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The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English

The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English
This was one of the trickiest “The Best…” list for me to compile. As I was going through my favorites, and all of the great suggestions others contributed, I concluded that it might work best to really create two lists. The first list — this one — will highlight sites that actually have students recording their own voices in a number of different ways and post their speaking assignments online. The second list, which I’ll publish later this month and will include a number of the sites that readers suggested, will focus on sites where students have to listen to spoken examples for developing better pronunciation skills. That next list will be called “The Best Sites For Learning English Pronunciation.” It’s sort of an artificial division, I know, and obviously in teaching and learning a second language speaking and listening are intertwined. In order to make it on this list, a site had to be free, easy to use, and accessible to English Language Learners. Voice Thread is well-known. Related

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904 FREE Speaking Worksheets Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge. It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too! Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with. Students can be hesitant to speak for a wide variety of reasons - fear of mistakes, peer pressure, or lack of self-confidence are some of the main factors. An ELT Notebook: Five Picture Games Pictures can be invaluable in the classroom for stimulating discussion. Here are five ways they can be used. I’ve been using them all for the last thirty years, and they’re certainly not all original. But I honestly can’t remember where they came from. If anybody finds them elsewhere, please leave a comment with the source.

A Long List of Proverbs‏‎ Old adage. This is A Long List of Proverbs. It can be used with activities such as proverb match‏‎ (see below). Proverb Match – an activity to practice proverbs Online Spinner Student Number Spinner Click the wheel below to spin: You can customize your own spinner with your own labels using the tools below the spinner. You can save your spinner for later use by either copying the address from the browser or by using the sharing buttons embedded on this page. Spinner Home Tour of London Tour guide: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this fantastic tour of London by bus. My name’s Greg and I’m your guide this afternoon on our tour of London. As you can see, we’re on an open-top bus, so you can see all the attractions from your seat and you don’t need to walk anywhere. And please don’t worry about the rain, I’m sure it’ll stop soon. A-a-and please ask any questions at any time.Tourist 1: I have a question.Tour guide: Yes?

Digital Icebreakers – Teacher Reboot Camp Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers “The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. What we share, post, like, and comment on impacts us, our peers, and people around the world. Just think, a person took a picture and posted it online with the word, “Selfie!”

EyeSay! Visualise the main features of your writing Tip: double-click on any sentence to edit it. How successful were Johnson’s ‘Great Society’ reforms? During his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson passed an overwhelming volume of legislation - 135 acts over 6 years to be exact. Login to your Symbaloo The Benefits Of More Symbaloo PRO for education: Share webmixes with students and colleagues and utilize customizable options that are not available on free accounts. A simple landing page on your domain can link to different webmixes categorized by subject, grade, school, or anything else you can think of! Free graded readers for extensive reading Are you looking for free graded readers? Are you a learner of English? Do you want to read every day in English? Do you want to read simple books to improve your English? Do you have a Kindle reader but no books to read on it? This is the site for you.

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