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English Listening Lessons KS2 Literacy Different types of words can be used to make your writing more interesting and easier to read. You need to know when to use them and how to spot them. In writing, words are grouped together into phrases, sentences, clauses and paragraphs. Linking these building blocks together in the right way makes your writing easy to understand and interesting to read. Use your commenting skills to identify what's wrong with these pieces of writing. When you are writing non-fiction it's important to use a style of writing that fits the subject.Use your knowledge of non-fiction writing to group the correct titles, text and pictures together. © The Look, Say, Cover, Write & Check is a support tool for learning spellings using a trusted multi-sensory approach. This activity helps prove the rules of changing nouns from singular to plural. This is an activity targeted to Year 4 to help with medium frequency words. An updated version of the traditional word guess game.

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short stories A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. - Length: 7 pages - Genre: Fiction, Humor ‘Bloody hell!’ - Genre: Humor Looking round he saw an old woman dragging a bucket across the floor and holding a mop. - Length: 3 pages Henry pours more coal onto the hearth as a gust of wind rattles through the cracked window frame. - Length: 14 pages - Genre: Horror ulissa Ye relished all the comfortable little routines and quietude defining her part-time job at The Bookery, downtown’s last small, locally-owned bookstore. - Length: 8 pages - Age Rating: U The forest looked ethereal in the light from the moon overhead. - Length: 15 pages - Age Rating: 18 Corporal Earnest Goodheart is crouched in a ditch on the edge of an orchard between Dunkirk and De Panne. - Genre: Fiction - Length: 20 pages

Listening: A Tour of London Tower Bridge, London (Copyright: Getty) When you visit a city for the first time, a good way to explore it is to go on an organised sightseeing tour. The tour will give you an overview of what there is to see and also provide you with some historical background. A popular way of seeing London is to go in one of the red double deck buses. This tour will take you around London by bus. Activity Check how well you know London. a Madame Tussaud’s is a famous wax museum. b Bond Street is where the detective, Sherlock Holmes, once lived. c Marble Arch is a gate which was built in 1827. d Hyde Park used to be the royal hunting grounds. e Buckingham Palace is the London home of the Queen. f Piccadilly Circus is the largest circus in the world. g Fleet Street once housed the national newspapers. h St Paul’s Cathedral is a small but beautiful church. i The Tower of London is more than 900 years old. j The Globe is the world’s oldest restaurant.

Limericks A Form of Poetry? Limerick Poems? Limericks the genre? The form of poetry referred to as Limerick poems have received incredibly bad press and dismissed as not having a rightful place amongst what is seen as 'cultivated poetry'. The reason for this is three-fold: The content of many limericks is often of a bawdy and humorous nature.A Limerick as a poetry form is by nature simple and short - limericks only have five lines.And finally the somewhat dubious history of limericks have contributed to the critics attitudes. Limericks - The History Variants of the form of poetry referred to as Limerick poems can be traced back to the fourteenth century English history. Where does the term 'Limerick' come from? Limericks - The form Limericks consist of five anapaestic lines.Lines 1, 2, and 5 of Limericks have seven to ten syllables and rhyme with one another. Limericks - A Defence - Shakespeare even wrote Limericks! The Limericks of Edward Lear - Limericks are Fun!!

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50 Incredible, Historical Speeches You Should Watch Online You hope that your professors will be good speakers who can keep your interest for at least the length of a class period, but more often than not, you’ll have a teacher or two each semester who drones on and on and doesn’t make you feel passionate about the subject. They could take tips from these speakers who have inspired thousands or even millions of people around the world, some even long after they’ve died. Here are 50 incredible, historical speeches you should watch online. Commencement Addresses These commencement speakers include presidents, a professor, political strategist and industry leader. Take note of their communication skills as you listen. John F. Presidential Speeches Presidents are natural and practiced leaders and give some of the most impressive speeches. Barack Obama Election Night Speech: Moments after being elected the first ever African American President of the United States, Obama addresses the nation live from Chicago. Society and Culture War and Peace Politics

Read literature Document sans titre VOCABULAIRE ANGLAIS Wilfrid Rotgé © HATIER Langues 1999 - ISBN 2-218-72780-3 - Click here ELEMENTARY TASK LISTENING Jasqueline St Clair Stokes © Cambridge University Press 1984 - Click here GRAMMAR CHANTS - More Jazz Chants - click here NEW SPRING 6e - click here NEW SPRING 6e | Transparents - click here NEW SPRING 5e - click here NEW SPRING 5e | Transparents - click here NEW - Hello From Britain Videos - click here NEW - JOIN THE TEAM 4e - © Nathan - 2008 - ISBN 978-2-09-173805-5 - click here NEW - Intermediate Listening - Intermediate- advanced - Scholastic - click here NEW - ENJOY ENGLISH in 3e - Didier - ISBN 978-2-278-06363-5 - click here STEP IN 4e - © Hatier - 1996 - ISBN 2 - 218 - 06780 - 3 - click here ENGLISH LIVE 3e - © Editions Didier - 1999 - ISBN 2 - 278 - 04801 - 5 - click here SHIP OR SHEEP - © CUP 1981 - ISBN 0 -521 -26358 - 1 - click here LOOK AHEAD 2 PART A - Classroom course - PART A - Units 1-8 - ©Longman ELT VIDEO - click here Contents title - click here 1.