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Randall's ESL Self-Study Guide

Randall's ESL Self-Study Guide
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English listening exercises and tests with TED talks English Levels (Based on the CEFR) A2: Basic - Elementary B1: Intermediate B2: Upper Intermediate C1: Advanced A1-Beginner and C2-Proficiency levels not available. Difficulty: 2.59 Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance ... in prison Difficulty: 2.82 Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Difficulty: 2.98 Joachim de Posada: Don't eat the marshmallow! Difficulty: 3.08 David Hoffman: What happens when you lose everything Difficulty: 3.28 Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box Difficulty: 3.31 Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there's good news) Difficulty: 85 Dan Dennett: Let's teach religion -- all religion -- in schools Difficulty: 3.33 Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point Difficulty: 3.34 Marc Pachter: The art of the interview Difficulty: 3.39 Margaret Heffernan: The dangers of "willful blindness" Ilona Szabó de Carvalho: 4 lessons I learned from taking a stand against drugs and gun violence Difficulty: 3.44 Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame Difficulty: 3.54 Difficulty: 3.55 C.K.

Listening Comprehension: Story of the language course Use the story of our language course to develop and improve your English comprehension. The coherent story, which is divided into several chapters, guides you along the way. In addition to the text, each chapter offers pre-, while- and post-reading and/or -listening exercises. Reading and listening to the story, in connection with doing exercises, will be both fun and effective, no matter if you are a beginner of English or an advanced learner! Ad The story centres around the Fernandez family who starts a new life in England. Andreas is a 37 year-old German. When Andreas was in Brazil, he fell in love with Maria. Maria and Pedro have lived with Andreas and his daughter Anna as a family in Germany for three years. A few facts about the Fernandez family: Maria Fernandez 34-years old home country: Brazil mother tongue: Portuguese works as a travel agent personal interests: culture, languages, art qualities: warm, open-minded, caring foreign languages: English, Spanish, German Pedro Fernandez

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Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities English Grammar Blog - Stay posted when grammar rules change! TED talks for autonomous listening: ten activities – ELT stories The first week of the Electronic Village Online is in full swing! I’m co-moderating the session on teaching listening, and this week, under the guidance of Lizzie Pinard, we’ve started out with the topic of encouraging learner autonomy. One great thing about online sessions like this one is that there are a lot of participants who share a wealth of tips about the activities and resources they use. From what I’ve read in our discussion threads, it seems that a lot of teachers encourage their learners to watch TED talks out of class, and the participants have suggested a variety of ideas for activities based on the talks. What also often happens, however, is that the teacher recommends this resource but the learners don’t start using it – and the teacher kind of knows that they don’t, but they don’t even ask because that would be admitting failure (oh haven’t I been there a lot of times?) So, if we get back to TED talks, this means that Below I outline ten ideas for tasks based on TED talks

Listening - Elementary, Page Two Page 2 Better Learning Four students of English talk about what they find most difficult. Exercise Number: 1L10Click for Transcript Better Learning 2 Another listening quiz based on the same recording. Exercise Number: 1L10 (2)Click for Transcript Knowing Her Majesty Two friends discuss a project about Queen Elizabeth. Knowing Her Majesty 2 Another listening quiz based on the same recording. Perchance To Dream A woman is interviewed in the street about sleep. Perchance To Dream 2 Another listening quiz based on the same recording. Do It Like This! Do It Like This! A Grand Vacation Henrietta meets a friend on the train and asks him about his European vacation. A Friend Visits Jessica sends a speaking letter to her friend, telling her about her hometown and speaking about her visit. My Hometown Three people talk about their hometowns. My Hometown 2 Another listening quiz based on the same recording.

English Grammar: a complete guide Do you have a question about the correct usage of the semicolon or how to place adverbs in a sentence? If so, you've come to the right place. is a complete English grammar guide filled with the rules of English usage. Each grammatical rule is explained in plain English with several examples, and when needed, counter-examples. Nouns Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are talking about. Adjectives Adjectives modify, or describe, nouns. Adverbs Adverbs modify adjectives, verbs, or other adverbs. Determiners Articles, quantifiers, and other determiners modify nouns. Verbs & Verb Tenses Verbs are action words. Speech When we report what someone says, we can cite the person directly or indirectly. Punctuation Punctuation is not part of oral grammar, but it is essential to master in written English. Relative Clauses We use relative clauses in English to create more complex and more precise sentences. Grammar Test

Listening through video: 7 things to keep in mind A few months ago I was talking to a friend who’d just dropped out of his English classes halfway through the course. Here’s a condensed version of our conversation: “It was not a bad course at all, and the teacher was very friendly and knowledgeable. “What?” “Well, I got tired of traveling all the way across town, twice a week, to do things I could easily do at home, on my own.” I immediately thought, of course, of a classroom full of students plodding through dozens and dozens of gap-fill activities. “We did far too many video activities in class.” Wait a minute. Students love video, right? “But isn’t that a good thing? “Well, the videos were fun and all, but, hello, I have YouTube on my phone.” And then his phone rang and we went back to talking about politics. But my friend’s comments kept nagging at me for weeks and ultimately prompted me to write this post, which begins with a question – now more rhetorical than genuine: Maybe. (*I’m deliberately ignoring the whole “Can skills be taught?”