ESL Vocabulary - Travel: Buying Tickets (list, definitions, sample sentences, and review worksheet) Fill in the blanks with a vocabulary word in the box below. 1. I always fly with the same ______________ because they give me frequent flyer miles*. 2. Workshop: considering openness I facilitated a workshop with academic staff at GMIT (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology) last week in which we considered, mostly through group discussion, openness as educators. Carina Ginty invited me to share some of the ideas from Navigating the Marvellous: openness in education as a prompt for the discussion. The following slidedeck summarises some of the concepts we explored and the activity used to kick off the discussion. ccc ccc
Elementary Test Prep Center- ELA 4 Test About the Exam: The New York State English Language Arts (ELA) test is administered to fourth graders in late January or early February. New York State has set higher learning standards for all students. To reach these standards, the ELA test challenges students to demonstrate their ability to listen attentively, read a variety of materials, and respond in writing to literary and informational passages. The Seven Best Video Website for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy As part of the launch of the website I’m organising a prize draw for my new book Film in Action. Everybody who subscribes to the website in the months of February and March will be entered into the draw. The Internet now offers students the opportunity to improve their lexical, listening and speaking skills through watching short film clips, videos and short films. Here are my seven favourite sites.
Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists. OER come in a wide variety of types. Supporting English Language Learners (Tools, Strategies and Resources) This site is intended for use by teachers, administrators and consultants working with English language learners. This site allows users to: Search the Alberta K-12 ESL Proficiency Benchmarks. Access student writing samples with benchmark analysis. View videos of students engaging in content learning with teacher commentary on proficiency levels and benchmark analysis.
Engage Now - Student Interactions - teacher heath Do you hear your students say things like: "No! That's Wrong!" "What are you talking about?" "Stop being so bossy!" Students Learn MORE when they discover new ideas from each other. 10 Websites for English Language Students A few years ago I wrote a blog post about 10 Websites for English Language Teachers. At the time it seemed to be quite popular with readers but it suddenly dawned that I did not write about any websites which would be best suited for learners of English. So read on to find out the 10 websites which I recommend for learners of English. 1. ESOL Courses This wonderful self-study website, ESOL Courses, is great for students as all lessons are available online, there is no registration so lessons are free and they cover a range of areas as well as levels.
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