Pronunciation Welcome to EnglishClub Pronunciation for ESL learners. If your questions about pronunciation are not answered here, feel free to ask a question at the Help Each Other With English forum. pronunciation (noun): the way in which we pronounce a wordpronounce (verb): to make the sound of a word What is Pronunciation? English is not Phonetic Always remember that English is not "phonetic". Glossary of Pronunciation TermsDefinitions of words and expressions used when talking about pronunciation Printable Phonemic Chart The symbols on this chart represent the 44 sounds used in British English speech. Interactive Phonemic Chart Click to hear each symbol and sample word. Pronouncing The AlphabetListen to how we say the letters of the alphabet; and learn how to pronounce them correctly. Improve your pronunciation on MyEC Join the Audio Speaking Group on MyEnglishClub and practise reciting our weekly podcasts. Word Stress in English with QuizThe secret key to English pronunciation! Homophones What is it?
Word Skills Board Game Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. It can be used as a stand alone board game or as a supplement for reviewing the 7 core phonics units at Lanternfish ESL (or any other similar phonics program). Why Word Skills? Word skills are a valuable tool for students as they set out on the road to becoming independent learners. There are three boards to download depending on whether you want to include Spelling and Past Tense squares or not.
Introduction to Coordinate Graphing Introduce elementary students to coordinate graphing through seasonal coloring activities. The fall Jack-O-Lantern activity requires students to use the grid code and crayons or markers to create a jack-o-lantern on a blank 9x9 grid. The use of letters on the horizontal axis and numbers on the vertical axis introduces young students to coordinate pairs without the confusion of the standard (h,v) format. Notice that it is important that elementary students become accustomed to listing the horizontal coordinate first as this will transfer to the Cartesian coordinates they will use in later grades. Download the Mathwire Jack-o-Lantern graphing activity. Download the Mathwire Mad Monster graphing activity.
The Teacher's Corner - Lesson Plans, Worksheets and Activities Speaking Activities On these pages you will find ideas for classsroom activities which involve speaking. (These tips are taken on this site · Find the murderer · Bingo mingle · Short projects to get them talking - Lists · Superlative questions · Summer destinations · Interview the experts · Discussion bingo · Mini-talks · Erase the dialogue · Fun discussion of controversial topics · Motivating speaking activities · Third conditional guessing game · Preposition basketball · Running dictation · Simple picture activity · ARM exercises · Doctors and patients · Nursery rhyme role-play Find the murderer Jacqueline Francois, France Speaking and listening activity Level: Intermediate or advanced Target language: Past continuous · 1. · 2. · 3. · Option (a) Tell the students they are free to invent a story why she is dead, and how, they can choose their own personalities and alibis, and decide who will be the inspector as he or she has to prepare a few questions to ask the suspects. · 4. · 5. · 6. a.
ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Free song lyrics. using songs in the esl classroom It's great to use songs in the class, if only to do something a little different. But beyond using them solely to give your students some 'light relief', there are many other ways songs can be used in ESL classrooms to consolidate what students have already learnt. Have a song to request? if you know what you're looking for Quick Jump to: We also have a separate section for children's songs. Here are some ideas for the use of songs in the ESL class: Filling in the blanks Songs are often used in this way in the ESL classroom. Listening Comprehension Instead of doing your usual listening comprehension out of the course books, do a song instead. Phonetics You can use a song with a clear rhyme pattern to do some phonetics work on particular phonemes. Strips of Paper The lyrics you will find on this site can be cut up into strips which then need to be reconstructed as the song unfolds. Vocabulary Some songs lend themselves well to vocabulary work. requests
Kid Conversation Starters - All Pro Dad : All Pro Dad Sometimes being a dad is just tough. I recently had a real talk with my 8-year-old son about a kid who was trying to bully him. I don’t know if my advice was the best, but I believe it opened the door for deeper conversations in the future. You may be there, too. The time for a difficult conversation may be now. It could be the “birds and the bees” or it could be about hanging out with the wrong crew. When are you (or have been) most afraid? Click to download our printable version. Dolch Sight Vocabulary Words « Mrs. Perkins Dolch Word Lists Note: Please read "What are Dolch Words?" for background information on these lists. Below are the Dolch word lists, the 220 most common words and 95 additional nouns in children's reading books, in alphabetical order. Note that all the Dolch words can be taught before children finish the first grade in school. Note: The PowerPoint 97 Shows can be viewed in either PowerPoint version 97, 2000 or 2002. The PowerPoint shows are formatted for Century Gothic Font to closely match primary type printing font.
All Things Topics - Home Roligt glosförhör - Glosor.eu Walk and talk med elever | ceciliabergentz Idag under engelsklektionen gick vi ut på gården och hade ”Walk and talk” i ca 30 min. Eleverna fick själva göra gruppindelningen utifrån ”hitta någon du känner dig trygg att prata engelska tillsammans med”. De delade upp sig i par eller i grupper om 3. Jag har haft eleverna i flera år nu och vet att de kan göra denna indelning under eget ansvar men detta måste du som lärare kanske styra upp så att alla hittar en kamrat. Det var samma grupper under hela passet men samtalsinnehållet varierade. Walk and talk är en perfekt uppgift som tränar flera olika förmågor i engelska samtidigt som aktuella ämnen kan tas upp. Här hittar du samtalskort: Walk and talk (21/8-15) Walk and talk II (27/8-15)
TPR Student Kits: TPR World As items are internalized, you can gradually discontinue the modeling. Eventually, you will utter a direction and the students will quickly respond without being shown what to do. Each figure in the TPR Student Kits will stick to any location on the playboard without glue. Just press and the figure is on. It can be peeled off instantly and placed in a different location over and over. You can create fresh sentences that give students practice in understanding hundreds of useful vocabulary items and grammatical structures. To guide you step-by-step I have written 10 complete lessons for each kit (giving you about 200 commands for each kit design), and those lessons are now available in your choice of English, Spanish, French, German, or Dutch.