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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. Web 2 Tools by Task Avators: Build your Wild Self - create a self portrait and learn about the animal parts incorporated into your avatar. Mikons - where people communicate through visual symbols, logos, icons, or avatars to tell a story Voki.com is a web application that produces animated characters to which you can add your voice (or anybody else’s).

Royal Mail: how to write to the Royal Family The Queen receives thousands of items of correspondence each year, many from her people in the UK and Commonwealth, but also from across the world. Having just become the longest reigning Monarch in British History, many of you will want to write to Her Majesty to congratulate her, but what things must you do? And what should you avoid? Here’s your guide how to write to the Royal Family. 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

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health.

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Phonemic Awareness - Pre Reading Skills - Reading Skills Pyramid Phonemic awareness is the understanding that words are made up of sounds which can be put together in different ways to make different words. Simply put, phonemic awareness is the moment a child realizes that if the "b" in "bat" is changed to a "c", then the word becomes "cat." Phonemic awareness is a critical pre-reading skill which is often overlooked. And while each child is different, most learn to read following a similar sequence. 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.

What British People Say vs. What They Really Mean British journalist-turned-novelist Lucy Sykes has become known for her snarky social commentary, thanks to her bestseller The Knockoff, a satirical take on the budding fashion tech world. Now, she and co-author Jo Piazza are at it again with their forthcoming novel Fitness Junkie (out July 11), which comically tackles society's wellness obsession. Given Sykes' British background—and her penchant for keeping it real—we asked her and her sister, author Plum Sykes, to give us a breakdown of popular British phrases, and what they really mean.

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. Concerning useful links for English teaching, see “Länkar. Engelska.” Adjacent to this page you can also find a short profile of me “Engelskansvarig i styrelsen.”

How to Use the Board Effectively in ELT In this article and accompanying video, I will talk about using the board effectively in ELT (English language teaching). The board is perhaps the most useful piece of equipment in the language classroom. Note that this post is written mainly for teachers using whiteboards (not digital interactive boards), although a lot of the advice still applies. Watch the video here: Types of Board "There is a lot of" vs "There are a lot of" - English Lessons Brighton Do we say “There is a lot…” or “There are a lot of…”? This question was put to me recently by a student who noted that “lot” is the first noun after a verb. In theory, the verb should be singular with “a lot of”, because it is a singular “lot”. Comparing “There are a lot of apples.” and “There is a lot of apples.”, this sounds incorrect, however. Why? With a sentence covering states, the noun typically agrees with the first noun, such as There is a car. or They are rocks.

 Students create their own tale to share with the class.  Students work in groups creating a tale they can make a connection with.  In pairs, students create a tale leaving the ending for their classmates to write. They share each story in the class. by gamsdf1977 Oct 22

This site has a number of activites where students fill in the missing words (similar to Madlibs). This would be fun for the students while also contributing to an increase in the mechanics of grammar. by kbeck07 Nov 4

These are partial stories that get finished by the reader. Teaching Tips Great for teaching parts of speech Allows students to be creative Easy to use Many story options Great for classwide or individual use by k3nolen Sep 28

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