Posts Tagged "In Class Exercises" of Express Publishing Teacher´s Corner
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
A recent article in the Guardian newspaper states that “Expressing yourself with your hairstyle is out; it seems, at many schools.” Here’s part of the article:
I shed tears at Ian Whitwham’s At the Chalkface: Great Moments in Education. There is a section in this profoundly human and inspiring book entitled Seth in the Sixth Form. I have now read it seven times. It pricks the ducts. read more >>
Monday, October 25th, 2010
1. Who died on the date he was born, couldn’t spell his name, (or at least spelt it about 7 different ways), never went to university, but enriched the English language with 2000 new words?
2. How many queens of England have been named Elizabeth?
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Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
Text messaging. What shorthand do your students use? Do they use English? Ask them to do this quiz and add three of their own SMS speaks. read more >>
Friday, August 13th, 2010
Apologies to all you Trekkies out there, but Space is not the final frontier; that space is reserved for death: “the undiscovered country, from whose bourn no traveller returns.” – Hamlet
Is it a bit of a taboo subject in class – death?
Well, if the only two sure things in life are death and taxes, and we can at least try to fiddle our way out of the latter, why not think a bit about the former, which we cannot wriggle out of.
We may not be afraid to die, but we probably don’t want to be there when it happens – unless it’s Robert Patterson sinking his canines into your neck perhaps.
So, doing death in class. (Not the practical!)
First a warning! Do not use activities which might upset students in your culture! You have to be sensitive when dealing with death, ghosts, vampires, zombies and intolerance. read more >>