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BBC Learning English

BBC Learning English
The sounds of English There is a system of symbols for writing the sounds of English. We have a guide to these symbols and also videos to show how to pronounce each of the sounds. There are also activities to practise identifying the difference between certain sounds which may sound similar.Features of English Information about different elements of English pronunciation. There are also interactive and downloadable exercises to help you build your understanding of these areas. QuizzesInteractive quizzes to test your knowledge of and help you learn about English pronunciation. Programmes Three radio programmes from 2005 on the topic of pronunciation.

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Verbs Followed by Gerunds OR Infinitives (Similar Meaning) Although the difference in meaning is small with these particular verbs, and gerunds and infinitives can often be used interchangeably, there is still a meaning difference. Using a gerund suggests that you are referring to real activities or experiences. Using an infinitive suggests that you are talking about potential or possible activities or experiences. Because of this small difference in meaning, gerunds and infinitives cannot always be used interchangeably, such as in the examples below. Examples:

Sounds: The Pronunciation App Practise, practise, practise! Work how you want to work – practise listening, reading, speaking and writing. Vocabulary Wordlists Look up and listen to over 650 words in the Wordlist, then record and compare your own pronunciation. Phrasal Verb Dictionary To look up a phrasal verb, click a letter in the menu. The formats below are used in phrasal verb definitions.separable verbs: (talk * into)inseparable verbs: (run into +)object can be in both positions: (look * up +) 1. A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb. Example: I ran into my teacher at the movies last night. run + into = meet He ran away when he was 15. run + away = leave home 2.

Alphabetical podcast channel list From this page you can display an alphabetical list of the podcast channels featured in our directory. Just select the appropriate link from the alphabet list. Podcasts listed in our directory are in the following formats: MP3, M4A, M4B, M4V, MOV and MP4. We have also created a list of all the video podcast channels in this directory and our list of latest additions is regularly being updated. There is also an overview of the podcast channels within the directory as well as a full listing - with a boolean search feature - so you can easily identify specific podcast channels using your own keywords.

Our Teachers - Learning Resources - English - British Council Hong Kong Friendly and supportive Our team of over 110 teachers in Hong Kong are trained to help students achieve their goals. We support students in their learning and motivate them to do their best. » 10 Immersion Tips for ESL Students Guest post by Christopher Rudolph Learning English takes time, but one can learn more quickly with increased immersion. Practicing these language acquisition habits will help!

Giving Opinions Four Corners ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 25 Minutes In this fun class activity, students practice expressing and defending their opinions. The teacher places a different sign (Strongly Agree, Agree, Disagree, and Strongly Disagree) in each corner of the classroom. Then, the teacher reads a statement that requires the students to give an opinion, e.g. Teach irregular verbs with Fluency MC #2 In my opinion, irregular verbs are the most important thing one has to learn in English. Therefore, it is absolutely essential that students know them. However, teaching them is not easy. listen and read along level 2 YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.'Caine’s Arcade' Video Brings Fame to Creative Boy Words & Their Stories These are 5 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.

Interactive Stories Interactive Stories or Guided Stories is the name of an English language teaching technique developed by Mark White, a language teacher/writer. What is an Interactive Story? The technique consists of a story, which includes both sentences and questions so that as one student reads it to the other, the listener can respond to the questions and interact with the storyteller and the story itself by making it up as they go along. What are they for? Tony Blair on The World at One, BBC Radio 4 audioBoom News & Current Affairs | Featured post | The World at One / The World This Weekend play Tony Blair on The World at One, BBC Radio 4 Embed Code options

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