A quick and easy speaking activity based on pictures.
This lesson is based on a TED talk by Sandrine Thuret. In her talk she is asking two questions: How can we help our healthy brains create new nerve cells throughout our lives, through diet and behaviour changes? How can we study the effects of diseases such as depression and Alzheimer's on our brains' ability … Continue reading TEDtalk Video ESL Lesson Plan: How To Grow New Brain Cells.
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This activity is for a group of four students, B1-B2 level, 15+ age. I find it's best to use this activity after teaching crime vocabulary, and after teaching some basic concepts of peer pressure, argumentation, and manipulation. What I like about this activity is that the character cards don't tell the students what decisions they … Continue reading Will Your Students Steal A Car?: ESL/EFL Simulation Activity
I got the idea for this activity after we came across a well-known photograph in our textbook, and I was surprised how many students didn't know it. Sure, young people are overwhelmed with photos all day long, take Instagram for example, but it is usually photos of celebrities, fashion, food, Starbuck cups, you get the idea. … Continue reading Picture Based Speaking Activity For ESL/EFL Classes