English Vocabulary Exercises By Topic - ESL Vocabulary Tests HOLIDAYS - ESL Quizzes about popular holidays: (PDF versions of all the holiday vocabulary quizzes are available on our new site ESLPDF.com) OFFICIAL ENGLISH TESTS: University of Cambridge General English Exams The University of Cambridge ESOL General English Exams are (non-specialized) examinations in English language ability for non-native speakers of English. These exams are also known as the "Main Suite" exams. KET (Key English Test): elementary PET (Preliminary English Test): intermediate FCE (First Certificate in English): upper intermediate CAE (Certificate in Advanced English): advanced CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): very advanced Some also include the CELS (Certificates in English Language Skills) exams, which test students in particular language skills (reading, writing, speaking, etc.) separately.
Benjamin Franklin's Phonetic Alphabet Benjamin Franklin took great interest in the promotion of spelling reform. While living in London in 1768 he wrote A Scheme for a new Alphabet and a Reformed Mode of Spelling in which he proposed a fairly accurate phonetic system for spelling English. The alphabet was published in 1779 in Franklin's Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces. Base Ten Blocks Worksheets Welcome to the base ten blocks page at Math-Drills.com where blocking your students' learning is the best approach! On this page, you will find several worksheets for base ten block manipulatives. Base ten blocks are an excellent tool for teaching children math number concepts because they allow children to touch and manipulate something real while learning important skills that translate well into paper and pencil addition.
Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders A small startup company called Extrality is working on augmented reality flashcards for phonics. They’re calling them SmashCards. The idea is to embed interactivity into what look like ordinary flashcards, thus (hopefully) enhancing children’s phonemic awareness and understanding. When a SmashCard is held up to a webcam, relevant graphics or videos can pop up on the computer screen (e.g., the T and the EA are fluttering butterflies): The system also can tell when SmashCards are combined and can even determine what order they’re in.
Some Good Mac Apps for Learning A New Language July 20, 2015 After posting about language apps for iPad and Android, today’s post is introducing you to some useful Mac apps students can use to learn a new language. The list comprises carefully handpicked apps which have been popular among teachers. Check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to this selection. 1-Language Learning Centre ‘Unique study method. Vocabulary Video Word Webs Posted on January 14, 2015 by Bridget Dalton Recently, some folks asked for a copy of the Vocabulary Video word webs I use to guide students in researching the meaning of their word and developing ideas for their Vocabulary Video skit. I’ve posted two word web maps below, one that can be used with any word and one that is customized for working on character attributes. I’ve also provided an Assessment Rubric and a Guide Sheet that you can adapt to fit your context. To learn more about Vocabulary Videos and view some examples, see my Literacy Beat post on VocabVid Stories. Have fun exploring word meanings through student-created videos!
English Open global navigation Cambridge English combines the experience and expertise of two world-leading departments of the University of Cambridge - Cambridge University Press and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Together, we deliver real-life English language learning, teaching and assessment through world-class research and a profound commitment to delivering educational value for the benefit of society as a whole. I'm a teacher Show me titles, courses and resources that I can use to teach my students and resources for my own professional development. Dolch Sight Vocabulary Words « Mrs. Perkins Dolch Word Lists Note: Please read "What are Dolch Words?" for background information on these lists. Below are the Dolch word lists, the 220 most common words and 95 additional nouns in children's reading books, in alphabetical order. Dolch words, or sight words, provide an excellent base for reading at an early age.
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The Only Vocabulary Graphic Organizer You Will Ever Need Home › Vocabulary › Graphic Organizer This is the vocabulary graphic organizer you should be using in your classroom - simple and highly effective for any subject and grade level. Kids usually don't need instruction in Tier 1 vocabulary. This is their every language that they use with each other in social settings.