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This Is What A World Map Looks Like When Scaled According To Population Size

A new cartogram by Redditer TeaDranks rescales the world’s countries according to population size instead of geographic area. Reconstructing maps based on different variables can be a powerful tool for understanding the world we live in. In this case, certain regions almost disappear from the map while others expand considerably; Canada transforms into a thin, jagged line while India now takes up a massive amount of space. Other interesting tidbits: North Korea has a larger population than Australia, with 25.1 million people compared to 23.7 million, respectively. Denmark has almost disappeared from the map compared to the mighty space it usually takes up, and China now dwarfs Russia instead of vice versa.

EDUCATION in ENGLAND. British children are required by law to have an education until they are 16 years old.

EDUCATION in ENGLAND

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Top 10 questions teachers are asked at job interviews

If you saw a fellow teacher out buying fruit in the market with a sixth-form student, what would you do? How might the current political climate affect your teaching? When we asked readers what questions they'd been asked at job interviews, the responses we received were testament to the variety of skills and responsibilities that teachers have. From providing pastoral care to pedagogical expertise, working in a school is tough – and so too is the interview process. 6 Ways to Celebrate the End of the Year. It’s here!

6 Ways to Celebrate the End of the Year

Best of Christmas 6-9 – WebEnglish.se. Background.

Best of Christmas 6-9 – WebEnglish.se

8 digital skills we must teach our children. The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating.

8 digital skills we must teach our children

The speed and volume of information have increased exponentially. Experts are predicting that 90% of the entire population will be connected to the internet within 10 years. With the internet of things, the digital and physical worlds will soon be merged. These changes herald exciting possibilities. But they also create uncertainty. Children are using digital technologies and media at increasingly younger ages and for longer periods of time. Is an internet connection really necessary in the classroom? There is a lot to say when it comes to technology in ELT and we all know that the discussion will never end as to whether use technology in the classroom or leave it and stick to our own traditional methods.

Is an internet connection really necessary in the classroom?

(Keep in mind that 20 years later, what we have now as ‘high tech’ will be considered ‘traditional’ and the discussion will still be there!) The solution is as easy as ‘we still have a lot of easy-to-use, internet-free tools and resources, don’t we?’ Here is a list of the main things I have been using for the last year while training Malaysian language teachers with the British Council where we have had to deal with poor connectivity: 1. Microsoft Office Suite Tools 1.1 Microsoft Word When we have access to a computer lab, writing, commenting, editing and completing exercises happens in a simple word document. 1.2 Microsoft Powerpoint.

Top 100 Youtube videos for EFL! Youtube recently celebrated its 5th anniversary.

Top 100 Youtube videos for EFL!

Wow! See the video karaoke I made with Breakingnewsenglish content. However, today, in honor of youtube and what it does for our classrooms – I’ll leave you with a great gift. My 100 top youtube videos for students! The Best Music Websites For Learning English. Check out my New York Times post for English Language Learners focuses on using music for language development and includes a student interactive, video, and teaching ideas.

The Best Music Websites For Learning English

I use music a lot in my teaching of English Language Learners. I thought people might find it helpful to see which sites I believe to be the best out there to help teach English — Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced — through music. My students have certainly found them helpful. Music is a familiar, fun, and engaging tool to use in learning a second language. Language Learning Apps for Free. Learn 50 Languages Online for Free - book2 Audio Trainer. Free language lessons in over 50 languages book2 contains 100 lessons that provide beginners with a basic vocabulary. With no prior knowledge, you will learn to fluently speak short sentences in real-world situations in no time. The book2 method successfully combines audio and text for effective language learning. THE BOOKS accompanying the audio files are reasonably priced and will supplement your language learning.

However, not all books have been printed yet. Learn Spanish, German, Italian, French, Chinese in quick and easy lessons The 100 lessons help you to quickly learn and use a foreign language in various situations (e.g. in a hotel or restaurant, on a vacation, small talk, getting to know people, shopping, at the doctor, at the bank etc.). London. CreativeMamy.