Sign in - Google Accounts One account. All of Google. Sign in with your Google Account Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account multiple uses of newspapers & magazines for ELT Newspaper fire orange (Photo credit: NS Newsflash) I love using real things for teaching English. By “real things” I mean something from real life – and not something specially developed for learning or teaching. That’s why I prefer usual movies (and not educational ones – they are hardly very exiting, most of the times, usual radio and not “special English” stations, and usual newspapers (not the ones for ESL learners). Sing, sing a song – 8 ways of using songs in the ELT classroom Late in February a BrELTer asked what she could do with songs in ELT lessons. My comment there was huge (sorry!) because I simply love using songs in language learning, both as a teacher and as a student. In fact, I have forgotten most of the French I’ve been taught except for the French in songs (and may I add, “Non, rien de rien, je ne regrette rien”).
News Quiz - KET Education The 2020-2021 season of News Quiz will begin on September 10. Episodes will be posted each Thursday by 2 pm ET on PBS LearningMedia. TEACHERS: When you tell us how you and your students use News Quiz, you help ensure that KET continues to produce and improve the show. If you haven’t already, please let us know what you think by filling out our brief end-of-year survey. Join other students across Kentucky and the United States for News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events show. This student-friendly, interactive program features a 10-question quiz based on each week’s stories.
WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS PICTURE - The Learning Network Blog Photo Students 1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions: ESL Song Lessons - tefltunes.com - Songs For Teaching Grammar ESL and EFL teachers looking for inspiration for lesson planning will find this list of songs to teach English grammar we’ve compiled a useful resource. Highlighted are songs available as complete ESL song lesson plans here on tefltunes.com. Songs for teaching present simple Eric Clapton / Wonderful Tonight (lyrics) The Beatles / She Loves You (lyrics) Bette Middler / From A Distance (lyrics) Songs for teaching present continuous Rod Stewart / Sailing (lyrics) Fool’s Garden / Lemon Tree (lyrics) Suzanne Vega / Tom’s Diner (lyrics)
10 Best Free Listening Websites with Quizzes to Practise for Listening Exams So what do you do to practise listening for exams? Growing up, I never had the opportunity to do any extra practice to improve my listening skills. We didn’t have the Internet and the thousand possibilities it offers to learners of any language nowadays.
School Report - Lesson 4: Broadcasting news This lesson explains how to group stories into bulletins and the art of presentation. It also introduces the art of headline writing. Video: Broadcasting News - Huw Edwards BBC newsreader Huw Edwards explains what's involved in broadcasting the news. Whether it's standing in front of the camera, talking into the mic or publishing a written story on the web, broadcasting is when you tell everyone your story. You can recap the key points from video with this accompanying worksheet, or read a transcript of the video:
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How to learn English for free: 50 websites for free English lessons – Espresso English Videos & YouTube channels: EngVid.com – More than 1000 videos from various teachers. Sort by level or topicTED talks – Good for more advanced learners; use the captions or transcripts.Rachel’s English – Great videos on pronunciation, slang, & moreJenniferESL – More than 10 years of English-teaching videosGo Natural English – Fun and energetic American English teacherEnglish Anyone – Conversations, advanced listening, beginners’ course & moremmmEnglish – Australian English teacherEnglish with Lucy – British English teacherSpeak English with Vanessa – Natural expressions, pronunciation, phrasal verbsFluency MC – Teaches English through rhythm and rapPapa Teach Me – British English pronunciation, prepositions, vocabularyEnglishClass101 – 400+ videos on many different topics
Student News - May 2, 2014 (CNN Student News) -- May 2, 2014 Covered this Friday: Malaysia's government releases a preliminary report on a missing plane, and Nigerians search for the kidnappers of hundreds of girls. In the U.S., a former president joins American veterans on the mountain bike trail, and a Maryland educator receives one of the highest honors in his field. We also cover an act of kindness that made prom night more special for two teenage couples.