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English for Presentations – Vocabulary in Chunks. The vocabulary and expressions you need when giving a presentation Introductions and welcome Good morning, ladies and gentleman.

English for Presentations – Vocabulary in Chunks

My name’s ……….. I’m head of sales at ……… … I would like to thank you for inviting me here today to talk about… … I would like to thank you all for attending this presentation. I shall only take about fifteen minutes of your time If you have any questions, I’d be very happy to answer them at the end Feel free to interrupt me if you have any questions during my presentation. … (Not recommended unless your English level is good.)

Explaining the purpose of your presentation I’d like to give you a brief presentation about… … The subject of my talk is… … Om engelska språket och kulturella koder. Mini dialogues – Keep It Simple Activities. One of the keys to successful teaching is the ability to provide ample opportunities for recycling language in varied, original and engaging ways.

mini dialogues – Keep It Simple Activities

A substantial number of activities from this blog deal with recycling language. In fact, speaking a language is nothing but reusing language. Ten ways to learn new words as a language learner. Teacher and teacher trainer Svetlana Kandybovich, our latest TeachingEnglish blog award winner, shares her top tips for remembering new words.

Ten ways to learn new words as a language learner

As a language learner, you work hard to expand your vocabulary. You plough through new words every day, make long lists of words and practise with flashcards. However, when it comes to speaking, the new words seem to fall out of your head, so you resort to your old friends – words you already know and have used many times – again and again. Remembering and using new words in speech is often a challenge for language learners. Vocabulary menu handout. Do you like vocabulary cards as much as I do?

Vocabulary menu handout

I routinely use Quizlet online and in printouts, good old paper cards, vocabulary organisers – but sometimes I want to do something new (preferably low-prep, paperless, engaging, student-centered and of course effective – well, never settle for anything less :)). Here’s what worked in one of my lessons yesterday: a simple menu of activities that students can do in small groups. It can be as fast or as slow as you like, and it leaves you free to monitor and make notes of which words need more practice.

It worked so well that I couldn’t resist and had to put it into a handout/poster that you can download and use here. It’s set up the usual way, when students pick a card one by one from one stack or their own sets. Do let me know if any of you have found it useful. Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com. Free printable bingo card generator. Just The Word. Word formation – a game to practise noun suffixes. This is a quick and simple game to practise word formation, in this case making nouns from verbs and adjectives using suffixes.

This post includes everything you need to play the game and illustrated step by step instructions. This was designed with FCE students in mind for the Use of English test and my students found it very useful. Click here to download the game – the pdf includes the word cards to cut out, the game board and the answer key. Confessions of an Idiom. Major differences between American and British English. People so often assume that a linguist's job is to learn as many languages as possible, when in actuality it is not anything near that.

Major differences between American and British English.

So, let us put an end to this erroneous assumption once and for all. Linguists do not engage in learning languages, linguists engage in studying how language works. And when I say language, I mean human language, an umbrella term that subsumes all languages spoken by humans, including pidgins, creoles, and sign languages. Thanks to linguists the world is a better place now, many daunting problems that existed for centuries have been solved because now we have a better understanding of language and language-related issues. in this article, you will see, in full-length, the contributions of linguists to the modern world.

PlayPhrase.me: Endless stream of movie clips of specific phrases () Missing Word Cloze - Online Exercises - English Grammar and Vocabulary. Game Word Generator - The Game Gal. When I was putting together this site of games, I discovered that my printable word lists became very popular.

Game Word Generator - The Game Gal

I had word lists for pictionary, charades, and other games, and visitors seemed to really like them! So I got to thinking, what’s one step better than a printable list of words for playing pictionary? Semantris. 40+ Commonly Used Phrases With Origins You’ve Probably Never Heard About. WORD GAMES. Ammon Shea, a 37-year-old former furniture remover in New York, spent 12 months conquering what he describes as the Everest of dictionaries, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), by ploughing through 20 volumes, 21,730 pages and 59 million words (read more here).

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We can only guess how much of what he read has stayed between his ears, which is, at times, quite a challenge for our students. Luckily for the latter, though, their word lists are much shorter. Via @Bethan_Southern - Onthesamepage ELT. Behance. Ten ways to learn new words as a language learner. Six low-preparation vocabulary activities for the English classroom. Cristina Cabal, winner of the British Council's TeachingEnglish blog award, has new and improved games for revising English words.

Six low-preparation vocabulary activities for the English classroom

Turning passive vocabulary (the words you know) into active vocabulary (the words you use) is one of my main concerns when teaching. To do this, I keep three key words in mind – internalise, retain and retrieve. Learners need to first learn the new language, then feel confident using the new structure, expression or word. They have to be exposed to the new term multiple times, with different examples and in different contexts. After some time, the word becomes familiar and therefore usable. A list of alternative cuss words... - Pictures In History. The difference between American vocab... - 3atel learning community. Similes and Metaphors – The Canswedian English Teacher.

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Similes and Metaphors – The Canswedian English Teacher

Did you know that the simile, “Life is like a box of chocolates” was used WAY before it became famous in Forrest Gump. Does anybody know who it was that wrote it? I’ll give you the answer at the bottom of the blog (*evil laugh*) However, since students don’t really know this writer I speak of, I will say a big THANK YOU to Mr.

Gump for making it so much easier to teach similes. Some might think that figurative language is not that important to teach to second langauge learners, but I really think it helps the students write with more descriptiveness and complexity. I usually teach this when we are reading a book as a class (Holes is crammed with metaphors/similes) so they can start to identify them while they read. Here is a link to some similes/metaphors in Holes. IKT-verktyg Public Group. Every British swear word has been officially ranked in order of offensiveness...

Every swear word in the English language has been ranked in order of offensiveness.

Every British swear word has been officially ranked in order of offensiveness...

People were asked their opinion on 150 words in total. These included general swear words, words linked to race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, body parts and health conditions, religious insults and sexual references, as well as certain hand gestures. They were asked to rate words as mild, medium, strong or strongest. And this is what Ofcom found. Träna begrepp genom att skapa korsord med Crossword Labs – Hannas skolblogg.

Giving directions - Kimstudies. Linking-or-Transition-Words-Chart. 5000 English words pronunciation - Essential Vocabulary Unite 1. The Difference Between Say, Tell, Talk and Speak. International House Bristol. Green’s Dictionary of Slang. Word%20exercises. Word exercises. 10 Illustrated English Idioms That Will Make Your Life Easier. For many people learning English for the first time it can be daunting and complex language to master. Lots of silent letters, complex spellings and odd expressions which often go over the heads of most non-English speakers.

To make learning English a little easier, Irish illustrator Roisin Hahessy has created some wonderfully simple yet funny pictures to help make things a little clearer. She's also a part-time English teacher in Brazil so she uses the series to aid her students as well. Now whenever you hear any of these English idioms, thanks to Hahessy at least now you'll have a better idea of where the conversation is heading! Via Roisin Hahessy. Vocabulary placement test - intermediate students. Have you tried our vocabulary placement test for elementary students, and it was too easy for you? Have you scored close to 2000? Then this is the vocabulary test you should take. Here we test the words which belong between 2,000 and 5,000 most frequent words in English. Nivatest.pdf. A Fabulous Resource for Writers - 350 Character Traits. 18 English words that mean very different things in Britain and America.

As the old adage famously goes: you say tom-MAY-toes, and I say tom-MAH-toes. We should probably call the whole thing off, right? Ever since the might of the British Empire was expelled from the United States, ordinary folk from both sides of the pond have chuckled at each other's use of the English language and pronunciation. Synonym Worksheets.

Synonyms and Antonyms Series - The Complete Guide - Save Time! View Now... Simile Exercises. Lär dig engelska online. 75 Simple British Slang Phrases You Should Probably Start Using. The 50 most important English proverbs. The 50 most important English proverbs. Find the Right Words - Words To Use.

Lär dig nya engelska ord. Vocabulary Exercises Teaching Matters. WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of 20 vocabulary exercises to practise or rehearse new words without bilingual translations. The aim is to provide the teacher with a variation of vocabulary practices and to reduce the use of translations in class. WebEnglish.se complies with the research that promotes learning new vocabulary in context and through various activities, diminishing the use of the students’ first language. Making Words Stick: Memorizing GRE Vocabulary. WORD GAMES. Bästa glosor-verktygen. Quizlet Skapa egna övningar eller använda de som redan finns. Det går också att lägga till bilder och ljud om man betalar 25 dollar/år. Glosor.eu Glosor.eu hjälper dig att plugga dina glosor på ett roligt sätt! Glosor.se Sveriges största webbtjänst för inlärning av Glosor. Sv-eng_ordbok_2012.pdf. American english at state synonyms.

Ba Ba Dum. New Words in The Oxford Dictionary. ……………….Manspreading! ………………… Manspreading? Butt dialing? These are real words? Well, yes . . . and no. The Oxford Dictionary has added 1000 new words to its online dictionary in the latest quarterly update. Kamerafunktionen i Google Översätt.

Crossword Puzzles. Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version. Word Study Collections in the Elementary Classroom. Learning Chocolate. Games/vocabulary - spraktrollet. How to learn phrasal verbs easily - Part 3. Transition and linking words. Kopia av Linking words.

Elections Vocabulary. Sv-eng_ordbok_2012.pdf. Ordbok_utbildningsomradet_slutversion2008.pdf. {12 Days: Tool 10} Infographic: Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabular... How to learn phrasal verbs easily - Part 3. Amanda Patterson (Synonyms) Intermediate 7-9 - WebEnglish.se. British Council. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Strategies for Effective... Commonly Used English Expressions. A.Word.A.Day. Arcademic Skill Builders - Educational Games. Idioms-Expressions. Video Dictionary: Vidtionary. Games/vocabulary. Words,words, words.

16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary. Verbal Working Memory Assessment - Cambridge Brain Sciences. Paired Associates Memory Assessment - Cambridge Brain Sciences. TEXT. "american standard version" on Visuwords. Visual Dictionary Online. Common Errors in English Usage. English vocabulary. Vocabulary learning. Connective Words List - GrammarBank. Phrasal verbs. Dictionnaires langue anglaise. Figures of speech.

Fry 1000 Instant Words For Teaching Reading: Free Flash Cards and Word Lists. Learning Chocolate - Vocabulary Learning Platform. Words language. VOCABULARY & FLASHCARDS. Glosträning/förhör förslag av Karin Källgren engelska 6-9. Glosförhör förslag av Anna-Maria Abela engelska 6-9. Olika sätt att träna/förhöra glosor förslag Outi Frisk engelska6-9.

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