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The GDEX Demo Dictionary

The GDEX Demo Dictionary

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WebQuest Generator This section in my web has come true thanks to the kindness and the knowledge of Alejandro Valero , who was a friend of mine when we were children and whom I have met again now. He is a teacher of English at María Guerrero Secondary School in Collado Villalba (Madrid). Anybody with the only ability to use the Internet browser can make a WebQuest page on-line in this section. THIS IS A NEW VERSION of the generator. We have to remark that there is a major improvement regarding the way of saving the web page. To do that there is now one simple procedure which works with all the browsers. Collocation:Meaning and List of Collocations A collocation is a combination of words that are commonly used together; the simplest way of describing collocations is to say that they ‘just sound right’ to native English speakers. Other combinations that may mean the same thing would seem ‘ unnatural’. Collocations include noun phrases like ‘ stiff wind’ and‘weapons of mass destruction’, phrasal verbs such as‘to get together’ and other stock phrases such as‘the rich and famous’

Cambridge University Press Language Research at Cambridge Cambridge University Press is committed to language research - the investigation of written and spoken English in order to understand more about how we use language. Our research helps to inform and improve our English Language Teaching resources. All of our authors and editors have access to the language research facilities at Cambridge. Our language research features in most of our materials.

50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills Effective writing skills are to a writer what petrol is to a car. Like the petrol and car relationship, without solid skills writers cannot move ahead. These skills don’t come overnight, and they require patience and determination. You have to work smart and hard to acquire them. Only with experience, you can enter the realm of effective, always-in-demand writers. Of course, effective writing requires a good command of the language in which you write or want to write. collocation examples, Usage and Definition experience noun 1 knowledge/skill got from seeing/doing sth ADJ. considerable, long, wide | good, invaluable, relevant, unrivalled, valuable She didn't get paid much but it was all good experience.

CORPORA: 1.9 billion - 45 million words each: free online access Note: click RETURN in the upper right-hand corner to return to this page, after clicking on any of the links below. The BYU Wikipedia corpus, which was released in early 2015, was created by Mark Davies (professor of linguistics at Brigham Young University). It contains 1.9 billion words in 4.4 million web pages, and you can search the entire corpus with the same type of queries as the other BYU corpora. English 4Kids The curriculum of WordWorld is designed to introduce, support and foster emergent literacy skills in children ages three to five. The curriculum draws from four skill sets critical for young children’s emergent literacy: print awareness, phonological sensitivity and letter knowledge, comprehension (including vocabulary development), and socio-emotional skills. Word World English Episodes - Word World English Full Episodes -----------------------------------------------------▶ Word World Full Episodes Playlist ------------------------------------------------------------▶ Please subscribe to update new videos. Subscribe To Update New Lesson:

Weather Sensory Bottles for Circle Time Last updated Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Last week I added a new element to our circle time routine in my two- and three-year-olds classes…a simple weather check. I wanted some sort of hands-on manipulative to keep the children engaged and make the concept of weather more tangible, so I decided to try my hand at making some simple weather sensory bottles. These sensory bottles only took a few minutes to make using bits and bobs from my craft stash, and the children really respond to them.