Verb Tense Tutorial Verb tenses are verb forms (went, go, will go) which English speakers use to talk about the past, present, and future in their language. There are twelve verb tense forms in English as well as other time expressions such as used to. For English learners, knowing how to use English tenses can be quite a challenge. Never fear. Englishpage.com's verb tense tutorial will teach you to think like a native speaker.
English listening comprehension strategies Depending on what you’re listening to, making sense of the English language can be a challenging skill to master, particularly when more than one person is speaking. ESL programs often provide language labs for practice, but there’s a wealth of listening material available on the web that can help you get more creative with your English listening exercises. So how can you improve your listening comprehension skills in English and start catching more language? Try these listening strategies and then practice your comprehension skills with daily exercises. Art - FCE - Cambridge ESOL exam tests Art 0. has always been a controversial topic of conversation and is a subject which is sure to raise many an argument. Whether you have a passion 1.___ sculpture or are crazy 2._____ abstract art, we have to agree that there is a place for all genres. One of the most controversial artists of our time is the French performance artist, Orlan. She 3.______ a scandal with her first work, "The Kiss of the Artist", in which she sold kisses to the audience, and 4.___ actually fired from her teaching job as a direct result of this. Once she got a taste 5.___ shocking the public, though, there was no stopping her and she often found herself in 6.____ water following one of her exhibitions.
Cambridge ESOL English Exercises Practise for your Cambridge ESOL Exams with our free exercises below. You will find various types of exercise from the Use of English sections of these exams to help you prepare for First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). These free exercises have an optional time limit so you can test yourself in similar conditions to the exam: you will see a timer that counts down to zero; when it reaches zero your exercise will be automatically submitted. ESL Shopping Listening On this ESL shopping listening page there are examples of spoken English using shopping vocabulary so that you can listen to the words being used in naturally spoken passages. You will need to be able to have conversations in English about shopping if you ever go to an English speaking country, and this page will help you get used to listening to the shopping vocabulary. The ESL shopping vocabulary page has a list of useful vocabulary, which has also been spoken by a native speaker and recorded so you can listen to the pronunciation. If you need to, go to the vocabulary page and listen to the spoken vocabulary list first, before doing the following shopping listening exercises. This page has the following exercises for you to do: Identification of spoken word order.Identification of spoken definition.Listening comprehension.Dictation.
Exam Information The questions look like this: Example: It was impossible for Pepito to become accustomed to living in England. Pepito couldn’t ________________ living in England. Here they are testing the verb get used to, so they will expect the answer to be; Answer: Pepito couldn’t get used to living in England. Ten Videos to Teach English Here are ten videos which can help students learn English writing skills. This is a process writing project. Students will need to draft and rewrite at least two versions before a satisfactory piece of writing can be completed. These videos are appropriate for high intermediate to advanced levels students. Writing interesting and reflective pieces that summarize the content and the students’ impressions will require some ability to conceptualize abstract concepts. Most videos are about 4 minutes in length.
A scrap of paper leads a sailor to his wife This story is about love, and war. And a mysterious piece of paper. Fifty-three years ago, Royce Thorpe was cleaning a US Navy barracks in California when he found a scrap of paper. He didn't look at it, but he stuck it in his wallet so he could throw it away later. That bit of paper would change his life.
Vertical Gardens Permaculture Courses by Frank Gapinski Making use of vertical wall space located in a sunny spot is a great way to grow your garden. In fact you don’t need pumps or complicated equipment to start growing your own vegetable garden. As long as you have a consistent amount of sunshine of around 6 hours per day and a collection of plastic drink containers and some ingenuity you can create a mini vegetable garden and have it self-water the system. Consider this novel approach to harnessing gravity to feed your garden. Easy Vertical Bottle Garden
Listening through video: 7 things to keep in mind A few months ago I was talking to a friend who’d just dropped out of his English classes halfway through the course. Here’s a condensed version of our conversation: “It was not a bad course at all, and the teacher was very friendly and knowledgeable. It’s just that…” “What?” “Well, I got tired of traveling all the way across town, twice a week, to do things I could easily do at home, on my own.” Entraîner à la compréhension orale : sites utiles. - Anglais dans l'académie de Caen Vous trouverez ci-dessous quelques sites pouvant vous servir pour trouver des documents pour l’entraînement à la compréhension orale. Cette liste n’est bien sûr pas exhaustive et si vous en connaissez d’autres, n’hésitez pas à nous en faire part pour que nous les rajoutions. American websites :Voice Of America Learning English : programmes radios. ABC Podcasts : podcasts ABC. CNN Student News : Les News CNN pour les élèves.
Listening: A Tour of London Tower Bridge, London (Copyright: Getty) When you visit a city for the first time, a good way to explore it is to go on an organised sightseeing tour. The tour will give you an overview of what there is to see and also provide you with some historical background. A popular way of seeing London is to go in one of the red double deck buses.