Self-Study English Grammar Quizzes (ESL, EFL) HTML-Only Quizzes Grammar | Places | Vocabulary | Idioms | Homonyms | Scrambled Words | Misc. Activities for ESL Students has over 1,000 activities to help you study English as a Second Language. This project of The Internet TESL Journal has contributions by many teachers. Page Contents Articles | Cloze | Conjunctions | Dialogs | Plurals | Prepositions | Pronouns | Sentence Structure | Tag Questions | Verbs | What's the Correct Sequence | Word Choice | Other Quizzes Movie Lessons From Cool Runnings Photo credit (above): Charles LeBlanc | Flickr By SARAH TAN “Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Cool Runnings, a Disney movie released in 1993, is based on a true story about the first Jamaican bobsled team that made it to the winter Olympics. At this point, you may be wondering if there was a misprint. A bobsled team? To answer your question – yes, it really did happen! Cool Runnings focuses on Derice Bannock, a runner who aspires to make it to the Olympics. Desperate to get into the Olympics anyway, he eventually finds out about bobsledding as a sport in the winter Olympics. After convincing a retired Olympics bobsledder, Irving, to train him, Bannock manages to form a team from the unlikeliest of people – Sanka, his humorous friend, as well as Junior and Yul Brenner, two other runners who didn’t make it through the trials. Cool Runnings contains many valuable lessons, paired alongside cheesy jokes, funny characters, and touching scenes. 1 Every team is unique 2 Finish the race well
EnglishTheWave - Student materials " How could the Germans sit back while the Nazis slaughtered people all around them and say they didn't know about it? How could they do that? How could they even say that?" When Ben Ross is asked the question above he feels that his answer is inadequate. Here is a link to a podcast of the complete book.Part 1: Chapters 1-3 pdf wordPart 2: Chapters 4-6 pdf wordPart 3: Chapters 7-9 pdf wordPart 4: Chapters 10-13 pdf wordPart 5: Chapters 14-17 pdf wordIf you do not know what the following words mean, look them up in English or find the Swedish translation! As you read through the different parts of the book you will be expected to keep a reading log.
Connect Fours - Quiz Template from ClassTools.net You will see a wall of 16 clues. You need to group them into 4 rows of 4 connected items. Simply click four cards to identify a group. You score 1 point for each group found within 2.5 minutes. You have unlimited guesses for the first two groups. After arranging all 4 groups (or when time runs out) the correct groups are shown. This quiz is based on, but is not affiliated with, the 'connect wall' element in the BBC quiz show 'Only Connect' George Red White Apples +1 Point? Blue John Bananas Ringo +1 Point? Pears Ireland Wales Oranges England Green Paul Scotland
MyStorybook.com | Make Kids' Books Online For Free! Create Killer Presentations with Explain Everything Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that makes creating interactive lessons a simple proposition. Its full-featured editing options and its import/export functions allow it to stand apart from the other competitors I tested. Read on to find out why the Explain Everything app’s educational focus, adaptability, and user engagement make it the best its kind. Explain Everything Review Background: According to MorrisCooke, the force behind Explain Everything, the app is a “unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool used by over 1.5 million students and educators.” The app is recommended for grades 7-12, but teachers of lower grades may still benefit from the app by using it to liven up lessons. Methodology: I began the evaluation process by downloading several popular interactive whiteboard tools for tablets, including Explain Everything V. 2.55. Pros: Integrate content from myriad sources and incorporate social media for easy sharing. Scores How Do You Use It?
English Language PDFs Here's a list of all the PDFs on the site, for easy downloading! (Click here to jump to the PDFs of grammar explanations) Irregular Verbs Present Simple Form (with the verb 'be'): Present Simple Form (with all verbs except 'be'): Present Continuous Form Present Simple or Present Continuous? Present Perfect Simple Form Past Simple or Present Perfect? Present Perfect Continuous Form Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous? Past Simple Form (with the verb 'be'): Past Simple Form (with all verbs except 'be'): Past Continuous Form Past Perfect Simple Form: Past Perfect or Past Simple? Choose the Past Perfect or Past Simple Exercise 1 Future Simple Form: Future Simple or Present Simple? Choose the Future Simple or Present Simple Exercise 1 Will or be going to? Choose the Future Simple (Will) or 'Be Going To' Exercise 1
Las posadas, "entren santos peregrinos" Twitter27 27facebook352 352pinterest0 0google plus13Share13linked in0 0email0 0stumbleupon0Share0meneame0Share0 Entren santos peregrinos, peregrinosreciban esta mansiónque aunque es pobre la morada, la moradase la doy de corazón… Faltan seis días para que den inicio las tradicionales posadas. Durante nueve días, del 16 al 24 de diciembre, estas fiestas de casa en casa suceden para representar el peregrinaje que José y María hicieron desde Nazaret hasta Belén en busca de una “posada” donde alojarse para esperar el nacimiento de Jesús. Pero fue durante la Colonia cuando este festejo comenzó con las “misas de aguinaldo”, en las que se hablaban sobre pasajes y escenas de la Navidad. En 1587, fray Diego de San Soria, un religioso agustino, solicitó al Papa Sixto V un documento en el que se certificara la celebración anual de dichas misas durante el Virreinato. Para el siglo XIX comenzaron las posadas como se conocen en la actualidad.
For Teachers In this section I've been compiling a list of links to blogposts by myself and by others related to professional development. I've divide them into three broad categorises: THEORY: Skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking), Systems (pronunciation, grammar, lexis), Principles; PRACTICE:Skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking), Systems (pronunciation, grammar, lexis) , Exams and OTHER. This is a very subjective list of posts I've come across in the last couple of months. 1. a) listening some great advice for teachers tired with course book listening tasks by eflrecipes how to TEACH rather than TEST listening, and how to make your listening lessons more process-oriented: Let's bring back the TAPEs b) reading how to choose authentic materials and what to do with them by Rachel Roberts on elt-resourceful.com c) speaking d) writing 2. a) pronunciation b) grammar Life Beyond Gap-fill? c) lexis 3. a) Motivation: b) Lesson planning: c) Reflection: d) Learner Training e) Teaching 1-1 3.
Lesson Plan for the Movie: "The Hunger Games" Only for the educator: Click on the link for general Information about the film: Hunger Games Glance The Hunger Games is set in a future dystopia. What is a dystopia? A dystopia (from Ancient Greek) anti-utopia is the idea of a society in a repressive and controlled state which seems to be ideal. Dystopian societies feature different kinds of repressive social control systems. The Hunger Games Questionnaire: Activity #1 – Justice in Panem 1. 2. These themes will re-emerge in Activity 2. The government elitists lack ethics and morals. At the end of the games, when she and her male partner are the last two survivors, the elitists government commands them to try to kill each other so that only one victor emerges. Draw out the following concepts: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 4. Activity #2- Justice in the world 1. 2. 3. Hope, it is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective, a lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine, as long as it's contained. D.
Comics :: Grammar This is a grammar comic about the proper usage of who versus whom. A look at the meaning of "flushing out an idea." This comic will LITERALLY make butterflies explode out of your underpants. A guide explaining when to use i.e. instead of e.g. The right way to use an apostrophe (in illustrated form). All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2016 Matthew Inman. What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning? You know the hardest thing about teaching with project-based learning? Explaining it to someone. It seems to me that whenever I asked someone the definition of PBL, the description was always so complicated that my eyes would begin to glaze over immediately. So to help you in your own musings, I've devised an elevator speech to help you clearly see what's it all about. PBL: The Elevator Speech An elevator speech is a brief, one- or two-sentence response you could give someone in the amount of time it takes to go from the first floor to the second floor in an apartment building. So the elevator opens up, a guy walks in and out of the blue asks you, "What the heck is project-based learning anyway?" You respond accordingly: "PBL is the act of learning through identifying a real-world problem and developing its solution. "That's it?" "Well, no," you reply. After all, if we just look at that definition, it doesn't state certain trends in PBL. A More Elaborate Response
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