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Everything you ever wanted to know about icebreakers…

Everything you ever wanted to know about icebreakers…

…but never dared ask. We learn more from our failures than our successes, and over the years I have learned quite a bit. Icebreakers seem like such a simple thing until you show up to class with an idea and bomb on the first day. Today I will share with you what I have learned over the years, the do’s and the don’ts of icebreakers.

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Wacky Products

Wacky Products

There are some products online that are just too weird to believe, and others that are so weird they must be true! This B1-B2 level discussion course has everything you need for a 60-90 minute discussion about wonderful and weird products found online.

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Who is Victor Lustig?

Who is Victor Lustig?

This lesson plan is my own creation and it has been through several revisions over the past 12 months. I hope this “final” version can help you in one of your future classes! Suitable for B1+ – C1 students. Duration: ~ 90 minutes.

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Use “Well, Say Something!” online

Use “Well, Say Something!” online

Since Covid-19 hit, do you know what I’ve really missed? Teeny tiny pieces of paper… They used to be everywhere! In cups, wrapped by rubber bands, in plastic baggies, tucked into textbooks and paperclips. Kinetic learning was my favorite method. ESL Expertz has created many of its resources to work in much the same way as those bits of paper. Learn our best method for using “Well, Say Something!” in your online lessons here!

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