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English Vocabulary

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Using your Dictionary to Expand Topic Vocabulary These days, there might only be one topic of conversation in the news, on social media, and in our own chats to friends and family. Along with new ways of working, teaching and learning, we are even adopting a new lexicon to help us talk about it. My own personal “Health” topic vocabulary has grown to include such words and phrases as self-isolation, social distancing and herd immunity.

Writing - Advanced C1 Some people think that some types of criminals should not go to prison. Instead they should do unpaid work in the community. To what extent do you agree? 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.

- Introduction Introduction Academic writing is divided into paragraphs. If your writing is one continuous piece of text, it will be very difficult for any reader to follow your argument. Therefore your written work needs paragraphs. 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. Five digital resources for autonomous English language practice Cristina Cabal, six-time winner of the TeachingEnglish blog award , tells us her favourite apps, sites and browser extensions to make autonomous learning fun. Language proficiency does not happen within a set time. It’s a long process that requires patience, and practice outside of the classroom. One way that teachers can encourage learners to practise language autonomously is to provide resources that are fun and effective. Here are a few that I recommend: Practise two language-learning techniques with a flashcard app

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: tubequizard Cinematic: "Safe Haven" World of Warcraft Grammar for listenersFilm & animation14 items Five habits of effective English language learners What habits should English language learners adopt to help them meet their goals? Martin Sketchley, latest winner of the British Council's Teaching English blog award, gives us his top five. Learning English, or any language, can be a challenging but rewarding experience. Speaking tips and advice Broaden your speaking abilities by looking at different forms of media such as radio, TV, online discussions and social conversations. Share these experiences with friends by talking about ideas you found interesting as a way of practicing your spoken English. Stretch your abilities Speaking practice with a friend or colleague whose English is at a higher level than yours allows you to learn by listening and develop your own skills by responding. Make sure the difference between your English level and theirs is not too great or you may become discouraged. Repetition with understanding

Language Games for Teaching and Practicing Vocabulary. Topic: Language games Skill: Vocabulary Grade: Primary or Young Learners. Learning a language requires a great deal of effort. Games help students to make and sustain the effort of learning.