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Psychology for Educators [And More] 10 Simple Activities for Students of All Levels Which is the safest place to hide information?

Psychology for Educators [And More]

The CIA archives or a student’s vocabulary notebook? I would go for the latter, as the former will be opened eventually, some 50 years from now. Yet although we all recognise the importance of vocabulary revision, very few of our students do it. Seven steps to vocabulary learning. You might expect that, after having been exposed to a word in ten, twenty, or maybe at the very most thirty, contexts, a learner will gradually piece together the word's meaning and start to use it correctly, appropriately and fluently.

Seven steps to vocabulary learning

Classroom context Seven steps to vocabulary learning Conclusion Classroom context Of course we cannot expect a learner to acquire difficult words in the same way as a young child acquires their first language, but, perhaps as teacher we can somehow help learners to arouse their 'learning monitor' by, for example, providing rich contexts containing the target language and by giving our learners time to reflect on what the language item means. In this way teachers can use the EFL classroom to replicate the real world and nurture strategies to help students understand and produce difficult language items which often seem beyond their grasp. All phrasebooks. Fun or Funny: Confusing Words in English. Do you get the words fun and funny confused?

Fun or Funny: Confusing Words in English

Many people that are learning English use the words ‘fun’ and ‘funny’ incorrectly because they don’t understand the difference. Once you understand the difference you should be able to use them correctly. Below you will find the definitions of both words and example sentences. FunDefinition: Something or someone that is enjoyable or entertaining. Road to get 'BAC' (material: English) What is a collocation?

Road to get 'BAC' (material: English)

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. Types of collocations Adverb + Adjective: completely satisfied (NOT downright satisfied)Adjective + Noun: excruciating pain (NOT excruciating joy)Noun + Noun: a surge of anger (NOT a rush of anger)Noun + Verb: lions roar (NOT lions shout)Verb + Noun: commit suicide (NOT undertake suicide)Verb + Expression With Preposition: burst into tears (NOT blow up in tears)Verb + Adverb: wave frantically (NOT wave feverishly) Some collocations Make. ESL Reading Exercises, Printable worksheets & Text Mazes. Movie worksheets- Teach English using English movies, Printable worksheets for movies-Have fun!!

ESL Reading Exercises, Printable worksheets & Text Mazes

Music activities- Teach English using English songs- Worksheets to teach with English songs- It really works!! Word Formation Worksheets- Teaching prefixes & Suffixes (affixes) to high level students can greatly help to speed up vocabulary building-Try these worksheets in your lessons. Quizzes & Cloze Exercise: Printable quizzes, cloze & gap fill exercises. Adjective Detective. Vocabulary Worksheets. English Vocabulary. 38646 sentences using 'purchase' 25 BEST WEBSITES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH. I want the new e-book!


How do you learn English in your free time? Do you meet internationals in cafés, do you self-study using books, do you get on the internet? When it comes to learning many people have realized they are not going to acquire the language just by sitting in classrooms. But not everyone has the opportunity to walk out to the street and start practising with the passers-by. Most of us, who are learning English, don’t live in an English-speaking country.

If you are reading this blog post you know what the answer is already… We are in English learning heaven these days as tons of interactive resources and platforms to communicate live with others are available online. So here is my pick of the best of the best, tested on me and hundreds of my students in my English courses. For language cuddlers 1. 2. 3. 4. For gamers 5. 6. 7. For Facebookers 8. 9. 10. For Youtubers 11. 12. For conversationalists 13. For readers and listeners 17. 18. For disciplined students 19. For travellers 21. TeachingEnglish. In this lesson students practise word building in preparation for part 3 of the Use of English test in the FCE exam.


Through a series of activities students will become more aware of word ‘families’, enabling them to do the Use of English (part 3) more successfully. 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’ Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

45 ways to avoid using the word 'very'

~Mark Twain‘Very’ is the most useless word in the English language and can always come out. More than useless, it is treacherous because it invariably weakens what it is intended to strengthen. ~Florence KingSo avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Find the Right Words - Words To Use. Wordnik. Synonyms for the 96 most commonly used words in English.

Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge Ask– — question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz. Phrasalverbs.pdf. WordFormation2. WordFormation2. TALK, SPEAK, TELL - What's the difference? Context Clues, Exercise 1. EasyDefine - Define multiple words quickly. Wordpandit. Cognates - Cognate Linguistics. Prefixes Suffixes Roots. Suffixes Word Formation Game.

Suffixes Word Formation: Practice suffixes word formation by playing this interactive ESL board game.

Suffixes Word Formation Game

Prefixes, suffixes and root words are great skills to learn. Students with good skills will most often be able to guess the meanings of unfamiliar words by breaking down the words using these skills. Choose whether to practice suffixes word formation by navigating a treacherous galaxy filled with green monsters, a sea filled with pirates or a river filled with crocodiles. Either way this will keep your heart pounding. Suddenly English grammar practice is no longer boring with these games. Chart of English Language Roots - Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes. Word formation processes. Word Formation. WORD FORMATION. Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - www.localhost/vocabulary. Powerpoints. Vocabulary.

Great Website To Develop Students Vocabulary. Technology has made it dead easy to learn a foreign language.

Great Website To Develop Students Vocabulary

I can still remember all the difficulties and hardships I went through when I was learning French and German and now that I see all that technology offers to students to learn a new language I just wish I had them back then it would have been not only way easier but more fun too. An important part in the process of learning a language is learning its vocabulary.

The richer this latter is the more freedom and possibilities learners have in expressing themselves and communicating messages via the target language. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has some cool web tools to help you or your students master vocabulary. Check them out 1- Flash Cards Falsh cards are very important tools in teaching and learning vocabulary. Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary. Every Monday my seventh grade English teacher would have us copy a list of 25 words she'd written on the board. We'd then look up the dictionary definitions and copy those down. For homework, we'd re-write each word seven times. Good, now you know it. Test on Friday and never for those 25 words to be seen again. Poof. Copying definitions from the dictionary we would probably all agree is not an effective way to learn vocabulary.

The truth is, and the research shows, students need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. Selecting Words. 43 leçons d'anglais pour enrichir votre vocabulaire. English Exercises. Learn How to Use Vocabulary Words in Sentences.

VIDEO TUTORIALS - The textivate blog. Free English Vocabulary Games and Exercises. Commonly Used English Expressions. Prepositions-time. English Vocabulary Exercises - All Adjectives! (+ derivations) - Exercise 2-3. 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' WordFormation2. Let's Travel in English: AT THE AIRPORT (Dialogues with script and mp3 files)

Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games. English Vocabulary grouped by Categories. Learn Real English! 6 solutions gratuites en ligne pour créer des nuages de mots-clés. La création de nuage de mots-clés est une façon simple de cartographier des idées, des champs sémantiques, des concepts, d’évoquer des notions essentielles… Et de mettre en forme via des réglages (couleur, taille des mots, position dans l’espace, jeu de polices de caractère…) un instantané visuel qui offre une forme de représentation synthétique pour l’internaute et la personne.

- StumbleUpon. Blog Archive » Furniture vocabulary. Furniture vocabulary is one of the easier areas of vocabulary for learners of English. However, I think that it never hurts if the students experience some success. Start your learning with a vocabulary film. Listen and repeat the words and then say the English word for the furniture that you see in the picture. Here is a mind map depicting all the important furniture words for elementary students. The pieces are placed in the rooms but of course they could appear in a different room. Personality-full.png (imagem PNG, 1336×1016 pixels) English Vocabulary Exercises. Tools for lexical teachers.

Phraseup* - find the right words. Just The Word. Memorize Now - Home. Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - First Certificate in English Paper 2 Writing. WordSift - Visualize Text. Vocabla. Text is Beautiful. English vocabulary. Vocabulary Notebook: Learn, study & improve your vocabulary. English Vocabulary. Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo. Regular Verbs List. - Find out the meanings of common sayings.

101 FREE Idioms Worksheets. ESL / EFL Phrasal Verbs exercises. The Phrasal Verbs Machine. Illustrations - Kaplan International Colleges Blog. Multilingual Vocabulary. Free English Vocabulary Games and Exercises. Learning Chocolate - Vocabulary Learning Platform. English Phrasal Verbs Lessons. Prefixes, suffixes and affixes, word formation worksheets. ESL Lesson Plans & Resources for Kids Kiz School provides: Video Tutorials, PPT, Interactive Games & Quizzes, Printable PDF Worksheets & Flashcards, among others. You don't need to be a professional teacher to use our materials.It is an effective, affordable private and public teaching solution for parents and schools. English For Kids Free ESL for resources for kids are one of our best offers.