background preloader

ESL for Spanish Learners

Facebook Twitter

50 CAE Idioms Spanish. Learn English - Activities to help Spanish speaking students at I4C. Writing Practice Worksheets. "What wonderful worksheets!

Writing Practice Worksheets

Our students really like answering your questions and prompts. Thanks for these! " -- Anika K., Salem, WV. 08/19/12 Like these materials? Show your support by liking us on Facebook... While we love logic and vocabulary, we understand that writing is paramount: chief in importance or impact; supreme; preeminent. Below you'll find our writing practice worksheets for students to use to practice writing. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: The below publications contain copyrighted work to be used by teachers in school or at home. Finish the Story Writing Worksheets. Writing Practice Worksheets. CAELA Network: Resources: CAELA Network Briefs: Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners. CAELA Network Briefs Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners Kirsten Schaetzel, Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC Ee Ling Low, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore July 2009 Download a PDF of this brief.

CAELA Network: Resources: CAELA Network Briefs: Teaching Pronunciation to Adult English Language Learners

Background on Adult Learners Adult education programs serve both native English speakers and learners whose first, or native, language is not English. Audience for This Brief This brief is written for teachers, program administrators, education researchers, and policy makers to provide information about evidence-based strategies for teaching pronunciation to adult English language learners. Introduction Adult English language learners in the United States approach the learning of English pronunciation from a wide variety of native language backgrounds and may speak languages with sound systems that vary a great deal from that of English. Features of Languages Contrastive Analysis Accent.

Interview with Javier Bardem. Interview With Javier Bardem [WITH VIDEO] EU+Starter+SPANISH.xls. Spanish to English to Spanish Translator. Common English words. The English noun...Instructions in...

Common English words.

Instructions on how to use the lists to learn common English words. Skip explanation and go straight to English word lists and categories... Vocabulary for official English Cambridge exams (or similar) or general English study. The English vocabulary glossary presented here has been compiled mainly for the benefit of students of the official Cambridge examinations in English or similar tests at the levels: B1, B2, and C1. However, any student of English from a pre-intermediate level to a good intermediate level will find these word lists useful. English grammar online - explanations, rules. Inglés Básico - Presente Simple. Inglés Básico - Presente Perfecto. El 'present perfect' es usado para expresar lo que ha sucedido recientemente y que tiene un efecto en el momento presente.

Inglés Básico - Presente Perfecto

Nosotros usualmente usamos 'just', 'yet' y 'already' para expresar la relación con el momento presente. Ejemplos: Have you seen Mary yet? Inglés Básico - Presente Continuo. Inglés Básico - Entendiendo la Forma Superlativa en Inglés. Inglés Básico - Presente Simple o Presente Continuo. Present Simple Use el 'present simple' para hablar sobre actividades o rutinas que toman lugar de forma regular.

Inglés Básico - Presente Simple o Presente Continuo

Inglés Básico - Pronombres en Inglés. Existen cuatro tipos de pronombres: Pronombre de Sujeto, Pronombre de Objeto, Pronombre Posesivos y Pronombres Demostrativos.

Inglés Básico - Pronombres en Inglés

A continuación hay una lista y explicaciones mostrando los diferentes tipos de pronombres: Los Pronombres de Sujeto - 'I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they' - funcionan como el sujeto de la oración: I live in New York. Do you like playing tennis? First certificate practice - writing hotel reviews. When writing for the First certificate paper 2 review question, it's important to remember the following points.

First certificate practice - writing hotel reviews.

Use a conversational style in your writing, especially when giving your own opinion, eg. However, avoid very informal expressions and adjectives which may sound too emotive or have little clear meaning, eg. The aim of a review is so that people reading it can decide whether that hotel, restaurant, film etc. would be suitable for them. For that reason, your review should be descriptive using adjectives that are non-emotive and as precise as possible. Remember that what you like may not be appealing to someone else. Once you have offered a clear description, you can add your own opinions, which could be positive or negative. If you remember that a review is intended to be read by people of all tastes, income brackets and ages, you will write a text that will be more useful to everyone.

Games to learn English vocabulary - vegetables. English words lists - vegetables. FCE Word Lists - English and Spanish. First certificate practice - informal letter-writing. Remember that the letter or email should be informal.

First certificate practice - informal letter-writing.

That means you should use informal expressions, which are usually made up of Anglo Saxon words and not Latin-based words, for example: In informal letters, use contractions consistently, eg. don’t say: I’ll go... and in the next sentence: I would like... . Keep your sentences short. Consider this sentence written by an FCE student: Business English vocabulary to study - business and ethics. Presentations in English - part 2. Version in...

Presentations in English - part 2.

Ensure your presentation is divided into clear and easy to understand parts. Ensuring your presentation is well planned is obviously necessary if you are going to speak in your native tongue. It is more necessary if you are making a presentation in English. Your presentation should have clearly separate parts such as in the following outline: 1) Introduction to the presentation. Introduce yourself, your company and then what you are going to talk about. 2) Presentation body.

Divide your talk into parts, each part dealing with a separate subject. Presentations in English - part 1. Version in... Use the correct technical language and adequate pronunciation. Most professionals already know the technical language or "jargon" in English relevant to their particular field. However, many are only familiar with reading technical terminology and are unfamiliar with pronouncing the expressions adequately in English.

Presentations in English - part 4. Version in... Using "signpost" phrases to help you structure and control your English presentation. The following useful phrases below are essential if you are to present your points clearly and in a professional manner. We can call these useful expressions, "signpost" phrases as they indicate to your audience where you are going with your presentation at any particular moment. Using signpost phrases is also especially useful for: Telephoning in English. Version in...

Telephoning in English.

Introduction. Answering the phone in English as a receptionist in an international company may be a cause for worry and stress. If your work consists of little more than putting through calls, the language that you will need is limited and easy to learn. What is difficult is if the person calling deviates from the typical conversation you expected.

In other words, what happens when the caller begins to ask questions or ask for information by phone? Company guided visits in English. Cómo hacer una presentación en inglés 4. Página principal...