12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings - Luiz Otávio Barros As you know, the “-ed” endings of regular past tense verbs can be pronounced in three different ways: /t/, /d/ and /ɪd/, which is the one most students tend to overuse. Click here for an overview of the rules. Over the years, I have found that /t/ and /d/ are easier to notice and to produce if the verb comes immediately before a word beginning with a vowel sound: LISTEN AND CHOOSE THE TIME Home | What's New | FAQs | Download | Links | Help | Search | Bulletin Board Instructions: Listen to the time by clicking the "PLAY" link and choose the answer. Press the "Final Score" button at the bottom of the page to score your quiz.
Sunday Routine - Series Jane Pratt: She’s Still So Sassy By JULIE SATOW On Sundays, Ms. Pratt, the creator and editor in chief of the website xoJane, goes out with her daughter, Charlotte, 11, and sees friends. September 7, 2014, Sunday Literacy Skills # You Tube Videos Alphabet Flash Cards Students hear the names and sounds of letters. Telling the Time - How to tell time in English - English basics During this lesson you will learn to tell the time in English using images and text. The first part of the lesson you wlll have to learn the words that are used in telling the time, followed by a example clocks with times on for you to see what the correct time is. The image below is split into 2 colours, green and yellow. The green side 'to' and the yellow side is 'past'.
Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe « Etymologikon™ Posted by Teresa Elms on 4 March 2008 This chart shows the lexical distance — that is, the degree of overall vocabulary divergence — among the major languages of Europe. The size of each circle represents the number of speakers for that language. Circles of the same color belong to the same language group. All the groups except for Finno-Ugric (in yellow) are in turn members of the Indo-European language family. English is a member of the Germanic group (blue) within the Indo-European family. Personal Writing Based on The Times's Sunday Routine Series Photo Welcome to a week of great ideas from our readers about new ways to teach with The Times. Every day this week, we’ll be featuring the work of teachers who have shared their lesson plans and inspirations with us. You probably have some wonderful ideas for teaching with The Times, too. Please write in and tell us about them.
English (ESL) Literacy and Vocabulary Exercises Online beginning English exercises numbers 0 - 10readnumber names, zero to ten:read spell A - a, B - b, C - c ...readthings in the classroom:read spellcolors:read spelldaily activitiesread spell months:read spellfamily:read spellvegetables:read spellfruit:read spellclothing:read spell places around the neighborhoodread spell rooms in a houseread spell accessories:read spell farm animals:read spellfast foodread spell intermediate and advanced English exercises vocabulary grammar Games Learn English vocabulary, spelling, grammar, questions and answers with this free online program from MES Games. , spelling and question and answer online games to learn English for free. Practice spelling, vocabulary, speaking, questions and answers, as well a grammar with these great games and activities. This game focuses on fruit vocabulary in English with four main sections. There is a fruit vocabulary practice section and a fruit spelling section. Then, there are fruit games for conversation practice in a restaurant, practice asking about likes and dislikes, answering questions and games for listening practice.
Introducing Reported Speech Statements,Questions and Orders in a Different Way This week’s post was not supposed to be a grammar post, it just so happened to turn out like that. Come to think of it, I have been teaching lots of grammar lately so I shouldn’t be surprised if my brain is filled with ideas for grammar teaching. If I want my classes to be different from the ones I had when I was studying English at school (teacher-centred and book-centred), I cannot introduce all those digital tools I’m so keen on using and then go and spoil it all by asking students to read straight from a photocopy when it comes to grammar. I’m not saying it’s the wrong way to go about it, I’m just saying it’s not the way I teach or the way I’d like to be taught. Admittedly, grammar is grammar, but can we make it a bit more appealing to our students?
5 Apps to Develop Healthy Habits & Become More Productive We all want to improve ourselves, and no app is going to magically make it happen. The right tools can help, of course, but what’s really required is commitment. Having said that, if you are committed, Cool Websites and Apps has a bunch of apps and websites you could use to become more productive. Let’s dive in! Streaks (iOS): Choose Six Things; Do Them Every Day