The Laughing Linguist

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The Laughing Linguist
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“Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”
 
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By The Laughing Linguist
This complete, ready-to-go lesson is a fun debating activity for ESL, English or Law students. It has a simple design with clear lesson plans, an easy-to-follow PPT and is quick and ready to go. It works on students' ability to research a topic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$1.50
6
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By The Laughing Linguist
Donald Trump - Love him or hate him - teach your students about the 45th President of America. High-Quality worksheet contains reading comprehension, vocabulary and synonym review & post-reading discussions. Full Lesson Plan includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.50
5
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By The Laughing Linguist
Teach your students about this legendary inventor and businessman with this high-quality worksheet. This Elon Musk worksheet and lesson plan has pre-reading activities, reading analysis, vocab, discussions and youtube clips. Great for ESL/ELL
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
3
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By The Laughing Linguist
High Quality ESL Worksheets on Boyan Slat. Young inventor and star of TED Talks. Colorful worksheets include TED Talk analysis, skimming activities, vocab, discussions & more. Includes FULL lesson plan✅ Pre-task Discussion✅ Links to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
3
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By The Laughing Linguist
Teach your students about the wonderful sport that is rugby! Increasingly popular around the globe, rugby is a classic sport that involves strength, tactics, teamwork and speed. Played by 6 million people and watched by hundreds of millions more,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.50
2
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By The Laughing Linguist
Teach your students about Mae Jemison - the first African-American woman in space. Leading an inspiring life, Jemison should be a genuine role model for children and adults everywhere. Lesson includes: ✅ Pre-task Discussion✅ Skimming and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
2
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By The Laughing Linguist
★★Teach your students this invaluable lesson about when to use in, at or on for time. I've found this to be amazingly useful to thoroughly go over this topic. These prepositions form such a common part of our day-to-day speech that this lesson
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.00
4
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By The Laughing Linguist
Occupations & Jobs activity pack. LOTS of fun activities to help your students learn 12 occupations & workplaces. This has worked great for any level Beginner - Intermediate in ESL classes or can work with younger students in a primary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Games
$4.00
4
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By The Laughing Linguist
Intermediate/Advanced ESL Reading with: Lesson Plan, Vocabulary Review, Comprehension Check, & Writing Activity. Introduction to The Brothers Grimm for EFL / English learners. Perfect for reading classes, or as a jump-off point for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
5
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By The Laughing Linguist
Food, glorious food! Educate your students about healthy eating and healthy food using this springboard into fuller discussions. Great for English, ESL or Health classes. Lesson includes: ✅ Pre-task Discussion✅ Skimming and Scanning Reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Health, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
3
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By The Laughing Linguist
Greta Thunberg is a controversial character who you either love or hate. Seemingly ubiquitous, she is constantly on the news and this reading comprehension and lesson plan is a great gateway into many different topics. In addition to the reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.50
1
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By The Laughing Linguist
Teach your students about the weird & wonderful world of competitive eating. This is very culturally unusual to most countries, and I've found that this is a topic that promotes great debate and can easily lead into other topics, such as diet,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
4
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By The Laughing Linguist
Multiple creative writing prompts - perfect for ESL/ELL or English Classes. Prompts are based on photos and pictures, so can be used for any level class. HQ photos (rather than cheap clipart) add a professional look, and make the materials
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Fun Stuff
$3.00
3
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By The Laughing Linguist
Engaging and useful worksheet to help your students really get to grip with prepositions of movement. Includes games, activities, warm-ups and a worksheet for learners. I've used this worksheet multiple times in class and it always works really
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.00
1
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By The Laughing Linguist
Introduce your students to narrative writing with this handy, low-prep planning and outlining lesson. Look at all the key elements of a story arc through a thorough and well-explained PPT. Then, students utilize this knowledge to work on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Projects
$3.00
2
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By The Laughing Linguist
Ring in the end of the year! Use the growth mindset strategies contained within to help your students reflect on the year that has been. Get them talking as they work on group activities to find out the highlights of the year. Help them
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, End of Year
Grades:
2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$4.00
3
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By The Laughing Linguist
Learn about the global phenomenon that is coffee shop culture! Who doesn't love coffee!? Reading lesson that involves group work and discussion. Pack includes: ✅ Pre-task Discussion✅ Skimming and Scanning Reading Activities✅ Full Lesson Plan ✅
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
2
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By The Laughing Linguist
A full lesson plan to guide you through a great ethics debate and discussion. No Prep guide to multiple activities to engage your class and get them talking about this fascinating moral dilemma! PPT & FULL LESSON PLANThe trolley problem: The
Subjects:
English, Law, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$1.50
1
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By The Laughing Linguist
ESL/ELL lesson introducing before/after. Students watch a video and then work on saying which events happened before and after. FULL lesson plan includes warm-up, explanations, practice & discussion. This 60-minute lesson plan would work for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), English (UK)
$1.50
1
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By The Laughing Linguist
Your students know all about American language from the proliferation of Hollywood movies and American goods. Teach them about British English with this handy worksheet. Start off by examining the differences between American English &
Subjects:
English Language Arts, British History, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.00
1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over ten years teaching ESL around the world. 4 years in China, 4 years in South Korea, a summer at Cardiff University,brief stints in Cambridge, Oxford, and Krakow.

MY TEACHING STYLE

CELTA Method

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I'm also a keen pianist. Hopefully one day in the future I will be good enough to start adding some piano teaching material to this site!

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