What can we learn from children's writing? 30 May 2013Last updated at 20:45 ET A BBC Radio 2 short story competition aimed at children up to the age of 13 has had 90,000 entries. It's an exercise in creativity but the words they used have also been put into a database which gives us an insight into the way they think. Every one of the 40 million words from the story-writing competition has been collated and analysed by lexicographers at the Oxford University Press, in order to monitor and track children's language. It is the third edition of the 500 Words competition, organised by the Chris Evans Breakfast Show, and the second year the OUP has analysed the entrants. Third Coast International Audio Festival Here's your chance to take part in an international audio mega-project, whether you've been making radio for decades, or have always longed to utter "Testing 1, 2" into a microphone. The ShortDocs Challenge is for everyone! UPDATE: the ShortDocs are in, over 150 *studly* specimens!
Lessons! Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. Lesson 1 - Hi! Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name?, and possessive adjectives. Lesson 2 - Where are you from? Level: BeginnerIncludes This vs that and an introduction to introducing people. Lesson 3a - The Alphabet Newsreel Easy Nyheter från hela den engelskspråkiga världen, presenterade på lätt engelska. Rubriker: Skolflickor i Nigeria kidnappade. En astronaut vill ha bättre mat i rymden. Sophie's Desk - A Level English help Aims of a language investigation This guide is meant to help you to understand what is required in a Language Investigation and to choose, plan and organise your investigation. A language investigation:
Lutheran Minister Preaches A Gospel Of Love To Junkies, Drag Queens And Outsiders Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber says that all are welcome at her Denver church, The House for All Sinners and Saints. Courtney Perry hide caption itoggle caption Courtney Perry How to Improve Your English Pronunciation “How can I improve my pronunciation?” This is one of the most common questions I am asked. I wrote this post to answer that question, and help you improve your English pronunciation! Good pronunciation is essential for speaking AND understanding spoken English. Below is a list of my best tips for improving your English pronunciation. 1. Behind the News Welcome Book Animation The last day for submitting your artwork has now passed but we wanted to show you one submission that Ava and Bethany animated! While it can't be included in the book we have uploaded here as we though it was pretty clever!Watch ABC ME is here!
projects for GCE English Language list compiled by Dick Hudson last changed 24 October 2003 The following are some projects which have been carried out successfully as part of A-level English Language during the last few years. This list is in a provisional format with the projects simply listed as they reached me, in packets contributed by various members of the EngLang mailing list. Where possible, I've provided a mailing address for the contributor in case you want more information. I haven't tried to standardise the format, or even to check for duplicates.
She's 19, She's Saudi, She's Keeping A Diary: Corna Flix, Karate, Lab Science And Love : Goats and Soda Majd kept a journal about a time in her life when she was torn between getting married or going to school. Courtesy of Madj hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Madj Majd kept a journal about a time in her life when she was torn between getting married or going to school. Courtesy of Madj Majd Abdulghani is a young woman from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who dreams of becoming a scientist — while her parents hope to arrange her marriage.
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! WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS PICTURE - The Learning Network Blog Photo Students 1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions: What is going on in this picture?What do you see that makes you say that?
A2 Coursework Step-by-step advice on how to do well Of the three A2 modules , one is coursework. It will assess your ability to plan, carry out and present an investigation into an aspect of English Language of your choice. The module is worth 30% of the A2.