BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / The bitter taste of sugar How much sugar do you have a day? Rob and Neil talk about the recent recommendation by the World Health Organisation for people to reduce the amount of sugar they eat even more than previously advised. They say that it should account for 5% of the total energy we take from food – down from 10%. What do experts suggest to help people eat less sugar? Follow the discussion and learn some food-related vocabulary. Vocabulary
Developing Reading Fluency Developing Reading Fluency Fluent reading is reading in which words are recognized automatically. With automatic word recognition, reading becomes faster, smoother, and more expressive, and students can begin to read silently, which is roughly twice as fast as oral reading. But beginning readers usually do not read fluently; reading is often a word-by-word struggle.
Free Chronicles of Narnia Resource Unit This post contains affiliate links to help support this site. Here’s my full disclosure page. Ah, The Chronicles of Narnia. ESL About Us My name is Andrew Lawton and I am a Spanish teacher in Austin, TX. A couple of years ago I taught an informal ESL class and really enjoyed it. This experience inspired me to come up with my own lessons and worksheets to share with teachers and students for free. I created this website to help an intermediate to advanced ESL student work on his or her real world English communication skills.
11 Hilarious Hoax Sites to Test Website Evaluation In this day and age, where anyone with access to the internet can create a website, it is critical that we as educators teach our students how to evaluate web content. There are some great resources available for educating students on this matter, such as Kathy Schrock’s Five W’s of Website Evaluation or the University of Southern Maine’s Checklist for Evaluating Websites. Along with checklists and articles, you will also find wonderfully funny hoax websites, aimed at testing readers on their ability to evaluate websites. These hoax sites are a great way to bring humor and hands-on evaluation into your classroom, and test your students’ web resource evaluation IQ!
Little Red Riding Hood Jump to navigation TeachingEnglish All around the world children love listening to and reading fairy tales in their mother tongue. Whatever the reason, fairy tales provide both children and teachers with a familiar starting point from which to explore stories in a second language. This kit contains a variety of resources, from text and tasks to illustrations, flashcards and presentations, for you to download and use in your classroom.
Best Free Children's eBooks Online Introduction This is a listing of 234 sites that legally offer free ebooks for children to read. There is a separate listing of audio books for children at Best Free Audio Books Online For Children. (72 sites) This page is geared towards younger children. Phonics with sounds Click the letters, hear the sounds: Phonics Games: Which game can you do the fastest? For parents, how to teach phonics at home... (or for teachers who want results in just 5 minutes per lesson...)
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