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Look up Phrasal Verbs

I am Maria Beatriz Ramos da Silva Mollo, better known as Bia Mollo. I wrote the dictionary “Look up Phrasal Verbs” I have been teaching English for over 35 years, either in English schools, in companies or private lessons, always focusing on the adult students. I…
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★One, two, three words

FOCUS Speaking and Listening; Fluency and spontaneity; Keeping a conversation going LEVEL Elementary-Advanced TIME 10 – 15 minutes Materials and preparation: None, and there is no handout either. In class Tell your students that they will be conversing…
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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…