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Teaching Guide: Class president

Author: Johan Salvador Pimiento Rivera – Description: This lesson plan can be very useful for teachers who wish to work values ​​and personal qualities with students. In addition, to encourage the sense of democracy in the students through the election of the best proposals given by the candidates in class.

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Learning Guide: Activities to keep fit

Author: Kevin Alexis Ordoñez Ortega – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise reading, listening and writing skills. All the activities are related to the topic of dances around the globe presented in the English Please Student’s Book 1 Module 2 Unit 2 Lesson 4. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some literal and inferential questions. After that, you have to listen to an audio in order to answer some questions; then you have to analyze some grammar aspects and finally, you will write some steps to dance a rhythm that you like using sequential linking words.

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Teaching Guide: Why do I learn English?

Author: Liliana Paternina Soto – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to increase their metacognitive strategies by reflecting why they need English in their lives. Moreover, it is a meaningful lesson because it makes students embrace a growth of mind-set of consciousness on their own necessities and shows them how English can help them to reach their goals.

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Using Mobile Phone Technology in EFL Classes

Author: Suleyman Nihat Sad – Description: A guide on how to use cell phones in your classes. 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: Natural places

Author: Rafael Quijano – Description: This self-study guide worksheet will help you to practice how to describe a place of your country, all the
activities are related to the topic of natural places description presented in WAY TO GO Student Book 7 Module
3 Unit 1, page 91 and WAY TO GO Workbook Module Unit 1 Lesson 1 page 31. You have to complete a
description and write a short one.

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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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Learning Guide: Eco friendly house to take care of the environment

Author: Martha Mojica, Leidy Rodriguez, Dorelibeth Manrique – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about objects and actions in the house to help the environment. All the activities are connected to the reading in Way to Go Students Book 6 Module 3 Unit 1 (Page 93). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to read a text and work on some activities about actions you can do in the house to help the environment, and you will design a poster about objects that should turn in a traditional house and actions you can do in your house to help the environment.

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Learning Guide: Favorite dishes

Author: Juanita Ponce de León, Morlin Córdoba – Description: This self-study guide allows you to practice talking about the different ways in which you can know how we live. The activities you will find here are based on the book English Please! 9th Grade, Module 3, Unit 1, pages 86 – 90. The guide starts with some images where you must fill in spaces with the correct word, then continues with countable and uncountable nouns to complete the sentences with a/an/some/any. After this, there is a reading exercise about different traditional food in our country. And then you will prepare your favorite food with the ingredients you have in your refrigerator and, finally, you will complete some sentences and prepare a video with your favorite food at home.

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Teaching Guide: Colombian Identity

Author: Belinda Ines Angulo Noriega from Barranquilla
Description: This plan guides students to learn more about Colombia and some aspects of its culture by developing a series of activities in group that allow them to practice the simple present tense. It also provides a formative way to assess the students’ performance and the lesson.

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Learning Guide: Protecting the Earth

Author: Eliecer Díaz, Julio Dario Vega – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn expressions related to the environment and how to take good care of it. All the activities are connected to the reading in English, Please 1 Module 4 Unit 1 Lesson 2 (pages 128, 129 & 130). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to read a text and work on some activities about it. After that, you will discover how to tell people what to do and NOT to do. Finally, you will design a poster where you tell people what to do and NOT to do to save water; that poster will be presented to your teacher through a video.

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Learning Guide: Daily routines and indoor/outdoor activities

Author: César Augusto Cristancho Duarte – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to know how to talk about activities that are happening
at the moment. All the activities are related to the topic of skills and abilities presented in the
Way to go 6, Module 3 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary about positive and
negative adjectives to describe personal qualities and three reading comprehension activities.
Then, two noticing and practising grammar activities. Finally, in the assessment task there is
a self-assessment activity in which the student can check what he/she has learnt so far.

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Learning Guide: People around me

Author: Myriam Yaneth Parra Accevedo, Yineth Alejandra Hernández Mateus, Juan Pablo Rodríguez. – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise how to describe people’s appearance.
All the activities are fairly related to the topic of physical descriptions presented in Way to Go
Student Book 6 Module 1 Pages 33-35. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities.
Then, you have to complete a text based on a picture and, after that, there is an interesting
reading comprehension exercise. Finally, you will end up writing about your family’s physical
appearance using the language and vocabulary learned.

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Learning Guide: People can do a lot of things

Author: Tránsito Berónica España Mueses – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice the vocabulary and grammar used to talk about daily routines. All the exercises are related to the activities you do daily and presented in the Way to Go Student’s Book 6, Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 1. It starts with some activities such as relating images with words, organizing sentences, listening for details, completing texts, answering questions, and finally, carrying out self-assessment.

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