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  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    C1-C2. Steven Pinker – Language as a Window into Human Nature

    This is based on a fascinating RSA Animate presentation  by renowned psycholinguist Steven Pinker. In it, he explains how our linguistic choices change depending on the setting, situation or the people we are speaking to. This is a great lesson for academic English learners (EAP) as well as business professionals. The lesson focuses on listening for detail, understanding as students …

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    C1. Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms

    This lesson is based on a popular RSA animated presentation by Sir Ken Robinson where he discusses some of the problems of our education systems. The lesson focuses on  listening for detail and understanding, note taking and discussion. The aim of the lesson is to give students practice in taking part in active presentations. Everyone has memories and opinions about …

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    B1+ Claire Bowern – Where did English come from?

    Based on an interesting animated presentation that explores the origins of the modern English language. It explains some of the similarities and ‘false friends’ that feature between English and other languages and is a great way to introduce the concept of suffixes, prefixes and root words to your students. The exercise tasks in the lesson will help students to …

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    B2+ Samantha Agoos – 5 tips to improve critical thinking

    Everyone needs to use critical thinking skills to make good decisions. In this animated TED Ed. presentation, Samantha Agoos suggests a 5-step critical thinking process that we can use to make better choices and decisions. Students will do listening test practice as well as study a variety of collocations and idiomatic phrases. As well as listening and discussion, this lesson …

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    C1. Steven Johnson – Where do good ideas come from?

    This animated video presentation looks at the conditions that left to groundbreaking innovation throughout history. It also explores the type of environment, techniques and strategies that can be used today to develop better ideas for work, business and society. The lesson includes listening exam practice, vocabulary exercises and discussion tasks that not only encourage authentic speaking, but also give some …

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    C1. Julian Treasure – How to Speak So That People Listen

    This lesson is based on a TED Talks by sound expert Julian Treasure in which he talks about better ways to communicate. There are two listening practice tests in this lesson, but the focus is mainly on note taking, as students are asked to listen for detail and summarise sections of the talk. There are also voice exercises the students …