background preloader

British Council LearnEnglish

British Council LearnEnglish

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening

Related:  gertrudcettlerweek3Listening1. building confidence : fluency and coherence

Discover Poetry Only the sea intoning, Only the wainscot-mouse, Only the wild wind moaning Over the lonely house. Darkest of all Decembers Ever my life has known, Sitting here by the embers, Stunned and helpless, alone— Dreaming of two graves lying Out in the damp and chill: One where the buzzard, flying, Pauses at Malvern Hill; The other—alas! the pillows Of that uneasy bed Rise and fall with the billows Over our sailor's head. Theirs the heroic story — Died, by frigate and town! Theirs the Calm and the Glory, Theirs the Cross and the Crown. Mine to linger and languish Here by the wintry sea.

A Task-based approach This article also links to the following activity.Try - Speaking activities - Task-based speaking - planning a night out Present Practice ProduceThe problems with PPPA Task-based approachThe advantages of TBLConclusion Present Practice Produce (PPP) During an initial teacher training course, most teachers become familiar with the PPP paradigm. A PPP lesson would proceed in the following manner. Listening practice tests The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet. The four parts of this practice Listening test are presented over four separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible. Download the question paper and blank answer sheet before you start, and write your answers on the question paper while you are listening. Use a pencil.Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully.

5 useful tips and tools for social learning - FutureLearn FutureLearn’s Head of Community, David Thair, shares his top five tips for getting the most out of our social learning features. At FutureLearn, learning through conversation is important to us. That’s why you can leave comments and have a conversation on almost every step of our courses. My latest Tech Crush: Fluentkey. An Interactive Listening Competitive Game If you have been following me for a while, you must know that I am deeply into technology. I don’t know how it happened. I am not a digital native. Far from it. I don’t know. I think it was love at first sight.

Kids classroom rules posters - Under the sea We have a great range of motivating and bright, colourful classroom rules posters for your primary classroom, designed to help remind your students about how to behave in class. Kids will love them! The under the sea theme poster is available to download in two versions below. The poster with completed speech bubbles gives five key classroom rules: Speak in English! Try your best! test format Test format – Academic Writing 60 minutes Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration.

Moodle Any owner or user of a FutureLearn account must be at least 13. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and wish to use a FutureLearn course to help with their education (e.g. homeschooling), you should use your own FutureLearn account to work through the materials with them, and take part in any conversations as yourself. Read more about child safety on FutureLearn. Advent 2019 Day 2: Holy crap, it's snowing! Gyönyörűen esik odakint a hó! Hallgasd meg a havazásról szóló dalt, amiből azt is megtanulhatod, hogy mi is az a hó, és hogyan keletkezik. The Cog is Dead: Holy Crap, It's Snowing! Holy crap, it's snowing! Teens classroom rules posters - Smart white These posters are designed to be used on your classroom walls with teenage learners aged from 13 years old. This distinctive Smart white poster will appeal to teenage learners and comes with speech bubbles completed giving five key classroom rules: Try to use EnglishListen to your teacherParticipate in all activitiesRespect your classmatesArrive on time Classroom activity

Tim Harford — Podcasts Cautionary Tales “A set of true stores… beautifully told” – Prospect Magazine We’ve always warned children by telling them unsettling fairy tales. But my Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups. IELTS test format Test format – Academic Writing 60 minutes Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration. There are two tasks:

Learn English: Food idioms and phrases - Learn English - Education Here's a smorgasbord of food related phrases that you can learn and enjoy! So feast your eyes on the following and you'll be apples in your next conversation. If something is 'a piece of cake', then it is simple and easy, and often used when referring to something you've done. Taking a photo with my phone was a piece of cake! If something 'sells like hot cakes' then it sells very quickly.

Related:  Worksheets