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Activate: Games for Learning American English – Have you Ever? Oh, When? Game Board

Author: American English – Description: The Board game, Have You Ever? Oh, When?. It is a game that promotes discussions. 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: 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.

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Learning Guide: National Parks in Colombia

Author: Bibiana Patiño Roa – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice your reading and speaking skills about
National Parks. All the activities are related to the Natural Parks in Colombia. This guide
corresponds to English Please 2, Module 4, Unit 3, Lesson 8, page 153. It starts with some
vocabulary about activities that you can do in National Parks. Then, you will do an exercise
about languag use, reading comprehension and record an audio.

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Learning Guide: Our Natural Environment

Author: Nasser Osvaldo Aguas, Marco Antonio Gomez, Silvia Maria Vital – Description: Dear student, welcome to this new self -study guide where you’ll improve your communication skills in English. Here you’ll find a new vocabulary related to our natural environment, such as, landforms, landscapes, animal species and so on. After that, you will do some activities like building sentences, using the previous vocabulary and the new grammar topic: The present perfect tense. Additionally, you have to read a text about Colombia and work on some activities about it and you will practice some abilities like reading, writing and speaking. As your teacher, I hope you enjoy this new adventure in the magical world of English.

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Learning Guide: Colombia: A natural and cultural paradise

Author: Rocio del Pilar Velasco Beltrán, Judith Cardona Gallego – Description: This English self-study guide will help you to reinforce and improve your English skills to talk
about your experiences with nature, culture and tourism. The chosen activities are related to
practicing the present perfect tense in the book English Please No. 2 Module 8. The first
activity is related to the vocabulary about tourism and nature. Then in activities 2,3 and 4 you
can improve your reading and listening skills, and finally through the fifth activity you will
share a real experience you have had with nature. The main objective of this self guide is
review and practice the present perfect tense.

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Learning Guide: Our natural environment: Natural National Parks in Colombia Eco-tourism

Author: Tatiana Paula Lozano, Daisy Viviana Montilla Gonzalez – Description: In this self study guide, you will learn about National parks in Colombia, new vocabulary about
environment, practice reading comprehension, fauna and flora, eco-tourism and use English in
context to communicate. In fact, you’ll put into practice reading, writing and listening skills
based on the English Please! Student’s book 2, Module 4, Unit 1,lesson 3 and module 4, lesson
8,pages 132 and 154.

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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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Learning Guide: What is a Model Citizen?

Author: Betsaida Hernández Rojas – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to learn vocabulary about the good deeds citizens perform. Also, it helps you to know how to talk about your experiences as a good citizen. These activities are in the Way to go student´s book in module 3, unit 2 lesson 1 on page 102. To start, you have two activities related to the useful vocabulary for this self-study guide. Then you are going to do a listening for specific information exercise. Then there are some examples and activities that will help you to learn about present perfect tense use and form. To finish you must do a presentation talking about your experiences as a good Colombian citizen, elaborate a poster to illustrate your presentation and record it through a video to send it to your teacher.

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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Maria Alejandra Cabrera Tovar – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to recognize themselves as a part of the nature or ecosystem, and it also provides the opportunity to identify or explore nature around the community, with their friends and family members.

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Teaching Guide: Eco-tourism

Author: Maria Eugenia Oviedo Bocanegra – Description: This project  plan engages the students in a variety of activities related to tourism and eco-tourism, so that these activities can be adapted to the student’s surroundings.  The lesson enhances students interaction in the foreign language, since they are exposed the receptive and productive skills. Teachers can also find different ways of assessing the students from a formative assessment perspective.

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