BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / The bitter taste of sugar How much sugar do you have a day? Rob and Neil talk about the recent recommendation by the World Health Organisation for people to reduce the amount of sugar they eat even more than previously advised. They say that it should account for 5% of the total energy we take from food – down from 10%. Reading comprehension in Spanish Exercises, Spanish4Teachers.org This Spanish Reading Comprehension page printable resources and web-bases reading comprehension resources that you can use to teach, practice and/or assess reading comprehension in the Spanish language. Teachers please feel free to use these Spanish teaching resources, but we ask that you respect the copyright and footer information of all of them. Reading Comprehension in Spanish Exercises: Other Reading Comprehension Resources in Spanish:
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Questioning – what to look for Questioning This is my topic this year, I’m reading up on it and practicing it as much as I can, so I’m sharing this weeks thoughts on questioning with my readers. Questioning Bad Habits Asking too many questions too quicklyNot giving sufficient thinking timeOnly questioning the same studentsUsing only one style of questioning; who, what, when, where, how and not explain, justify, compare & evaluate for example. Reflect & Observe If you’re going to get better at something like questioning you need to practice. ESL About Us My name is Andrew Lawton and I am a Spanish teacher in Austin, TX. A couple of years ago I taught an informal ESL class and really enjoyed it. This experience inspired me to come up with my own lessons and worksheets to share with teachers and students for free. I created this website to help an intermediate to advanced ESL student work on his or her real world English communication skills. The lessons cover situations one would encounter while living in an English speaking country.
Reading Comprehension Worksheets "Your reading comprehension materials are the best I've found on the web. They are so thorough and comprehensive! My students and I have learned a lot from them. Thanks so much!" -- Susan B., Carter, KY. 03/21/12 Like these materials? The Happy Prince - Storynory Original Pictures for Storynory by Henrietta MacPhee Read by Natasha Oscar Wilde’s story of a statue and a swallow is both beautiful and sad. We feel it captures much of the spirit of Easter (our reasons for thinking this are explained here). The statue was once a prince, who enjoyed a life of pleasure. He had no idea that anybody else could be poor or sad.