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AnswerGarden - Plant a Question, Grow Answers! Generate a live word cloud with your audience. Topic (required) Type the topic of your new AnswerGarden. This can be a question or a topic, such as: "What do you think of my website?" More options (optional) For your convenience, you can change the following settings for your new AnswerGarden. If you're using AnswerGarden in the classroom, we recommend that you provide a password, so that you can moderate the contents during the session. Listen, learn and teach English for elementary and pre-intermediate English learners There are more vocabulary activities related to these podcasts on the 'extras' page. 125 Iceland: the land of fire and ice. Listen to some amazing things about Iceland, including their football team of course!

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English ESL LISTENING COMPREHENSION EXERCISES:Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The clips below will improve your listening comprehension skills, helping you to learn and practice English as spoken by normal people every day! These particular clips are from recent movies. Good luck!

Sharifian - Ten Conversation Lessons with Stories, Vocabulary Practice, Questions and Activities The Internet TESL Journal Farzad Sharifianf.sharifian [at] Cowan University (Western Australia) Suggestions for Using the Lessons How classrooms look around the world — in 15 amazing photographs To mark last month’s World Teachers’ Day (sponsored by UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), photographers from Reuters took pictures around the world of educators with their students in a telling exhibit of the very different circumstances under which children attend school. Here are 15 pictures taken by Reuters photographers, revealing the spectrum of “classrooms” — from those with literally no resources to those well-stocked and housed. Teacher Mahajera Armani and her class of girls pose for a picture at their study open area, founded by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), outside Jalalabad city, Afghanistan September 19, 2015. (Reuters) local

Civil Rights Movement - Black History Severe government repression, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, and the intense infighting within the black militant community caused a decline in protest activity after the 1960s. The African-American freedom struggle nevertheless left a permanent mark on American society. Overt forms of racial discrimination and government-supported segregation of public facilities came to an end, although de facto, as opposed to de jure, segregation persisted in northern as well as southern public school systems and in other areas of American society. In the South, antiblack violence declined. Black candidates were elected to political offices in communities where blacks had once been barred from voting, and many of the leaders or organizations that came into existence during the 1950s and 1960s remained active in southern politics. Southern colleges and universities that once excluded blacks began to recruit them.

The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – Part Two I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading (including having students describe – in writing and verbally – a chronological description of what they saw). I’ve posted quite a few of them during the second half of this year, and I thought it would be useful to readers — and to me — if I brought them together in one post.

Crossword Puzzle Maker!! Instructions: Complete the crossword below We have premade word/clue sets. Or use our Copy-n-Paste Quick Add Feature *NEW* Word List Saving Options Save your entered words for our other puzzle makers! Halloween 7-9 Warm up It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (2:24) Intro to the well-known cartoon (yr 1-6) Halloween Song Vocabulary Halloween vocabulary. A list of words with English definitions (yr 7-8) Studyladder Downloadable crossword and wordsearch puzzles (yr 7-8) Worksheets Several worksheets: reading, listening and vocabulary (yr 7-9) 10 Idioms with a Halloween Theme Have your students come up with situations when one could say one of these

14 podcasts to improve your listening skills and English vocabulary My clients often ask me how they can improve their listening skills. The first thing I ask them is what they enjoy doing. Do they like watching films, watching TV Series, listening to music, listening to the radio and so on? All those activities will give them the practice they need to improve their listening skills. The challenge, however, with most of my clients and most of us truth be told, is that time is short and there are only so many hours in a day that we can accomplish everything we set out to do. Free English Level Test - How good is your English? Which English exam is right for you? What is your level of English? Which exam should you study for? Check your level with these two level tests: Grammar & vocabulary level test Listening level test