domingo, 25 de mayo de 2008

Saint Patrick's Day

What do you know about Saint Patrick's Day?
Here you have a didactic unit to know lots of things about this Irish festivity.
Don't forget to try the activities and games at the end of the unit!
Enjoy it!!!


How can you learn about the different festivities in the anglo-saxon calendar?

Here you have a site which contains lots of online and downloadable activities about the celebrations in the English-speaking countries.

This site also includes Jewish, Hindu and Chinese festivities, so it is also a great place for multiculturalism.

Story Maker

Stories and books help you to discover the joy and power of reading.

Story makers sites allow you to create your owns stories in an easy way.

This Storymaker is a useful site which offers you the oppurtunity to discover how much fun reading can be with your personalized stories.

Would you like to try it?

Read and laugh!!!!

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Planet Pursuit

Games online offer a great opportunity to practise English.

The following game is a funy way to reinforce your English while learning about the planets in the Solar System.

You are entering a website with a huge variety of online games. The game you are going to play is addressed to students of "Ciclo Superior".

  1. Click on the link

  2. Move down onthe webpage until you find "Planet Pursuit"

  3. Click on the instructions. They tell you how to move trough the screens and what is the purpose of the game.

Planet Pursuit

sábado, 24 de mayo de 2008

A game for little kids

There are lots of internet resources to practice vocabulary, language structures and pronunciation through interactive games.

Here you have a link to a web page where you can play while you learn some basic vocabulary.

Let's review some words before starting the game:

hen eggs

cow milk

tree apples

Now, you are ready!!! Click on the link and enjoy the game:

viernes, 23 de mayo de 2008

If you're happy

First song.
Here you have a traditional song to learn some basic vocabulary. I'm sure you already know it. Here you have the lyrics:

If You're happy and you know clap your hands
If you're happy and you know clap your hands
If you're happy and you know and you really want to show
If you're happy and you know clap your hands

Stamp your feet
Nod your head
Turn around
Say "we are!"

Now, sing and dance the song:


Let's try to learn English in a different and funny way!
The main aim of this blog is to offer English students lots of online activities, games, songs and stories to approach the English language and culture.

Some entries in this blog will contain a song or a game and some activities to do with it, some others will have links to interesting webpages where students will be able to improve their English doing funny activities...

This blog also tries to share with teachers of English as a foreign language some teaching ideas and resources from the net.

Let's begin!!!

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