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Peter Snashall
Eslflow's English as a second language experiments & ideas focusing on creativity and artificial intelligence for teaching
Created 16 Jun 2019
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  • Some nice stuff and some new stuff
    20 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Nice stuff 1: Going out to a movie conversation I often get ideas for dialogues from students. Their grammar might not be one hundred percent but sometimes they create really interesting dialogues. Th...
  • Body language and gestures
    07 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    1 Body language, gestures and meanings Body language is always an interesting topic for the classroom. Body language and gestures elicit a surprising variety of interpretations. It’s quite fun. And of...
  • Imperatives
    29 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    1 Common imperatives for socializing Imperatives are used for instructions, orders, commands, warnings and conversational prompts. So if you’re learning English for communication, you need to understa...
  • Employment: jobs, careers and interviews
    13 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    1 Elements of employment I just did this exercise online (I use Google Classroom as it has brilliant PDF functionality) with several large classes of first year university students. It went really nic...
  • Talking about money and finances, food and bad vacations
    02 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    1 Elements of money and finances vocabulary and expressions This is a listening/speaking exercise introducing and exploring financial vocabulary. (PDF and audio links at the bottom of the page) 2 Talk...
  • Elementary listening/speaking for topics
    29 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    This is collection of listening/speaking exercises that follows the order of topics usually found in a an elementary listening/speaking course. Find the zip file for all audio and PDFs at the bottom o...
  • Elementary to pre-intermediate listening/speaking for grammar Part 1 2021
    13 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Over the next few weeks I’m going to post a few collections for subscribers. The first is a collection of listening speaking exercises for grammar. The download is a zip file at the bottom of the page...
  • Apps, devices, uses and benefits
    01 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    1 What’s it used for? This is a listening/speaking exercise introducing language and expressions for describing contemporary technological devices used in everyday life . (PDF and audio links at the b...
  • First impressions role plays and listening
    17 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    1 First impressions (woman) This is a listening/speaking exercise for English language learners to talk about personality and first impressions. It’s also useful for practicing the past tense as it is...
  • Trendy discussion topics
    01 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    1 Advantages/disadvantages of watching TV Students look at the pictures and use their own ideas to list the advantages and disadvantages of watching TV. Then they can listen to the audio and compare/a...
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