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Board Game Rules Project

Board game Rules Project by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Board game Rules Project  You are going to teach some students the rules for playing a board game. You will also play that game with them.  First open … Continue reading

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Board Game Rules Project 2

Board Game Rules Project 2 by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Board Game Rules Project 2 Which Language ie) Arabic, Japanese _______________________ Boss: ____________________________ Sub Leader: _______________________________________ Group Members: ____________________________________________ Title of the Game (you are working on): *Object of … Continue reading

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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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TEFL Lesson Plans

TEFL Lesson Plans by Aarti Thomas (India) Some useful TEFL Lesson Plans One of the most important things an ESL teacher has to do and have is a complete and thorough TEFL lesson plan. It is based on this lesson … Continue reading

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Reading Activities Part 2

Reading Activities Part 2 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan)  Activities to practice alphabet and phonic value of letters Slap: with alphabet cards for the first letter instead of pictures. Sliding Slap: Present the phonic values you want … Continue reading

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Reading Activities Part 3

Reading Activities Part 3 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save  Focusing on Spelling Slow Reveal: Use word flashcards and reveal the word a letter at a time. Only use this for words you’ve been studying that lesson. … Continue reading

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Language Play, Language Learning

Language Play, Language Learning by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) ‘Language games’ are seen as an activity where learners use language to achieve a goal (usually by exchanging some kind of information), according to clear rules, in an enjoyably … Continue reading

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Using Colonial Diplomacy in the ESL Classroom

(Pictured: Enoshima Sunset)   by Kevin Burns (Machida, Japan) Colonial Diplomacy is a game by the Avalon Hill Game Company, a game I have known and loved for many years. I had often wondered: was it a game I could … Continue reading

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Language Games for Children

Language Games for Children by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Stand up/Sit Down: Young children enjoy this simple game. Give a command and the children respond as quickly as possible. Then give the wrong command i.e. stand up when … Continue reading

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