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The #1 … (commercial about learning English)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. The German Submarine I’ve use this video a lot during my workshops and presentations to practicing or pre-service teachers. It makes a serious point but also has levity that really relaxes everyone and gets us ready for the session. Find more videos like this […]

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Let the Beautiful Game begin! World Cup SA!

I’m getting goosebumps about the World Cup tournament!!!! It is a wonderful game with a wonderful message for our students (and to us teachers!). A chance for us to see things, our humanity, from a different angle. Let’s use the opportunity in our classes. Lots of resources/ideas on EFL Classroom 2.0 and I’m proud of […]

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Commercials in the EFL Classroom (The BEST) Part 2

Where is the chocolate man?   Places. Download the list Commercials are great for teaching English. Not just for teaching media awareness but for specific language study. They are the perfect “engager” and way to start off and focus a lesson on a central point/topic. Commercials are short and powerful and trendy. The perfect media […]

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Commercials in the EFL Classroom

I use commmericals a lot in my classes. For many reasons; 1. A clear, concise message. Great as context for language learning. 2. They are short! 3. They are hip. Cultural translatable and current. 4. Easy to spin off into other areas of learning. Great for engagement. 5. Wonderful for teaching media literacy, critical thinking! […]

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