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Michael, Row the Boat – Song with Audio, Lyrics, and Poster

Author: American English – Description: An audio of song in English. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Learning Guide: My Health Care Routine

Author: Fernando Mahecha Triana – Description: Dear students
During the development of this self-study guide we will work on topics such as:
a. Usual routines
b. Words related to frequency
c. Healthy habits
d. Some important verbs to express routines
We will have listening exercises, reading activities and short speaking activities. We’ll use Way to
go! Workbook 6th, module 2, unit 3, pages 25,26, 27.
Finally, you will learn how to create a visual resource using calameo, a website to publish them
(or you can be creative and design your own material)

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Learning Guide: Eating disorders

Author: Alejandro David Julio Rhenals, Yaneth Rodríguez Rodríguez, Andrés Felipe Gómez Restrepo, Gloria Inés Padilla Uribe – Description: Hello Students. This English self-study guide gives you the sequence you need to identify should and shouldn’t, use and apply them in reading comprehension and writing activities. All the activities are related to the topic eating disorders in Way to Go Student Book 8 Module 2 Unit 1. It starts with some relevant vocabulary about the topic. Then, you have to answer and read using should or shouldn’t and finish writing a plan for healthy eating habits.

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Why English? Comics for the Classroom – Story 19: Learning English Whenever I Can with Audio

Author: American English – Description: In this story, learn how the narrator, with the help of his cousin, practices all four skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) to learn English. His hard work is rewarded in the end. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: Teen Culture

Author: Melba Sofía Cifuentes Rodríguez – Description: This plan will enable students to reflect on the characteristics they consider important in a role model giving them the opportunity to express their point of view and to talk about important roles for them. The lesson presents useful vocabulary in a context that creates a good speaking framework then, students will be able to enhance their communicative skills.

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Learning Guide: Unit 3: My People!

Author: Samuel David Barrera Pulido – Description: This self-study guide helps you to learn how to talk about your family. I addition, we will have the opportunity to practice present simple and verb to be. The activities are linked with the book Way to Go 6, pages 30 – 32.
Have fun!!!

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Teaching Guide: Social Problems

Author: Edith Cecilia Larios Montes – Description: This plan is very useful for those teachers who want to improve students’ oral skills because they have to express points of view, agreement or disagreement on some opinions about social problems that affect their community. Also, you can have transversality with other subjects like Maths, Biology and Computer/technology because they might have to do survey tabulation and propose solutions. The topic of this lesson is meaningful and applicable to any rural or urban contexts.

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Teaching Guide: Landscapes

Author: Jorge Andrés Molina Tovar – Description: This lesson plan gives the opportunity to work on a topic that we can relate to objects that we see every day, which are the parts of the landscapes. The activities written here allow the teacher to introduce vocabulary and language functions in a way that is not boring to the students through the use of creative activities. Besides, at the end we also include an activity for researching about national parks in Colombia, in this way, they can learn about their own country in a different language.

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Oh! Susana – Song with Audio, Lyrics, and Poster

Author: American English – Description: An audio of song in English. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Learning Guide: Physical Descriptions

Author: Laura Rosso, Tania Maria Camargo, Doris Helena Bravo – Description: This self-study guide teaches you about adjectives for describing people and reinforcing verb to
be. All the activities are connected with module 1 unit 2 lesson 7 (page 33)of the English please
book. It starts with vocabulary activities. Then, you will practice verb tobe with a grammar task
related to a famous singer and some concept questions to verify what you have learnt. Also, you
will find a reading activity and a writing activity in which you will talk about your favorite singer,
actress or actor.

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Learning Guide: Taking care of myself and from others

Author: Aura Elvira Ochoa Espitia, Guillermina del Carmen Hernández Martínez, Marffa Devivero Pereira – Description: This English self- study guide helps you practice giving instructions in written form. All the
activities are related to the topic Taking care of myself and from others, the objective is to describe stressful situations, their effects, and respond appropriately in social situations giving account of the use of Simple Present Tense and can, can´t. This topic is presented in “Way to go 7” Module 1 Unit 3 Lesson 1. Page 30.
It starts with some vocabulary about stress situations. Then you have to read a story about “a case of stress” and you have to answer some questions. After, write sentences about how stress can affect us.
After you read the email, answer the questions.

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Teaching Guide: School life and people

Author: Alexander Jaramillo Blandón – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to describe themselves physically. They are exposed to read descriptions about famous people. It can also be a useful and productive class since students are able to produce questions and answers which are typically asked in interviews

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Teaching Guide: Talking about past experiences

Author: Olga Rocío Rojas Porras – Description: This plan can help students develop skills in the use of simple past tense to narrate a trip’s events, through cooperative work and a pleasant and motivating learning environment where they can assess during class, their skills, strengths and advances.

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Teaching Guide: Protect the earth

Author: Nancy Yohana Alvarez Montiel – Description: This lesson plan gives you the opportunity to get to know yourself in the teaching role in a more creative way, by showing your students another facet of you and to make classes more interactive and fun by allowing students achieve to get better results in classes. It can also be a useful class if you need to make a short class.

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Why English? Comics for the Classroom – Story 8: A Gateway to Success with Audio

Author: American English – Description: A story: Where are your former classmates today? When Mr. Lois discovers the new job of one of his former classmates, it changes him. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: San Pacho Celebration

Author: Bárbara Liloy de Ferrer – Description: This plan is very useful because it gives you and your students the opportunity to know about Chocoan culture. We as English teachers know that sociolinguistic competence and transversality are fundamental to the integration of the different subject matters. Furthermore, it involves culture. Besides, through this plan you can achieve an effective and productive class to work the four skills by using CATs and assess your students´ level.

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