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Informed Teachers: Halloween

Off we go ! Where do baby ghosts go during the day ? When is it bad luck to meet a black cat ? Why don't skeletons like parties ? What do ghosts serve for dessert ? What was the witch's favourite subject in school ? Find the correct answers for each joke ! Ice scream ! Day Scare Center Because they have no body to dance with ! Unscramble the letters and find typical Halloween characters : TV Series on Halloween : Bewitched (s04_Safe and sane Halloween) Friends (s_8 The one with the Halloween party) Charmed (All Halliwell's eve)

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Differences in American and British English grammar - article. By Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield An article by Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield on recognizing grammatical differences between American and British English.

Differences in American and British English grammar - article

Introduction. Facebook. The History Of The English Language In One Chart. World’s Languages Dying Off Rapidly. Of the estimated 7,000 languages spoken in the world today, linguists say, nearly half are in danger of extinction and are likely to disappear in this century.

World’s Languages Dying Off Rapidly

In fact, they are now falling out of use at a rate of about one every two weeks. Great Britain, the United Kingdom, the... - LearnEnglish – British Council. American History. Visiting the UK - TeachingEnglish - British Council. Topics - History.com. You're almost done!

Topics - History.com

You will soon receive an activation email. Once you click on the link, you will be added to our list. If you do not receive this email, please contact us. To ensure delivery to your inbox, add us to your address book. Oops, there's a problem. This email address has previously opted out from receiving any emails from HISTORY and/or A+E Networks. Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern. There are two other TED-Ed lessons related to this topic: How languages evolve and How did English evolve?

Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern

(a lesson that fills in some of the details that we omit here due to the fact that the focus of this lesson was further in the past). There is still a great deal of debate about Indo-European, most importantly about the location of the homeland. To read more about this debate, there are classic books by Mallory and Renfrew, as well more recent works by Anthony. Then, read these articles by Bouckaert et al. At the same site, watch this movie that shows one hypothesis about how Indo-European languages expanded. Anglotees: Explaining the Geography of the United Kingdom and Great Britain.

The History of the English Language – Infographic. LearnEnglish – British Council. A tour of the British Isles in accents. 25 maps that explain the English language. By Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015.

25 maps that explain the English language

LearnEnglish – British Council. 21 Surreal Places In The UK To Add To Your Bucket List. USA-quiz – kan du placera delstaten på kartan? English Timeline. This interactive timeline allows you to explore the evolution of English language and literature, from the 11th century to the present day.

English Timeline

Scroll through decade by decade to investigate the richness and diversity of our poetry and prose, as well as the many social, cultural and political strands from which our language has been woven. The timeline includes a fascinating combination of texts: Anglo Saxon tales and medieval illuminations; iconic literary manuscripts and printed texts; as well as letters, newspapers, handbills, posters, charters, speeches and campaign leaflets. English is Great.

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts. These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages. 1.

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

Some continents have more languages than others Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the statistics with 2,301 languages, Africa follows closely with 2,138. There are about 1,300 languages in the Pacific, and 1,064 in South and North America. 2. Chinese has more native speakers than any other language, followed by Hindi and Urdu, which have the same linguistic origins in northern India. Top 10 Family Days Out. 8.

Top 10 Family Days Out

Wrest Park, Bedfordshire Clearly one of Wrest Park's most appealing attributes is the sheer amount of space it affords families to run around, explore, discover and just simply have a bit of fun in. With over 90 acres of historic landscape surrounding the mansion, children could spend days here and never get bored! "Down every path there is another amazing building, statue or water feature to discover. My three boys love it here whatever the weather! " "Acres of space, acres of fun and imagination to be had with some good history thrown in for good measure! " Visit Wrest Park. Oxford University. Transcript Oxford should be about an hour's drive from London.

Oxford University

38 Reasons You Should Never Visit Scotland. Baba Brinkman & Professor Elemental - What's Your English? The future of global English - Teaching English – British Council. The future of global English - coping with culture. The History of the English Language: Infographic. Thanksgiving Rap with Fluency MC! The History of English Podcast.