European word translator Enter one or two lower-case English words to see translations from Google Translate. This site is an old side-project that I'm planning to shut down around the end of 2017. It's been a fun project and I'm grateful for the encouraging and helpful feedback I've received. Drop me an email at james dot trimble at yahoo dot co dot uk if you really need the site to continue working after the end of 2017. J Examples: banana the cat she runs Random words: awareness risk A few things to keep in mind: Translations are generated by Google Translate. Translation not available Sorry, this page does not yet translate proper nouns (such as names of people or places) or words in languages other than English. Try typing another word or two, or click one of the examples below the input box.
Educators technology - 16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary There are now several web tools that are really great in teaching vocabulary and that you can use with your students in the classroom. We have curated a list a list of some of the best web tools to teach vocabulary. Check them down below. 1- Vocabulary.com This is a website that will hep students master the vocabulary essential to their academic success. 2- BBC Learning English In this section, learns will have access to a plethora of vocabulary act ivies and tasks great for classroom inclusion. 3- Confusing Words Confusing Words is a collection of 3210 words that are troublesome to readers and writers. 4- Just The Word Just The Word is a cool website that helps students make informed decisions as to the right word selection to use in their writing 5-Lexipedia Lexipedia is an online visual semantic network with dictionary and thesaurus reference functionality 6- Wordnik Wordnik shows definitions from multiple sources, so you can see as many different takes on a word's meaning as possible.
Wim Wenders Past participle – divided according to the pronunciation ,ENGAMES Last week I taught passive and present perfect tense. I thought that I was well prepared but in both cases we encountered one big problem. The students could not form the past participles correctly. So they fought with the past participles and completely ignored the grammar taught. So now I know that we have to deal with past participles before we return to the two grammatical points again. Past participles – mind map Here I try to track some regularities in forming the past participles in English. Past participles are not as difficult as they seem. In this section of the post you can practise the 40 past participles in different games. The second game is called En Garde. Click Here to play the game The third game has already been presented on our site.
Kids Out - World Stories Sweet Life (Eugene, OR) 8 Idioms in English using two Easter symbols – Eggs and Bunnies. The Easter weekend starts today in the UK. Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays (or bank holidays as we call them here in the UK). As I write this post, millions of people are making their way to the airports or holiday destinations within the UK clogging our already busy motorways. Luckily, David and I have decided to head up to the Lake District early Saturday morning to avoid the long queues on the roads. In my last post dedicated to the theme of Easter, I concentrated on the food that is eaten during this period. Today I’d like to share with you 8 idioms that we have in the English language that have two of Easter’s symbols – the egg and the bunny (rabbit). 1. 2. Ex. 3. 4. 5. Ex. 6. Ex. 7. 8. Ex. Do you know any other idioms that use the words ‘eggs’ and ‘rabbits’ in them? The Lake District I am celebrating Easter and next week in the Lake District.
LoudLit.org James Joyce How to Study Vocabulary Words Do you want to know how to study vocabulary words? First, get a list of them. A vocabulary word list is a group of words that belong to a certain subject. Here are some examples:A list of common verbs (be, go, do, have, etc.)A list of weather adjectives (rainy, sunny, stormy, etc.)A list of family nouns (mother, father, sister, brother, uncle, etc.) Now, how do you study these word lists? There are a few things you can do. 1. Just reading the word or memorizing it is not enough, at least not in most cases. For example, let's say you are learning the word "resign" (which means "to leave your job"). "I am sorry, but I must resign."" 2. Take the list of words and write a short story with all of them. Let's say you are studying some verbs beginning with the letter E: earn, eat, end, enjoy and estimate. You can write a short story such as this: "Andy was eating dinner and enjoying a quiet evening, when he started thinking about his future. 3. 4. Make a dictation. 5. What are good friends for?
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