6 Useful Resources for Exploiting the News in the English Language Classroom Whether it's fake news, real news, world news or just news to you, navigating and understanding the news in a second language can be a really useful way to gain some valuable and authentic insights into the culture of the language. In this article I'm sharing a collection of resources that you can use with your students to help them understand news stories in English. News in levels This is a really useful site that has news stories that students can read according to their level. The same story is offered at all levels and the site also includes some interactive quizzes for students so this is also useful for autonomous learning. Listenwise This is a great site that has lesson plans as well as listening activities for audio on a range of news related content.
7 Great Grammar Sites for Teachers and Students June , 2014 Today I am sharing with you a list of some useful websites you can use with your students to help them better improve their grammar knowledge and polish their writing skill. From grammar lessons and teaching materials to free downloadable worksheets and presentations, this collection of websites will provide you with the content you need for teaching grammar. 1- Grammar Bytes Grammar Bytes is a great website that is packed full of teaching materials teachers can use to teach grammar.Grammar Bytes provides a glossary of common terms, fun interactive activities and exercises for students to test their grammar knowledge,instructional presentations and tons of tips on teaching grammar. 2- Road to Grammar
11 Free Websites to Practice English at Home RTlibrary on FlickrAt the New York Public Library's Adult Learning Centers, where adults work on basic English and literacy skills, we're often asked for recommendations of websites for adults to practice English at home. Below you'll find eleven sites, some with a focus on listening, some on vocabulary, others on grammar, and some with a range of activities. Happy learning! Easy World of Englisheasyworldofenglish.com An attractive, user-friendly website including grammar, pronunciation, reading and listening practice and an interactive picture dictionary. 15 Awesome YouTube Channels for Teaching and Learning English – Englishpost.org Youtube is a powerful tool to learn and teach English but there are many Youtube Channels and sometimes you don’t know where to start. Well, I am gonna save you some time and some clicking. here it is the list of my best 15 Youtube Channels. #1 mmmEnglish Youtube Channel is about helping you to build you skills and confidence as an English speaker. Something that you are going to really like is the good quality of the videos and how Emma explains a great variety of topics.
Randall's Video Snapshots: For ESL/EFL Students The movie clips called Video Snapshots are designed to provide additional learning content related to other listening activities on my site. To learn more about this project, read the Frequently Asked Questions below: Current Videos (Click the picture to watch the video - Click the link below the picture to visit a related listening activity). You can also search by title below: Christmas Traditions Around the World The end of year holiday season has finally arrived! It’s a time of giving, spending time with family, and celebrating the traditions the holidays bring. With the holiday season, people around the world have many traditions that they follow every year. One of the traditions my family follows at Christmas is a German tradition called the ‘Christmas Pickle.’
ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: What the Teacher Wants!: Halloween Activities for Elementary (with lots of freebies) This unit integrates Halloween into math, literacy, and art! Differentiated for Kinder, 1st, and 2nd grades (with B/W options available). Over 100 pages including: Scoop and Sort Place Value Patterning