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167567 Ana Bolena : no, not really
167568 Ana Bolena : but my students always ask me why I drink tea and I answer because I am an English teacher
167569 Ric : PG tips?
167570 super : What brand of tea do you drink?
167571 Ana Bolena : and I had been preparing myself to be Prince William or Harry future wife
167572 Ric : you're a bit late
167573 Ric : he's already spoken for
167574 super : PG tips are maybe the best. In Lidl you can get Typhoo
167575 Ana Bolena : I know, I know
167576 Ana Bolena : Lord Nelson
167577 Ana Bolena : and Pompadour
167578 Ana Bolena : I also like Lipton, I don't really mind the brand
167579 Ric : we have PG tips at home
167580 Ana Bolena : I love mercadona's vanilla and caramelo
167581 super : PG tips is the best. Hornimans is terrible.
167582 Ric : Lipton tea is terrible
167583 Ric : do they still make Lipton lemon tea?
167585 Ana Bolena : do you mean the cold one?
167587 Ana Bolena : the cold one is awful, I prefer Nestea
167589 Ric : well back in my childhood days there was no iced tea
167590 Ric : everyone had their tea hot
167591 super : I have ordered some seeds of a tree which has caffeine so when the end of the world comes I can still have a tea with caffeine.
167592 Ric : I'd love to grow my fruits and veggies like you
167593 Ana Bolena : do you take milk in your tea?
167594 Ric : when I retire, I'll move out to the countryside
167595 Ana Bolena : the only plant I own is a Tudor rose plant
167596 Ric : yes I got into that habit because of my boyfriend
167597 Ana Bolena : uff, there's no corte inglés in the countryside
167598 super : Yes, all English people have milk.
167599 Ana Bolena : I like milk or honey
167600 Ana Bolena : super, do you know Kahoot?
167601 super : No but I do now. Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform, used as educational technology in schools and other educational institutions. The company was launched in August 2013 in Norway.
167602 Ana Bolena : yeah, exactly
167603 Ana Bolena : It is related to gamification
167604 Ana Bolena : students love it, no matter if they are kids or teenagers.
167605 super : Is it a sort of quiz?
167606 Ana Bolena : yes, it is
167607 Ana Bolena : I created a kahoot based on English food and one of the questions was: which one of these ingredients would you NEVER take with your tea?
167608 Ana Bolena : and the options were: milk, honey, lemon and syrup
167609 Ana Bolena : and the students said: all of them are nasty, so no idea
167610 super : The only way to properly motivate kids is to invent a game where they can win or lose.
167611 Ana Bolena : and then they complained about the English poor taste regarding food
167612 super : The answer is probably syrup
167613 Ana Bolena : I know, they are extremly competitive
167614 Ana Bolena : is syrup, yes
167615 Ana Bolena : extremely*
167616 Ana Bolena : I created a series of Kahoots regarding English culture and vocabulary or grammar contents
167617 super : Do you buy Kahoot?
167618 Ana Bolena : No, it is free
167619 Ana Bolena : it is a tool for teachers. You can use it for every subject.
167620 super : I will have to look into this.
167621 Ric : do you teach, super?
167622 Ana Bolena : wait. I think I can show you a picture
167623 super : A class of mine wrote a lot of trivial questions once.
167624 Ana Bolena : my MFD was called "Culture Vulture: engagement and innovationt through British classic cultural references"
167625 super : Here are 177 trivia questions. I was doing a summer course in Cuenca. www.lingolex.com/trivi.ht...
167626 super : A lot of people complained many years ago because one of the questions was What religion was Hitler? The anser was catholic.
167627 super : *answer
167628 bob : Like the catholic church need more bad publicity
167629 super : There are some more here lingolex.com/paolo.htm
167630 Ric : bobz!
167633 Ric : Long time no see
167635 Ana Bolena : Loo, super, these are questions from my Kahoots
167636 bob : i have been in and out Gibbz
167637 Ana Bolena : the first one was for the food vocabulary unit and the second was related to how to write dates correctly in English
167638 super : It is an interesting question. The church would claim the amount of catholics according to the number of baptisms. But then it goes wrong.
167640 Ana Bolena : This was family vocabulary
167641 super : In March and In the month of March
167642 Ana Bolena : yes, exactly
167643 Ric : my neighbour is cooking crepes. What a lovely smell
167644 Ana Bolena : sometimes I provide two correct answers
167645 super : Do your students all have tablets to use in the class?
167646 Ana Bolena : they have their mobiles
167647 Ana Bolena : they play with smartphones
167648 super : Are the smartphones provided by the school?
167649 Ana Bolena : the good thing about Kahoot is that you can use other people's Kahoot. You could use mines, there's no need for you to create new Kahoots
167650 Ana Bolena : No, I work in an academy
167651 Ana Bolena : they bring their smartphones
167652 Ana Bolena : I gave them the wifi key
167653 super : What happens if a poor kid has no smartphone?
167654 Ana Bolena : poor kids don't go to the academy,
167655 Ana Bolena : It's a private business
167656 Ana Bolena : anyway, they normally play in groups
167657 super : How do you stop them using their smartphones ALL the time?
167658 Ana Bolena : Teenagers can have their mobile phones with them but they know they can't chat or use them in class, only to use wordreference
167659 super : Oh yes, of course. I used to work in Academys. I imagined you worked in a state school.
167660 Ana Bolena : No, no
167661 Ana Bolena : the good point about academys is that they go there because they want
167662 super : Internet must have changed to whole of education.
167663 Ana Bolena : and they love me because I am the one who is going to help them to beat the evil English teacher from school
167665 Ric : poor teacher
167666 super : Sometimes the English teachers in state schools have a very low level of English.
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