I’ve previously posted often about how to apply Jimmy Fallon’s games to language-learning. “Box of Lies” is one I’ve shared that could easily be adapted to the classroom. This week, Fallon played it with Adele:
Coincidentally, The Council of Chief State School Officers (the organization behind the creation of the Common Core Standards) has released recommendations on how states and school districts should reclassify English-language learners. You can read all about it at Ed Week.
John Lewis, which is some kind of UK-based company, makes a Christmas video every year. They are typically sweet story-telling ones that are ideal for English Language Learners to watch and then write and talk about what they saw. They just released their 2015 version and, though I don’t think it’s one of their best, it can still be a useful one for ELLs:
I’ve written a lot about games Jimmy Fallon plays on the Late Show that are useful as language-learning exercises. Even though everybody is familiar with Pictionary, I thought I’d share this clip of him playing it this week: