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Traduction en contexte - anglais, espagnol, portugais, italien, allemand, arabe, français. Koprowski - Ten Good Games for Recycling Vocabulary. The Internet TESL Journal Mark Koprowskimarkkoprowski [at] yahoo.com Introduction Learning is remembering.

Koprowski - Ten Good Games for Recycling Vocabulary

If we respect this axiom, the review and recycling of new language items will be critical if they stand a chance of becoming readily accessible in long-term memory. In fact, students do the majority of their forgetting shortly after the lesson and then the rate of forgetting diminishes. To avoid this lexical vanishing act, one solution offered is to follow the 'principle of expanding rehearsal'. Experts these days concur that learners actually need as many as 5 to 16 'meetings' with a new language item in a variety of contexts before it can be truly learned and activated for genuine use. 1. Divide the class into Teams A and B. Variation: To ensure a slightly quieter and less chaotic game, the teams can take it in turns. 2. Put the students into pairs or small groups.

Variation: To add a spelling accuracy component, teams can also earn an extra point for each correctly spelt item. The meanings and origins of sayings and phrases. Vocabulary App. English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions. Dictionaries and Reference Tools. Videos. Memovoc : Apprendre l'anglais facilement - Exercices en ligne gratuits et progressifs. Vocabulary trainer. Vocabulary Activities. 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. If you enjoyed this, you will love: If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course. by Amanda Patterson. Vocabulary. Funny-chart-synonyms-words-fear-anger.jpg (426×487) 100 Exquisite Adjectives. By Mark Nichol Adjectives — descriptive words that modify nouns — often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it’s quality, not quantity, that is the issue.

100 Exquisite Adjectives

Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find just the right word for the job, enrichment ensues. Practice precision when you select words. Here’s a list of adjectives: Subscribe to Receive our Articles and Exercises via Email You will improve your English in only 5 minutes per day, guaranteed! Proverbs. TRADITIONAL PROVERBS: A barking dog never bites.

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush A fool and his money are soon parted. A friend in need is a friend indeed. A new broom sweeps clean. A nod's as good as a wink to a blind man. (e.g., it doesn't make any difference what you do -- they don't know!) Back to Rainbow Humor Page. Vocabulary. Vocabulary. Visual Dictionary, Visual Thesaurus. VocabSushi: The better way to build your vocabulary. Knoword - Expand your vocabulary.

Vocabulary. English Vocabulary. Word Dynamo. Vocabla. Interactive vocab. Wordnik. Search for Words. Word Spy. ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web. Collect new words, language learning your way! VocabGrabber.

Test Your Vocabulary. Vocabulary.com - Learn Words - English Dictionary. Welcome to Lingocracy. Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo.com. Trainer - ESL (North America) > City Life > Buildings & Places. Vocabulary, Vocabulary Games - www.myvocabulary.com. VocabMonk. Learn a language on the go - English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Hebrew. Understand what you read. Expand your vocabulary! VocabSushi: The better way to build your vocabulary.

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