How to Improve Your English Studying Hard Your English grade is based on a number of different evaluations where several factors are assessed, most importantly the language, content and structure of your oral or written products. Here follows a list of tips on how to improve the language and structure of your English. Grammar and Spelling Rehearsing Vocabulary Research says that new vocabulary is best learned in context, but there are also simple ways to keep the word lists and just eliminate the need of the translations. WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of vocabulary activities to help teachers leave the bilingual lists behind. Naming Show a flashcard and let the students write the word (yr 2-4)Word Search with or without the words (yr 2-9)Crossword Puzzle with short clues, synonyms, opposites (or bilingual hints) (yr 3-9)Cloze Sentences Vocabulary in context! You may give 2-3 letters of the missing word to make it easier (yr 3-9) Matching words with their definitions Also: Guess the word from its definition or match the phrases that mean the same. (yr 4-9)Unscramble the words Use a set of words from a theme to make it easier (yr 4-9)Draw a picture (yr 1-4)Missing letters Students fill in the letters (yr 2-6)Categorizing Divide the words into categories (yr 2-6)Brainstorming How many words can you think of?
English Adjectives for Describing Physical Appearance - Vocabulary for Talking About How People Look attractive - a person who is very good looking. (men and women). Attractive is a word you might use to describe someone who is very nice to look at, but who is not stunningly beautiful or strikingly handsome. Example sentence: - "Princess Diana was a very attractive woman." bald - As soon as possible. WebEnglish.se 1. Make sure that you have Google Earth installed in your computer. Download Google Earth No More Lost in Translation ⋆ Teaching Matters The most common way of rehearsing words in the Swedish schools is to use a bilingual word list and ask the students to give the English “translation” of the Swedish word. This method is risky in at least four ways: 1) Students learn to believe that all words are directly translatable 2) Students believe that the given answer is the only possible one 3) Students keep thinking in their mother tongue when trying to speak English 4) Students with a mother tongue other than Swedish are given a disadvantage in learning Research says that new vocabulary is best learned in context, but there are also simple ways to keep the word lists and just eliminate the need of the translations. WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of vocabulary activities to help teachers leave the bilingual lists behind. Link:Rehearsing Vocabulary
Game Word Generator - The Game Gal When I was putting together this site of games, I discovered that my printable word lists became very popular. I had word lists for pictionary, charades, and other games, and visitors seemed to really like them! So I got to thinking, what’s one step better than a printable list of words for playing pictionary?
45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. Use these 45 ways to avoid using the word ‘very’ to improve your writing. Good writers avoid peppering their writing with qualifiers like ‘very’ and ‘really’. They are known as padding or filler words and generally add little to your writing. According to Collins Dictionary: ‘Padding is unnecessary words or information used to make a piece of writing or a speech longer. Synonyms include: waffle, hot air, verbiage, wordiness.’
The 50 most important English proverbs The 50 most important English proverbs What are proverbs? Every culture has a collection of wise sayings that offer advice about how to live your life. These sayings are called "proverbs".