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Author's Purpose
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This is a review lesson on author's purpose. There is a short review of the three primary purposes followed by 20 examples. Students read the example to decide which purpose best fits.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Heather Turngren
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Betsy's Eclection: Language + Technology
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This website includes a variety of teaching materials. Many of them are geared at a beginning and intermediate level and are suitable for ESL students of many ages.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
Dorothy Taylor
Author:
Elizabeth Labolette
Date Added:
04/09/2015
Circular Design: Intensive Reading Method
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CC BY
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Is it possible to create a student-centered, highly communicative, intensive reading environment? While theoretical debates escalate about whether language acquisition and communicative competence are innately determined (Williamson 2009), teachers of ESL/EFL are struggling to find real, relevant classroom strategies that enhance students’ cognitive development and communicative ability. Circular Design provides an environment where a critical reading and understanding of content comes from a synergetic learning approach that involves a careful contemplation and communion of thought between the students and their teacher.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Anthony Newman
Date Added:
01/28/2016
English Language Centre Study Zone
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Study Zone is made up of levels. Each level has language topics (grammar,reading vocabulary, puzzles). Each topic has lessons. Lessons include exercises to help adult students improve their English. There are five levels available: Upper Beginner, Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, and Advanced.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
English language Centre of the University of Victoria
Author:
ELC teachers
Date Added:
11/15/2014
Fishy Fun
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This material contains 5 incomplete tongue twisters.Student will complete each line by adding the same letter. Students practice saying the tongue twisters in pairs and/or with the instructor. Second activity has fishing vocabulary with missing first and last letters and matching definitions.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
http://americanenglish.state.gov (English Teaching Forum, Number 2 2011)
Author:
unknown
Date Added:
10/23/2014
Good and Bad Job Interviews
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This Job Interview unit with three lessons uses video to illustrate both good behaviors and common mistakes in job interviews. The dialogue is designed to be comprehensible to most ELL's, and includes lots of practice. This unit is appropriate for secondary and adult education classes.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cynthia Mathews
Date Added:
02/07/2017
Grammar-Count and Non-Count Nouns (Part One)
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Tutorial on count and non-count nouns with audio, video, examples, vocabulary lists, and quantity word usage.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Data Set
Lecture
Provider:
English Intensive Program
Author:
Farouk Haji and Eyhab Bader Eddin
Date Added:
11/15/2014
I-DEA Spring Course Package
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The Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) program teaches English language skills in the context of college and careers for learners who face the largest language gaps. Unlike traditional approaches — in which learners are expected to learn English before pursuing college or job-training — I-DEA teaches English in tandem with college and career skills. Students quickly learn skills relevant to their lives and careers.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
SBCTC Admin
Date Added:
10/20/2017
I-DEA Summer Course Package
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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The Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) program teaches English language skills in the context of college and careers for learners who face the largest language gaps. Unlike traditional approaches — in which learners are expected to learn English before pursuing college or job-training — I-DEA teaches English in tandem with college and career skills. Students quickly learn skills relevant to their lives and careers.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
SBCTC Admin
Date Added:
10/20/2017
Identifying Text Structure
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This is a lesson plan, student worksheet, and teacher answer key to introduce identifying text structures and using appropriate graphic organizers (GO) for each text structure. There is an introduction with a video lecture from which students can get basic information and examples on 6 text structures. There is a link to more guided and independent work in this area. The author used this lesson in a pre-GED Adult Basic Education class with non-native English speakers who read at a 5.0 - 8.0 GLE.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Heather Turngren
Date Added:
01/20/2017
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Identifying Text Structure
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This is a lesson plan, student worksheet, and teacher answer key to introduce identifying text structures and using appropriate graphic organizers (GO) for each text structure. There is an introduction with a video lecture from which students can get basic information and examples on 6 text structures. There is a link to more guided and independent work in this area.

This is designed to take a student 45 minutes to complete.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jani Randall
Date Added:
07/24/2020
Listen Up!
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Public Domain
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This activity deals with the concept of rhyming. This concept is not immediately understood by most students and needs to be explained first with ample examples. The activity consists of groups of 3 words two of which rhyme and one doesn't. Students read the words or listen to the instructor and select the word that doesn't rhyme. They are then directed to pick a specific letter from the "wrong" word and write it in a separate column. After completing the assignment students unscramble the letters trying to form a meaningful expression related to listening which in this case is "I'm all ears".

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Provider:
americanenglish.state.gov (Teaching Forum #4 2012)
Author:
not stated
Date Added:
10/21/2014
Orientation to USA Learns
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A lesson for orienting new students to the distance learning platform, USA Learns. The teacher goes over the class expectations and goal setting sheet, as well as helps students make an email and USA Learns account, and save this info.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laurella Lutz
Date Added:
05/16/2019
Silent Letters
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Public Domain
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This light activity deals with "silent letters" of English language which are encountered in a large number of English language words. Students read a fairly simple dialogue with the blanks for words containing silent letters. Silent letters, however, are listed while the rest of the letters are blanked. Students find the missing words and become aware of silent letters. Great activity for a warm-up.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Author:
not stated
Date Added:
10/21/2014
Starfall Reading Program
Read the Fine Print
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The Starfall reading program is designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in young children as they learn to read. The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools to help you implement proven teaching methods. Our website was created by carefully observing the way children learn using a computer. The Starfall Website is easy for students to navigate independently, but it is not intended as a surrogate for the teacher.

Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Provider:
Starfall Education
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Time Clauses with When, Before, After -- Movie Segment
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This activity is a good review for adult or teen ESL learners on time clauses. The movie, In Time, is set in a futuristic world where time is the currency. After ten questions on what happens before or after another, there are three interesting discussion questions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Johanna Wolfe
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Understanding suffixes
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This website has a fun short video and an interactive practice activity to teach and assess common suffixes. It is geared toward adults but would be appropriate for secondary as well.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
TV411
Author:
2014 Education Development Center Inc.
Date Added:
07/28/2015
americanenglish.state.gov
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Public Domain
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A government sponsored website, American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers' professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Game
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
U.S. Department of State
Author:
various
Date Added:
10/23/2014