Ten ways to learn new words as a language learner Teacher and teacher trainer Svetlana Kandybovich, our latest TeachingEnglish blog award winner, shares her top tips for remembering new words. As a language learner, you work hard to expand your vocabulary. You plough through new words every day, make long lists of words and practise with flashcards. Remembering and using new words in speech is often a challenge for language learners. 1. We remember what is relevant to us. Tip: The British Council LearnEnglish website features tons of interactive videos, games and podcasts. 2. We retain words better when we learn them in small ‘chunks’ (i.e. small phrases that combine several words) and ‘scripts’ (i.e. typical dialogues). Tip: If you are into learning with video, TV and films, try FluentU. 3. Learning is essentially an internal process. Tip: On Forvo, you can listen to native and non-native speakers from different parts of the world pronouncing different words and phrases. 4. 5. Here are a few mnemonics created by my students: 6. 7. 8.
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readingvocabulary 1. After practice, the girls' softball team stated, "We're famished!" Famished means... A. Fatigued. B. 2. A. 3. A. 4. A. 5. A. 6. A. 7. A. 8. A. 9. A. 10. A. 11. A. 12. A. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Pick Out the Grammar Gremlins Pick out the Grammar Gremlins that pop up in some of the following sentences—and correct them. Good luck! The man whose coming to dinner will be an hour late. If the parties for you and me, then you and I should arrive together. Click here to see how to correct those mischievous gremlins. So how did you do? Here are the answers—what should have been used in the sentences above.
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Game Word Generator - The Game Gal When I was putting together this site of games, I discovered that my printable word lists became very popular. I had word lists for pictionary, charades, and other games, and visitors seemed to really like them! So I got to thinking, what’s one step better than a printable list of words for playing pictionary? An online word generator! Here I’ve taken all the words on my printables, plus hundreds more, and combined them into different categories for playing games like pictionary, catchphrase, charades, or any other game you want. Here’s how it works: First, select a Game (the game menu also includes a Holiday option). My amazing husband also made an iPhone app with all the same content. Finally, I love feedback!
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Online Vocabulary Games and Practice Activities Vocabulary games can help you remember words and learn the differences between similar words. This page lists online (interactive) or pdf vocabulary games and activities on this website. You can play these even if you are alone, and not in an English class. Their purpose is to practice learning a particular group of words, often academic words related to a theme like technology, an interesting or inspiring group of people, or scientific research on a subject. The page starts with short explanations of academic vocabulary and of the reasons games are valuable for language practice. Vocabulary game and practice sections include Matching Games, quick Word Unscramble Games, and Puzzles. Most of the words in these vocabulary practice activities are very common in English, though they’re not beginner vocabulary. Many are Academic Vocabulary (mainly from the Academic Word List), often grouped because they are found in one or more interesting articles on the Internet. Reasons to Use Vocabulary Games