Links for translators The resources on this page are all available free (or in free versions) on the Internet. General Dictionaries Cambridge The suite of Cambridge dictionaries are possibly the best online English-English dictionaries available (and with nearly 2m searches a month, among the most popular). English Idioms Beginning With 'A' - Page 1 Showing 1-50 of 203 results for letter 'A' A barking dog seldom bites A person who readily threatens other people does not often take action. A bit much FCE Skypelessons Words of similar meaning The FCE multiple choice question in the use of English paper of the FCE exam will test your understanding of words of similar meaning. This can be rather difficult. In this lesson I look at a small selection of words and the different ways in which they can be used. It’s a good strategy to firstly separate the words into adverbs, verbs, nouns and adjectives.
Clothes and Accessories ESL Printable Worksheets and Exercises Clothes And Accessories ESL Picture Dictionary Worksheet A picture dictionary and classroom poster ESL worksheet for kids to study and learn clothes and accessories vocabulary.Look at the pictures and study the clothes and accessories. Clothes And Accessories Word Search Puzzle ESL Worksheet A fun word search puzzle ESL worksheet for kids to study and practise clothes and accessories vocabulary.Look at the list and find the words in the word search puzzle. Then write them under the correct pictures. Clothes And Accessories ESL Matching Exercise Worksheet
Cambridge ESOL English Exercises Practise for your Cambridge ESOL Exams with our free exercises below. You will find various types of exercise from the Use of English sections of these exams to help you prepare for First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). These free exercises have an optional time limit so you can test yourself in similar conditions to the exam: you will see a timer that counts down to zero; when it reaches zero your exercise will be automatically submitted. You can pause or switch off the timer if you wish. The exercises on these pages were all written by International House Bristol staff and you will not find the same exercises on any other website or in any coursebook. Find out more about studying for FCE, CAE and CPE on one of our Cambridge Exam courses.
it's NOT about what the teacher does with technology Bruce Springsteen: "When we kiss…" Not just going through the motions! You could probably say I've had four different though overlapping careers — in language teaching, language teacher training, technology and ELT management. The first of those I retired from (after 35+ years) a few months ago, though the number of contact hours I was doing was limited; teacher training I'm retiring from at the end of this month; management I got fired from (to the relief of all involved!) many years ago; which leaves only another 10 or so years in technology to do (I'm only (?) 57, so it ain't over yet!). I happened to mentioned this in a session a couple of weeks ago and someone (Mati?)
10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t go into too much detail about each individual one, but we’ve added a few notable ones to the list. (Of note, the list is in no particular order). The vast majority of them work the same: plug your text into the box, select a few options, and you’ve got yourself a word cloud. Some offer more options than others, some offer word clouds with words going in any and all directions, some offer shapes, others create much simpler word clouds.
FCE Archives - Lesson Plans Digger In this post, I am sharing two activities which help practice forming nouns ending in -ence and -ance suffixes. They are suitable for levels B2 and higher especially for exam course (Cambridge First and Advanced). Continue Reading … The aim of this quick activity is to add some fun and challenge to the Speaking part 2 (comparing the photos) of FCE and CAE exams. Children's Songs Printable Lyrics and Videos Children's Songs Lyrics, Children's Songs Printouts, Children's Songs Videos, Children's Songs Midis Songs by Title A Frog Went a Courtin A Hunting We Will Go A Ring a Roses A Peanut Sat 50 Essential Resources for ESL Students Learning a new language is always daunting, especially when that language is as full of weird rules and contradictions as English. Even native speakers sometimes have trouble mastering the nuances of tense and grammar. Fortunately, if English is not your first language, there are a variety of ESL resources online to help you master the English language. From speaking to writing, these tools will help you get a handle on English and give direction to your education and career. Don’t let the size of the task deter you from getting it done.
English teachers, are you asking the right questions? Declan Cooley, CELTA Opens in a new tab or window. trainer at the British Council in Poland, explains why some questions are not as effective as they first appear, and offers some alternatives. Questions of all kinds are a teacher's most basic tools for generating interest, provoking thoughts, encouraging students to speak, developing text comprehension skills and checking understanding. New teachers on courses like the CELTA spend a lot of time honing their skills at using effective questions in the classroom. 5 Tips to Improve English Fluency from an English Learner - English Outside The Box Every week I provide English lessons and some of my favorite tips and recommendations for building your English skills. I am confident in my advice, because not only am I an English teacher, I have also learned (two) languages, so I know what works and what doesn’t. However, I haven’t learned English as a second language, so today I wanted to give you expert tips from a real English learner who has reached English fluency and has been successfully using English in his professional career for over 8 years. Today, you’ll learn Paulo’s top 5 tips to improve English fluency, and find out the ways to take your skills to the next level! So who is Paulo?
FCE – Proff's English World (yesss!!) I love letters of application, because they are so full of set expressions – if the students learn them all they have to do is fill in the finer details asked for in the question. But of course, there’s always that “if”. So, I’ve prepared a powerpoint with accompanying worksheets – there are a choice of three. I’m so generous! You can use: