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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...
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 4 Jumping...
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,...
History first Thanksgiving is a celebration of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvests. It is celebrated not only in the USA, but also in Canada, some Caribbean islands and Liberia. The Canadian and American history slightly differs from each other. I’d focus on the US history. Pilgrims, Puritans, Mayflower, New England, Plymouth, 1620s, 4th Thursday of November While talking about the...
Remember, remember the 5th of November… Bonfire Night is a celebration to commemorate the attempt to kill English king James I. There was a man called Guy Fawkes and in 1605 he was the leader of pro-catholic movement against the king. It didn’t succeed and finished with a huge fireworks display. It is a very important part of the UK’s culture....
Halloween is only two days away and you still do not have enough time to think about what you can do in your class? Worry no more!       Here are some last-minute arts and crafts you can prepare at home at bring to your classroom as a part of Halloween lesson. Illustration to the well-known Halloween song or cartoon You can use simply...
  If you feel like celebrating Halloween with your class, you may find this ultimate list of songs very useful. They are divided into 4 main categories. I also put some more information about appropriate age, purpose, scariness, some follow-ups, etc. Enjoy and have a bewitching Halloween.     Vocabulary oriented songs Knock Knock, Trick Or Treat? | Halloween Song | Super Simple Songs Children knocking...

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