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Forum: Teaching ESL Sep 1st, 2007, 07:26 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By jenniferp
SAT classes

Hello

I'm starting teaching a new (for me also) class of SAT students. This is their first time to start this program and while I have the books and the test papers and the dictionaries I am...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jun 6th, 2007, 08:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,134
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Wrapping things up

This game from genkienglish.net is a fun one for students who know each other well enough and can be adapted according to the level.

http://genkienglish.net/narcissistgame.htm
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 5th, 2007, 09:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 179,853
Posted By jenniferp
Re: looking for a game of 'comparative and superlative" grammar

What age are your students?

I taught it to some 10-11 year olds and we created a "superlative Olympics" where they each 'competed' to see who had the longest hair, biggest mouth, widest arm span,...
Forum: Teaching ESL May 4th, 2007, 03:09 am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,301
Posted By jenniferp
A/An and The: in context

Hello everyone.

Well, I feel like I have the begging bowl out today asking for help...:o

I'm about to (re)tackle determiners and articles with my high school students. It's a sticky issue with...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 4th, 2007, 02:59 am
Replies: 2
Views: 8,856
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Fun way to create dialogues

While they were preparing the dialogues I was monitoring them and correcting any glaring errors, but it was mostly to do with their sentence construction and trying to get them to incorporate the...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 3rd, 2007, 07:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 8,856
Posted By jenniferp
Fun way to create dialogues

I found this idea on iteslj.org and it worked really well in my high school classes. It's very simple but caused lots of laughter.
Spend about 5-10 minutes getting the students to tell you their...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities May 3rd, 2007, 07:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 5,943
Posted By jenniferp
Reward activity for High Schoolers

Hi all,

I'm in need of some ideas for an activity to do with my high-schoolers.
Their English level is very high and I have classes of 32 students. They've just finished their mid-term exams and...
Forum: Introductions Apr 1st, 2007, 08:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Hello from China

Hi Marie
I'm sure that you will do well and once the initial "OMG how can I do this?" has subsided that you will find yourself becoming a good teacher. We've all been through that at some stage or...
Forum: Teaching ESL Apr 1st, 2007, 08:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,685
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Top Ten Errors

Also,
mis-using prepositions: I'll meet you at Saturday.
Either over-using or not using a, an, the: He went to [the] toilet,
or personal pronouns: He looked out of [his] window

I recently gave some...
Forum: General Chat Mar 26th, 2007, 05:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,448
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Starting My New Job Today

Haha. From what I remember you used to live not too far from where I was in Suwon. I changed my school last month to Sunae and now you are here too.
Watch out for everyone else upping sticks and...
Forum: ESL Games and Activities Mar 22nd, 2007, 07:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 4,643
Posted By jenniferp
Re: An intermediate activity!

Wow, I really like the sound of this activity.
How big were the groups they worked in?
Forum: Teaching ESL Feb 13th, 2007, 10:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,602
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Riddles for the ESL classroom

I think I need practice in thinking laterally.


I would never have thought about hiccups without some serious hints.....

..... or Monopoly.

:frusty: :frusty:
Forum: Teaching ESL Feb 9th, 2007, 11:35 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,602
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Riddles for the ESL classroom

1) Was it a real gun?
2) Did he know the barman?
3) Is "Can I have a glass of water?" code for something? (!!:sorry: lame question I know!)
4) Did he really want a glass of water?
5) Had he...
Forum: Teaching ESL Feb 8th, 2007, 08:01 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,602
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Riddles for the ESL classroom

:dance: I know, I know!!!
Forum: English Questions Jan 29th, 2007, 08:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Vegging Out

Haha. I like googlebattle. I think I've found something for me to waste the rest of my day on :lol:
Forum: English Questions Jan 28th, 2007, 06:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Vegging Out

I've heard the expression a lot so I'm not sure then if that means it's a British or Australian expression.
I would say it's akin to being a couch potato; you can be chilling out at home and still be...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jan 28th, 2007, 09:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,987
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Pay sites

Hi Marc,

I would sit down and try to work out a basic course outline - month by month and then you can break it down into week by week - for the next 6 months or so for each of your class levels. ...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jan 25th, 2007, 03:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 8,356
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Junior High Lesson Plan Help

I don't teach that level myself to have anything tried and proven but this website is always good for ideas.

http://genkienglish.net/juniorhigh.htm

There's a game listed here called Criss Cross...
Forum: General Chat Jan 25th, 2007, 03:08 am
Replies: 7
Views: 10,639
Posted By jenniferp
Cactus TEFL

Hi
Does anyone know anything, or heard anything about Cactus TEFL? It seems that they are based in the UK but run CELTA courses in various parts of the world.
I have to admit I'm interested in...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jan 25th, 2007, 02:53 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,129
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Hi guys and gals!!

I would second Emile's advice. I teach (Korean age) 6 & 7 yr olds and while I wouldn't call a lesson "a grammar lesson", I teach them verb subject agreement, adjective placement, comparative & even...
Forum: Teaching ESL Jan 25th, 2007, 02:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,185
Posted By jenniferp
Re: A little help please

Hi Meggy
iteslj.org is always a good place to start with adult conversation classes.
They have conversation questions that can be adapted in lots of ways according to your classes...
Forum: General Chat Jan 12th, 2007, 01:51 am
Replies: 21
Views: 5,528
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Termination of Employment

The number for the Labour Board is 1350, press 7 for English.

I got the number from daveseslcafe so I am just assuming it's correct to pass on.
Good luck, let us know how you get on....
Forum: Teaching ESL Dec 20th, 2006, 06:30 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,905
Posted By jenniferp
How to adapt to high schoolers after kindy?

I've just accepted a new position for next year at a Foreign Language High School. It's exactly the kind of job I wanted as I wanted to move into teaching higher level learners, but..... I've been...
Forum: Teaching ESL Dec 16th, 2006, 09:27 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,479
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Xmas and culture

^^^ thanks so much musica! ;-)
Forum: Teaching ESL Dec 16th, 2006, 09:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 5,479
Posted By jenniferp
Re: Xmas and culture

We are having celebrations. Next week is our Christmas festival, all the classrooms are decorated with Christmas symbolism.. trees, snowmen, snowflakes etc and I am having a party with one of my...
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