Daily Archives: August 23, 2018

Question Quest

Question Quest by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Question Quest Card Game Review Designers: Sean Anderson, Patrick Reynolds Illustrator: Alice Caroll Publisher: Quest Maker Media Available through R.I.C. Publications # of Players 2-6 (probably works best with 4-6) Ages: 12 … Continue reading

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Something Beautiful

Something Beautiful by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Something Beautiful is an activity I use for university writing classes, and at times, I even use it in speaking classes as a break from the usual activities we do. You can … Continue reading

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Things you Should Never Say to Americans (or Canadians)

Things you Should Never Say or ask Americans in the USA by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Things you Should Never Say or ask Americans in the USA This is for students from Japan and Asia, and going on a … Continue reading

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White Collar

White Collar by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) White Collar, questions you can ask your ESL/EFL students about this interesting TV series. A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as … Continue reading

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Movie English: The Naked Gun

by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Movie: “The Naked Gun” (Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate) Starring Leslie Nielsen & Priscilla Presley Story: Police detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) tries to stop a crime. Someone wants to kill a very important person from the … Continue reading

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Lesson Plan – Making Small talk Before a Business Meeting

Lesson Plan – Making Small talk Before a Business Meeting by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Lesson Plan – Making Small talk Before a Business Meeting 1.) Introductions – introduce ourselves 2.) With your partner, write down 10 questions to … Continue reading

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Valentine`s Day in North America

Valentine`s Day by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Tell your students about Valentine`s Day in Canada and the USA. Valentine`s Day – A chance for Canadians to tell someone they love them in romantic way. Men and women give each … Continue reading

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Asking about Work – Prior to a Meeting

Asking about Work – Prior to a Meeting by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Asking about Work – Prior to a Meeting – Talking with a new friend (prior to a meeting) Asking about Work – Prior to a Meeting … Continue reading

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How to Master the Eiken Test

How to Master the Eiken Test by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa,Japan) How to Master the Eiken Test -1 Buy some past Eiken tests. -Do the test and time yourself. Only allow yourself the time allowed for each Eiken test. Write … Continue reading

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Questions for Nurses 3

Questions for Nurses 3 by Kevin Burns (Machida, Japan ) Questions for Nurses 2 1. Do your muscles ache sometimes? 2. And you a first year student at this university? (Freshman) 3. Are either of your parents doctors? 4. Have … Continue reading

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