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Category Archives: Cultural differences/ cultural training
Updated 12 January 2017 More seasonal cheer for specific language points: Xmas and New Year negotiations – NEW Describing Japanese and British Xmas and New Year – NEW Seasonal trends meetings practice (language of trends tied in with festivals and … Continue reading
Just in case 43 articles and worksheets on the topic of Xmas and New Year wasn’t enough for you, have added one more plus a link to my festivals and celebrations page in case you want to mention the time … Continue reading
Updated 13 February 2017 … or at least I hope it’s a full guide, given how I’ve just finished writing about over 100 gestures etc in three articles and over 10,000 words on the topic: 80 British gestures British body … Continue reading
Cultural training, loads of useful real-life speaking, and in one version a great way to contrast tenses. Students rank some questions and/ or topics from 1 point for great even with complete strangers to 5 points for completely taboo. They then ask each other … Continue reading
I’ve had really nice feedback on my Xmas and New Year worksheets over the years, including from people I work with, but I have to admit that I wrote so many of them for UsingEnglish that there are some I’ve … Continue reading
Should your heart sink as much as mine does on another lesson just on the topic of Xmas, here is the perfect solution: Festivals/ celebrations/ ceremonies photocopiables Should you be happy to do just Xmas, a link to the 42 … Continue reading
Page with all my stuff on Xmas/ New Year worksheets, flashcards, videos, songs and teaching ideas suitable for both young learners and adults.
This is a bit of a chosen specialist subject of mine: ELT cross-cultural training photocopiable materials For details of how to find my other 900 or so worksheets, see here.
My EFL cultural training worksheets section much easier to navigate now it has pages for: Taboo topics worksheets (classic speaking activities with just enough spice!) Body language and gestures worksheets (teaching them foreign gestures while practising language like body parts … Continue reading