Tongue Twisters: It can help with your pronunciation A tongue twister is a specific sequence of words whose rapid, repeated pronunciation is difficult even for native speakers. Often these are similar words which follow one another but differ in certain syllables. Alliterations are also frequent. In addition, some tongues are difficult because of their unusual word composition (sentence structure) and therefore require a high level of concentration. English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome! About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. News and Feedback
Tools Vocabulary Word Bank Advertisement. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. Portfolios in ELT A brief history of European Language PortfoliosWhat are Language Portfolios?Advantages of using themThe problems with Language PortfoliosUsing Language Portfolios with young learners A brief history of European Language PortfoliosTeachers and learners have been working with Language Portfolios since the mid 1990s, and between 1998 and 2000 various ELP models were piloted in Europe.
Verbal Reasoning - Comprehension Test I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying. Oscar Wilde These practice tests are designed for UNIVERSITY OF KENT STUDENTS AND GRADUATES. Why American English is more traditional than British English in many ways Oct. 19, 2017, 9:57 AM 514 Error loading player: No playable sources found Business Insider spoke to Philip Gooden, author and expert on the origins of the English language, about why the variety of English used in the US is different – and more traditional – to the variety of English used in Britain. Read the full transcript of the video below. E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 4, 2013 Before Taking the Quiz Watch the clip above from “West Side Story,” a famous 1961 movie made from a Broadway musical. Inspired by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” the story is about a romantic relationship between a white boy and a Puerto Rican girl who come from rival gangs.
Production and Manufacturing Vocabulary This core vocabulary reference sheet provides key words and phrases in production and manufacturing. This vocabulary can be used in English for specific purposes classes as a starting point for including vocabulary study key to production and manufacturing. Teachers are often not equipped with the exact English terminology required in very specific trade sectors. For this reason, core vocabulary sheets go a long way in helping teachers provide adequate materials for students with English for Specific Purposes needs. English for Specific Purposes Core Vocabulary Lists
Songs and Activities for English Language Learners Lukas Graham, 2015 This song’s themes make it ideal as a springboard for class discussions. Choose from the following activities: Pre-Listening Discuss life’s best age. Structure the discussion with the Four Corners activity. Write the numbers 11, 20, 30, and 60–the ages the songwriter describes in the song–on four pieces of paper. Fluent LandTop 9 Tips to Self Study English Effectively It’s time to ask yourself: How confident are you? Your answer should be: