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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

English Gateway Newsletter #9

With bright sunshine and warmth one minute and cold rain the next, April is a truly mixed bag of weather. Yet, as the trees are starting to bud and the first daffodils are in flower, we can’t be wrong that the spring has finally sprung!
In this issue:
New Exercises:

Crime Collocations

Crime has always received an extensive coverage by the media. Are you familiar with crime-related expressions?
Discuss popular North American egg dishes and talk about your favorite. How are eggs prepared in your ethnic cuisine?
New Lesson Plan:
Blood tests are a necessity for many. Prepare your students for possible scenarios taking place at a medical lab.
New Worksheet:
As the weather warms up, it’s time to get down to some serious cleaning. Talk about this seasonal ritual as you introduce the new vocabulary. Students then create their spring cleaning plan for a room assigned by a teacher.
ESL Student Blog

Crash or Crush?

ESL Teacher Blog
Idiomania: Idioms in Quotes of Famous People
Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef, while preparing a feast featuring the best of British food for the G20 leaders, has recently said:
"I'm very, very proud of my country and its food traditions and I know that the guests at Downing Street will be in for a real treat."
If you’re in for something, you’re guaranteed to experience it very soon.
If you thought you’ve tried all the possible ice-cream flavors, you’re in for a big surprise. This ice-cream parlor offers over 200 mouth-watering flavors!
"We’re in for some rain tonight", said the tour guide pointing at the dark heavy clouds.
Happy learning and teaching,
English Gateway Team
POSTED BY Olga Galperin AT 4:59 PM
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