American Jokes Re-telling Jokes from 1. Copy a set of jokes (found below) and then cut them into strips of paper. Copy a table with a column for the jokes' names, heard, and told. Cut these into small rectangles. Index of /talkinghistory/archive3 Index of /talkinghistory/archive3 Name Last modified Size Description Parent Directory - 5Minute English Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Listening Exercise: The Birthday Party - A listening exercise. Introducing Marketplace: Buy and Sell with Your Local Community By Mary Ku, Director of Product Management Facebook is where people connect, and in recent years more people have been using Facebook to connect in another way: buying and selling with each other. This activity started in Facebook Groups and has grown substantially. More than 450 million people visit buy and sell groups each month — from families in a local neighborhood to collectors around the world.
by Jamie Keddie » The train tunnel joke This short film was directed by Ehsan Amani (Iran). It is titled Sili which seems to be translated as The Slap. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) +Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 30 minutesActivity: Listening; Writing; SpeakingTopic: TransportLanguage: Verbs of thought (wonder, wish, hope, etc)Materials: Video; WorksheetThe train tunnel joke [downloaded 1986 times] Lesson plan outline Word Stress and -ing Verbs In this American English pronunciation video,we're going to go over the word stress of -ing verbs. The -ing form of a verb always adds an extra syllable. And this syllable is always unstressed. So it should be lower in pitch and usually a little faster than the stressed syllable in the word. Take,for example,'standing' Stand-ing, stand-ing.
English Club Welcome to EnglishClub Listening, to help you learn the skill of listening in English. Listening is the first of the four language skills, which are: 1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Kingfisher plc - Investors - Results & presentations - Press releases - Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP visits new Maidenhead Screwfix store (8 July 2016) Leading trade supplier, Screwfix, was delighted to welcome local Member of Parliament Theresa May to its new Maidenhead store on Friday 8 July. Screwfix is one of the fastest growing retail businesses in the UK and opens stores at the rate of one a week. The new store, which opened in February, is one of the network of 470.
Joke A joke is something spoken, written, or done with humorous intention. Jokes may have many different forms, e.g., a single word or a gesture (considered in a particular context), a question-answer, or a whole short story. The word "joke" has a number of synonyms, including wisecrack, gag, prank, quip, jape and jest. To achieve their end, jokes may employ irony, sarcasm, word play and other devices. Jokes may have a punch line, i.e., an ending to make it humorous. A practical joke or prank differs from a spoken joke in that the major component of the humour is physical rather than verbal (for example placing salt in the sugar bowl). Purpose
Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are Complete the lyrics as fast as possible by typing the characters of the missing words. The number of gaps depends on the selected game mode. The video will stops till the words of the line are filled up correctly. In the meantime, your life bar will decrease. If your life bar gets empty, the game ends. To listen to a line again, press the button or the "backspace" key.
Alphabet Lessons This EFL lesson is based around the alphabet, and an original short film called Alphabet by n9ve. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain. Living on Earth Air Date: August 24, 2012 FULL SHOW (stream/download) as an MP3 file Paul Ryan’s Environmental Record / Steve Curwood (stream / mp3) Mitt Romney's energy plan promises more energy production through opening more areas to offshore oil and gas drilling, building the Keystone XL pipeline, and speeding up drilling permits. The environmental priorities of Congressman Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential pick, seem closely aligned with Romney's.
Chickens crossing Why did the chicken cross the road? is one of the most famous (and least funny) jokes in English. In this lesson plan, students are asked to draw their own road-crossing chickens and consider chicken motives before being directed to the joke. Language level: Elementary – Intermediate (A2 – B1)Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 20 minutesActivity: Drawing; Writing sentencesTopic: Jokes; English humourLanguage: The infinitive of purposeMaterials: Materials freeChickens crossing
ESL : Listening : Downloadable MP3 Files There are currently 10192 registered links.Main Page | Links for Students | Links for Teachers | What's New * American Stories in VOA Special English [FRAME] Short stories written by American writers rewritten in VOA Special English * VOA News in Special English - 10 Minute Audio with a Transcript Once a week, this website posts MP3 and RealAudio files plus a transcript. * VOA Special English - Words and Their Stories