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Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from American Literature! Enjoy Christmas with your family! Here are some favorite Christmas stories for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season. The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen The Gift of the Magi - O. Henry Merry Christmas - Stephen Leacock Papa Panov's Special Christmas - Leo Tolstoy The Elves and the Shoemaker - The Brothers Grimm The Other Wise Man - Henry Van Dyke The First Christmas Tree - Henry Van Dyke A Kindapped Santa Claus - L. The Last Dream of Old Oak - Hans Christian Andersen 'Twas the Night before Christmas - Clement Clarke Moore The Christmas Masquerade - Mary E. A Burglar's Christmas - Willa Cather A Dream-story: The Christmas Angel - Henry Van Dyke Christmas Every Day - William Dean Howells A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens What Christmas is as We Grow Older - Charles Dickens A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas Christmas or The Good Fairy - Harriet Beecher Stowe The Christmas Wreck - Frank Stockton Christmas Books

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Holidays are coming...holidays are coming - assorted material Documentary about Bruce Mertz, a.k.a. Mr. Christmas.Questions: 1. How many lights are put up every year?2. Best of Christmas, 1-6 Background My Favourite Day – Christmas An illustrated presentation of British Christmas traditions (Year 4-6)What’s Christmas Really About A mix of movie clips (Year 4-6) Warm-up Christmas Tree Lights Show (2:31) Lighting show with music from Frozen Songs and Carols We Wish You A Merry Christmas A long play of the song with subtitles (Year 1-2)Xmas Songs – Lala Cat Official A Playlist with English Subtitles (Year 2-3)Christmas Songs Collection Listen to the 20 most popular Christmas carols of all time in this video with subtitles (Year 3-6)Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs A playlist from Disney, with subtitles (Year 5-6)Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs Another playlist from Disney, with subtitles (Year 5-6)

A few discussion activities for English language students What discussion activities work in class? Tekhnologic, winner of the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for a post on setting discussion goals, shares a few ideas. A discussion can bring out your students’ interests and motivate them; it’s a chance for them to talk about the things they really care about. ESL English Listening & Adult Literacy - News - Audiobooks - Songs - Radio Dramas The Tunnel Under The World by Frederik Pohl Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming, but can't remember the nightmare that caused his fright. Slowly over the next couple of days he comes to realize he's been reliving the same day over and over.

The Twelve Memes of Christmas : a seasonal homework challenge To keep your students busy over the holidays (if you have holidays in your teaching context, and if not you may just want to add a bit of seasonal fun to classes in December) and to practise some digital remix literacy, here's a little challenge. As you can see, it's based on the carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and to introduce the challenge and get into the remixing mood, there's nowhere better to start than the song itself and some Youtube parodies. For the original song there's a very kitsch karaoke version here (and lots of others to choose from if you want something a little less chocolate box).

Pray for Paris (Week 47) With all respect for the victims and the people in Paris, we will, the coming week, let the work with Stonehenge rest, and instead talk about humanity and respect. We will:listen to Madonna´s speach during her concert in Stockholmanalyse her speach - what is the message?watch the clip The story of Human Rightsread the articles: After horror, Paris is left reeling, Many dead in attacks in Paris, This tweet explains why it´s horrible to blame refugees, and finally the Swedish text Vi kommer alltid att ha Paris. Just Updated The “Best” List On Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Resources It’s that time of year! And I’ve just completely updated The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa. Related

The Coop Times All stories written in this game are automatically published to The Coop Times newspaper - read them here. By Adam Carr - @2HitAdam with special thanks to Omeed Dariani, Jola Pez and Matt Carr for submitting extra prompts! Music "Big Fish" and "Full Hand" by CC BY 3.0 If you've enjoyed my game and it's within your means, please consider giving back <3 I'm near broke at the moment, and donations help me keep making these games! So you wanna be a journalist, huh? Lemme give ya some pointers there hotshot, it's not half so glamorous as the silver screen makes it out to be.

An Obituary printed in the London Times.....Absolutely Dead Brilliant!! - THE PANAMA PERSPECTIVE This was sent in to me by one of my readers. Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: – Knowing when to come in out of the rain; – Why the early bird gets the worm; – Life isn’t always fair; – And maybe it was my fault. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don’t spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge). BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS Much to learn, you still have. – Joda. Despite the evidence that the number of irregular verbs is declining in the English language, there is no danger they will disappear, and the struggle will continue. There are many attempts to find a shortcut in learning irregular verbs, yet with all the options and “magic tricks” available, learning these verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice.