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Test Your Vocabulary

Test Your Vocabulary
How many words do you know? Check the box for each word you know at least one definition for. (Don't check boxes for words you know you've seen before, but whose meaning you aren't exactly sure of.) Tip: on Windows computers, you can navigate and select checkboxes with your keyboard using tab and space. Step 1/3 (measure broad vocab level) Works for everyone, from small children (with parental help) to college professors!

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French Words and Expressions in English Updated October 16, 2015. Over the years, the English language has borrowed a great number of French words and expressions. Some of this vocabulary has been so completely absorbed by English that speakers might not realize its origins. Story Central and The Inks 1 Players are guided by The Inks: five fun characters who accompany and motivate children as they practice the vocabulary and progress on their language-learning journey. The Story Central and The Inks 1 app: • Motivates and engages young learners with cute and colourful characters, vibrant images and lively music in a stimulating game environment• Challenges players by increasing the language level, game speed and points available as they progress through each level and stage• Consolidates learning and encourages practise and revision at each review stage• Rewards learners with trophies and awards for top scores and speeds The Story Central and The Inks 1 app is a great way for young learners following Macmillan Education’s Story Central 1 course at school to practise and build their language skills at home.

Connectors in English – Contrast – English Study Page Contrast Connector List; However It is used to indicate a contrast or contradiction. Examples: That man has much money. Learn English: Words to describe Australian artworks - Learn English - Australia Plus In this lesson about Australian artworks, we describe five works by Australian artists. Each of them feature a different aspect of Australian life, history and culture. Read on to see how we can describe paintings, photographs and printmaking as we learn more about Australia.

Learn English - Start Learning English Use this page as a starting page for working on English basics including ABCs and 123s, spelling rules. English tenses and important grammar points are explained with follow-up quizzes. Other resources will help you build your vocabulary and practice your English with reading, listening comprehension and practice speaking dialogues. Idioms – as clear as mud? Miranda Steel is a freelance ELT lexicographer and editor. She has worked as a Senior Editor for dictionaries for learners at OUP and has also worked for COBUILD. In this post, she looks at some of the weird and wonderful idioms in the English language. Idioms are commonly used in spoken and written English. They add colour and interest to what we are saying. But how often do we actually find idioms in their original and full form?

Happy Campers and The Inks 2 Players are guided by The Inks: five fun characters who accompany and motivate children as they practice the vocabulary and progress on their language-learning journey. • Motivates and engages young learners with cute and colorful characters, vibrant images, and lively music in a stimulating game environment.• Challenges players by increasing the language level, game speed, and points available as they progress through each level and stage.• Consolidates learning and encourages practice and revision at each review stage.• Rewards learners with trophies and awards for top scores and speeds. The Happy Campers and The Inks 2 app is a great way for young learners following Macmillan Education’s American English Happy Campers course to practice and build their language skills at home. It is also suitable as a standalone vocabulary-building tool for anyone wishing to learn English in a fun and rewarding way.

Create Vocabulary Activities from Authentic Text in Minutes Pages Friday, 11 August 2017 Create Vocabulary Activities from Authentic Text in Minutes WordBooster is a real time saver for anyone creating courses using authentic materials. The site generates word lists and vocabulary quizzes from authentic texts and includes definitions of the words and a range of activities to help students understand and remember the words. Word Work With Popsicle Sticks: A Super-Fun Center Idea! This post originally appeared on the blog Clever Classroom. Here’s an easy-peasy (to create) word work idea for your center activities. I created this super fun spelling activity to help students work on blending, adding, deleting, and substituting phonemes to make new words, all while having loads of fun. These vital phonemic awareness skills are just some of the 34 skills that I focus on in this activity. You can see all 34 skills in a free cheat sheet I use. I created ‘Making Words’ as a center activity, but you could also use it with fast finishers, or even interventions to focus on phoneme manipulation skills.

English Language Levels This rubric provides English language level guidelines and expectations for learners at four different levels. Speaking and pronunciation, reading, writing and listening skills and capabilities are described in detail for each of these levels to help teachers and learners establish the correct English learning level either before a course begins, or at the end of a course during the testing phase. Beginning Level Basic Communicative Skills Lower Intermediate Level - Increasing Communicative Skills Upper Intermediate Level - Increased Understanding and Communicative Competence Advanced Level - Confident Communicative Skills

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