Spotlight English. Transcript Voice 1 Thank you for joining us for today’s Spotlight program.
I’m Liz Waid. Voice 2 And I’m Joshua Leo. Can you solve this riddle? What animal has nine lives, a long tail, may be good luck or bad luck, and sounds like this? If you guessed a cat, you are right! Cats began as wild animals. No one knows exactly when the first cats in Egypt came from the wild and became domesticated. Many experts believe that the first cats in Egypt were African wild cats. Mice, rats, and snakes attacked food supplies in Egyptian houses and village grain storage areas. The wild cats probably began to spend more and more time inside the homes of the Egyptians. TeachersFirst's Audio Books with Text. Engage young children in this colorful site, packed with songs, interactive books, art and music interactives, and emergent reading activities.
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Some of the activities are also available in Spanish. There are extensive advertisements, so adults will need to help guide children away from them! Tag(s): alphabet (91), independent reading (119), preK (265), sight words (37), songs (51) In the Classroom. Short Stories Free Audio. Sort by Titles Per Page 1 - 10 of 343 Titles by Washington Irving Available on: Audio Download The quiet Dutch community of Sleepy Hollow lay in the Adirondack mountains on the western shore of the mighty Hudson River in America’s colonial period. by Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse).
LibriVox. Free podcast online for esl: text and mp3 - listen - read - download. The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection : Free Audio : Download & Streaming. LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.
Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.
English as a Second Language Podcast. Audiobooks, e-books. "Bans" concerning the people's interests should be considered carefully. Before the leader makes a decision, he should consider it carefully, has he fully heard the opinions of the masses or has he fully considered the interests of the masses?
Beijing's Subway has always been the object of envy by citizens from other cities: multi-line, low fare ... but recently, due to a "ban", the Beijing subway has become the focus of public opinion. This "ban" is a "letter on the views of freely distributing the Beijing Daily Messenger but stopping sales of other newspapers and periodicals at all the rail transit stations" issued by the Public Transport team of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau to the Beijing subway Corps.
According to this "ban", Beijing subway stations will no longer be allowed to sell newspapers except the "Beijing Daily Messenger" that can still be distributed free of charge. The "Ban" meet with much criticism after it came out. Someone pointed out that the reason of "security considerations" is not tenable. Fairy Tales from Brazil by Elsie Spicer Eells. Intermediate Listening English Lessons with Native English Speakers. Learning English - Home - Downloads. Series 02 Episode 07. Section 2 is based on someone talking about something that they’re interested in – it could be anything – a hobby, a person, a place, a thing – something that they know a bit about and would like to share.
It helps you to practise speaking for a little bit longer – for example, when you're explaining something, or telling people something about yourself. Suggestion: The best way to practise is with a friend who speaks English or is also learning English. However, if you can't find someone, you can send us a paragraph in English. You listened to Rita talking about the historical city of Bath, and here is some more information about Bath. What’s your home town like? Now put your notes together to write a paragraph about your home town and add it as a comment at the bottom of this page.
Interesting Thing of the Day.