Sometimes things around you seem to be awful and you are fed up with everything.
An argument with someone you care about?
Terrible behaviour of your children?
Lack of coffee and sweet snacks?
Horrible boss’s mood?
I bet all of us have worse days. When everything is falling apart.
With the autumn long evenings, this state of mind may come...
Entertain your pupils with some seasonal songs. They help children acquire the vocabulary connected with special days, holidays and celebrations.
Some festivals are common and similar all over the world, but some...
*Graduated from University College of English Language Teacher Education and Graduate programme in Teaching English to Young Learners (University of Warsaw)
*Attended foreign study visits and many CLIL courses and workshops
*Full of ideas teacher of public Primary School 65 in Warsaw
*Mentor-teacher for students of University of Warsaw
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Blue and pink, pink and blue
and stereotypes are inevitable nowadays.
see these two words, I bet something immediately pops out to your head. Maybe
image, situation, quote, joke, anything…
baby showers for instance. Colours obviously tell you about the gender of the
baby. Isn’t it...
My top 6 materials and aids to use while talking about Chinese New Year
Presenting new cultures during your English lessons is significant. Use English language as a tool to broaden your students’ minds and open their eyes for new perspectives. Few weeks ago, I collected the list of important celebrations from all over the world that are worth being...
If you successfully read my article about festivals and you carefully studied the calendar of different celebrations around the world, you may find this post pleasing and inspiring.
As I wrote many times, I am fond of looking for new and unconventional concepts to practice content from the lesson.
This time Oxford University Press materials were really handy. The publisher provided...
Festivals and celebrations around the world – calendar
May I present you the ultimate list of different celebrations from all over the world. I made a list of common and unknown special days which are worth presenting to your ESL classroom.
Don’t worry, I will support you with some sample materials to use or links to websites useful while discussing the...
New Year is a good time to come up with concepts for next semester. Of course, if you haven’t done it in September. Usually, teachers adapt ideas ongoingly as soon as they came across something new. At least, I am such a teacher.
I am in great favour of taking advantage of different cultures during my English classes. Not only...
New year usually means that people start things afresh.
How many times have you heard about New Year’s resolutions? Have you ever tried set some goals for yourself? Did they last until, optimistically speaking, March?
Well, I always notice more new faces on gym since January the first. And they gradually stop attending…
However, I don’t want to discuss adults’ resolutions. I...
A short description of Christmas games for first graders (optionally for one class divided into 4 groups: 5members in each)
Materials you will need:
Colourful paper stripes (to make paper chains)
4 sets of Christmas stockings with numbers from 1 to 24, xmas socks task 1
4 strings or rope
Clothes pegs 4 x 24 = 96 pieces
Catchy tunes surround us since the beginning of December. You can hear them in the shops, department stores, your radio. They even can be hummed by your friends and family. There is no way you can avoid them! They are well-known and I bet hardly anyone is not familiar with them.
Popular songs can be used in young learners’ classrooms,...