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Varieties of English

Varieties of English

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101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that! Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag. Oh my gosh…you are going to love these!!! There’s a little something for everyone. I wish I could share a photo of each one, but my blog would most likely blow up…ha! Make sure your printer has color ink before you start, and feel free to share this list with all your friends…they’ll love you for it!

UK slang for international students By Sophie Cannon at Education UK, 27 January 2014 'Hiya mate, fancy a cuppa and a chin-wag?' 'I can't sorry pal, I'm skint. Gutted!' New York City New York City is the largest city in the United States and New York. Over 8 million people live in it, and over 22 million people live in and around it. It is in the state of New York, which is in the northeastern United States. History[change | change source] 25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World To the delight (or dismay) of millions, the school season is beginning in many countries throughout the world. But it’s important not to forget that, in some parts of the world, school can be a hard-won luxury. Many children throughout the world have to take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted. This list we collected will show you just how determined some children can be when it comes to getting an education. According to UNESCO, progress in connecting children to schools has slowed down over the past five years.

Human Rights This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about human rights. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. Universal human rights are often guaranteed by the law of a country, general principles and other sources of international law. International human rights laws give down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and freedoms of individuals or groups. Zen and Anti stress Home » Zen and Anti stress Guaranteed relaxation with these complex Zen and anti-stress Coloring pages for adults. Inspired by nature or completely surreal, these drawings differ from mandalas because they are not concentrated on a single point. It is often repeated patterns, coloring style known for its soothing properties. Search the overall harmony of your coloring rather than focusing on each element individually, try to balance the colors so that they are a reflection of your emotions of the moment.

London Lingo: A London Word Dictionary - Words Unique to London Image Source One thing you’ll notice when you travel to London are all the strange words they use to describe things. Sometimes they make sense, sometimes they don’t. Webquest: Independence Day: History and traditions By Karen Kovacs Perhaps the most famous independence day is that of the United States of America on 4 July. However, many other countries celebrate their own independence days. In this webquest, your students will investigate Independence Day in the United States and learn about the independence days of some other countries. Activity 1: Timed treasure hunt

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Lost Property This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Lost Property by Asa Lucander. Students do a dictation, work out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, speak about lost items, watch a trailer and short film, and write a story. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Your Urine Color Reveals Health Problems - See What Each Color Means - UrineInfection.net Not many people might know this but the urine color varies greatly from person to person. It generally ranges from deep amber to honey color with several golden variations in between. The different colors of the urine actually tell us a lot about our health. With normal kidney functioning, one’s levels of hydration are indicated by the urine color. The pigment that gives urine its characteristic yellow color is known as Urochrome. However, some vitamins, medicines supplements or procedures like chemotherapy, certain diseases can all impact the urine color.

London Short Fiction: Mud Man Continuing our series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London. This week’s story by Melaina Barnes is the winner of our competition with the British Academy’s Literature Week to find a new modern fairy tale for London. To explore the Literature Week programme — running 11-17 May — and register for events visit the British Academy’s website. Out he comes, dredged from the canal. Understanding the American National Anthem for English Language Learners On the morning of September 14, 1814, the sun rose to reveal a surprising sight to Francis Scott Key. Just a month after the British had burned the White House during the height of the War of 1812, Key was aboard a British vessel negotiating the release of a friend who was being held prisoner. During Key’s time aboard the vessel, the British commenced an attack on Fort McHenry and the pair was not allowed to leave. So Key and his friend watched from the ship as the British bombarded Fort McHenry. After a day and a long night in which Key thought for certain that the American fort was doomed, he was shocked when the early morning light revealed that the American flag was still there.

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