www.cal.org/resources/digest/digest_pdfs/0105-oxford.pdf – ‘Integrated Skills in the ESL/EFL Classroom’, Rebecca Oxford, ERIC Digest, September 2001. This short article offers a clear and convincing argument for the integration of skills.
www.voices.yahoo.com/an-integrated-approach-language-learning-77279.html – a short, simple, online article about integrating skills in teaching.
www.bit.ly/zunameh – a useful article for teachers on skills integration, written in the context of the Chinese school system.
www.teachersmedia.co.uk/videos/action-teacher-video-chemical-puppets – Teachers TV’s ‘Chemical Puppets’ is a 14-minute video of a Chemistry teacher helping her low-level science class make chemistry come alive with a puppet show about the elements and reactivity.
www.teachersmedia.co.uk/videos/improving-boys-literacy-in-wales-barry-comprehensive-school – also from Teachers TV, listen to a teacher talk about how she worked to improve boys’ literacy by giving them a real-life purpose to write; they wrote a news report about a dodge-ball competition at their school in which they all participated.
www.youtu.be/1KU-LaJh2qo – a video about integrating skills, with several sample lessons to look at and consider
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/approaches-process-writing – an article by Graham Stanley from 2003, which details the what, why and how of the process writing approach, including activities for different stages.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/activities/writing-activities – links to various motivating writing activities, compiled by Jo Budden.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/error-correction-1 – an overview of error making and correcting by Rolf Donald from 2003
www.britishcouncil.org/professionals-business-multiple-intelligences-intro.htm – has a podcast to listen to, a reading to describe intelligences and a match up activity to check comprehension of intelligences.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/tips/making-time-new-words – provides information on how many words to teach, etc.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/seven-steps-vocabulary-learning – gives further reading on how to present vocabulary and additional reading on the theory behind how vocabulary is learnt.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teaching-kids/abc-zoo-flashcards – useful links to find flashcards for vocabulary or, alternatively
www.testprep.about.com/od/tipsfortesting/ht/Make_Flashcards.htm –is good to help provide information required to make flashcards.
www.vocabulary.co.il/vocabulary_flash_cards – can be used to make flashcards to print out.
learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/magazine – can be used for extra practice for learners, blank out glossary words, and to get learners to read and try to complete the gaps by looking at the context. Alternatively
www.memorizenow.com can be used to look at a text and remove words to then work out the meaning.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/tips/vocabulary-bag – contain lots of ideas for storing as well as reviewing and revising vocabulary.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/resources/pronunciation/vocabulary-recycling-revisionphonemic-symbols – a list of activities you can try for revising and reviewing vocabulary using phonemic symbols.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/tips/personalising-example-sentence – lots of tips and tricks to help learners recycle vocabulary.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk/tips/vocabulary-bag – the British council website has lots of ideas for practising vocabulary.
www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker – word searches as well as lots of other puzzles.