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Learning Guide: My body is an amazing machine

Author: Jorge Reyes – Description: This self-study guide helps you to practice the vocabulary about “the body” in written and oral form. All
the activities are related to the topic “My body is an Amazing Machine”, presented in Way to Go 6
Module 1 Unit 1 lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer
some questions based on a reading and the language awareness and it ends up with speaking and
writing activities.

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Learning Guide: My Family

Author: Ofelia Vargas- Cielo Barreto – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice vocabulary related to family members. It starts with a vocabulary activity and in the language awareness section, read the examples about describing family relationships. This section has two exercises for you to practise. Then, in the reading task there are two exercises and finally, you should describe your family tree and send it to a classmate.

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Teaching Guide: Our beautiful natural world

Author: Sandra Patricia Salgado Pertuz – Description: This task plan gives the students the opportunity to learn about the natural beauties of their country and also allows the teacher to assess the students’ communication skills through different activities.

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Teaching Guide: A typical day at my job

Author: Eddy Seley Parra – Description: This plan is intended to be used at the end of a series of lessons on daily routines and jobs. It is a fluency practice lesson so in order for students to be able to perform, they should have already learned some of this language.

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Learning Guide: What is a model citizen?

Author: Cesar Augusto Cruz – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about different actions, how to help
people. All the activities are connected to the reading in Way to Go Student Book 8 Module 3
Unit 2 Lesson 1 (pages 100, 101, 102). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you
have to read a text and work on some activities about it, then you will listen to people talking
about the topic, and finally you will discover how to express your experiences.

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Teaching Guide: Classroom language

Author: TERESA MERCEDES CHACON RODRIGUEZ – Description: This plan is a great way to start the school year. The idea is to provide language to be used for classroom management throughout the rest of the lessons.

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Learning Guide: The weather in the world.

Author: Leidy Johanna Medina – Description: Hi! In this guide you will learn about the weather and different regions of Colombia. You will practice vocabulary to describe clothing and different customs according to the different types of weather. You will also read and then practice describing some cities in Colombia.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy and unhealthy food

Author: JULIO CESAR ROSERO MOREANO – Description: This plan gives the students a chance to reflect on the food they like and dislike and how this might be good or bad for their health. It also allows the students to practice collaborative work and to construct with others ideas on the importance of taking care of their health.

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Activate: Games for Learning American English – Name 3 Game Board

Author: American English – Description: The Board game, Name 3. It is a game that promotes discussions about knowledge. 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: Natural resources

Author: Elsa Diaz
Paola Manjarrés
John Murillo – Description: This self-study guide allows you to practice talking about the different ways in which you can
express comparisons. The activities you will find here are based on the book English please 9! Student book 1, Module 2, Unit 5, page 64 and Module 4, Unit 1, page 126.
The guide starts with a puzzle chart to find some opposite words to help you remember some vocabulary. Then, it continues with a matching exercise. After that, you will demonstrate your understanding about the way the adjectives are written, when making comparisons and answering some questions.
In addition, you must complete the sentences with the suitable adjective form. Also, you must listen to an audio about weather and landscape to choose the correct options for the worksheet.
Finally, choose two cities in the world, where you would like to go in order to compare them.

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Teaching Guide: Enjoy your free time

Author: Nubia Johanna Florez Monroy – Description: This activity plan gives teachers a chance to know about children’s free time activities and it also gives you a valuable opportunity to assess your students’ level. It can also be a useful and productive class because you can have your students practicing their speaking skills through an interview.

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Teaching Guide: Saving Planet Earth – Dangers of plastic

Author: Diana Escobar Garzón – Description: This plan gives the students the chance to talk about the problems related to environment. It also gives you a valuable opportunity to teach new vocabulary while practicing the four communicative skills involved in a very interesting topic of study: “Saving planet Earth”.

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Teaching Guide: Earth Day

Author: Gleiber Martínez Arias – Description: This activity plans raises students’ awareness on positive actions to take care of the environment. It also provides students with some vocabulary about environment. Finally, teachers can use Classroom Assessment techniques to check that students have learnt some vocabulary.

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Teaching Guide: Let´s see the world

Author: Luz Yanet Asprilla López – Description: This plan allows students to know about other cultures meantime they learn to express actions in the present continuous. It also serves as input to inspire other teachers to apply it in their classrooms.

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