Category: Preset Classes

The student completes a class at home (using video, listening or book) and brings the exercises into class. The teacher and student then discuss the more detailed points in class and correct the exercises. It improves productivity, creates a pro active opportunity and attitude and speeds up learning. (See attached lesson on “contractions” as example – Otis Redding)

(Sittin’ on) The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding (Understanding Contractions)

Contractions in English: I can’t, I won’t, I wanna, etc… (SITTIN’ ON) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Written by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper Lyrics as recorded by Otis Redding December 7, 1967, just three days before his death in a plane crash outside Madison, Wisconsin. #1 for 4 weeks in 1968 Theory: Words in […]

Les Bluecars – Ecological Electric City Cars

Source: Guardian.com New car-sharing scheme that could put Paris streets ahead Les Bluecars are clean, green, chic and cheap. But Parisian pedestrians need to watch – and listen – out Vocab & Phrases: Do you know these words? Discuss their meaning.   Put (something) streets ahead.. Chic Watch out ! Listen out  ! zipping bemused […]

Nancy Sinatra – Bang Bang (Past Simple Regular & Irregular practise)

bang bang nancy sinatra english lesson

Nancy Sinatra – Bang Bang (A class with the famous song by Nancy Sinatra to practice verbs in the Past Simple) Who was Nancy Sinatra? Can you name any of her songs? What relationship is she to Frank Sinatra   Ex 1: While listening to the song put the verbs in brackets into the past […]


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