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Describe a normal school day in the life of a student in your country including hours, class subjects, meals, rules, dress, and extra-curricular activities. What options are there in your country to take online classes through distance learning, even for children? Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button of the audio type you want to hear, and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz. [ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ] Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script. Now, practice these grammar and listen exercises to improve your use of English on the topic of study abroad: Study Abroad: Language Study and University Degrees (Simple Present Tense) What thing did you most enjoy about your school life in your country? Want to Tell People About This Listening Activity? Now, write your opinions on a related topic at Randall's ESL Blog HERE.

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More than 20 free listening tests for IELTS This is my selection of the best free practice listening sites for IELTS on the internet. Not all of these tests are exactly formatted to the IELTS exam but they are excellent for practising your listening skills. Before you go there may I suggest you check out these pages and resources:

English Prepositions So what are prepositions? A preposition is a word which is used before a noun to show its connection to another word in the sentence. For example: The dog rests on the armchair. (The word "on" is used before "the armchair". We understand that the dog is on the armchair. Building a Successful ESL Lesson Plan If you’re new to teaching ESL, building a successful ESL lesson plan is essential. It doesn’t have to be difficult, though. A successful ESL lesson plan (any lesson plan, really) includes three major elements: an objective, some activities, and the materials you will need. Once you master the process of writing lesson plans, you’ll find inspiration for them everywhere, it will seep out of the cracks in the sidewalks, it will come to you from every song you hear, you’ll be able to do it in your sleep. You might even wake up with lesson plans in mind because you had dreams about class.

Class Reunion Class or school unions are times when people get together with former classmates and relive past experiences in high school. Listen to the conversation and answer the questions. [ Other Audio Options: Play Window Media ] Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script. History of Halloween Halloween falls on October 31st each year in North America and other parts of the world. What do you know about Halloween? Do you celebrate it in your country? Here is a little history about it. Vocabulary

50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students - 50 Of The Best Podcasts For High School Students by Dennis Lee, StudyPug.com This post is the first part to a 3-part series entitled “250 things any high school student must learn”. High school is perhaps one of the biggest turning points of a person’s life. Sure, there’s still college after that, but not everyone gets the chance to move that stage forward. So while you’re all in the stage where you go wonder what you really want to be like in the years to come, why not try listening to Podcasts to give yourself some insights about life.

WORD GAMES Ammon Shea, a 37-year-old former furniture remover in New York, spent 12 months conquering what he describes as the Everest of dictionaries, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), by ploughing through 20 volumes, 21,730 pages and 59 million words (read more here). We can only guess how much of what he read has stayed between his ears, which is, at times, quite a challenge for our students. Luckily for the latter, though, their word lists are much shorter.

Educational Computer Games and Apps for Kids ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games.

Back to School Supplies What kinds of schools supplies do you usually need to buy before the start of a new academic year (e.g., pen, pencils, laptop or desktop computers, PDA, calculators)? Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz. [ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ] Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script. The Christmas Story! A Christmas Story Animation for Children of all ages! Christmas Story Cartoon. About 2000 years ago, in Judea (now called Israel), something amazing happened! One day Mary had a very special visitor, an Angel called Gabriel! There was a young woman called Mary Greetings Mary!

BusyTeacher.org Mobile We have all pressed play on either the tape recorder or the website associated with our text books.... British Accents and Dialects Wikimedia The United Kingdom is probably the most dialect-obsessed nation in the world. With countless accents shaped by thousands of years of history, there are few English-speaking nations with as many varieties of language in such a small space. (NOTE: This page uses the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For information about this notation, please visit my page of IPA Resources.)

ESL Teacher Handouts, Grammar Worksheets and Printables Free English grammar and vocabulary worksheets and printable handouts, for English language and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and instructors to use in the classroom or other teaching environment. Get our ESL handouts newsfeed: Beginner English Handouts Adjectives and Adverbs School Report How are school grades determined at different levels of education in your country (e.g., test, quizzes, reports, participation, etc.)? How are grades listed on report cards? In the USA, letters are often used to indicate performance (A, A-, B+, etc.).

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