English Listening Comprehension Exercises - Ejercicios de comprensi n auditiva de ingl s - Para aprender o practicar ingl s This is the VOA Special English Education Report. Millions of high school students have "To Kill a Mockingbird." The novel by Harper Lee offers moral Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: Casino Royale: Simple Past x Past Perfect In my opinion, this is one of the best 007 movie. I used this scene to have students practice the use of the past perfect x simple past tenses. Watch the video segment and write ( 1 ) in the parentheses of the action that took place first and ( 2 ) in the parentheses of the action that happened later. Ex:( 1 ) James Bond took a plane to the Bahamas. ( 2 ) He drove across the island to the hotel. a) ( ) He crouched to tie his shoe string. ( ) He gave his car keys to the bellboy.
50 ways to use video in the classroom – EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 I will be travelling quite a bit this year to conferences and schools, speaking about a lifelong teaching passion - the use of video as an educational material. It is something I've promoted and developed many language learning ideas around - foremost through my work on EnglishCentral. So enjoy these practical ideas for using this most "real" material with your students, Each idea has a recommended example - just click "View It". Also get this as a lecture presentation with examples HERE. Get all the 50 lists HERE. 50 Ways To Use Video In The Classroom ESL Lesson PLan: Movie/Film Extra Movie Activities: Crossword: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Cloze: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Word Search: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Survey Activity: Good walk and talk exercise.
DIY spinny spellers and repurposing Duplo bricks Almost a year ago I made a couple of DIY spinny spellers for my kids, because they were learning to sound out letter combinations and blend sounds to start reading. The spinny spellers you can buy are all upper case letters though, and I wanted something that was lower case, so I just used a bit of dowelling and some wooden beads and some letter stickers we had handy. It worked a treat and I agreed with my older daughter's kindergarten teacher that it would be a good tool for the classroom, so I've got a box of wooden blocks that her husband kindly cut and drill pressed holes in, plus a bunch of dowelling and all the left over wooden beads from a thrift store find, to make over 40 of these things. I'm hoping I can get my act together and find some appropriate letraset cheaply to put letters on all the blocks and varnish them. I was going to try this method (which is very cool), but with nearly 500 surfaces altogether, that would take my until the kids were in college!
English Games and Activities for 3 year olds - ESL Games and Activities - eslHQ i also teach this age group for 30 minutes once a week (I have 15 different classes) I have found that generally there attention span is about 5-7 minutes. And I have found that using repitition in my activities is great also so I do the same activity every other week as the first time I do it they are just figuring it out and understanding directions and the second time they typically understand the activity better and put the vocab into their memory instead of trying to figure out my directions!! Things I have found to work: 1. "Feed the Monster": I took an old folgers coffee container and turned it into a monster. Then I hand out my flashcards and say, "oh the monster is hungry, who can feed it?"
The Conditioned This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Facebook Stories about Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho who was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years. Raimundo sat in in the same spot and wrote every day. He was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro who was impressed by his poetry and she wanted to help him with his dream of publishing a book. She created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. In the lesson students describe two pictures, write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss questions related to the narrative shown in the film.
Selfie This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Matthew Frost starring Kirsten Dunst, and the theme of celebrity selfies. Students discuss meeting famous people, roleplay meeting their hero or heroine, watch a short film and discuss selfies and celebrity selfies. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them) You might want to see our book excerpt, Eight Ways to Use Video With English Language Learners I’ve written a guest post for Edutopia titled 5-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos for ELL Classrooms. Check Out my related New York Times post The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – So Far Movies and television shows can be an effective tool for teaching and learning English (or, for that matter, any academic subject) if used strategically and not as a “babysitting” device. I thought it might be useful to prepare a “The Best…” list resources that teachers might find useful related to using video in the ESL/EFL classroom.
Juggling With Kids: Sight Word Parking Lot My son started Kindergarten this year and has a list of sight words he is required to memorize. It can be quite boring and frustrating for kids....so I am trying to search for ways to make learning this a little more fun. My son had a lot of fun learning his sight words by playing the Parking Lot Game. Basic English Grammar Course - Free Online Test Still not sure whether or not The Basic Cozy Grammar Course is the right course for you? Please feel free to take this test. If you can correctly answer all, or most, of the questions on this test, you likely don't need this basic course and should look toward a more advanced grammar course. I Underline the nouns in the following sentences. 1.Mary told the gardener about the flowers. 2.Night sank upon the dusky beach and on the purple sea. 3.Above the altar in the chapel John saw a beautiful picture. II Underline the pronouns in the following sentences. 1.I saw him with her. 2.Mary says she found it. 3.Have you seen them today?
ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it!
Why You Should Learn English with TV Series For the majority of exceptionally fluent English speakers I meet, the most fun, enriching, and effective way to learn English is through watching TV series. In fact, it’s surprisingly common to hear that people learn significantly more English from TV, movies, and videos than all traditional methods combined (For example: English courses, textbooks, and even study abroad experiences). So why is this the case? Why is it so hard for English schools to consistently deliver on their promises, and why is it that the most fluent English learners in the world are benefiting much more from English speaking TV series, a media that was not intended to teach English?
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