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Cohesion: linking words and phrases 1.33 Cohesion: linking words and phrases You can use words or short phrases which help to guide your reader through your writing, and to link sentences, paragraphs and sections both forwards and backwards. Good use will make what you have written easy to follow; bad use might mean your style is disjointed, probably with too many short sentences, and consequently difficult to follow. Your mark could be affected either way. Bully - level 3 Kay got another message as she was leaving for school. unknown number: You’re so ugly. She put her phone back in her pocket and set off for the bus stop. There were more messages every day now and it was really getting her down. She didn’t know who it was or why they were picking on her. It might be more than one person.

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling About the Course Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experience. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental. By comprehensive we mean that the course provides a solid foundation to all of the components of a digital story and illustrates these components with tutorials, example stories and links to additional readings. The course also provides a hands-on opportunity for learners to create their own digital stories. The course is fundamental because it covers the basic process of creating a digital story starting with just a simple script and as little as one still image. Sounds Familiar? What you can hear You can listen to 71 sound recordings and over 600 short audio clips chosen from two collections of the British Library Sound Archive: the Survey of English Dialects and the Millennium Memory Bank. You’ll hear Londoners discussing marriage and working life, Welsh teenagers talking with pride about being bilingual and the Aristocracy chatting about country houses. You can explore the links between present-day Geordie and our Anglo-Saxon and Viking past or discover why Northern Irish accents are a rich blend of seventeenth century English and Scots.

Teach Your Monster to Read: Free Phonics & Reading Game Why is it free? The game has been funded by the Usborne Foundation, a charity set up to support initiatives to develop early literacy. The charity was founded by Peter Usborne MBE and his children, Nicola and Martin. Peter Usborne is the founder of Usborne Publishing, one of the world’s leading children’s book publishing companies and Children’s Publisher of the Year 2012. He was previously one of the founders of the magazine Private Eye. What reading level is it suitable for? English language teaching (EFL and ESL) is usually considered to embody a key role in education as a whole – also as an opportunity for the development of intercultural learning and tolerance, parallel to mother tongue education English language teaching (EFL and ESL) is usually considered to embody a key role in education as a whole – also as an opportunity for the development of intercultural learning and tolerance, parallel to mother tongue education. High quality children’s literature can help readers learn to map the world story by story, in fine overlays of stirring narrative, while they successively acquire skills such as visual, critical, literary and intercultural literacy. Children’s literature and young adult English-language literature across the world displays a stunning diversity, yet often remains entirely undiscovered by English language teachers, and consequently also by English learners. We consider this is against the best interests of children, young language learners and society as a whole, as the important contribution of reading to language acquisition and world knowledge, through young adult literature as well as graded readers, has been well documented.

IELTS Skills Testing and English coaching INSTRUCTIONS: In this exercise you will get an opportunity to practise typing in numbers as you hear them dictated during a recorded lecture. Start the recording below and fill in the spaces with the numbers as they are spoken in the gaps provided below. Only use numbers and common numbered formats. For example, "2nd" would be marked as correct, but not "second".

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