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Learning Guide: Health
Author: Javier Enrique Velez, Oriana del Carmen Jimenez, Saray Lucia Argel – Description: This self study guide will help you know about healthy habits around the world. All the activities are related to the English Please student book 11 Module 3 unit 1. This guide starts with some interesting activities about vocabulary revision. Then, you have to answer some literal and inferential statements from a reading about two important celebrations in the world. Finally, you have to write a ten line paragraph description about one of the festivals celebrated in our country.
Learning Guide: Meeting the challenges of the modern world
Author: Liced Yamile Rodriguez Martinez – Description: This self-study guide will help you with your English skills, through the topic related to
community or voluntary work. This guide presents different activities to provide input and help
you by writing a text about a person who has worked or created a voluntary organization. You
can also have feedback from your partners. This self-study guide was done based on the book
English, Please! Fast track 11th grade and it presents activities such as: vocabulary tasks, where
you can recognize words related to voluntary work; reading comprehension which refer to short
posts about voluntary activities; use of language in which you can find the contrast between
past simple and present perfect; listening activities also related to voluntary work and finally,
it presents the writing task with examples and tips to elaborate a good text, by drafting and
correcting until the last version of it. In this self-study guide self-assessment is also relevant,
which allows you to evaluate yourself.
Teaching Guide: Describing people physical appearance
Author: Rodrigo Armando Argote Peinado – Description: This plan provides both teacher and students with the opportunity to get involved in a lesson that implies vocabulary to talk about them. Students will discover and use new vocabulary through video and practical activities that allow them to foster their communicative skills.
Using Favorite Songs and Poems with Young Learners
Author: American English – Description: A guide on songs in the classroom. 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/
Teaching Guide: Hobbies and interests
Author: Yarelis Solano Rolong – Description: This plan gives all English teachers the opportunity to develop the class dynamically, besides it helps to assess students’ level and It can be used to encourage ss to be more conscious of their health. It highlights the importance of practicing sports and living a balanced life.
Learning Guide: Jobs for life
Author: Yelitza Atencio,Mireisy Gómez , Maria Damian, Ninfa Soto – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about professions and occupations
and actions in progress. All the activities are connected to the vocabulary presented in the
Way to Go Student book , Module 3, Unit 3 (page 111-113). It starts with some vocabulary
activities , then, you have to read the text and work some activities about it and develop
reading skill. Finally you will practice your writing skill completing some sentences and a
Teaching Guide: Health
Author: Carmen Libia Beltrán Bravo – Description: This plan helps students to recognize positive and negative eating habits. By implementing it, you can share with the students new strategies for them to learn. This plan also provides tools to improve the learning and knowledge.
Teaching Guide: Bullying and conflicts
Author: Maria Del Carmen Santacruz – Description: This plan is intended to provide language practice, but most importantly to promote good behaviour and compromises within the classroom to reduce conflict and bullying. This plan can be applied to any level by adapting the listening exercise to make it more challenging.
Teaching Guide: My future life
Author: Danit Lucía Cardona Viana – Description: This plan gives ss enough tools to develop the oral skills while talking about their plans for a near future. It encourages Ts to think about motivating activities, professions and facts that can encourage ss to learn English in a meaningful way.
Teaching Guide: Environment / Eco-destinations
Author: Viviana Andrea Castañeda López – Description: This lesson plan gives the students the opportunity to learn about different places in the world and Colombia known as eco-destinations. Through the description and characterization of these eco-destinations the students can talk about them, make plans and imagine situations as well as developing the four language skills.
Teaching Guide: Describing people
Author: Sandra Lucía Narváez Coral – Description: This plan is a fun and engaging activity to get SS to use new vocabulary in a meaningful way. It would fit perfectly in the middle of the unit to help build vocabulary for a larger task after it.
Teaching Guide: Describing people and places
Author: María Velez Bolaño – Description: This plan is useful to introduce the topic “comparative and superlative” in a dynamic way and to motivate our students to use and learn this grammar topic in an implicit way within an appropriate context as it is “Our world”
ECO English for Colombia – Poster – Town
Author: MEN – Description: The ENGLISH FOR COLOMBIA or ECO program aims to progressively and cumulatively develop the four basic communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and basic writing to achieve an A1 level based on the Common European Framework (CEF). This is the complementary poster.
Learning Guide: From day to day
Author: Avendaño Gracia Ana
Yamile, Hurtado Abril Marisel,Escobar Alvarez Judith
Esperanza,Medellín Herrera Andrea
Consuelo – Description: In this self-study guide the pedagogical tasks are divided in: instruction, planning and report.
Instruction:Students identify specific information about the daily routine from texts suggested.
Planning: According to the audios and short texts suggested, students write their daily routine.
Report: Students record a voice note or video about their daily routine.
Teaching Guide: Bullying and conflict
Author: Valentina Correa Zacipa – Description: This plan is designed to work one of the most common problems in Colombian classrooms: bullying, through the vocabulary related to this topic. Students can work on what bullying is, why people bully and how to deal with bullying.
Teaching Guide: At the airport
Author: Oscar Eduardo Castaño Ladino – Description: This activity plan can be used to have Ss sharing some personal information in a conversation that has as a context an airport. This is a good opportunity to consolidate language, to allow students to have a conversation simulating a real life situation.
Raggedy Ann Stories: Chapter 4 with Audio
Author: Johnny Gruelle Description:
Teaching Guide: Telling my inspirational story from the past
Author: Noelia Alexander Taborda – Description: This plan is useful to practice all the abilities using the past simple, and it can help the teacher to get more exercises that can highly improve students’ oral production
Teaching Guide: Knowing the city
Author: Carlos Mario Pacheco Martinez – Description: This lesson plan allows ss to enjoy sharing with partners, which helps them to be aware of the importance of group work and relationships. It also provides ss the freedom to speak about their daily context and the places and activities they really like.
Learning Guide: My body is an amazing machine
Author: Yelitza Atencio, Mireisy
Teaching Guide: Traditional Games are funny!
Author: Jhonn Fredy Mora Restrepo – Description: This lesson plan is very useful for teacher and students, it gives the students the opportunities to know vocabulary related to traditional games and learn about present simple tense. Likewise it allows students to talk about an interesting topic how it is, number of players, what it needs to play and so on. Also it makes a reflection to get practice in some traditions that we are leaving thanks to new trends such as; social networks, video games and apps.