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

Halloween

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. Middle school is a funny place. Students can be mature and insightful one minute, obtuse and petulant the next. Yet even the most resistant scholar will enjoy a good story. The 40 stories below are sometimes surprising, other times hair-raising. They are all guaranteed to raise questions and instigate discussions in your classroom that can lead to meaningful dialogues about what really matters in the lives of your students. 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.

idioms

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. 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.

Very Short Stories For High School & Middle School

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. These stories offer a complete reading experience with great economy of words.

Reading a few could be just what someone needs to get motivated to read a regular-length one. Looking for Short Stories on a Particular Subject or Theme? The Story of an Hour | Kate Chopin A woman is given the news that her husband has been killed in a railroad accident. Read "The Story of an Hour" (1,020 words) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty | James Thurber A passive and put-upon man has a series of daydreams while driving his wife on her weekly errands. Read "Walter Mitty" (2,080 words) The Use of Force | William Carlos Williams.

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. 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. Weekdays: 02/06/2017 watch BTN Investigates Have you seen or heard something in the news you'd like explained?

Behind the News

Add Question Welcome Book Gallery Over 12,000 kids have sent in their message to refugees.View Kind Classrooms We challenged schools across the country to show a little kindness to their local community.View the gallery River Kids Ngarrindjeri boy, Tyrone, introduces us to some of the people who live on the Murray.Watch. 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:

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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.