Dog Goldberg Machine

Dog by Victor Svensson is licensed under CCBY2.0

Dog by Victor Svensson is licensed under CCBY2.0

MAIN ACTIVITY using cohesive devices (linking words, relative clauses and pronouns) to describe a sequence of actions

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

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Mini Burgers

Photo taken from http://flickr.com/eltpicsby Dace Praulins, used under a CC Attribution Non-Commercial license, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

Photo taken from http://flickr.com/eltpicsby Dace Praulins, used under a CC Attribution Non-Commercial license, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/”

After a long summer, which has seen us working on two different continents, All at C are back with a lesson-plan courtesy of Japanese technology. It’s real and apparently it’s edible, but you and your students will have to judge for yourselves…

MAIN AIMS using food preparation and instruction-giving vocabulary, practising speaking and writing
SUITABLE FOR 
teens and adults, pre-intermediate (A2) and above

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A five-step lesson plan for (almost) any cooking video

Photos taken from http://flickr.com/eltpics by @ij64, @SerraRoseli, @ij64 and @purple_steph used under a CC Attribution Non-Commercial license, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

Photos taken from http://flickr.com/eltpics by @ij64, @SerraRoseli, @ij64 and @purple_steph used under a CC Attribution Non-Commercial license, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

MAIN AIMS using food and cooking vocabulary, preparing a short presentation

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, pre-intermediate (A2) and above

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In the Air

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Not so long ago, one of us took a flight on a low-cost Turkish airline and found out that they’re famous for their in-flight safety videos. Given that most people have heard the standard instructions many times, we thought we’d focus on what’s actually being said and how they’re saying it. Watch out for the cute video!

MAIN AIMS practise changing registers/ functional language of airline safety instructions / writing / listening for specific information

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

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Prepositions

MAIN AIMS prepositions and speaking

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, pre-intermediate (A2) and above

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Crash the Super Bowl

MAIN AIMS creating and narrating a short story, explaining and giving reasons for opinions

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, intermediate (B1) and above Crash The Super Bowl


Base-jumping Barnacle Goose

Base-jumping in Norway by Andre Benedix  is licensed under CCBY2.0

Base-jumping in Norway by Andre Benedix is licensed under CCBY2.0

MAIN AIMS  Listening, using a dictionary, prediction and sentence transformations

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, pre-advanced (B2.2) and above

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Watch the video until the end – it doesn’t turn out to be as bad as you might expect!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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