TEACHERS: Related teaching ideas are available on my WordPress blog.
Activity for all levels: http://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/celebrating-new-years-eve-a-whole-language-activity/
Activity for lower levels: http://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2010/12/20/first-and-last-a-speaking-activity/
[Sorry for the double posting. It was necessary to upload this video again.]
Topic: New Year's resolutions.
Learn about this common practice in U.S. culture. Test your comprehension by listening to the fast speech of the native speakers who share their views on making resolutions.
NOTE: I'm very sorry to announce as of January 2012 links to EnglishCafe will no longer be active due to the site closing. I was very lucky to be a part of that online community while it lasted. I'm also sorry for the loss of additional materials for learners.
"Poppy Clip" by Who Else retrieved from http://www.flashkit.com/loops/Pop-Rock/Pop/Poppy_cl-Who_Else-8472/
Tagged under: JenniferESL,Jennifer Lebedev,English Jennifer,New Year,New Year' resolution,resolution,New Year' Eve,learn English,American English,American speech,English lesson,ESL,EFL,TESL,TEFL,ESOL
Find more lesson plans like this:0.2 miles in Feet: How-to & Steps
Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.
Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip
Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans
1. Students enter a simple code
2. You play the video
3. The students comment
4. You review and reflect
* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities
With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.
Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking
Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class
Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices
Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes