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Some posts take quite a long time to produce, but this one was an extreme case. Four people participated on it and I think we have produced a great material to teach vocabulary connected with sports. ADVERT: In my opinion there is everything. There is a video to help students with the pronunciation of the words. There are two mind maps to help you organise...

The environment is one of the most frequently discussed topics in the world. However, to be able to speak about this topic you need some basic vocabulary. In this post I try to introduce some words related to the topic of Environment. Later you can practise the new words in games. ADVERT: In this post on you can find a video presentation of all the words given...

Finally, Easter is here. I have been looking for this holiday for weeks and it has arrived. I am really happy. Last year I and Lynne Blackburn devoted a lot of time to our project called ELM (English Learning Magazine.) We created a full 14 page long magazine about Easter. The magazine contains two articles about Easter traditions in Great Britain and in the Czech...

Here we go at last! This is the last chapter of the story Two Dates. Are you curious what will happen to Alan, Martha and Bruce. I hope that the ending of the story will surprise you at least a bit and that you will like it. So, what are you waiting for? Start with the mind map and revive what happened in the previous parts of the story Two Dates. Then translate the...

Have you been wondering what the big shock for Alan was? The story continues here. Once again you can learn 16 new words and practise them in a game. Then you can check your comprehension with a mind map which once again serves as a worksheet too. The next chapter of the story Two Dates will be the last one, so do not miss it. It will be published on Wednesday 2nd...

The first chapter of the story Two Dates proved to be quite popular. The story will have 4 chapters in all. Here is the second one. Two Dates – Mind map Here is a mind map for the second chapter of the story Two Dates. In my opinion the ideal way to proceed with this post is to learn the vocabulary first. Print out the mind map and then complete the Vocabulary...

In my opinion Plants are one of the worst covered vocabulary topics in ELT. That is why, I have created the following post. There is a pictionary with all the words, a mind map, a video and four games to practise the vocabulary. I hope you will find these words useful. Plants – vocabulary video Here is a video with the words and their pronunciation. Advert: Plants...

Many people think that the topic animals is suitable only for children. Thus the learners learn the names of twenty animals when they are young and they think it is enough. However, intermediate students need to know more animals than the twenty they learnt as children. That is why I have created the following post. Here the intermediate students can practise what...

Scientists claim that the center for rythm is located next to the long-term memory in our brain. Knowing this, we could exploit it to the students’ benefit and teach them vocabulary through rhymes or raps. So, I tried to create the following rap to teach the students the following words: beach, prefer, rhyme, crazy, bone, railway, clothes, lots, fun, sand and shower. Crazy...

The whole planet is following the Winter Olympic games in Sochi. And as this site has got the word “games” in its name I think it will be appropriate to make a post on winter olympic sports. Winter Olympic sports – video Here you should listen and repeat the words. Winter Olympic sports – interactive mind map This mind map contains all the...