There’s some great links here to trigger writing as well as discussion. I loved the Karate Kid!
Debating topics relevant to the news can be a high-interest way to engage English language learner. The link below has some video clips to see this in action.
Links to some brilliant auto lesson sites – especially activities for listening.
While not entirely devoted to things EAL, this site has great ideas for lessons, writing prompts, discussions and more.
Videos to generate language and some great ideas for discussion.
Life for students in Hong Kong can be really harsh – especially when they must live apart from their family to access a good education at a reasonable cost. How often do we really understand the problems faced by fellow students.
RTHK has some good episodes online that you can use to catch up on current issues. The latest one on housing is a must see!
You can also watch this on the ABC site –
HERE and access the transcript so you can follow the text at the same time as watching the show. This is great for listening skills.