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Virtual Teacher Australian History Trove Pictures of Australia Take a look at the Picture Australia site. This site will not be officially lauched for a while yet. I provides a single point of access to over 450,000 digitised images from pictorial collections of many leading cultural heritage institutions. Play Academy Island Practise your English with our Academy Island game! An unknown alien life form lands on earth and has to learn English to get by in a range of social situations. Players of Academy Island have to progress through different difficulty levels by helping the alien use English in a range of situations such as shopping in a bakery and visiting places such as an art gallery and library. Our game is designed to help learners improve their English language ability, in a fun way.

National Geographic Explorer Magazine Discover how and why flowers "call" to bats. Photographs by: Merlin D. Tuttle/Science Source (bat); Rhoberazzi/iStock (power station); Mark Garlick/Science Source (spinosaurus); Jim and Jamie Dutcher/National Geographic Creative (wolf). Listening for key words in songs Submitted 16 years 7 months ago by admin. This is a fun activity which helps students listen out for key words. It's particularly useful for encouraging students to recognise familiar words even in difficult texts. This activity works well with all kinds of songs, and can be used to introduce a song, or simply as an enjoyable warmer or cooler. Preparation You will need to choose a song for your class and have copies of the lyrics.

Aboriginal Australian Culture: One of the Oldest Living Cultures The culture of Australia’s Aboriginal people is one of the oldest in the world – Aboriginal Australian Culture dates back more than 60,000 years! There are many archaeological sites throughout the country where the long history of Indigenous people can be found. These include rock art in caves as well as fossils from where Aboriginal people lived and shared their meals. Aboriginal Archaeological Site: Botany Bay, New South Wales On the shores of Botany Bay (where Captain Cook first landed in 1788) there is a shell midden. What is global education? The heart of global education is enabling young people to participate in shaping a better, shared future for the world. Global education emphasises the unity and interdependence of human society, developing a sense of self and appreciation of cultural diversity, affirmation of social justice and human rights, as well as building peace and actions for a sustainable future in different times and places. Global education promotes positive values and assists students to take responsibility for their actions and to see themselves as global citizens who can contribute to a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.

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. The Happy Campers and The Inks 2 app:

About the project In 2003, after The Earth seen from the Sky, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, with Sybille d’Orgeval and Baptiste Rouget-Luchaire, launched the 7 billion Others project. 6,000 interviews were filmed in 84 countries by about twenty directors who went in search of the Others. From a Brazilian fisherman to a Chinese shopkeeper, from a German performer to an Afghan farmer, all answered the same questions about their fears, dreams, ordeals, hopes: What have you learnt from your parents? What do you want to pass on to your children?

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