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English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome!

English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome!
About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. News and Feedback We occasionally post news on the Study Zone blog and we're happy to receive comments on the blog's Feedback Page. Who visits Study Zone? This map shows the visitors to this page only. What do I do? First, choose your level. Study Zone is made up of levels. Where am I now? The menu at the top of each page tells you where you are.

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ESL Song Lessons - tefltunes.com - Songs For Discussion <div style="font-size:9pt; text-align:center; color:Red;"> This site requires a javascript enabled browser.<br />Please enable javascript then refresh the page. <br /><a href=" id="ctl00_HowToJavascriptLink" target="_blank">How to enable javascript</a><br />(opens in annother tab or window) </div> Songs For Discussions ESL and EFL teachers thinking about using songs and lyrics to stimulate class discussions will find this table we've compiled a useful resource. Highlighted songs are those available as complete lesson plans here on tefltunes.com... Sentence Completion Worksheets "We use your sentence completion worksheets in my class to help students prepare for the SAT. Repeated practice really helps my students grasp how they work." -- Daniel A., Austin, TX, 02/07/12 Like these materials? Show your support by liking us on Facebook... Call us crazy (or just obsessed with English and logic), but we think sentence completions are just plain fun. What's more, they are a great way to expand your vocabulary and improve your skills in logic.

ESL Song Lessons - tefltunes.com - Songs For Teaching Grammar ESL and EFL teachers looking for inspiration for lesson planning will find this list of songs to teach English grammar we’ve compiled a useful resource. Highlighted are songs available as complete ESL song lesson plans here on tefltunes.com. Songs for teaching present simple

Head Over Heels This EFL lesson is designed around Head Over Heels an Oscar-nominated puppet animation directed by Timothy Reckart. Students practise using idiomatic expressions, watch a short film and talk about love and relationships. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (C1) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Wooden Spoon Speculations Copyright © 2014 Emma Gore-Lloyd I found this game on a party games website sometime a couple of years ago. It’s a guessing game that works well in a class of students who are fairly comfortable with each other and have a good sense of humour. Students can use it to practise speculative language.

Everyday English in Conversation Does it happen to you that sometimes you feel frustrated because you find yourself unable to express yourself clearly and yet when you hear native speakers, you feel that it is so simple and easy? In this section, we will focus on learning idiomatic and everyday expressions to help us deal with daily conversational situations. Now, surf into Everyday English in Conversation!!! Note: The audio files are being updated in MP3. The following sections have been revamped: communication, eating, emotions, fashion, friendship, romance, health, housing, weather, and work. Please keep coming back to check for new updates.

English Profile - Free subscription Cambridge University Press is making the A1-C2 British and American English Vocabulary Profile available free of charge to teachers and educationalists around the world for the time being. Please note that the Terms of Use for this resource do not allow other organisations to promote commercial materials as 'English Profile informed' without the written permission of the English Profile core network members. If you have already subscribed, please click here to go to the resource. To subscribe to the English Vocabulary Profile, please complete the following form: (*) denotes a required field.

Tim's Free English Lesson Plans Introduction This is a class for higher levels (B2+) to help students feel more comfortable and stumble less over complex past conditionals. Here is a link to the printable handout: As the title suggests the focus is on using the conditionals in conversation so start out by telling the class that you don’t want them to write anything down except the bare conditional structure for reference. Tell them they are going to explore parallel universes in which they made different choices in their lives.

Elkonin Boxes: Phonics Worksheets Though not originially intended for teaching spelling, Elkonin boxes can be used to practice spelling from a synthetic phonics point of view. The Elkonin boxes available here are modified somewhat to give children more room to write when they encounter a digraph such as /ee/ or /sh/. Moats (PDF File) recommends this technique for spelling: Språklärarnas riksförbund As representative for English on the national board of Språklärarnas riksförening, I am very pleased with the interest you show by looking us up. I will strive to make it worth your while. The purpose of this page is to provide English language teachers of all levels of school, primarily in Sweden, with useful resources, information and current news, for example of upcoming events and publications.

A Simple, Effective Homework Plan For Teachers: Part 2 In part one of this two-part series on homework, we covered four strategies: 1. Assign what students already know. 2. Don’t involve parents. 3. STAAR Reading Test Passages Grade 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 STAAR Reading Test Passages | Free Printable STAAR Reading Passages PDF Grade 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 STAAR Critical Thinking READING TEST Passages | Inference, Main Idea, Authors Purpose, Sequencing, Summary, Character Traits, Fiction and Non-Fiction (nonfiction) | STAAR ONE PAGE Printable CRITICAL THINKING Reading PASSAGES ALIGNED TO the TEXAS STAAR Assessments and the COMMON CORE ELA Standards from Depaul University More Resources 2nd-3rd Grade Reading Leveled Vocabulary Tier 1, 2, and 3

Five cool songs to teach adjectives in English Using songs to teach English is a great way to engage your students. Depending on the song, you can teach various topics, from tenses to pronouns, from vocabulary to grammar constructions. Let’s focus on teaching adjectives today. 1. Lenka – Everything at Once This song is great for teaching a large number of adjectives, as well as for using the pattern “as…as”. Comments Marjan Meijer-Trip Well, what a concept. Maria Montessori did this already a century ago. That's why Montessori kids do so well in math. 61 · Dec 12, 2015 Antoinette Erickson

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