Category Internet Research

Flash Games for ESOL / ESL / IELTS part 2 – The Gorillaz Website

  Cartoon Band The Gorillaz were a breath of fresh air when they landed on the music scene a few years ago. With Blur front man Damon Albarn handling the music and legendary 2000AD artist and writer Jamie Hewlett , they created four distinct members of the band, Murdoc, 2D, Noodle and Russell.   Their first album, Clint Eastwood […]

Internet Research for ESOL / ESL / IELTS Part 2- Clothes Shopping

Despite the dot com boom and bust and the fear of criminals using ones credit card number, internet shopping continues to be big business reducing shopping streets across the world to ghost towns.  Next, http://www.marksandspencer.com , Topman and even Ebay have bright, engaging websites to sell their clothes. As always, there is opportunity to exploit these well designed resources with your English […]

Internet Research for ESOL / EFL / ESL Part #1 – Shopping At Argos

Go shopping on the internet with your English language students

Using Google Maps for ESOL / ESL / IELTS

If you’re ever in need of directions or need to know where the nearest pizza shop is, then you don’t need to look further than Google Maps. It’s a map of the entire world which can be viewed either as a traditional road map, a satellite snapshot or a hybrid of the two. There is […]

Educational games- are they any good? Case #1 – 1066

                  Click here to play the game The term ‘educational game’ is a bit of an oxymoron – like a fat thin man riding a big small motorbike.  Games that promote learning can sometimes be more boring that actually just learning. Hopefully though, things are changing. Here’s […]