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Kielijaosten esimerkit. Kielten ainejaokset julkistavat esimerkkejä tehtävistä, joita sähköisissä kielikokeissa voisi esiintyä. Esimerkit on jäsennetty kielitaidon osa-alueittain eri kieliin ja oppimääriin, lisää esimerkkejä julkaistaan sitä mukaa kun tehtävät valmistuvat. Kunkin sivun alareunassa on mahdollisuus keskusteluun. Jos et halua lähettää julkisia terveisiä kielijaoksille, pyydämme käyttämään palautelomaketta. Kuullun ymmärtäminen Kuullun ymmärtämisen esimerkit Luetun ymmärtäminen Luetun ymmärtämisen esimerkit Sanasto ja rakenteet Sanasto ja rakenteet -esimerkit Kirjallinen tuottaminen Kirjallisen tuottamisen esimerkit Yleisiä kommentteja Kielikokeen rakenne on ensimmäisissä sähköisissä kielikokeissa kaksiosainen (kuullunymmärtämiskoe + muut kielitaidon osa-alueet).

Suullisen kielitaidon mittaaminen tulossa osaksi ylioppilastutkinnon kielikokeita 2019 mennessä. Julkaisuun liittyviä kommentteja Esimerkit on julkaistu mahdollisimman yksinkertaisesti. U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz. How much do you know about religion? And how do you compare with the average American? Here’s your chance to find out. Take our short, 15-question quiz, and see how you do in comparison with 3,412 randomly sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey. This national poll was conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life from May 19 through June 6, 2010*, on landlines and cell phones, in English and Spanish. When you finish the quiz, you will be able to compare your knowledge of religion with participants in the national telephone poll.

You can see how you compare with the overall population as well as with people of various religious traditions, people who attend worship services frequently or less often, men and women, and college graduates as well as those who did not attend college. Begin Quiz → For a full analysis of the findings of the U.S. *Your responses on the quiz do NOT affect the U.S.

Group Writing: Useful Tips and Tasks - ELT Connect. Have you ever introduced a group writing task, only to be met with a yawn from your right, a sigh from your left or a poker-face down the back who you know is thinking, ‘I’m still going to do it on my own properly tonight’? So, why are some students so reluctant to collaborate on writing tasks? Cons: (from a student’s perspective) I don’t see the benefits of group/paired writing tasks and sometimes I feel I’m just listening to and ‘learning’ my partner’s mistakes.I’d prefer to do it on my own; there’s always someone lazy or quiet in the group who contributes very little.I’d rather do it as homework individually where I can focus; the classroom is too noisy when we work in groups.When the teacher corrects it, I won’t be sure of what parts were mine and my partner’s. So who is responsible for getting these students on board?

You are! Be open! Use your students; ask them when they might need to work collaboratively on a project? With your students. Topher White: What can save the rainforest? Your used cell phone. "Weird Al" Yankovic - First World Problems. Medical Facts Behind Gambling Addiction. Nelson Mandela’s life story documentary – Multimedia – Nelson Mandela Foundation. Could we actually live on Mars? - Mari Foroutan | TED-Ed. 12 Surprising Facts About Secondary School Around The World. By Malaka Gharib, Malala Fund digital manager 1. While primary school education is free in many countries, students in 24% of the world's countries have to pay tuition to continue on to secondary school. The countries in red require students to pay for tuition to go to secondary school. See if your country offers free tuition for all students here. 2.

Photo credit: Too Young To Wed The number of child brides around the world would fall from almost 2.9 million to just over one million. 3. ...Early births for girls would fall by 59%. Adolescent girl with her baby. Average age at first birth differs by more than three years between women without education and women with secondary education. 4. ...The under-five mortality rate would fall by 49%. Photo credit: UNICEF An annual savings of 3 million lives. 5. Photo credit: Flickr Commons Credit: EFA Global Monitoring Report 6. Samira, 15, had to stop going to school because she couldn't afford school fees. 7. 8. 9.

Credit: UNESCO 10. 11. 12. Common interview questions and how to answer them | Guardian Careers. For even the most competent job hunter, interviews are tough. While research shows it's important to come across as professional, high-energy and confident what you say will also have a big effect on whether or not you get the job. Some interview questions come up time and time again so what's the best way to answer them? Take a look at our list of the 10 most common interview questions and what our experts advise. 1. Tell me about yourself Interviewers love this question as they think it's an easy ice-breaker, but for the interviewee it can be a nightmare, says Sarah Archer, founder of CareerTree. It's also important to keep your answer under two minutes, advises Katherine Burik, founder of The Interview Doctor. 2.

Resist the temptation to say "I want a job" – even if it's true, says Corinne Mills, managing director of Personal Career Management. Empty assurances such as "this seems a nice place to work" are unlikely to be enough to reassure them, says Mills. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. A framework for planning a listening skills lesson. In this article I intend to outline a framework that can be used to design a listening lesson that will develop your students' listening skills and look at some of the issues involved.

The basic framework Pre-listening While listening Post-listening Applying the framework to a song Some conclusions The basic framework The basic framework on which you can construct a listening lesson can be divided into three main stages. Pre-listening, during which we help our students prepare to listen. While listening, during which we help to focus their attention on the listening text and guide the development of their understanding of it. Post-listening, during which we help our students integrate what they have learnt from the text into their existing knowledge. Pre-listening There are certain goals that should be achieved before students attempt to listen to any text. While listening When we listen to something in our everyday lives we do so for a reason. Sentence-Phrase-Word: Capturing the essence of a text | Art Least. In this post I will describe the Sentence-Phrase-Word thinking routine.

It is a routine that helps learners engage meaningfully with a text with a focus on capturing “what speaks to them”. It also calls for them to justify their choices which makes it a useful springboard into a speaking activity. Step 1 After reading a text ask students to identify: a sentence that was important, meaningful to thema phrase that moved thema word that struck them as powerful Students can work individually, in pairs or in groups.

It depends on how many ideas you want to generate. Step 2Students can present and share their selections of sentences/phrases/words. Step 3 After sharing invite students to reflect on the discussion. Step 4 If possible, post all answers in the classroom and provide some time for students to think again on their classmates’ sentences/phrases/words. Classroom experienceI have tried this routine on two occasions so far. ReferencesThe Ugly Duckling, Art in the English Class project. Reading makes us better. Raphael Lysander, a graphic designer and owner of Bluewolf Aleppo, has just released an infographic on the benefits of reading. We shared reading infographics many times before, but the new visualization brings new facts into the spotlight.

The benefits are grouped in chapters (health, brain, success, children, etc.). On top of what we already know – for instance the fact that reading 6 minutes a day can reduce stress by 60% – there are other meaningful comparisons here. Reading reduces stress three times better than walking, and 68% better than listening to the music. Reading is also an important factor in increasing empathy. 40% of readers volunteer for non-profit organizations.

Click or tap on the image below to enlarge it. Want to see more infographics? About Ola Kowalczyk Collecting bits and pieces about books, libraries, and reading in digital age. PostsTwitterFacebook Please enable JavaScript to view the <a href=" Get free updates via email Powered by MailChimp. How art can help you analyze - Amy E. Herman. I, Pencil: The Movie. The 100 best novels: an introduction | Books | The Guardian. If lists are a guilty pleasure, then book lists are a sinful addiction. That's an observation for which the Observer can adduce empirical evidence. Ten years ago, on 12 October 2003, in a headline-grabbing stunt, writing as literary editor, I compiled (with a lot of help from colleagues) a list, provocatively entitled "The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time". Say what you like about lists, but this one rapidly developed a life of its own, like a sci-fi alien.

Once the initial furore – why no Updike? It was not all browbeating and brickbats. As well as puzzling over the strange appeal of the list throughout this past decade, I have had a sneaking worry that, drawn at random, from many different literatures, our selection was too spontaneous and too wide-ranging. Today, we begin to provide the answer. We start with The Pilgrim's Progress of 1678. The list we have in mind is a work-in-progress. So: what is a classic? After that, the issue quickly starts to become subjective. Best Young Adult Novels, Best Teen Fiction, Top 100 Teen Novels. It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Just last year, the Association of American Publishers ranked Children's/Young Adult books as the single fastest-growing publishing category. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll.

A whopping 75,220 of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed. And now, the final results are in. While it's no surprise to see Harry Potter and the Hunger Games trilogy on top, this year's list also highlights some writers we weren't as familiar with. For example, John Green, author of the 2012 hit The Fault in Our Stars, appears five times in the top 100. Summer, like youth, is fleeting. The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – So Far.

I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading. I’ve posted quite a few of them during the first six months of this year, and I thought it would be useful to readers — and to me — if I brought them together in one post. I’ve also published quite a few during the previous seven years of this blog. You can find those in these lists: The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2014 – Part Two The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2014 – Part One The Best Videos For Educators In 2014 – So Far The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2013 – Part Two The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2013 — So Far The “All-Time” Best Videos For Educators The Best “Fun” Sites You Can Use For Learning, Too — 2012 (Part Two) “Mr.

Electric Vocabulary. Electricity. History. The Grammar Aquarium. English4u. Natural Disasters. Male Activists. A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN. 07 November 2012 To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up 'revocation' in the Oxford English Dictionary.)

Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths, and territories (except North Dakota, which she does not fancy). Your new Prime Minister, David Cameron, will appoint a Governor for America without the need for further elections. Congress and the Senate will be disbanded. A questionnaire may be circulated next year to determine whether any of you noticed. To aid in the transition to a British Crown dependency, the following rules are introduced with immediate effect: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.. 14. 15. God Save the Queen! Learning English - Exercises, Grammar, Vocabulary, Exams. Beijing's Black Market Egg Trade Targets College Girls. Ford Model T - 100 Years Later. Ben and Jerry's Social Justice Ice Cream. What kind of Asian are you?

People Who Are Bilingual Are Smart, Creative And Better Lovers. If you thought accents were sexy, imagine how absolutely mind-blowing it would be to have the person of your dreams tell you those three magic words in more than one tongue. There’s just something about people expressing their thoughts in multiple languages that is so appealing. It might be that they’re more in tune with their own thoughts and emotions. Or, perhaps they’re just better communicators in general. A growing body of research indicates that people who learn to speak more than one language throughout their lives have essentially trained their brains to be stronger muscles, making them smarter, more creative and more responsive to their own feelings and emotions.

But, after studying both Spanish and Mandarin Chinese for a few years each, I think there is something deeper to speaking more than one language than meets the eye or brain. When we can more easily connect with others in their native language, we are able to experience this world using so many different perspectives. Dr. Yes, You Have a Sixth Sense, and You Should Trust It. Rethink Refugees - Najeeba's story. The Truth About Refugees. Five ways to survive your daily commute | Cities. Commuting sucks. It costs up to 14% of your annual salary, increases stress levels and generally saps all energy and goodwill towards humanity. It forces you to witness your fellow wage slaves day in, day out; listen to their music, read their text messages, smell their armpits. Now, according to a recent study, it has been calculated that the daily commute uses up more than 18 months of your life, with an average of 13,870 hours spent getting to and from work – to the place that pays you the money you need in order to get there.

Beckettian, or what? If commuting were a place, it would be at the end of the Circle line. On the other hand, the daily commute is time off from life. 1. In 13,780 hours you can read every single book on your literary bucket list. 2. It didn’t just happen in Brief Encounter. 3. So you’ve been commuting for 20 years and never looked a soul in the eye, let alone seen someone you would snog in the toilet. 4. 5. TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC. Youtube. Exercise 'not key to obesity fight' - BBC News.

Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say. In an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three international experts said it was time to "bust the myth" about exercise. They said while activity was a key part of staving off diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and dementia, its impact on obesity was minimal. Instead excess sugar and carbohydrates were key. The experts, including London cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, blamed the food industry for encouraging the belief that exercise could counteract the impact of unhealthy eating. They even likened their tactics as "chillingly similar" to those of Big Tobacco on smoking and said celebrity endorsements of sugary drinks and the association of junk food and sport must end.

Dr Malhotra said: "An obese person does not need to do one iota of exercise to lose weight, they just need to eat less. "That is unscientific and wrong. Finland's education success. Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell. Robots are getting more like us and famous scientists are concerned. Singularity: Kurzweil on 2045, When Humans, Machines Merge. What a difference a day makes (music by Moby) What Humans Are Really Doing to Our Planet, in 19 Jaw-Dropping Images. English Grammar Reference and Exercises.

ENGLANTI - KIRJOITELMAKURSSI. Art is my activism. Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class. Understanding the Lives of Lions. Teaching teens. Free Worksheets | Free English Worksheets. Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing. Daily ESL: Conversation Starters for English Students. Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away (46 pics) The Most Beautiful Photographs Of 2014. Literacy. Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures | Global Development Professionals Network. Puheen ymmärtäminen | Englanti. 20 Teen and Tween Conversation Starters | Radical Parenting. Symphony of Science - the Quantum World! 50 Things I Wish I'd Been Taught in High School | Carly Steyer. 35 Idioms for class | onlinelanguagecenterblog.

Cohesion: linking words and phrases. Career Test High School College Students Free Job Quiz Best Tests. Why Do We Tell Stories? A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change. The skill of describing | First things first. Here Is A View Of The World If The Ice Caps Melted, Yikes. We're NASA and We Know It (Mars Curiosity) All About That Space. The History of English in Ten Minutes. Aol. Photos du journal - Itä-Uudenmaan poliisilaitos. Bio Rad GTCA Song. Nature Is Speaking. Britain is Great | LearnEnglish | British Council. Top 10 New Species of 2014. How to Write an Effective Essay. 10 Dumbest Criminals Caught On Camera.

Welcome. Museo Nacional del Prado. WWF Footprint Calculator. Stories of Afghan girls whose lives have been turned around by education revealed. The Malala Fund. The history of marriage - Alex Gendler | TED-Ed. Medical Facts Behind Gambling Addiction. Why I'm a weekday vegetarian - Graham Hill.