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New Year's resolutions podcast and worksheet 2018

NEW Podcast! Talking about New Year’s Resolutions – with Daria Storozhilova

It’s time to ring in the New Year 2018!

In this very special holiday podcast I’m joined by online course developer and tutor Daria Storozhilova from Smart English Learning. We have fun discussing New Year traditions, resolutions, and predictions for 2018! I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our listeners a very Happy and Healthy New Year 2018!

Don’t forget to download the accompanying free printable worksheet below:

New Year's resolutions podcast and worksheet 2018


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Talking about a Song in an ESOL Class

NEW Podcast! Talking about a Song in an ESOL Class

Get some great new teaching material for planning a spoken presentation about a song in ESOL classes.

This week we publish a brand new free printable worksheet that will help students to plan and prepare a spoken presentation where they talk about a favourite or memorable song:

You can download the free printable worksheet here:

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Quick Christmas Quiz for ESOL Students!

NEW! Quick Christmas Quiz for ESOL Students!

Are you looking for a fun Christmas quiz that you can do with your ESOL or English Language students in class? Then look no further!

Quick Christmas Quiz for ESOL Students!

Quick Christmas Quiz for ESOL Students!

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Podcast featuring Moz the Monster!

Brand New Podcast – Free Teaching Material Featuring Moz the Monster!

It’s time for a video lesson with the eagerly-anticipated new advert from John Lewis!

Join me as I introduce some free teaching materials based on the new John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster. Click below to access the discussion questions and comprehension questions:

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Moz the Monster - John Lewis Christmas Advert - Discussion Questions

NEW! Moz the Monster – Discussion Questions for English Classes

Watch the video for the new John Lewis Christmas advert and answer discussion questions with a partner or group!

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What is Present Simple?

NEW! Podcast – What is Present Simple?

Discover present simple tense in English!

Please join me for this new grammar podcast especially for beginner- and elementary-level students of English. We learn all about present simple, including time, usage, verb forms, question and negative forms, auxiliary verbs, and adverbs of frequency:

Here is the basic info that I talk about in the podcast:

What is Present Simple?You can get the full information about Present Simple here:

I hope you enjoy it! Please let me know!

Describing Photos of (Small) Rebellious Acts

NEW! ELT Podcast: Describing Photos of (Small) Rebellious Acts

Describing photos in English – with a funny difference!

Join me as we discover how to describe photos – which is a useful exam skill for English language students!


To get all the tips visit the British Council Learn English Teens site here:

We’ll use the funny collection of photos of people doing (small) rebellious acts from the BoredPanda website here:

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