Welcome to EnglishClub Pronunciation for ESL learners. If your questions about pronunciation are not answered here, feel free to ask a question at the Help Each Other With English forum. pronunciation (noun): the way in which we pronounce a wordpronounce (verb): to make the sound of a word What is Pronunciation? English is not Phonetic Always remember that English is not "phonetic". Glossary of Pronunciation TermsDefinitions of words and expressions used when talking about pronunciation Printable Phonemic Chart The symbols on this chart represent the 44 sounds used in British English speech. Interactive Phonemic Chart Click to hear each symbol and sample word. Pronouncing The AlphabetListen to how we say the letters of the alphabet; and learn how to pronounce them correctly. Improve your pronunciation on MyEC Join the Audio Speaking Group on MyEnglishClub and practise reciting our weekly podcasts. Word Stress in English with QuizThe secret key to English pronunciation! Homophones What is it?
Introduction to Coordinate GraphingIntroduce elementary students to coordinate graphing through seasonal coloring activities. The fall Jack-O-Lantern activity requires students to use the grid code and crayons or markers to create a jack-o-lantern on a blank 9x9 grid. The use of letters on the horizontal axis and numbers on the vertical axis introduces young students to coordinate pairs without the confusion of the standard (h,v) format. Notice that it is important that elementary students become accustomed to listing the horizontal coordinate first as this will transfer to the Cartesian coordinates they will use in later grades. Download the Mathwire Jack-o-Lantern graphing activity. Download the Mathwire Mad Monster graphing activity.
60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By CategorySocial media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool (including TeachThought’s favorite), and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you. Read on, and we’ll explore 60 inspiring ways that teachers and students can put Twitter to work in the classroom. Communication Twitter makes staying in touch and sharing announcements super simple and even fun. These ideas offer a great way to put the tool to good use. Organization Twitter’s hashtags and other tools share a great way to organize information for your classroom. Resources Use these ideas to take advantage of the vast resources that Twitter has to offer. Writing Skills
Speaking ActivitiesOn these pages you will find ideas for classsroom activities which involve speaking. (These tips are taken on this site · Find the murderer · Bingo mingle · Short projects to get them talking - Lists · Superlative questions · Summer destinations · Interview the experts · Discussion bingo · Mini-talks · Erase the dialogue · Fun discussion of controversial topics · Motivating speaking activities · Third conditional guessing game · Preposition basketball · Running dictation · Simple picture activity · ARM exercises · Doctors and patients · Nursery rhyme role-play Find the murderer Jacqueline Francois, France Speaking and listening activity Level: Intermediate or advanced Target language: Past continuous · 1. · 2. · 3. · Option (a) Tell the students they are free to invent a story why she is dead, and how, they can choose their own personalities and alibis, and decide who will be the inspector as he or she has to prepare a few questions to ask the suspects. · 4. · 5. · 6. a.
15 Sites Building and Promoting Educational PBL Communities… Across School and Around the GlobeWelcome to the fourth in a series of PBL Mania Posts . For the next few weeks I am celebrating Project Based Learning. In this post I will introduce you to some outstanding collaboration tools found on the web that can be used in the PBL classroom. Quick Notes - You may be interested in learning more about PBL World in Napa, CA presented by BIE this June. 15 Sites Building and Promoting Educational PBL Communities… Across School and Around the Globe This PBL Mania post will explore some on-line digital resources that can help build community to enhance the PBL experience. Home base for a PBL group’s (or classroom) virtual community on-line. Edmodo – This website is a secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts. My Big Campus – I like to describe this as a mix of Edmodo, Blackboard, Twitter, and Facebook built for the educational community. Moodle – I would not want to forget free an open source Moodle. Like this: Like Loading...
Kid Conversation Starters - All Pro Dad : All Pro DadSometimes being a dad is just tough. I recently had a real talk with my 8-year-old son about a kid who was trying to bully him. I don’t know if my advice was the best, but I believe it opened the door for deeper conversations in the future. You may be there, too. The time for a difficult conversation may be now. It could be the “birds and the bees” or it could be about hanging out with the wrong crew. When are you (or have been) most afraid? Click to download our printable version.Free ESL Worksheets, English Teaching Materials, ESL Lesson PlansAll Things Topics - HomeFree Printable Worksheets for Preschool-Sixth Grade in Math, English, more