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Radio Sweden. Halloween. Halloween is celebrated on October the 31st every year.


It originated from a pagan holiday and the Christian holiday of All Saints’ Day. The name Halloween is a shortened version of All Hallows’ Eve. Today, it is more of a fun day for children and has largely lost its religious roots. Halloween is probably most famous in the U.S.A. Irish immigrants took it to America in the mid-1600s and it slowly spread across the country. Nightmare Hotel. 40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School. Idioms. Unless you’ve been living in a separate galaxy in the last few weeks, you will have noticed that many people, including English Language Trainers, have been preparing for Halloween.


So not wanting to feel left out I thought I would join the crowd and make my own contribution towards this pagan feast. What better way than to share with you 10 idioms with a Halloween theme! Halloween is associated with scary and spooky images like witches, black cats, blood, skeletons, ghosts, bats, weapons (knives, daggers) as well as less scary images like pumpkins and owls. I’m sure you can think of others. I’ve chosen 10 idioms with some of these Halloween images. Very Short Stories For High School & Middle School. Howard is an avid short story reader who likes to help others find and understand stories.

Very Short Stories For High School & Middle School

If your students are struggling to get into the short story, or you're pressed for time, here are some very brief stories to get you started. They're not as short as Hemingway's famous six-word story (For sale: baby shoes, never worn.), but they're manageable even for reluctant readers. Most are under 2,000 words; I've included an approximate word count where I could. If you want to be able to reference a print edition at your leisure, one of my favorites is "Little Worlds" (Amazon). Home. Kimstudies - Home. English Erika. Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids. United States ⋆ Countries, Themes. U.S. Cities & States. U.S.

U.S. Cities & States

States, Cities, History, Maps Year by Year: 1900–2015 Enter a year: Special Features Today in History: Gone With the Wind Games & Quizzes Citizenship Quiz | State Nicknames Quiz | U.S. More United States Quizzes! Writing - spraktrollet. Lesson Matters. Persuasive writing. Writing skills practice.

Teacher's Take-Out: Openings and Closing Statements. The Fan Page Freebie has come to an end.

Teacher's Take-Out: Openings and Closing Statements

Opening and Closing Statements for Writing has 2 posters with a list of variety of ways to open and/or close writing. Se.pinterest.

BBC World Service - BBC News Summary. CNN Student News. BBC Radio - Programmes categorised as News, Available now. Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News. News Quiz. Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World. English news and easy articles for students of English. Listen to News.

Each Tuesday EnglishClub publishes a short audio news report in easy English from the previous week.

Listen to News

With this resource you can practise your listening, reading, writing and even speaking. Preview the vocabulary and read the gapfill text. Play the news report and try to fill in the blanks. Answer the comprehension questions by writing full sentences. Use the discussion question to write an essay or discuss the story with other students. FRONTLINE - Documentary films and thought-provoking journalism. First News. Radio Sweden. Behind the News. Non-Fiction: Instructional Texts. Dagbok. Anekdot. Fabler. Sagor. Genre. Mallar. Textexempel. Skrivguider genrer. Att utveckla sitt skrivande. Skrivguider genrer. Good practice pages. Bienvenue sur Facebook. Connectez-vous, inscrivez-vous ou découvrez !

BBC Learning English - Learning English. Home - spraktrollet. Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News. Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News. Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids.

June 11, 2015International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids

The app is a fruit of the partnership between the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab and the International Children's Digital Library Foundation. ICDL features a large collection of children’s books from over 60 countries and in different languages. The books are provided in highly readable format with beautiful illustrations and graphics.

The purpose behind this project is to “to excite and inspire young readers to become better world citizens by leveraging technology to reach underserved children who have little access to libraries. The ICDL is offered free of charge to everyone, everywhere with no advertising.” Some of the features ICDL offers to its users include:


Listening. Articles- reading. » 10 Immersion Tips for ESL Students. Guest post by Christopher Rudolph Learning English takes time, but one can learn more quickly with increased immersion.

» 10 Immersion Tips for ESL Students

Practicing these language acquisition habits will help! ”1”Train your ear by getting into the habit of watching and listening to television in English for at least 30 minutes per day. ”2”Watch additional TV in English by using Closed Captions. This will display the English text across the screen. KidsHealth - the Web's most visited site about children's health. Human body lessons for ESL teachers:eslflow webguide.