5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English September 2 , 2015 Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels that provide instructional tutorials specifically tailored for different learning needs and styles. We have already reviewed some of these channels in previous posts and today we are sharing with you some of our favourite YouTube channels for learning English. You can use them with your ELL/ESL/EFL students to enhance their grasp of English in different areas: speaking, writing, listening , vocabulary, and grammar. Mate - Definition for English-Language Learners from Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary plural mates Learner's definition of MATE [count]:a person who lives with you, works in the same place as you, etc. — usually used in combination with another noun We have been office mates for 10 years. [=we have worked together in the same office for 10 years] — see also classmate, flatmate, housemate, playmate, roommate, running mate, schoolmate, seatmate, shipmate, soul mate, stablemate, tablemate, teammate, workmate
20 ways to use a tablet in the classroom Whatever model of Android or iOS tablet you have available, it’s a hugely versatile tool when it comes to educating and entertaining children. Here are some of the best apps and features you can make use of in the classroom – some of which you have to pay for and others that are free. 1 Dive into 360-degree videos This is the most basic form of virtual reality, a full sphere of video centred on the spectator who can view an environment in any direction. The content works with VR headsets but is also available through browsers and mobile devices.
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Soccer Fever: Learning About the World Cup in Brazil Slide Show The Beautiful (Street) Game Every four years the world’s obsession with soccer descends upon a single country for a month-long global championship, the World Cup. This year’s tournament promises an extra measure of intensity because of its location: Brazil. Few countries can claim its level of passion for the game or its expertise, with a record five wins. And few nations pose such daunting geographical and logistical challenges, with matches being held across three time zones and a variety of climates, from the steamy Amazon rain forest to the subtropical highlands.
sans titre Talking to Sherwood Fleming, author of “Dance of Opinions” about intercultural communication, including common problems and the solutions to help us learn to communicate more effectively across cultures. Introduction Hello you and you and you, welcome back to the podcast. I’m recording this on a very windy Tuesday morning. A storm passed by over the last few days, wreaking havoc across the UK and also here in France we’ve had some pretty strong winds and it’s still very blustery out there. English dictionary - Sappy Words It’s an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words. You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it. Why use Snappy Words visual dictionary? Easy to use dictionary and thesaurus. Learn how words associate in a visually interactive display.