Grade 1 - 6 'Let's Go' English Language textbooks, workbooks and Teacher Guides

The SHIELD project have produced an English language scheme of work for Grade 1 to 6 learners which can be accessed via their website.
The material consists of textbooks and workbooks along with accompanying Teacher Guides for each grade which are available in both English and Burmese.

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English Language Level 1 (Grade 1 - 3)

Low resource English language activities and games which are designed to be used alongside existing classroom textbooks.
Designed for mixed age classes.
Available in both English and Thai.

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Modules designed for adult and Post-10 students studying English language at pre-intermediate level.
Each module takes between 15-25 classroom hours, depending on the use of extension activities.

Module 1 - 4 Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%201-4%20Teacher.pdf

Module 5 - 8 Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%205-8%20Teacher.pdf

Module 9 - 12 Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%209-12%20Teacher.pdf

Module 1 - 4 Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%201-4%20Student.pdf

Module 5 - 8 Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%205-8%20Student.pdf

Module 9 - 12 Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/GE%209-12%20Student.pdf

Audio files to accompany the above modules are available here http://curriculumproject.org/english-teaching-materials

Additional Modules

Reading and Writing Module 1: Journals and Book Reviews

This module introduces extensive reading (book reviews) and writing (journals). It takes approximately 12 classroom hours.

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Teacher Guide


Reading and Writing Module 2: Describing Pictures and People

This module will take approximately 20 hours of class time. It covers language and skills useful when students are describing people and situations. It also introduces self-editing using a correction code.

Student Book


Teacher Guide


Reading and Writing Module 3: Narrating Past Events

This module focuses on the skills and structures needed to write about past events. It focuses on writing biographies, and includes biographical information about Mahadevi Yanwghwe, Chao Tzang Yanwghwe, Naw Louisa Benson and Thakin Kodaw Hmaing. It also introduces the skill of summarizing.

Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/RW%203%20Narrating%20Past%20Events%20Student.pdf

Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/RW%203%20Narrating%20Past%20Events%20Teacher.pdf

Persuasion: An Intermediate Level Reading and Writing Module

Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Persuasion%20student.pdf

Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Persuasion%20teacher.pdf

Romeo and Juliet: A Play and Film Study Guide

The guide contains a simplified English version of the play and the 1996 film. There are comprehension and extension activities to accompany the play and film, and suggestions for classes who want to perform the play. This guide is suitable for students with a pre-intermediate or higher level of English.

Student Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Romeo%20and%20Juliet%20Student.pdf

Teacher Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Romeo%20and%20Juliet%20Teacher.pdf

Movie Modules

Bend It Like Beckham http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Bend%20it%20like%20Beckham.pdf

Catch a Fire http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Catch%20a%20Fire.pdf

Gandhi http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Gandhi.pdf

Hotel Rwanda http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Hotel%20Rwanda.pdf

The Killing Fields http://curriculumproject.org//wp-content/uploads/The%20Killing%20Fields.pdf

Mulan http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Mulan.pdf

The Pianist http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/The%20Pianist.pdf

Whale Rider http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Whale%20Rider.pdf

Skyjack!: A Reading and Listening Module

Skyjack is a story which follows events surrounding the hijacking of a plane. Written in pre-intermediate English with accompanying audio files, students can read and listen, and then carry out the accompanying comprehension and extension exercises.

Skyjack! Students Book http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Skyjack%20student.pdf

Skyjack! Teacher Guide http://curriculumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Skyjack%20teacher.pdf

Audio files of the chapters can be found here http://curriculumproject.org/english-teaching-materials

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A general knowledge board game for Burmese learners of English. It contains over 600 questions on a wide range of subjects.
The link contains the board, questions and cut-outs for making dice.

'Two Truths, One Lie'

Low resource language activities and games