General & Academic English at SelfAccess.com!
SelfAccess library now has integrated resources for both General and Academic
English. Students can practice their skills for work, school or travel as well
as study for exams such as IELTS, FCE, TOEFL and TOEIC. There is also a US$6 monthly
membership and the option to pay using PayPal. You can use your gifted SelfAccess
membership to explore the changes and use the two choices in the library.
tell your students about the new SelfAccess General and Academic libraries. We
welcome your feedback, send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The free membership will expire on 19 October 2003.
Lessons - Microfinance and International Development
follow up on the free Microfinance lesson this week's featured lessons look at
the issues surrounding Microfinance and International Development. We encourage
you to use these lessons as a follow up on this important subject.
the featured lessons page here.
You can see the Microfinance page here:
are this week's new resources:
Intermediate Instant Workbook
- Sea 'Monster' Hijacks Boaters
Dragged by a monster
and grammar - the passive.
Elementary Instant Lesson - Working Elephants
India's working elephants are to have reflectors put on their rears to
stop road accidents. (Elephants, road safety, prediction, gap fill, information
exchange, questions, writing headlines, the adverb 'often', How often...?, asking
about frequency game, running dictation.)
Intermediate Instant Lesson
- A Suitable Husband
"Who wants to marry my daughter?" That is
what is on a sign planted on Donna Wood's front lawn in Southbridge, Massachusetts.
Wood is seeking a soul mate for her 22-year-old daughter Karah, whose romantic
choices over the years have left much to be desired, the mother said. (Arranged
marriages, finding suitable marriage partners, bizarre stories, mixed questions,
true or false, ranking, writing an advertisement, dialogue, word game.)
Grammar - A phenomenon called "aspect"
Anna talks about
"aspect"... How English concentrates on a) whether an action starts
and finishes or b) whether an action continues over a period.
Warmer - Idioms - True and False - Turn, Turn, Turn
This warmer about
idioms encourages discussion and should also be a lot of fun!
here to access this week's new resources.
of the week:
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
- Mohandas Gandhi.