Film Links Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees.
One theory all teachers with disruptive children should know about Imagine a classroom where children are unable to wait their turn or stay focused on their work. They are easily distracted, cannot remember basic instructions or hold enough information in their head to solve problems – skills teachers rely on in order to teach successfully. These behavioural issues are all examples of problems that can arise from attachment issues – based on the relationship between children and their main caregiver. Attachment theory is now one of the world’s most well-researched theories about human development. It was first proposed by the 20th-century British psychiatrist John Bowlby, who considered that children needed to develop a secure attachment with their main caregiver via sufficiently consistent, responsive, sensitive, appropriate and predictable care and support. Research has shown that secure attachments create mental processes that enable a child to regulate emotions and attune to others.
United Kingdom HISTORY The first Britons (people who live in the United Kingdom) were the Picts, who arrived about 10,000 years ago. In the eighth century B.C., the Celts arrived from Europe and pushed the Picts north into Scotland. In A.D. 43, the Romans invaded and ruled for nearly 400 years. They built roads, bathhouses, sewers, and large villas. By the sixth century A.D., German peoples known as Angles, Jutes, and Saxons were moving into Britain. The Angles gave their name to England, and English people became known as Anglo-Saxons.
Daily Routines ESL Printable Worksheets and Exercises Here on this page you can download and use ESL Printable Vocabulary Worksheets, Exercises, Handouts, Tests, Activities, Teaching and Learning Resources, Materials, Picture Dictionary, Posters and Puzzles for kids about Daily Routines An ESL picture dictionary and classroom poster worksheet for kids to study and learn daily routines vocabulary. Look at the pictures and study the daily routines.Useful for teaching and learning daily routines. Daily Routines Matching Exercise ESL Worksheet An enjoyable matching exercise ESL worksheet with pictures for kids to study and practise daily routines vocabulary.
Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center When we first brought our daughter home from the hospital I was inexperienced. Mother came to help and in her always wise and gentle way said, "Honey, you need to talk to that baby." What wonderful advice! Musical Instruments Vocabulary ESL Worksheets Musical Instruments Picture Dictionary ESL Worksheet A picture dictionary (pictionary) & poster ESL worksheet for kids to study musical instruments vocabulary. Look at the pictures and study the musical instruments. Musical Instruments Vocabulary Matching Exercise Worksheet A colourful matching exercise ESL worksheet for kids to study musical instruments vocabulary.Look at the list below and write the names of the musical instruments under the correct pictures. 老外也怕英文演講 文/Michelle Bradley Michelle在紐約和開普敦長大，還曾在澳洲、日本、南美洲住過。過去八年，她在台北教書，認為學習英文最重 要的三點是：自信、彈性以及自然。
How can young children best learn languages? The British Council's Tracey Chapelton explains how parents of young children can lay the foundations for success. Children's brains are highly active Your child is unique, but what all children have in common is natural curiosity and an innate ability to learn. Kuhl states that babies and young children are geniuses at acquiring a second language. 'Babies', she says, 'can discriminate all the sounds of all languages... and that's remarkable because you and I can't do that. We're culture-bound listeners.
TheMusicalAdjectivesProject - Adjectives & Words Panicky, Shivering, anxious, cowardly, frightened, terrified, horrified, terror stricken, scary, menacing, trembling, Belligerent, Uncaring, Furious, Vexed, Wrathful, Exasperated, Infuriating, glowering, Frustrated, Aggravated, Annoyed, Irritated, Enraged, Aggravating, Mad, Untrusting, splenetic, warlike, thunderous, jealous, vengeful, vindictive, cursing, maledictive Woebegone, Brooding, Miserable, Grieving, Afflicted, Distressed, Wretched, Woeful, Heavy, depressed, empty, Sad, aching, gut wrenching, torn, tormented, troubled, catastrophic, Unhappy, Afflicted, mourning, weighty, melancholic, serious, with pathos, plaintive, wistful, searing, lugubrious, funereal, joyless, despairing, despondent, weeping, limping
In one letter, a teacher sums up what test scores can't. For many students, teachers, and parents across the country, it's that dreaded time of year: standardized testing time. :: collective groan :: While not everyone feels the same about standardized tests, many kids feel a lot of pressure to perform, many parents feel frustrated that they've become such a focus in our education system, and many teachers feel stressed when their teaching skills are evaluated based on their students' test performance. But while the system might be flawed, there is still something to celebrate this time of year: the loving, dedicated teachers who know just how to put things in perspective. Photo via iStock. The teachers at Blue Lake Elementary School in Volusia Country, Florida, wanted their students to know they're more than test scores.
How young children learn English as another language By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author Introduction Young children are natural language acquirers; they are self-motivated to pick up language without conscious learning, unlike adolescents and adults. They have the ability to imitate pronunciation and work out the rules for themselves. Any idea that learning to talk in English is difficult does not occur to them unless it’s suggested by adults, who themselves probably learned English academically at a later age through grammar-based text books.
Food Quantifiers To make a salad , wash ___ lettuce thoroughly and pat the leaves dry. Remove three ____ celery, wash, and slice it into small pieces. Boil five ____ asparagus for 1 minute and let cool. Arrange the ____ lettuce on a plate and create a "bed". What to consider when teaching English in large classes How many students do you teach? Do you feel that your classes are too big? Author and education consultant Jason Anderson looks at the issues and offers some potential solutions. For many of us, our classes are larger than we would like them to be.
Seven Songs for Teaching Past Simple I have created a list of songs, which are perfect for teaching Past Simple tense in English. All of the songs are relatively new and popular, so they would especially be suitable for teaching teenagers. While the primary goal would be teaching Past Simple, you can always add a few more exercises in order to work on vocabulary or grammar. Coldplay – Paradise Past Simple is often used for retelling the events that happened in the past. This song is perfect for illustrating this usage. The verbs to teach: was, expected, flew, ran, closed, etc.