What Is News Literacy? – Center for News Literacy. News Literacy is a curriculum developed at Stony Brook University in New York over the past decade.
It is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills in order to judge the reliability and credibility of information, whether it comes via print, television or the Internet. Grammar. Groovy Grammar! Interesting ways to learn grammar! Teaching Grammar to Adults and Teens. Grammar is the whole system and structure of a language or of languages in general, usually taken as consisting of syntax and morphology.
British English (BrE) is the form of English used in the United Kingdom. It includes all English dialects used within the United Kingdom. American English (AmE) is the form of English used in the United States. It includes all English dialects used within the United States. Standard English (S.I.) is whatever form of the English language is accepted as a national norm in an Anglophone country.
(37) Grammarly. Free grammarman comics online. Practical Grammar Activities. Hemingway. English news and easy articles for students of English. Hey Jude by Lyrical Flowcharts. Videos - Little Shop of Writers. ESL Games and Game Board.
The ESL game boards found on this page are in the form of Microsoft Word documents.
ESL Games. Board Games. Free Printable ESL board game templates. Present Perfect Board Game.
A4 SizeStudents talk about their lives and experiences. Good for pre-intermediate level students learning the present perfect or for more advanced students wishing to revise it. Snakes and Ladders master version. A4 SizeThis is a master copy version of the game used in some of the activities in the board games section. Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News. Songs that Teach English Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling. Buffalo 2nd-graders learn grammar by correcting NFL players' tweets. Second-graders at Buffalo, New York’s Elmwood Franklin School took a break from practicing addition and learning about George Washington last week and jumped into an unusual spelling and grammar lesson: correcting NFL players’ typo-filled tweets.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver, who also made headlines this week with an anti-gay remark, attracted the students’ attention by writing on Twitter that “I pray to God I’m never dieing broke” [sic]. A fan tweeted back: “Ask him for spellcheck while you’re at it.” The kids, however, fixed the mistake and proudly held up their corrected posterboard for a Facebook photo.
The students “applied their lessons in proper sentence structure, noun and verb usage, spelling, and punctuation to correct the tweets of professional football players,” the school’s official Facebook page said. School kids correct celebrity grammar mistakes on Twitter - Your Community. Twitter in Elementary: The #Grammar911 Project. Kelsey Grammer joins Twitter to correct grammar. Seminars. ESL, English Grammar Exercises Online for Students, Vocabulary, Quizzes. Games Zone - online English language games (learn English through games) Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals. LanguageTool Style and Grammar Check. 10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong) Steven Pinker Identifies 10 Breakable Grammatical Rules: "Who" Vs. "Whom," Dangling Modifiers & More.
We’ve previously featured Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker discussing writing at a Harvard conference on the subject.
In that case, the focus was narrowly on academic writing, which, he has uncontroversially claimed, “stinks.” Now—“not content with just poaching” in the land of the scribes, writes Charles McGrath at The New York Times Sunday Book Review—Pinker has dared to “set himself up as a gamekeeper” with a new book—The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. Back-to-the-Future tense: Big Bang Theory and Douglas Adams on time travel, verbs, and grammar. Still from The Big Bang Theory, Episode 164 A recent episode of The Big Bang Theory shows Sheldon, Leonard, Raj, and Howard watching Back to the Future, Part II and discussing the appropriate tense to use when talking about something that happened in an alternate past timeline.
LanguageGarden. Learn Languages for Free with Music Videos, Lyrics and Karaoke! English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. Back-to-the-Future tense: Big Bang Theory and Douglas Adams on time travel, verbs, and grammar. How a Teacher's Rap Inspires Global Learning - Brilliant or Insane. It's FLUENCY MC! - Home. Fluency MC. Gaudium Mundo: COMPLETE CALENDAR: 2013. Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Vocabulary Instruction Part One. Over the school holidays I have been playing around with an app called Aurasma, in the hope of creating an activity for reading groups to enhance our vocabulary studies.
We already do a number of activities with iPads that enhance explicit vocabulary instruction, but this is going to be different. I think this activity is going to blow the kids away, and I’m so looking forward to seeing their faces when they use it for the first time. I recently bought a puppet to enhance the delivery of vocabulary lessons. ESL games. THE BASICS These games will be your best friends...
TPR Warm up - the perfect start to every lesson, add new words every time. Grammar Catz. Making a Simple Animated gif with GIMP. Since I just made a bilingual LatinLOLCat for my Connected Courses make post, I thought I would quickly explain here just how I made the animation with the GIMP (fabulous free image editing software; find out more at gimp.org).
It's so easy! 1. I start with the two images which are already the same size. Our Second Annual 15-Second Vocabulary Video Contest. A winner of last year’s contest: Bifurcate, by Sam Jenks We’ve been publishing a Word of the Day every school day since our blog began, and last year, just as we were about to hit 1,000, we announced our first Vocabulary Video Contest. Grammar exercises for learners of English as a second language.