Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Giving children a head start in English Cambridge English: Young Learners, also known as Young Learners English (YLE) are three fun, activity-based tests designed to motivate young learners. Choose from our official range of engaging preparation materials to maximise your children's chances in the exams.
Fun > Self-evaluate your language skills! az bg bs ca cs cy da de el en es et eu fi fr fy ga gl hr hu hy it ka lb lt lv mk nl nn pl pt ro ru sk sl sq sr sv tr About What is it? Why a European Day of Languages? Moving into the polyglot age English Profile - English Vocabulary Profile The English Vocabulary Profile offers reliable information about which words (and importantly, which meanings of those words) and phrases are known and used by learners at each level of the Common European Framework (CEF). Cambridge University Press is making the A1-C2 English Vocabulary Profile available free of charge to teachers and educationalists around the world for the time being. Click on the buttons below to use the EVP: Note that some plugins, e.g. 'adblock' can make the 'Advanced search' section disappear and will need to be disabled for this functionality to work properly. The English Vocabulary Profile contains information about phrases, idioms and collocations as well as the words themselves.
Five Great Time Filler/Warm-up Games for ESL Classes Do you need to fill the end of the lesson with an activity both entertaining and also informative as well? There are many different ways to fill your time up in ESL classes instead of letting your kids free. You can check their homework assignments or ask them to start doing the assignment in the lesson, ask them to do workbook as a consolidation activity or just ask them to write free personal sentences with the grammar structures and vocabulary they’ve just learned. They may really save the day but won’t be as engaging as a time-filler ESL game in the class. I’ll show you 5 great time-filler games, which can also be used as a warm-up, from the ESL world. They are well-known activities which work like a charm in ESL classes. Quiz your English Key features: Go head-to-head with other players from around the world, challenge your friends through social media, and quiz your English language skills.Battle it out over a range of general English topics and grammar, or brush up ready for your test by selecting an exam-specific topic.Earn Achievements as you progress - how far can you go?Play for free, or make in-app purchases to reveal exclusive new content packs.Content developed by Cambridge Assessment English, the producer of IELTS.
English Profile - English Grammar Profile The English Grammar Profile allows us to see how learners develop competence in grammatical form and meaning, as well as pragmatic appropriateness, as they move up the CEFR levels. This provides us with typical, world-wide grammar profiles for each level. Like vocabulary, grammatical forms often have more than one meaning. For example, the modal verb 'may' can be used with various meanings at different levels. The EGP teases apart these meanings, and tells us at which level we see learners of English using them correctly and appropriately - here's a sample of the results for 'may': Weak possibility: "The weather may be hot."
Note writing You can use it at the beginning or end of a class as a fun filler, or as an integral part of your lesson. Give out a sheet of A4 paper (219mm x 297mm) to each student and ask them to watch and follow your instructions.Hold up your paper and fold it in half. Then fold it in half again and then again. Press hard on the paper and then open it out. The folds should have divided the paper into eight rectangles.
Free TOEFL® Practice The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings. You have 20 minutes to do 20 questions. When you have completed the test you will get a score and you can review your answer to each question. Exceptions to copyright Overview As well as owning copyright works yourself, you may wish to make use of someone else’s copyright protected works. There are certain very specific situations where you may be permitted to do so without seeking permission from the owner. These can be found in the copyright sections of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended).
Readers' guides for reading groups The Man Booker Prizes offer libraries and reading groups a range of opportunities to get involved with the prize. This is the Readers' guides page with downloadable readers' guides sheets relating to various prizes. Visit the Downloadable resources page for materials for your library, including projector images and posters. The Man Booker Prize is guaranteed to inspire your reading group; whether it's the books that the judges have included or those that they have left out; there is always something for readers to discuss. Our Toolkits, downloadable from the links below, provides a range of ideas that will help your reading group get the most out of the opportunities created by the prize and will help members of your group to feel part of one of the world's most important and prestigious literary prizes. 2019 Man Booker International Prize reader's guides
Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary Every Monday my seventh grade English teacher would have us copy a list of 25 words she'd written on the board. We'd then look up the dictionary definitions and copy those down. For homework, we'd re-write each word seven times. Good, now you know it. Test on Friday and never for those 25 words to be seen again. Poof.