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Activities using the 5 senses

Imagine a child who has been given a new squeaky toy. Their first contact of this object may be visual. They may then touch it in their hands and perhaps put it in their mouth. Inevitably, the smell of the material, such as rubber, may drift up to their nostrils.
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Using inspirational quotations in the classroom

Inspirational quotations can be an extremely effective tool to boost students’ confidence and self-esteem and improve teaching and learning.They can be a rich source of additional language practice in the classroom and cover an incredible wealth of subjects and…
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★ Situations

TÓPICO: Situações NÍVEL: Iniciante – Avançado MATERIAL: Tiras de papel com as situações abaixo. PROCEDIMENTO Coloque as tiras de papel em cima da mesa viradas para baixo.Peça ao aluno que escolha 3 situações e explique o que está acontecendo em…
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Verbing

The English language is always in a constant state of flux. New words are created all the time and old ones disappear. In recent years, one trend that has become very noticeable, and not always welcomed by all, is the changing of nouns into verbs. In English, it’s easy to…
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★Notable dates and their origins

BONFIRE NIGHT Originalmente, bonfire era chamado de bone fire, ou seja, “fogueira de ossos”. Os ingleses, em cerimônias antigas, no solstício de verão, costumavam fazer uma fogueira com ossos de animais, como bois e carneiros, em memória de seus familiares e…
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★Teaching our future selves

The United Nations have just released their 2019 Revision of World Population Prospects and some of their findings are very interesting for us, ELT professionals. According to the report, “by 2050, one in six people in the world will be over age 65 (16%), up from one in 11…
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Dignity Studies Here!

Among the universals of human behavior, Dignity stands out. Human rights are based on it. The multifaceted nature of Dignity is discussed in Gomes de Matos (2013), a volume published by Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies. In the educational area, there are still few…