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5 Responsive Design Infographics No matter where you go, you hear about the importance of responsive design and how essential it is for your business’ success - but what exactly is it? If you want to learn more about designing responsively so your website is accessible and aesthetically-pleasing across a wide range of devices, check out the 5 infographics below. They contains lots of useful information about the art and importance of responsive design! 1. What is Responsive Design?
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25 Online Games for English Language Learners GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep in mind, however, that this site is based in the U.K. and follows a different set of linguistic rules than American English.Vocabulary.co.il:This series of vocabulary and games runs the gamut from elementary to high school levels of proficiency. Each is recommended for both native speakers as well as students learning English as a second or third (or more) language.Power Words:PBS’ WordGirl and her simian sidekick Captain Huggy Face do battle against Fair City’s most sinister citizens, but it’s up to players to determine the course of the action. Picking the wrong words means letting the villains follow through with their sneaky plots.LearnEnglish Kids:The British Council presents a suite of super cool games covering different elements of the English language.
Dixit – a nice game for the end of a course I haven’t updated my blog for a while, but I was quite busy passing my driving licence test, enjoying May minibreak (we had a week off!) and now making tests, correcting tests, writing certificates… oh, the joyous time for the teachers! So, in order to make our life easier I want to share a really nice board game called Dixit. I used to play it with friends, but I decided to try it with my intermediate+ students who apparently fell in love with the game. It’s very easy to play and is perfect as an activity at the end of the course when the students know each other and are used to their specific ways of thinking. The main point is to decipher people’s connotations – one person (a storyteller) puts a card on a table (without showing it) and says the clue: phrase/ word/ film title/ name etc.
Picture Dictionary for Kids Rating: 4.1/5 (8 votes cast) Classroom Actions Sport, exercise actions action- kick, punch, strike, jump, block action- throw, catch, shoot, mark, block