36. Helpful Notices - Englishness

October 19, 2017
Learn about helpful notices in English with Matt Purland.
 
We look at a selection of English notices and dicuss how and why they are passive aggressive and often provide too much information. You can get the free notes and material at http://purlandtraining.com Watch the YouTube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu-jmoQ7E9o
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35. What is Sentence Stress? - Englishness

October 5, 2017

Learn about sentence stress in English with Matt Purland of PurlandTraining.com.

Join me as we discuss sentence stress with the topic of Englishness. Check out the free materials at: http://purlandtraining.com and you can watch the lesson on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMQL-Doa7wI

You can join the free online course on Englishness by signing into the classroom at http://classroom.google.com

Then click Join Class and enter the following code: kdn9f6

Click Join and you are in! Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues!

#English #Englishness #ESOL #ESL #EFL #SentenceStress #Stress #Learn #Study #Improve #Pronunciation

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34. Are You English? - Quiz 1 (Live Lesson on YouTube)

September 28, 2017

You can get involved with our classes live on YouTube and join our free course at Google Classroom!

We discuss the free quiz worksheet 'Are You English? - Quiz 1, which is available from http://purlandtraining.com and also from our new free online course using Google Classroom. You can join the course by signing into the classroom at http://classroom.google.com

Then click Join Class and enter the following code: kdn9f6

Click Join and you are in! Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues!

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33. What does it mean to be English? (Discussion Words)

September 16, 2017

This is a lesson plan for Intermediate to Advanced level learners of English, EFL, ESL, and ESOL.

Let's talk about the topic of Englishness. What does it mean to be English? Why are English people so... well, you know. Right? Here are the 40 vocabulary words and phrases that best describe Englishness.

You can download the free accompanying material at: http://purlandtraining.com

If you like this podcast, please tell a friend or colleague. Listen on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=141070&refid=stpr and iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/purland-on-elt/id1204714487?mt=2

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32. Can You Teach an Old Dog New ELT Tricks?

August 19, 2017

New ideas for teaching English as a Foreign Language for summer 2017!

Can you teach an old dog new ELT tricks?

Yes, you can in my case! Here are some of the new lesson ideas that I tried out while working at a language school in the UK this summer. Feel free to try them yourselves – they worked really well for me! If you need any further information about the activities, please contact me at http://purlandtraining.com or via Twitter @purlandtraining

Free image courtesy of Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/en/jenga-wooden-blocks-game-play-2558356/

Check out my latest book at: http://purlandtraining.com/buy-books/i-have-twenty-fingers-and-159-other-common-polish-english-errors/

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31. Causative Verbs in English - Have and Get (FREE Worksheets!)

August 12, 2017

English grammar podcast for intermediate and advanced level students.

Discover causative verbs in English! This is a great podcast lesson for intermediate and advanced level students of English. Download the two useful worksheets that accopany this podcast from http://purlandtraining.com/

Free image from: https://pixabay.com/en/plumber-repair-mechanic-plumbing-35611/

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30. Create Your Own Bakery (Free Lesson Plan)

July 16, 2017

Have fun in the classroom with this great speaking activity! :)

I discuss a fantastic lesson plan where students plan and run their own bakery in class!

You can find the lesson plan here:

http://purlandtraining.com

If you enjoyed this podcast, please tell a friend or colleague, subscribe, and leave a review - thank you!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/purland-on-elt/id1204714487?mt=2
http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=141070&refid=stpr

Free image courtesy of Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/en/bread-a-loaf-of-bread-bakery-fresh-2432090/

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29. Is British English Better than American English?

June 25, 2017

Which language are you learning?

In this podcast I look at the many differences between British English and American English, including vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and pronunciation - and ask the controversial question: which English is better?

If you enjoyed this podcast, please tell a friend or colleague, subscribe, and leave a review - thank you!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/purland-on-elt/id1204714487?mt=2
http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=141070&refid=stpr

Free image courtesy of Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/en/flags-unites-states-great-britain-38754/

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28. Telling the Time in English

June 16, 2017

Learn how to tell the time in English!

In this podcast you can learn how to tell the time in English. Find all the information that I mention here:

http://purlandtraining.com/free-lessons/elementary-english-course/unit-2-0-transport/lesson-2-7-telling-the-time/

You can find the answers to all the exercises here:

http://purlandtraining.com/free-lessons/elementary-english-course/unit-2-0-transport-answer-pack/

If you enjoyed this podcast, please tell a friend or colleague, subscribe, and leave a review - thank you!

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Episode 27 - Fast Food and the Environment - Discussion Questions

June 11, 2017

This week my students and I have had many speaking and listening discussion classes on the topic of Fast Food and the Environment. You can read and print out the questions that we used here. Hopefully you can use them in your classes! :)

http://purlandtraining.com/2017/06/10/fast-food-and-the-environment-discussion-questions-part-1/
http://purlandtraining.com/2017/06/10/fast-food-and-the-environment-discussion-questions-part-2/

If you have any comments or questions, please do get in touch!

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