If you want authentic materials for your lesson but don’t have time to search the net, here’s something for you. Topical, engaging news articles and video clips with suggested teaching ideas.
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Daredevils among your students may be up for the idea of riding a zipline from the Eiffel Tower. We've created a listening worksheet about the experience to accompany this short clip from the Euronews website. Open for a limited time only, to coincide with the French Open tennis tournament, the idea is to give people a taste of just how fast a tennis ball can go. C'est canon!
One way to encourage students to do some independent listening is to introduce them to some music that's popular in the target language they are studying. We've recently published a homework worksheet packed with links to German music videos and lyrics, with accessible questions to help students get the most from their online listening and research. Instant homework, job done!
What are the most sought-after jobs in Spain? We've just published a resource linking to online infographics which will reveal all. The worksheet questions help make the authentic job descriptions more accessible and answers are included.
Who knows? This could also trigger some career ideas for your students, who will certainly be attracted by the salaries on offer! Surprise, surprise, the teaching profession does not feature in this list of the top 10 most desirable jobs …