Albina’s Anchovy Story

30 Oct

Here is a Little Story written and recorded by Albina Krasnova of Samara, Russia. Step 1 Before engaging students in the listening task below, you might want to involve them in some pair discussions on the subject of pizza. 1. … Read More »

Halloween: Dancing With The Skeletons

28 Oct

This is a choreography song… A Halloween dance number. There are almost no words to to this song. When you listen to the mp3 file, you’ll notice sections of the song are numbered: a voice will say 1, 2, 3, … Read More »

Halloween: Mr Candlelight

28 Oct

In this creepy song the singer actually sings to a candle. What does he say? Some key words have been gapped out of the lyrics, but they are listed below. You might try filling in the blanks before listening. Nouns: … Read More »

Ghost at the Door

28 Oct

Here is a short Halloween song of four lines. However, it has been mixed into language chunks. The task is to rearrange the eleven chunks below into the four-line poem. Afterwards students can listen to the song to check their … Read More »

How Do You Say Remont?

15 Oct

If you live in a country where everyone knows the word remont, start off with these questions for pairs or small groups: 1. What are your associations with the word remont? Is it positive, neutral, or negative? 2. Think of your … Read More »