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Learning English - 6 Minute English

Learning English - 6 Minute English

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The 8 Minutes That Matter Most I am an English teacher, so my ears perk up when writers talk about their process. I've found the advice handy for lesson planning, too. That's because both writing and planning deal with craft. LearnEnglishFeelGood.com - Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. A 14 year old convalescent cat in the winter by Gavin Ewart - Children's Poetry Archive We're sorry but, for copyright reasons, you cannot print poem texts from this site. Copyright from 'Gavin Ewart Collected Poems 1980-1990' (Hutchinson, 1991) Gavin Ewart was born in London in 1916, of Scottish descent. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, and Christ’s College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge, Ewart was literary editor of Granta.

Can Posters Work As Pattern Interrupts In Changing Moods? About two years ago, I gave birth to a baby boy. Shortly after, I found myself experiencing trouble giving birth to writing a book. I began believing in that much talked—about "mommy brain ." Thankfully, I've always loved design. Being the positive problem solver that I am, I started experimenting with designing inspiring posters.

AUE: The Audio Archive The spoken texts The sound samples on this page are available in MP3 and WAV format. The MP3 files are recommended because they are much smaller, so they download more quickly and are more economical with Internet resources. Also a few users have found that the WAV files sound garbled on their PCs. To enable MP3 in your browser, visit MPEG.ORG. "RP" stands for "Received Pronunciation" (more information). Cheat Sheets for Writing Body Language Translate emotions into written body language We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it's easier said than written. I decided to create these cheat sheets to help you show a character's state of mind. Obviously, a character may exhibit a number of these behaviours. For example, he may be shocked and angry, or shocked and happy.

English Online France - Listening Beginners’ Dictations Exercise 1Exercise 2Exercise 3Exercise 4Exercise 5Exercise 6Exercise 7Exercise 8Exercise 9Exercise 10Exercise 11Exercise 12Exercise 13Exercise 14Exercise 15Exercise 16Exercise 17Exercise 18Exercise 19 Here, There and Everywhere 1 – Once upon a time2 – Are you a mouse?3 – Charlie Caretto4 – Golden eagle5 – Good luck, bad luck6 – Calvin Coolidge7 – Buffalo hunters8 – « The five bells »9 – Stand up and be counted10 – The strawberry11 – The fire truck12 – Cézanne13 – Can you see it?

Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Roald Dahl Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf As soon as Wolf began to feel That he would like a decent meal, He went and knocked on Grandma's door. When Grandma opened it, she saw The sharp white teeth, the horrid grin, And Wolfie said, "May I come in?" Poor Grandmamma was terrified, "He's going to eat me up!" School Kids Needing Computers for Homework Buying a computer these days is certainly cheaper than it use to be. However, a computer is still an item that some families living in America can’t afford. Even if you can find a good used computer on sale, it is still costly to pay for an Internet service each month. Mysteries VOCABULARY AROUND THE GENRE - Definitions: matching exercises - Drag and drop exercises on Criminals - Crosswords: Crime by Pascal Lapierre , ac-nantes LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER, Roald Dahl

5 fun ways to use a Dictogloss Listening is important. Collaboration is important. Writing is important. Dictoglosses combine all of these these things to keep students' brains working in a foreign language. What is a dictogloss? I am glad you asked :) Dictoglosses are essentially dictation exercises where students work together to recreate a text.

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Drunk, violent, promiscuous... a U.S. view of British youth as seen on the cover of Time Magazine By EMILY ANDREWS Last updated at 10:20 29 March 2008 British youth are violent, drunken and out of control, a leading American magazine concludes today. The front cover of renowned publication Time Magazine depicts a young man in a "hoodie" with mugshots of others across a Union Jack. Listen to English around the World - Click on any of the flags below to hear accents from some of the main English-speaking countries Click on any of the flags below to hear accents from some of the main English-speaking countries. Hear more English accents. One of the best ways of improving your English is to listen to radio news and discussion in English on your computer.

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