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Listening and Reading

Listening and Reading
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Listen to English - learn English! Learning English - Home Ambiguous Sentences I came across this headline in the Wall Street Journal: Republicans Grill IRS Chief Over Lost Emails This type of sentence has great possibilities because of its two different interpretations: Republicans harshly question the chief about the emailsRepublicans cook the chief using email as the fuel It’s a perfect tool to: demonstrate careful reading, showcase the need for editing, and encourage creativity and divergent thinking. Even More Meanings The ambiguous headline took me back to my college days, when a professor shared this sentence: I saw a man on a hill with a telescope. It seems like a simple statement, until you begin to unpack the many alternate meanings: There’s a man on a hill, and I’m watching him with my telescope. See how many meanings your students can catch! More Examples Here are some other ambiguous sentences (more at this wikipedia page): We saw her duck. He fed her cat food. Look at the dog with one eye. Include A Classic Challenging Parts of Speech Create Your Own Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities Saber Inglés - Curso de inglés gratis - Free English Course - ESL Course - Lecciones para aprender inglés gratis Este curso de inglés gratis online es una introducción al idioma inglés para niveles principiantes e intermedios. Haz click en la lección que deseas comenzar.Además puedes utilizar todas las otras secciones del sitio para complementar el aprendizaje. Indice Temático Preguntas frecuentes Cómo presentarse - Realizar preguntas y responder - Profesiones - Los números hasta el 20 - Los colores - La oración - El sujeto - El verbo - Los artículos Describir la casa - Ambientes - Los números del 20 al 100 - Verbos: Formas interrogativas - Formas negativas - Preguntas Dar indicaciones - Los números del 100 en adelante - Imperativo - Las preposiciones - El plural Describir a la familia - Los días de la semana - Adjetivos Posesivos - Adjetivos y Pronombres Demostrativos Hablar de animales y mascotas - Los meses del año - Las estaciones - There is/There are Hablar de hobbies - Likes and dislikes - Tiempo Presente Simple - Adverbios de frecuencia En el trabajo - La hora - Tiempo Presente Continuo

The Best Shakespeare Videos for the Classroom Here are a few of our favorite Shakespeare videos for the classroom. You can also check out our playlist of favorite Shakespeare videos here (and be sure to subscribe to WeAreTeachers YouTube channel while you’re at it.) Remember to check out these videos yourself before you show them to your students because only you know what will work for the children in your classroom. What’s So Special About Shakespeare? Michael Rosen explains in less than eight minutes why Shakespeare rocks. A great piece to kick off any Shakespeare unit! The Story of William Shakespeare for Kids An illustrated look at Shakespeare’s life, his times, and his works in under ten minutes. CBeebies: Who is William Shakespeare? In just five minutes, viewers get to “meet” Shakespeare and learn a few fun facts about his life and why he became a writer and playwright. The Secret to Teaching Shakespeare The advice that author James Shapiro gives to teachers in this short video is invaluable. Shakespeare for Kids