The ultimate global greetings cheatsheet [infographic] I’ve just downloaded this image onto my phone as a quick-read guide to saying “Hello!” in over 20 different languages. Although having a pronunciation guide would also be helpful, as I know the “t” in salut! is silent, and god only knows how to say “Hi!” in Hungarian. It’s a cool visual, at any rate, and may especially help travelers who are planning to see several countries during a round-the-world journey. 10 Tech Tools for Teacher Training Courses Over the summer I was running a number of two week ICT in language teaching courses for teachers from around the world. The courses were part of the Bell summer campus at Homerton College Cambridge. This was the first time in a while I had been asked to teach such long courses and i thought it was a great opportunity to see if I could fundamentally change the way the teachers related to technology, not just in the classroom as a tool for teaching learners, but as a tool within their everyday working practice.
KS what? They key stages clarified once and for all When looking for interesting new authentic material to use in my lesson, I often encounter the fact that the different education orientated materials found on the web are categorised in different key stages. That’s fine, it is a matter of simply linking the correct key stage to my target age range. If only it were that simple. Differences between UK and USA ESL Lesson Plans Welcome to TEFL Net ESL Lesson Plans where you'll find worksheets, handouts, activities and other ideas to help you animate any class. Some of these are arranged by level, but you can often adapt them quite easily to another (usually higher) level. ESL WorksheetsA range of freely photocopiable, printer-friendly ESL worksheets, including discussion-based and topic-based worksheets, with handy teacher's notes Talking Point - Topics - Skills ESL Handouts Printer-friendly handouts for ESL learners. Copyright-free.
babbel When I say “Old English” what comes to mind? The ornate, hard-to-read script? Reading Beowulf in your high school English class? The kinds of figurative compound nouns – or kennings – like “swan of blood” and “slaughter-dew” that have sustained heavy metal lyrics for decades? Old English, also known as Anglo-Saxon, was a language spoken by the Angles and the Saxons – the first Germanic tribes to settle the British Isles. They were not the first inhabitants, as any Welsh or Gaelic speaker will tell you, but their language did form the basis for the Angle-ish we speak today. Preparing for the First Certificate Examination for Free Cambridge University's First Certificate Examination (FCE) is probably the most widely respected English learning certificate outside of the United States. Examination centres around the world offer the First Certificate Exam twice a year; once in December and once in June. In fact, the First Certificate is only one of a number of Cambridge examinations aimed at levels from young learners to business English. However, the FCE is certainly the most popular. The tests are given in Cambridge University approved exam centres using Cambridge University approved examiners.
Creative Writing Lesson Plans *This page contains the complete lesson plans for a thirteen week course in creative writing which I taught for Lane Community College for 22 years, most recently spring quarter, 2002. The longer units in this lesson plan are designed to develop specific skills in a certain order during the class. The shorter units can occur in a different order in the class than given here, according to the teacher's experience and preferences. Some of these units are presented in more or less detail on individual pages on this website. When you view the students' writing samples, please use the -back button- on your browser to return to your place in these lesson plans. Writing 241 7/15/02
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