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Every-Day Edits

Every-Day Edits
Click on the month below for Every-Day Edit activities most appropriate for that month. If you run out of daily activities during any month, click the Xtra Edits link. Use Every-Day Edits to build language skills, test scores, and cultural literacy with students in grades 4 and above. Be sure to see our tips for using Every-Day Edits in your classroom. Note: If you teach the primary grades, you will want to use our Animals A to Z activity. This is a weekly -- instead of daily -- activity.

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ESL Resources - New sites - June 2014 - Part 1 - Videos - Lesson plans - Songs - Worksheets - Quizzes - Files - Cinema - Vocabulary - Grammar Drawing to a close – Trump v Clinton: the comic strip - 8 November 2016 "The primaries, the debates, the allegations, the assertions, the hope and the despair – writer Paul Owen and illustrator Katie Fricas tell the story of the 2016 US election." (theguardian.com) A year on the US election campaign trail: 'There's an irresistible energy' "Photographer Mark Makela has been covering the election all year. Here he talks about his experience shooting the various stages of the campaign, and selects some of his favorite images from a unique presidential race." (theguardian.com)

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude Grammar Instruction with Attitude Home • Terms • Exercises • MOOC • Handouts • Presentations • Videos • Rules • About • Shop • Feedback ©1997 - 2017 by Robin L. SimmonsAll Rights Reserved. valid html Linking words Linking words help you to connect ideas and sentences when you speak or write English. We can use linking words to give examples, add information, summarise, sequence information, give a reason or result, or to contrast ideas. Here's a list of the most common linking words and phrases: Giving examples the difference between much and many Lesson Eight Many & Much Now, watch this video: Practice using many / much here Take a quiz on many / much » 7 Wonderful Books That You Can Read in Less Than A Day We love Sunday reading. We also love the feeling of accomplishment when finishing a book (and inching closer to our annual Goodreads goals). In honor of all this, we’ve put together a short list of short books and novellas that can be read in a day or less. So pick a book or two, pour yourself a cozy beverage, and dive in. (We love hearing from you! Be sure to let us know what you’re reading in the comments and/or what you would add to our recommendations.)

Time4English A German woman in Darmstadt found a wallet containing €1000. She refused to give it back to the owner unless she was given a €120 reward. She got the reward, but the pensioner who owned it tipped off the police and the woman was arrested. Police said: "It was a bit stupid. Countable and uncountable nouns This topic is connected with countable and uncountable nouns. When I speak with native speakers of English they often tell me that the concept of countability in English is absolutely natural. “You simply know which noun is countable and which is not.” However, this natural feeling is nearly impossible to teach.

Everyday Grammar: Make Your Writing Smoother with Transitions Everyday Grammar: Make Your Writing Smoother with Transitions For VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. Today we are going to talk about important transition words in English. We will focus on how to use transition words to link ideas together. Some common transition words are and, furthermore, in addition to, not to mention, and in the same way. Transition words are especially important in writing. Jazz chants Miles Craven presents a series of short jazz chants – a fun way to practise stress and rhythm in the classroom, to help your students sound more natural when they speak English. How to use Jazz Chants in the classroom You can use these jazz chants in a variety of fun ways. You can practice stress and rhythm with your class, to help your students sound more natural when they speak English. Also, because each jazz chant focuses on different vocabulary and grammar, you can also use them to review important words and structures! Here are some ideas on how to use these jazz chants with your class.

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