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Classroom Language For English Teachers comments, 43.5k shares, -26 points I’m your new English teacher. I’ll be teaching you English this year. Classroom Phrases For English Teachers – Video Tio Spanish - learn spanish videos Learn name of animals in Spanish, jungle animals Spanish vocabularyVocabulary animals in Spanish, Learn name of jungle animals in Spanish, Spanish vocabulary.More resources, cards and games to learn animals names in Spanish: Learn Spanish vocabulary, name of jungle animals in Spanish, jungle animals. List of animals in Spanish that live in the jungle: León, Tigre, rinoceronte, elefante, jirafa...Full List of Animals in Spanish.

providr What’s wrong with today’s society is a popular topic of discussion these days. Usually, technology is at the heart of the issue, but illustrators John Holcroft and Steve Cutts prove modern society is even more problematic than we thought. John Holcroft is a retro illustrator based in England who creates simple 50s inspired art to illustrate serious subjects. You can see more of John Holcroft’s illustrations at Steve Cutts is also an illustrator based in London, England whose artwork focuses on satirizing modern excesses.

Time We all have an image in our minds of what the American dream looks like, but rarely do we see it photographed. For the past 20 years, Beth Yarnelle Edwards has been documenting suburban families in an effort to capture how the American dream has changed over time. Edwards’ Suburban Dreams project was born in 1997, growing out of Beth’s disillusionment with her own life in the suburbs. “I felt isolated and trapped, but I realized that the people around me really loved being there,” she tells TIME.

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Daily Bread - Photographs and text by Gregg Segal Food is a central part of our lives, and yet we tend to take it for granted. We’re often too busy to give much thought to what we’re eating or how it affects our health. In the West, there’s a growing awareness about the harm of eating processed foods loaded with salt, fat and sugar, but awareness hasn’t led to widespread change: obesity rates are climbing, and since corn syrup came along, the incidence of diabetes has tripled. For the first time in many generations, life expectancy has decreased in America, and the main culprit is empty calories—processed, packaged junk foods promoted to us by big-budget commercials. As the saying goes, the hand that stirs the pot rules the world. The hand that’s stirring the pot is motivated by profit, and it’s stirring a big pot—our contemporary food culture has created epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer and a myriad of other health problems.

We featured Bridges of London earlier this week. However, the public realm relating to the Thames is more than the river itself and the bridges crossing it. One of London’s defining features, in recent times, as the Thames has cleaned and the spaces beside it have become less-traffic choked, is its riverside frontage. This lovely new illustrated map by Martin Thompson focuses both on the bridges and on the public realm beside the river. Running from Canary Wharf and Greenwich in the east, to Battersea Park in the west, it includes beautiful sketches of the 12 foot-accessible bridges in this section, the iconic buildings alongside, and other little details, such as the lost (that is, now underground) smaller rivers that meet the Thames in this central part of the capital. Photographer Tracks Down People He Snapped In His Hometown Almost 40 Years Ago To Recreate The Remarkable Images Photo © by Chris Porsz/Geoff Robinson Paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Great Britain) in the late 1970s and 80s, taking candid shots of punks and policemen, siblings and sweethearts, traders and teenagers. More than three decades later, Chris has reconstructed a handful of his favourite photos from his collection.

Spanish Proficiency Exercises Spanish Proficiency Exercises is a compilation of brief video clips in which native speakers of Spanish from various locations throughout Latin America and Spain demonstrate various language tasks. The objective of the exercises is to provide students of Spanish with the necessary tools to be able to talk about the same topics in Spanish. In order to do, this Spanish Proficiency Exercises contains five major components. First, there is a simplified video clip.

Interactive Language Wall There are a couple of things I know about grammar and the elementary school classroom. One, it is so important to help students understand the mechanics of good writing but two, the instruction of grammar can be pretty dry. Several years ago, I began using mentor sentences as a way to get students discovering, identifying, and applying grammar principles. I pull sentences from our read alouds (picture books are our favorite for this), resources found on TPT, or even sentences from my students’ writing pieces. If you’re interested in learning more about mentor sentences, everything I know comes from Jeff Anderson’s book, Mechanically Inclined.