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ldeloresmoore
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HI! I live and teach in Beijing, China. Most of my students are adults.(But also kids) Iīve designed a series of Business English lessons for use in Beijing, but they are easily adapted to any nationality. Iīm a teacher on a budget, so Iīm always looking for creative ways to use free resources. Celta, 2012.

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HIGH INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED SALON - SPEED DEBATING
This is a very versatile format. There are a few dozen debate topics. Specific instructions included, but summary is: Two students are pitted against each other - one assigned "for", one "against". With no prep time, they must begin debating. They get a poker chip for each minute (up to 3) that they speak. If they stop talking for more than 10 sec...
Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 19


 
ADVANCED BUSINESS ENGLISH - WHAT MAKES AN EFFECTIVE LEADER (LEADERSHIP)
This is the next in my Business English series -- Because of the structure of the project Iīm creating this for, this is in the form of 2 lesson plans that make up a 2-part unit. Thereīs homework between the first and second lessons, but this is certainly optional and easily omitted with little to no impact on the class. The activities here will ea...
Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 48


 
INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS ENGLISH - WHAT DO YOU DO? 1 OF 2
This lesson is designed to facilitate describing jobs and job responsibilities. To enable students to talk about their duties and their coworkersī duties. To discuss work and life balance. To introduce new work-related vocabulary and provide opportunity to use it. This segment has the option to be paired with a companion segment that will be upload...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 32


 
INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS ENGLISH - GOING GLOBAL - LESSON 2 OF 2
This is Lesson 2 of 2 of my Business English unit "Going Global". This portion focuses on speaking practice utilizing the homework assignment from Lesson 1. This will actually end up being a 4-part section, as the next unit is schedule to be "Going Global II", and will focus on building & using some basic vocabulary for international trade, and wil...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 17


 
HIGH INTERMEDIATE - ADVANCED BUSINESS ENGLISH - ITīS ALL IN HOW YOU SAY IT (WRITING EFFECTIVE EMAILS)
Hi! This is the next installment in my Business English series. This one is on effective email writing. Several activities including: Pair work to discuss their speculation on a list of potential best practices, practice simplifying sentences into concise bits of information, then a writing assignment to compose emails addressing assorted problems....
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 41


 
CLOTHES AND FASHION
For this lesson you will need to collect some pictures from fashion magazines or other sources where you can see fully the clothes the people are wearing. Obviously, color pictures work best. Be sure to collect a wide variety including various colors, patterns, styles, functions. This lesson is very heavy on Student Talk Time - easily 80+ percent -...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 33


 
INDIRECT QUESTIONS -- WORKSHEET TO USE WITH OR WITHOUT MATCHING PPT
This worksheet is designed to be paired with the ppt found here: http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=99294#thetop However, it can also be used independently. There is a simple A/B conversation. The B answer is provided. This is designed to be pair-work, and the pairs work together to write what the "A" question must be in order to ge...
Level: elementary
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
ADVANCED BUSINESS ENGLISH - GETTING THE INTERVIEW - PART 2 OF 2 (RESUME WRITING)
Hi, everybody -- This is the next installment in my Business English series. This is the 2nd part of the resume writing unit. For those who may not have seen my previous business contributions, Iīm constructing a Business English course that can be used for high intermediate to Advanced. (Some are just Advanced only. Like this one.) The approac...
Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 26


 
UPPER INTERMEDIATE BUSINESS ENGLISH - GOING GLOBAL - LESSON 1 OF 2
This is the latest in my Business English series. Although I am in China, I try to make these lessons readily adaptable to other first language environments. However, this one focuses largely on modals, and modals are a tough nut to crack for most Chinese students. So this lesson is a little more "Chinese-centric" than most,but still should be adap...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 21


 
DO / PLAY / GO PRESENT TENSE, FIRST AND SECOND PERSON
WORKSHEET
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43

 


DESCRIBING GRAPHS -- ADVANCED SPEAKING
This is a 31-slide activity about describing information presented in visual form -- bar graphs, line graphs, pie charts. Thereīs a brainstorming activity with later reinforcement for the vocabulary for describing the movement depicted. Thereīs a full explanation and illustration of the various ways...

Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 56


FOOD & COOKING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO RECOMMEND A RESTAURANT
This 14-slide presentation introduces vocabulary of cooking methods & kitchen appliances, then elicits discussion about different types of restaurants. After that, thereīs discussion & description of the interior of restaurants. Next comes a restaurant role play. All of that then combines to invite ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 66


VOCABULARY IN CONTEXT - UPCYCLING - PART 1 OF 2
This PPT introduces the concept of upcycling and teaches a lot of new vocabulary via context. I used it for an English Corner with a mixed group -- everything from beginner to advanced -- and encouraged discussion of what they like, donīt like, ways to make the ideas better, etc.

Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 19


VOCABULARY IN CONTEXT -- WEATHER -- TORNADOES -- PART 1 OF 2
I donīt know about other countries, but in China we foreign teachers are forevermore tasked with "English Corner" -- it tends to be an hour-long dog & pony show about pretty much anything we choose. I often use mine to teach vocabulary in context and to do cultural exchange. This PPT is about t...

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 22


BEGINNER LEVEL - TIMES OF LIFE & DESCRIBING PEOPLE - PART 2 OF 2
This is designed to follow (but can also be independent of) my ppt lesson on weather. In this ppt, students get vocabulary about the stages of life and ways to describe people. I tried to include enough pictures with enough variety to give them a chance to use all new vocabulary. Unfortunately, beca...

Level: elementary
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 16


VOCABULARY IN CONTEXT - STUPID CRIMINALS - PART 1 OF 2
Hereīs another Vocabulary In Context presentation -- Iīm not so sure why, but my Intermediate to Advanced group absolutely loves this way of learning vocabulary. I was just lucky to have stumbled on this. In this one, Iīve taken short blurbs about stupid criminals, and used those blurbs to teach...

Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 72


COMPOUND NOUNS & COMPOUND ADJECTIVES
This presentation helps students identify and use both compound nouns and compound adjectives. The first part illustrates how compound nouns and compound adjectives can (and usually do) replace more complicated grammar that uses dependent clauses. Then students practice identifying the right compou...

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 53


SCHEDULING - VOCABULARY & ROLE PLAY - BUSINESS CONTEXT
This ppt is a combination vocabulary introduction/review and role play lesson plan. The first part of the ppt is a review of vocabulary/useful phrases for making arrangements and confirming plans. The last few slides are included so that you can print them off and use them as handouts. (Not intended...

Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 33


NEGOTIATIONS -- BUSINESS ENGLISH
Hi, all -- This is an activity to promote the language of negotiations. Thereīs useful phrases, vocabulary, discussion points for pair work. And it all wraps up with a role play to incorporate it all. I hope you like it.

Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 23


WEATHER, SEASONS, TIMES OF DAY, TEMPERATURES - PART 5 OF 5
First, let me apologize for there being 5 parts to this. Once again, the file limits have bitten me in the backside! This lesson is a format Iīve been using for about 4 yrs, and it has always worked well for me. I usually just do it on the board, but decided to put it into a ppt for larger classes. ...

Level: elementary
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 19

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