English Listening - Listening lessons ESL students with audio files and fun questions Basic Listening Lessons Listen to inspirational quotes from famous people while improving your English listening. Answer the question to make sure you understand what you hear. Level: Beginner# of Lessons: 30Suggestion: 3 min per lessonCost: FREE Beginner English Listening Look at a picture, then listen to 4 statements about the picture. Board Games for ESL Vocabulary, Grammar, Teaching, Practice, Learning Actions nouns Practice Action Verbs and Noun Collocations with this ESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Crocodile Board Game. Adjectives Practice Adjectives Antonyms (Opposites) with this ESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Crocodile Board Game. Age
The 10 Best Places to Find ELT Listening Materials If, like me, you find that one of the most commonly heard requests from your learners is to provide them with additional listening materials to study with outside of class, this post is definitely for you. I’ve trawled the internet and the result of my extensive labors is the list of ten great resources you see below… enjoy! 1) Link Eng Park This site doesn’t actually produce any of its own materials, but it’s as close as an encyclopedia of all ESL online listening materials as you’re ever likely to find. Your Furry Friend's Noise, Online & Free ♥ I have a cat which is acts as my Stress-Buster in my home. But can't take it to Office. So came across this and I surprised to see the "Virtual Cat", which helps for relieving the Stress and pressure at Work.
Listening Project - Accents and dialects Short description: Recordings in this collection can be played by anyone. Listen to conversations recorded by BBC Nations and Regions as part of The Listening Project which started in 2012. Children Learning English Affectively: Affective Puns for Young Language Learners! “Puns are the highest form of literature.” Alfred Hitchcock Those of you who follow me on pinterest might have noticed that I have been collecting puns for the last months. I find them really witty and I have had great fun figuring them out. Puns are smart, funny, and memorable ways to live language affectively with our students. So as an affective teacher that I am, I am now writing a post about how we can use puns to promote language learning!
20 SITES TO IMPROVE YOUR LISTENING Listening is difficult for most learners. The first thing I hear from students who have traveled abroad is, “Americans talk so much faster than you do”. As teachers, we tend to talk a bit slower, with more enunciation and emphasis on intonation. But are we doing students a disservice with this habit? An Animated Ode to What a Dog Can Teach Us About the Meaning of Life By Maria Popova “Because of the dog’s joyfulness,” Mary Oliver wrote in her exquisite Dog Songs, “our own is increased. It is no small gift.” Dogs have inspired literature, been muses to art, and garnered the label of “genius.” But the true gift of Dog — the gentle and ineffable essence of dogness — remains precisely that capacity for unselfconscious joyfulness.
Practice English: Drone Racing Listening level: 3 Audio file: 2:03 min Story length: 278 words Audio Here is the listening file for this lesson. 50 ways to use video in the classroom – EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 I will be travelling quite a bit this year to conferences and schools, speaking about a lifelong teaching passion - the use of video as an educational material. It is something I've promoted and developed many language learning ideas around - foremost through my work on EnglishCentral. So enjoy these practical ideas for using this most "real" material with your students, Each idea has a recommended example - just click "View It". Also get this as a lecture presentation with examples HERE.