Christmas spirit. Let me know if you have a special request, I’ll be adding more songs […]

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