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Mary had a Little Lamb – Song with Audio, Lyrics, and Poster

Author: American English – Description: A 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: The biggest cities

Author: Samia Arrieta, Victor Guerra, Jhon Moreno – Description: This self-study guide will help you to introduce, learn, describe and practise the adjective and their form
as a superlative. The activities will strengthen your writing skills doing some simple exercises in which
you have to focus, do a good job, improve your vocabulary, and at the same time, work on reading as a
subskill.
You will complete the following activities taking into account the following explanation: ACTIVITY 1:
Identify the vocabulary that will be worked about adjective and superlative form. It is divided in two (2)
exercises. ACTIVITY 2: Reading comprehension and answering questions (two exercises). ACTIVITY 3:
using superlative form and choosing the best option by contextualized sentences. ACTIVITY 4: analyze a
chart and write an e-mail to your friends or parents, ACTIVITY 5: answer some questions as a
self-assessment with parent’s help.
We are going to use the English student book: “Way to Go 7” (Student’s book page 141 Exercise 3)
(you can download it clicking on the next link: http://aprende.colombiaaprende.edu.co/es/node/94010).
For those students that don’t have connectivity, we will add the pages we are suggesting at the end of
this guide.

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Learning Guide: My people

Author: Jesica Ortiz Cárdenas – Description: This guide is designed with the purpose of understanding and practicing asking questions and answers about family members, feelings and people’s physical appearance. Here you are going to work with the book Way to Go 6, Unit 3.

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Learning Guide: Students personal care.

Author: William René Gonzalez Martinez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you know vocabulary about personal care, habits, food and physical activities, sentences in simple present tense. All the proposed activities are related with “Way to Go 7th” Student Book, Module 1, unit 2 “I Can take care of my body”. Then, there are five different activities to do, learn and enjoy, Student must read carefully taking into account the instructions and examples. At the end of the guide you will find the answer key to contrast your answers with the correct ones.
You can do it!

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Learning Guide: Free time Activities

Author: Yaneth Rodríguez Rodríguez, Andrés Felipe Gómez Restrepo, Jorge Enrique Sanchez, Alfredo Mejía Valencia – Description: This English self-study guide helps you describe what people do in their free time. All the activities are related to the topic of free-time activities presented in Way to Go Student Book 7 Module 1 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some questions about a reading and the language used in the text. Then, you end up writing a paragraph to describe a relative’s free-time activities.

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Teaching Guide: Our colourful fruit dish

Author: Alexandro Hernandez Rodriguez – Description: This lesson plan gives students a chance to use English to interact with other classmates and work as a team. In this grade, they have their first contact with English so this lesson provides them with opportunities to get interested in using it as a communication tool and at the same time have fun.

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Learning Guide: My body

Author: Gonzalo Castilla

YENNY FERNANDA PERALTA – Description: Welcome to this world of learning through this self-study guide. You will learn some useful vocabulary and
language forms to make physical descriptions. You will also have the opportunity to practice your reading
and writing skills in English. At the end, you will be better prepared to make your own description using
the information learnt in this guide.

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Teaching Guide: Tourist places

Author: ROCIO ELIZABETH NARANJO ARTEAGA – Description: This plan gives the students the opportunity to know more about the tourist places near to where they live and to share this information. It also allows students and teachers to work collaboratively and transversally considering the topic and the development of different skills in different subjects.

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Learning Guide: My neighborhood

Author: Claudia Chavarría Calle
Lucy Niño Velandia
Enrique Fajardo Pachón
Shirley Yarelys Palacios – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise specific vocabulary related to the city places. Some activities are related to places we can find in the neighborhoud. Some others are related to word we can use to locate a specific place and give directions to someone to get to a place.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy food versus junk food

Author: Isabel Orozco Hernández – Description: This activity could bring the ss the opportunity to know about which nouns have plural or can be counted, and which nouns don’t have plural or can´t be counted; besides to know about healthy and unhealthy food

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Learning Guide: Consumer Power

Author: Emilce Barón – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to give practice in talking about what you will normally
do in real-life situations. All the activities are related to the topic of describing how to be an
ethical consumer in English, Please! 2 Module 2 Unit 3 Lesson 8, pages 77,78, 80. It starts with
some vocabulary revision activity. Then, you have to read the article and match the headlines
to the paragraphs. After that you have to study the grammar rule about first conditional form
and complete the sentences, then, write sentences about how to be an ethical consumer. Later,
you listen to an audio about a conversation between friends that helps you to recognize what
they are saying about their shopping habits. It ends up recording a video or audio about the
sentences you wrote in activity # 4. If you don’t have access to internet you will make an
advertising brochure for a product.

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Teaching Guide: Fashion

Author: Dubys Arroyo – Description: This plan guides students to participate in a project and work cooperatively by developing different entertaining activities about fashion. It also allows students to learn different vocabulary and expressions related to fashion.

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Teaching Guide: What are people doing?

Author: JUAN CARLOS ROSERO FIGUEROA – Description: This activity plan provides the students the opportunity to recognize their own skills and the skills of their partners. Likewise, it is intended for students to interact with the people who work in their institution. Observing, doing and expressing is a way to learn more actively.

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Learning Guide: Human body

Author: Juan Fernando Vargas Rivera, Patricia Vanegas Londoño – Description: This English self-study guide will help you recognize the main parts of your body and their features. The activities proposed are related to the topic of healthy habits presented in the Way to Go Student Book 6, Module 2 Unit 1 Lesson 1. This guide starts with vocabulary revision activities regarding some parts of your body. Then, you have to read some information and write short sentences about the things that other people are able to do with their bodies. Finally, you are going to write about your own body, its characteristics and what you are capable of doing with it.

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Teaching Guide: Celebrities

Author: Fraynori Gómez Medina – Description: This plan could improve the environment in your classroom. It can help your students accepting different points of view and characteristics of each member of the group. They will use vocabulary to shoe kindness and respect.

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Teaching Guide: Globalization Problems

Author: Andrés Fabián Rivera Zapata – Description: This lesson plan helps students to know about reading strategies such as SCANNING. It also lets them know about its use in increasing reading skill levels and, in the same way, it will be a good way to assess students´ level of reading comprehension and a good chance to apply some Classroom Assessment Techniques and check their effectiveness. 

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Teaching Guide: Geography

Author: Mary Sol Pérez Herazo – Description: This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to know their context through geography vocabulary and reflect on the use and care of natural resources. They will also learn to express their ideas on the subject using the present simple.

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