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English Grammar Online - free exercises, explanations, vocabulary, dictionary and teaching materials Describing Your Summer Vacation The words used are from Yahoo! Contributor Network (Michelle S ) Conversation Questions 1 (SOURCE: Conversation Questions 2 (SOURCE: SOURCE: EnglishTeacherMargarita My summer holiday (before, during and after) (SOURCE: View more resources Alternatives to “What I did on my Summer Vacation” (SOURCE: by Tara Benwell Summer writing activity (SOURCE: THIRD GRADE LOVE) Words for Summer (SOURCE: Packing List (click to download) SOURCE: Holiday/Vacation Packing Lists (SOURCE: Like this: Like Loading...

Shocking Surprise for Woman Expecting Identical Triplets Kimberly Fugate, exhausted after an intensive labor and grueling cesarean section delivery of identical triplets, was ready to breathe a sign of relief, but the Mississippi mother's doctor had a surprise for her. "They had got the three out and they said, 'More feet,'" Fugate said. "'More feet' ... that's all I heard and I said, 'Nooo!'" A fourth identical quadruplet had somehow been missed by numerous ultrasounds, managing to keep her existence hidden until she popped out behind three of her identical sisters last week at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. "It's one surprise after another," Fugate said. The Fugate four, named Kenleigh Rosa, Kristen Sue, Kayleigh Pearl and Kelsey Roxanne after family members, arrived three months earlier than expected, and just a day before their mother's 42nd birthday. All four are currently doing well in neonatal intensive care after being born nearly 13 weeks premature. "I haven't been able to hold them yet," Fugate said. Dr. Also Read

Mondo's ESL/EFL World 6 Types of Motivation Explained What makes people do what they do? Why do some people succeed while others fail? The answer just might be motivation. We know that from an early age motivation prompts us to want to learn and exhibit different types of behavior and stimulates us to accomplish new feats of success. What is motivation? Motivation is generally defined as the force that compels us to action. There are many different forms of motivation. Types of Motivation Incentive A form of motivation that involves rewards, both monetary and nonmonetary is often called incentive motivation. Fear Fear motivation involves consequences. Punishment or negative consequences are a form of fear motivation. Achievement Achievement motivation is also commonly referred to as the drive for competency. However, in certain circumstances be motivation for achievement may involve external recognition. Growth The need for self-improvement is truly an internal motivation. Motivation for growth can also be seen in our yearning for change. Power

Linguaspectrum PLUS Teachers | Learn English for free with TeaTime-Magazine TeaTime-Mag for Teachers What is it about? Our Teacher Edition of TeaTime-Mag was created for those who teach English, with the idea of sharing both the language and culture of the English-speaking world to the classroom. The contents of our texts are created especially for your classes. Get in touch with us: Customs and Culture | Art and Style | Business and Economy | Lifestyles Customs and Culture In customs, we capture the cultural practices of many of the cultures around the world.

Don't Give Up On The Newspaper Just Yet: 6 Addictive Activities Using Today’s News Headlines Don’t give up on newspapers just yet. Even if you are like me and never read the newspaper, you can still put it to good use in your ESL classroom. Here I’ve put together six great activities you can do using today’s newspaper. 6 Fabulous Newspaper Language Games that will Make News with Your Students 1Reading ComprehensionIn this simple reading comprehension activity, students will read headlines from recent news stories and match them to the correct article they title. So what is in today’s headlines? A ton of fun and opportunity for learning for your ESL students. Enjoyed this article and learned something? Want more teaching tips like this? Get the Entire BusyTeacher Library Instant download. Show me sample pages → Rate this article: was this article helpful? 5 out of 5, rated by 10 teachers

mrsmissoveness | Bringing English to you Self Motivation Quiz (Free) — How to Motivate Yourself With the right self motivation in mind – you can fly to new heights! Photo by: seanmcgrath The Self Motivation Quiz is all about finding out what makes you tick. What pulls you toward the things you are going for – those top 3 motivating types that make you get going. The more you align yourself with what makes you tick, the more you’ll be magnetized to get there. There are 9 main self motivators that pull you toward your goals. This test is 45 questions and should take less than 5 minutes to complete.

ESL Teacher Resources, Job Boards, and Worksheets Understand what you read San Valentino: idee e attività per una classe di inglese | MLA blog A S.Valentino, nelle classi si respira un’aria d’attesa per questo giorno dedicato all’amore e ai rapporti affettivi, gli alunni sono in fermento, si scambiano idee su possibili regali, preparano messaggi, post e tweet da dedicare alle persone a loro care. Perché allora non pensare di proporre una serie di attività didattiche guidate su questa festività? La celebrazione di San Valentino offre al docente di inglese la possibilità di utilizzare video, materiali di lettura e di ascolto autentici e divertenti che contribuiscono a creare in classe un’atmosfera rilassata e “friendly”. Il percorso didattico può analizzare la maniera di celebrare questa festività nel Regno Unito, negli USA, e sollecitare eventuali confronti con le usanze e abitudini italiane. Finalità formative: Per quanto attiene invece agli obiettivi più specificatamente didattici gli studenti dovranno: Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Roses are red Violets are blue Sugar is sweet and so are you! Author

My Best of series You can find all of my “Best” lists in broad categories here. The link to that page can also be found at the top right of my blog: My Best Of Series I also have them all on another page where they are listed in the chronological order in which I originally posted them. Two thousand “Best” lists are a lot of best lists! In an effort to make them both further accessible and to update many of them, I began posting “Best Lists Of The Week.” I’ve created about sixty-five of them so far and they encompass a few hundred “Best” lists. You will find these newly categorized lists on a page titled My Best Of The Week, and they’ll be shown as “buttons” (you can see what they look like at the top of this blog post) listed alphabetically (more-or-less). I hope you find the lists, and the way they’re organized, helpful! Please note that I continually update and revise all of the lists. The Best Resources Discussing The Importance Of Art In Education — Help Me Find More All My BAM! Reading