Thursday, 6 June 2019

BTS Final Oral Exam (CCF): Example of Assessment Paper and Useful Expressions

Students learn how to present orally a set of documents using the appropriate expressions (linking words, verbs...) and practise their reading, writing and speaking skills. 

(CCF exam paper for final oral exam of BTS students and possible production) 



Friday, 1 February 2019

Tractor Failure: Contact Between a Customer and the Dealership. Speaking, Listening, and Grammar (past simple and progressive).

Students learn useful expressions to deal with a customer when diagnosing a mechanical breakdown, practise their speaking and listening skills through a role play, and revise how to talk about the past.


Sunday, 27 January 2019

How Well Do You Know Your Tractor Features? - English For Mechanics

Students read and answer questions related to tractor features. They practise their reading, speaking skills and learn some new technical vocabulary for mechanics.


Saturday, 17 November 2018

First Lessons: ABC, Numbers and Past Simple (Speaking, Listening and Writing Activities)

Plenty of ideas on what to teach or revise with students during a first lesson: ranging from numbers, the ABC to past simple.



Sunday, 5 August 2018

Difficult Keywords Explained - Roxana: The Fortunate Misstress Glossary

A glossary of difficult words from the novel by Daniel Defoe, Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress. For each word, this glossary provides a definition in English and a page number.

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Poster: Pronunciation of final -s (present simple)

A printable A3 educational poster on the three different ways to pronounce the final letter "-s" of verbs in present simple.


Friday, 6 July 2018

Poster: Pronunciation of Final -ED

A printable A3 educational poster on the three different ways to pronounce the final letters 'ED' of verbs in preterit and/or past participle.


Monday, 28 May 2018

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Tractor Warranty Issue / English for Mechanics: Listening and Speaking Exercises - BTS Final Exam (CCF)

Students learn about warranty issues on a tractor, revise the vocabulary of farming and mechanics, practice their listening skills with the video and speaking skills through a roleplay.




Sunday, 25 March 2018

Farm Equipment Vocabulary Game: a Speaking and Listening Activity

Students revise or learn farm equipment names and related vocabulary through a guessing game, and practise their speaking and listening skills.



Friday, 23 February 2018

Debate Competition: a Speaking and Listening Activity

Students take part in a debate in form of a game/competition and practise their speaking and listening skills.




Friday, 16 February 2018

How to Spot Fake News: Listening, Reading and Speaking Activities

Students discuss how to make the difference between real news and fake news, and practise their speaking, reading and listening skills.


Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Farmer Interview - Teaching the Vocabulary of Farming: Writing and Speaking Lesson

Students learn the vocabulary of farming, revise how to make questions, and practise their speaking, listening and writing skills.