25 Teenagers Recommend Readings for Women’s History Month In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked our spring Student Council — 25 teenagers from all over the United States, as well as from China, South Korea, England and Canada — to search the Times and find the most interesting pieces they could on the broad topic of gender. Using both Times search and Times Machine, they unearthed everything from a 1911 report on the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and a 1972 Times review of “Free to Be … You and Me” to current articles, videos and essays on Hillary Clinton, campus rape debates, gender pronouns, abortion, Title IX, parenting, and the struggles of the transgender community. As your students skim the selections below, they might choose the two or three articles that interest them most, then answer some of these questions: What do these pieces have in common? What patterns do you notice?What do they say about the lives and roles of women and girls?
10 Best Grammar Resources for Professionals - Grammarly Blog No matter how much we language lovers might chafe at lax writing styles, the proper use of grammar carries different weight depending on the circumstances. Even the most optimistic language lovers don’t expect to see a lot of correct grammar usage when they’re reading comments on YouTube or other websites. Grammar and text messaging or emailing also don’t necessarily go well together, and that can be perfectly fine, even if it makes us cringe. In a professional setting, good grammar carries more weight.
Selecting Vocabulary Words to Teach English Language Learners A student's maximum level of reading comprehension is determined by his or her knowledge of words. This word knowledge allows students to comprehend text. As the teacher, you can explicitly teach word meanings to improve comprehension. However, to know a word means knowing it in all of the following dimensions: The ability to define a wordThe ability to recognize when to use that wordKnowledge of its multiple meaningsThe ability to decode and spell that word
Absolute Beginners: Unit 13 By Frances Marnie Unit 13 of this series covers the topic of home. Students learn language including: Active: revision (family, his, her, their); present continuous; time; home (bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living room, bed, shower, kettle, sofa, watch, drink); stressed syllables. Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet, pairwork activity sheets and flashcards. Related Resources Absolute Beginners: Unit 13: Lesson planUnit 13 of this series covers the topic of home. Exploring English: Language and Culture — British Council What level of English language do I need in order to understand the course? This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR). Is the whole course really free? Yes, it is free to take part in the whole course. Is the course live or recorded? I am not based in the UK - will time difference be a problem?
25 maps that explain the English language by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps and charts that explain how English got started and evolved into the differently accented languages spoken today. The origins of English
English My Way Preparation This session gives learners the opportunity to learn more about activities they can enjoy in their local community and to share what they like doing. Creating a group poster will encourage the generation of language that is relevant to your learners. Before the session make sure you have: WD Resource A1 1 copy per learner and 1 copy enlarged to A3 size. 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
ESL - Real English ESL Videos & Lessons. Completely Free! Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. Lesson 1 - Hi! Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name?, and possessive adjectives. Lesson 2 - Where are you from? Level: BeginnerIncludes This vs that and an introduction to introducing people. Lesson 3a - The Alphabet English Language Resources from Macmillan Dictionary Learning a language is about understanding what words mean, grammar, spelling and pronunciation. But there is more to it than that. As part of the Macmillan Education Life Skills series, Macmillan Dictionary focuses on an area of language learning students of English often find difficult to master: pragmatics. Lesson plan of the month