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School Radio - Nursery songs and rhymes. Music and Movement Activities. 45+ Quick & Easy Kids Crafts that ANYONE Can Make! LearnEnglish Kids. How to teach children English using illustrated storybooks.

What makes illustrated storybooks such a good resource for teaching young learners of English?

How to teach children English using illustrated storybooks

The British Council’s Gail Ellis, co-author of a storytelling handbook for primary English language teachers, explains. Listen to an interview with Gail in our podcast and register for her webinar taking place on Thursday, 2 October. Illustrated storybooks provide an ideal resource for helping children learn English. This is because children love listening to stories. I’m Going Back – On the same page. I’m a big fan of All at C, probably the first blog with high quality teaching resources that I started following.

I’m Going Back – On the same page

Their superb lessons based on the John Lewis ad of the year are a classic in my classroom, so when I watched Heathrow’s Christmas advert a few days ago the first thing I did was to check their site. Call it premature seasonal impatience, but I also couldn’t help but start sketching my own activity as I look forward to further inspiration.

Classic Activities Revisited: The Alibi Game. Level: Pre-intermediate upward.

Classic Activities Revisited: The Alibi Game

Time: 50-60 minutes. Language Focus: Past Simple and Past Continuous questions. The Alibi Game has become a classic role-play for practicing Past Simple and Past Continuous question forming. Kahoot! - Login. TeachingEnglish Jukebox. TeachingEnglish. Short videos about assessment - Engage in Assessment - University of Reading. Accessibility navigation University Of Reading Engage in Assessment Short videos about assessment.

Short videos about assessment - Engage in Assessment - University of Reading

Assessment: Lower Stakes, Raise Retention. Assessment is a hot-button issue in today's K-12 education landscape, especially when one places the word "standardized" in front.

Assessment: Lower Stakes, Raise Retention

But not all tests and exams need raise hackles or blood pressure. Indeed, there is a certain kind of exam that has been shown to increase learning in the classroom without undue dread: low-stakes assessment. Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment. Providing students with feedback on written work can, at times, feel like a burden.

Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment

Dozens (perhaps even hundreds) of papers clutter your desk, and commenting on each is nearly impossible. Still, we know, both from our experiences and from research, that feedback is essential. John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, believes that feedback must be timely, relevant, and action-oriented. Evaluating speaking. For example, speakers need to pronounce individual sounds clearly, understand the functions of language, and follow the conventions of turn-taking.

Evaluating speaking

The second part of this article looks at whether these different elements can be evaluated formally, and what ways there are to do this. In the third part of this article we will look at how these competencies can be evaluated, with specific discussion of the IELTS speaking test. What speakers do Phonological features of speech Following the rules of language Paralinguistic devices Communicative functions Social meaning Conclusion. Testing and assessment. It was all made worse by the fact that the chemistry teacher read the results to the whole class, from first to last place.

Testing and assessment

My humiliation was complete. Students can have very negative reactions towards tests and it's no surprise when they too may have had experiences like this. Why testing doesn't work Reasons for testing Making testing more productive Learning from tests Alternatives to testing Conclusions. Goullier Outils EN. International language standards explained. Giving Student Feedback: 20 Tips To Do It Right - InformED. Approaches to process writing. What is process writing?

Approaches to process writing

Why should teachers be interested in a process approach to writing? The changing roles of teacher and students What stages are there in a process approach to writing? Code of professional conduct 08 09 2013 Final. 4.12 writing assessment criteria. The Creative Literary Studio. Literary translation is here understood to be a highly creative and artistic practice, through which texts are read and imagined, created and made.

The Creative Literary Studio

With the following notes, I want to zoom in on the process of translation as ‘text making’, exploring what it means to translate creatively, and ultimately offering new ways of understanding the unique, multivocal and privileged relationship between translating and translated writer, between the translator-writer-maker and the text. Note number 1. Translation as a literary genre Translation is a literary practice, which makes texts. And translators, in the words of writer Michèle Roberts, are ‘truly writers, truly makers’ (Roberts 2001, p. xv). Free guides. Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events.

Educational Leadership:How to Differentiate Instruction:Reconcilable Differences? Standards-Based Teaching and Differentiation. Learning to learn / Learning to learn / Media gallery / Curriculum stories. I think the essence of learning to learn, for me, is a deep-seated attitude to your own mind, in a way. It’s having believed and become interested in the expandability of your own capacities. Often in everyday language we either have a very crude language or we have a belief that you’re just kind of born, you know, ‘I’m lousy at Maths’ or ‘I can’t draw’ or ‘I’m good at French’ or all that way of speaking implies fixity. Like, you know I’m just lucky or unlucky with the amount of mental ability and different kinds of mental abilities that they gave me. But what’s now come to be called, I would prefer this terminology, what’s come to be called the emerging science of learnable intelligence, that’s David Perkins phrase, is really showing that there may be fixed limits, there may be some limits for each us which are different about how much we can expand our mental capacity and skillfulness.

But those limits are set broadly. 2990. Natcomm. The differences between English and other languages. TeachingEnglish. Actions 1. 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading. Posted 03/26/2015 9:46AM | Last Commented 12/29/2015 4:56AM “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen.

The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Innovating pedagogy 2015. Funds of knowledge. North Carolina classroom demographics are changing at a rapid pace. In the last four years 57 percent of the public school growth has been attributed to Latino students (Kasarda & Johnson, 2006). These Latino students are often immigrants or are born to immigrant parents who have grown up in another country and have very different experiences than their American counterparts. In order to provide the best possible education for all the students in a classroom teaching practices must reflect an authentic sense of caring for a child in a way that recognizes the importance of knowing about Latino students’ funds of knowledge.

Such practice would provide teachers with the tools necessary to better understand and build upon the strengths of their students. For many teachers in North Carolina, who have in the past not worked with students from backgrounds different from their own, this requires a concerted effort. 17. Jostrans home. Leung article.

Home > Issue01 > Leung article Assessing Parallel Texts in Legal Translation Matthew Leung, City University of Hong Kong Sarcevic in New Approach to Legal Translation (1997: 71) writes, in connection with parallel legal texts, "While lawyers cannot expect translators to produce parallel texts which are equal in meaning, they do expect them to produce parallel texts which are equal in legal effect. The Invisible Subtitler - A Documentary (SDH Subtitles included) Articles. HLT Magazine (September 2001) - Short Article 8. HLT wishes to thank the authors and MET for permission to republish this article.

If you take the view that learning a language is like learning any other subject (history, maths, molecular biology...), and that it is best learned when it has been pre-assembled into bite-sized units (e.g. grammar mcnuggets), then a coursebook seems as good a way as any of delivering the goods. Moreover, if you view language as essentially "out there" – an entity external to the learners and their concerns, interests, desires, and needs – then, again, it probably doesn't matter a lot that the texts in coursebooks are necessarily pre-selected and pre-masticated by the absentee coursebook writer. And if you take the view that the teacher is a purveyor of socially sanctioned norms as to how the language should be organised and used, and that the teacher gains authority by proprietary knowledge of these norms, then a mass-produced coursebook seems a neat way of embodying that authority. 3 Swan, M. 1990.

Обучение 3-4 летних собственных детей (все сообщения темы) - Преподавание английского языка. English Lessons with Alex (engVid AlexESLvid) EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! [engVid] English Lessons with Adam - Learn English with Adam [engVid] Johnny Grammar's Grammar Movies. TeachingEnglish. Phonemic chart. Vocabulary activities. My one-to-one student just wants to chat. One-to-one Methodology: Ten activities. Teaching English One-on-One: Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Lesson. Worksheets Level 1. BusyTeacher.org. 21 Ways to Check for Student Understanding - InformED. English teachers, are you asking the right questions? 10 Must Have Items for Teaching Young Learners - ELT Connect. Spinning the Wheel: an Engaging and Productive Speaking Activity. Wheel Decide.

English Language Teaching Materials. BBC Learning English. 3. Integration of Blooms' Taxonomy and Multiple Intelligence in English Classroom. Gardner. Checking comprehension. Netspeak – Search for Words. BBC Learning English - Learning English. Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers.

Resources for teachers. TeachingEnglish. Forvo: база произношений. Все слова мира, произнесённые носителями. F004 ELT Creativity FINAL v2 WEB. Learn Useful Expressions in English. Free Online Technology ICT Lessons. Using video in ELT - Jamie Keddie. Nik Peachey - Managing the digital classroom. Nik's Learning Technology Blog. Mark Oliver: Text chat in the classroom. 25 ideas for using WhatsApp with English language students. Teachingenglish.org. Carol Read: The secret of working with children. TeachingEnglish. Interview with Rod Bolitho Q9: Is there still a role for translation in ELT classroom?

Silvana Richardson - Successful Teacher Education: a call for principled glocalisation. From Andragogy to Heutagogy. British Council. Lizzie Pinard - Course books in the language classroom: friend or foe? Vicky Saumell - Coursebooks as guides. Engaging Reading Activities with iPads & Other Mobile Devices. Creating Audio Tasks and Projects with Learners. Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations. ESL Games and Game Board. 1000+ images about Kids' Classroom Games for Learning on Pinterest. Level Up! Engaging Students by Having Them Create a Digital Game. Graphicorganizers. Let Them Do it Their Way – Philly Teacher. Popplet. Bringing Your Textbook to Life: 15+ Tips & Resources.

10 Ways to Adapt a Coursebook Into your Classroom – American TESOL Institute. Beautiful Word Clouds. What the Wordle - a perfect vocabulary game. 52 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom - Google Slides.