49. Story Planning - My Life Without…

February 3, 2018
Get your students writing and performing with our brand new free printable worksheets to download!
 
Download the free worksheets from http://purlandtraining.com and get your students to use their imaginations on the topic of My Life Without...
 
This fun and multifaceted writing activity includes story planning, writing an article or story for a newspaper or magazine, grammar practice in the form of writing wh-questions and yes/no questions, and also group work with students creating, producing, performing, and peer-assessing role plays based on the original stories!
 
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48. Unit 4 of our Free Elementary English Course is Now Online!

January 29, 2018

Learn about family vocabulary, question forms, pronouns, and much more!

I talk about the latest unit to be added to our free Elementary English Course - Unit 4.0 - Family. Click here to go there now:

http://purlandtraining.com/free-lessons/elementary-english-course/unit-4-0-family/ 

The lesson topics are:

4.0 Family (Introduction)
4.1 Wh- Questions
4.2 Yes / No Questions
4.3 Pronouns
4.4 Describing People
4.5 Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous
4.6 Auxiliary Verbs
4.7 Punctuation Marks

Whether you are a teacher or learner of English, I hope you will find this wealth of easy-to-read material helpful and a great reference source.

There are also plenty of exercises to get you thinking - along with a complete answer pack, so you can check your answers.

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47. Want to Know what the English are REALLY Like? Try this Hashtag!

January 21, 2018

Hashtag - Englishness! Awkwardness abounding!

When I started reading some of the tweets on this recent trending topic on Twitter, I knew that I had to share them with you! If you are interested in understanding the true character of English people (which is an awkward combination of shyness, embarrassment, and self-righteousness) check out this hashtag to learn more about our quirky ways!

https://twitter.com/hashtag/VeryBritishOffences 

See the top ten tweets that I discuss on the podcast here:

http://purlandtraining.com/2018/01/21/want-to-know-what-the-english-are-really-like-try-this-hashtag/ 

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46. ELT Books for Young Learners of English

January 13, 2018

You won't want to miss this exclusive FREE children's book for ELT students!

In this podcast I have the great pleasure of chatting with Zuzana Miyahara Kratka, who is founder & publisher of the Elliot'n'Gina books. With popular titles such as Tidy Space Pirates and Spencer's Air Adventure, the Elliot'n'Gina series is aimed at young learners of English as a Second or Foreign language. Each book comes complete with its own set of activities, plus answer key!

We have a very special exclusive here on PurlandTraining.com - you can download the PDF version of Spencer's Air Adventure absolutely free - along with 4 pages of language activities based on the vocabulary in the book and the answer key! With text by Deborah Lee and Patrick Wallace and wonderful colourful illustrations by Samuel James, this full colour 32-page book is a fantastic read, with a wacky story and endearing characters.

Get your hands on the free material here: http://purlandtraining.com 

What's more, you can buy the paperback edition and check out the other great books in the series. If you click the link below you will get a generous 15% discount off your entire order - no minimum purchase required:

https://www.elliotngina.com/discount/PURLAND15 

Alternatively, use the code: PURLAND15

"Welcome to Elliot and Gina’s Amazing Universe!

"Destination: Shell Island.

"Pack your bags and get on board Spencer’s cloud bus now if you don’t want to miss Elliot and Gina's first-ever travel adventure...!"

Find out more about Elliot'n'Gina here:

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45. What is PurlandTraining.com?

January 7, 2018

Matt Purland talks you through all the features of PurlandTraining.com.

In this podcast you can find out more about the popular free English language resource website http://purlandtraining.com, which offers free worksheets, books, podcasts, and lots more for teaching and learning English.

You can watch the video of this podcast and check out our brand new Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/purlandtrainingcom/ 

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44. Talking about New Year’s Resolutions - with Daria Storozhilova

December 28, 2017

It's time to ring in the New Year 2018!

In this very special holiday podcast I'm joined by online course developer and tutor Daria Storozhilova from Smart English Learning. We have fun discussing New Year traditions, resolutions, and predictions for 2018! I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our listeners a very Happy and Healthy New Year 2018!

Don't forget to download the accompanying free printable worksheet at

http://purlandtraining.com

You can visit Daria's profiles here:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smartlanguagelearning/ 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3bYRjDJXQwcsZJOpOhO4sg 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StordarLearn 
Website: https://www.stordar.com

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43. What are Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous?

December 23, 2017

It's grammar time!

Please join me as I discuss two tenses that are nobody's favourites: Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous! Yes, it has to be done! :)

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42. Talking about a Song in an ESOL Class

December 14, 2017

Get some great new teaching material for planning a spoken presentation about a song.

This week we publish a brand new free printable worksheet that will help students to plan and prepare
a spoken presentation where they talk about a favourite or memorable song.

You can download the free printable worksheet here:

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