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HAPPY NEW YEAR !

RESOLUTIONS

SUPERSTITIONS

 

(Updated on 10/12/2016)


 

 

 


NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS :

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT LESSON PLANS
CARTOONS LISTENING
EXAMPLES PICTURES
GAMES

POEMS

INFOGRAPHICS SONGS
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES VIDEOS

 

PICTURES :


INFOGRAPHICS :

  • 2014 New Year's Resolution - Infographic
    "New Year 2014 will see millions of us across the UK set New Year's resolutions. But what do we set out to achieve and how many of us make real changes?"

    (qcare.co.uk)

 

EXAMPLES :

 

 

  • New Year's Resolutions for Kids
    - School Age Kids - ex : " I'll be nice to other kids. I'll be friendly to kids who need friends - like someone who is shy, or is new to my school."
    - Teens - ex : "I will choose non-violent television shows and video games, and I will spend only one to two hours each day - at the most - on these activities."

    (verywell.com)
  • Resolutions 'bad for your health'
    "Deciding to turn over a new leaf in the new year could do more harm than good, a mental health charity has warned...
    Instead of easily broken resolutions, the charity has suggested a few steps to improve all-round mental health in 2009... "

    (BBC)

 

LISTENING :

  • Wishes and Resolutions for the New Year - Text + Audio - 3 January 2015
    "At the beginning of each year, we look ahead and plan how we will improve our life.
    VOA Staff talked with our online visitors about their wishes for 2016."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT :

  • Future Tense
    "There are many ways to talk about the future. Here are some patterns that you can use.
    Write two sentences after each pattern."

    (bogglesworldesl.com)

 

 

LESSON PLANS :

  • More people to stick to New Year's resolutions (January 03, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The year 2016 may go down in history as one of the best years for people to stick to their New Year's resolutions."
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • New Year's resolutions difficult to keep (January 02, 2015) - a lesson plan with audio
    "The start of every New Year is when we all make plans to change our life for the better over the forthcoming twelve months."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • 2014 to be the best year ever (1st January, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The Internet says the year 2014 will be the best year ever for most of us. This year will be the year when we all start making progress with our plans."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Monthly lesson plan - This year I...
    "In this lesson, students are introduced to and discuss the topic of New Year resolutions, while focusing on the form and use of ‘going to’ to express personal intentions."

    Level: A2 and above
    (teachingenglish.org.uk)
  • New Year's Resolutions - a lesson plan
    "These English language activities are designed to explore ideas and practicalities connected with New Year Resolutions, including writing your own resolutions."

    (thelanguagepoint.com)

  • New Year's resolutions - a lesson plan (teachingenglish.org.uk)
    Theme: New Year traditions and New Year resolutions. Reviewing the year, talking about past events, talking about intentions.
    Lexical area: spare time activities, ways of celebrating.
    Cross curricular links: Personal and social education.

    Instructions for language assistants are in italics

  • NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS - a lesson plan
    (Séquence proposée par Nathalie Cadot - Niveau 6ème)
  • New Year's Resolutions
    "Nous vous proposons une sélection de liens vers des activités ou documents liés aux "bonnes résolutions"
    que nous souhaitons prendre cette année."

    (Laurence Bernard - Ac. Martinique)

 


GAMES :


POEMS :

  • NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS - a poem by Bruce Lansky
    "I will not skateboard down the hall
    or skateboard down the stairs.
    I won’t run over teachers,
    and I won’t crash into chairs.."

    (myenglishscrapbook.blogspot.fr)

 

 

 

SONGS :

 

 

SUPERSTITIONS :

 

  • Why we kiss under the mistletoe - 24 December 2015
    "In a series on the festive folklore of three iconic winter plants, Trevor Dines reveals why we hang mistletoe from ceilings and door frames in order to kiss under it during the festive period."

    (BBC)