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Travel and Sightseeing: Directions Through Town (1)

Travel and Sightseeing: Directions Through Town (1)
Whether you are on a sightseeing trip through Europe or backpacking in Australia, finding your way around the city while on vacation can be difficult unless you know what to say. Understanding directions is a big part of this. Look at the expressions below and be sure to understand the meaning of the places on the map before you begin the listening activity: Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, choose TRUE or FALSE for each sentence, which may be missing one or more words. [ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ] Listen to the sentences again as you read the Quiz Script. Draw a neighborhood map of the area where you live (or a place you know well like a school or your work). Now, write your opinions on a similar topic at Randall's ESL Blog HERE. Randall's Sites: Daily ESL | ESL Blog | EZSlang | Train Your Accent | Tips For Students | Hiking In Utah Related:  SpeakingEnglishEnglish year 7-9

Street directions in English vocabulary exercise Introduction: Anybody who has travelled to another country or city has got lost. Sometimes maps don't help, so you have to ask somebody for directions. If you're in a country where they don't speak your language, this can be difficult. At other times, you will have to give directions to people visiting your country. In this online exercise, we will look at the essential vocabulary used to both ask for and to give directions in English. Exercise: Receiving directions A visitor to the city of York in the North of England asks a person in the street for directions to the Silk Cottage restaurant. Using both the directions and the map, try to guess what the meaning of the words/phrases in bold are. Visitor:'Excuse me, could you tell me the way to the Silk Cottage restaurant please?' York Resident:'Eh, the Silk Cottage restaurant. You'll then come to a bridge, go over the bridge. Quiz: Street directions in English vocabulary When the answer is correct, two icons will appear next to the question.

For sale, baby shoes, never worn: Hemingway probably did not write the famous six-word story. Photo by AFP/Getty Images Quote Investigator is a terrific website that examines the provenance of popular quotations, which, as you may have noticed, frequently get misattributed online. On Monday, the site’s proprietor, Garson O’Toole, looked into a six-word fiction supposedly written by Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. Hemingway’s authorship of the classified ad-inspired short-short story is frequently described as a “literary legend,” which, to be fair, is a perfectly accurate way of putting it. Ernest Hemingway died in 1961, and the earliest published evidence known to QI connecting him to this tale appeared in 1991. The case for Hemingway does not get stronger from there. There was an ad in the Brooklyn “Home Talk” which read, “Baby carriage for sale, never used.” That note was reprinted in multiple newspapers. Is that 1917 article, written by one William R.

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Travel and Sightseeing: Directions Through Town (2) Travel and sightseeing are always fun, but if you find yourself lost in a new city on vacation, you will probably have to ask for directions. Understanding directions is a big part of this. Look at the expressions below and be sure to understand the meaning of the places on the map before you begin the listening activity: Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. [ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ] Listen to the sentences again as you read the Quiz Script. Draw a neighborhood map of the area where you live (or a place you know well like a school or your work). Now, write your opinions on a similar topic at Randall's ESL Blog HERE. Randall's Sites: Daily ESL | ESL Blog | EZSlang | Train Your Accent | Tips For Students | Hiking In Utah

Giving directions A Go straight on. Then take the first left on to Green Street. Walk past the library and it’s the building next to the library on the left. B Go straight on. Go past the traffic lights. C Go straight on. D Go straight on. A Go straight on. B Go straight on. C Go straight on. D Go straight on. How to Create a Jazz Chant by Carolyn Graham | Teaching Village Last November, Carolyn Graham did a workshop at the JALT National Conference in Shizuoka, Japan, on how to make a Jazz Chant. I taped her workshop, and with her permission am sharing the part of it where she demonstrates her technique. One of the many things I love about Carolyn is that she spends most of her time giving away her secrets. Knowing how to put together a quick chant can be a lifesaver—for the last five minutes of class, to calm an unruly group of kids, or to put the class reins into your students’ hands and have them create their own chants. How to Make A Jazz Chant by Carolyn Graham from Barbara Sakamoto on Vimeo. Hints for creating your own Jazz Chant (from the video): 1) Choose a topic of interest to your students. 2) Use “real” language that’s useful and appropriate for the age of your students. 3. Baseball, basketball, golf. Baseball, basketball, baseball, basketball 4. He plays baseball. She plays basketball. They play golf. 5.

The 16 characteristics of a modern teacher 469 Shares Share Tweet Email Becoming a tech-savvy teacher is great. Honestly, there’s more to it than just hopping on the latest education technology / education trends bandwagon. See Also: Which of the top edtech trends are best for classrooms? So, then, what does it really take to be a modern teacher? You want to know what it takes to be a progressive and always-learning teacher who knows how to get students to think, contemplate, and explore. Modern teachers: choose to be vulnerable.see themselves as co-learners, not teachers.allow themselves to fail, often.don’t wait until they’re experts to introduce somethingmove into their students’ world, even if it’s foreignrun towards their area of weakness, not awayare comfortable not knowing what is going to happeninvite mistakes into their livesdream big and ask ‘why not?’ These characteristics of a modern teacher are incorporated into the visual you see below. Click here to download the printable PDF version of this fabulous visual

Games for Learning English, Vocabulary, Grammar Games, Activities, ESL Train Tickets: Getting Around Tokyo Finding budget plane tickets, hotels, and tours packages might sound difficult in Tokyo, Japan. However, after you arrive, you still need to find your way around the city, especially like one as big as Tokyo. What are two of the most common forms of public transportation in your country? Would foreigners visiting your country have a difficult time using public transportation in major cities? Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button of the audio type you want to hear, and answer the questions. [ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ] Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script. What are some ways you can prepare before traveling to another country? Imagine that you are have received $3,000 to take a three-week vacation to one or more of these cities: New York City, Tokyo, or London, and one city of your choice. Want to Tell People About This Listening Activity? Now, write your ideas on a similar topic at Randall's ESL Blog HERE.

BBC World Service | Learning English | How To "Som Berlin på DDR-tiden" - but I have a dream... - Sara Bruun Den tredje måndagen i januari är en nationell helgdag i USA. Då hedrar man minnet av Martin Luther King Jr och lyfter fram vad han stod för, nämligen alla människors lika värde oavsett bakgrund. I år är Martin Luther King – dagen den 18 janauri. Med tanke på vad som pågår i Sverige just nu och i Skåne i synnerhet önskar jag att vi också stannar upp och tänker till. Förtydligande (5/1): Jag menar självklart inte att ATT det är samma sak i Hyllie och Kastrup som i Berlin på DDR-tiden. Jag hittade en uppgift på Schoolastic.com som knyter an till Martin Luther King Jr . Jag tror att uppgiften ovan skulle kunna bli en bra inledning till ett större arbete om människors lika värde med de äldre eleverna. Här kan ni se Rasmus tal. Eleverna fick feedback på sina tal och i stort sett alla ville sedan göra om talen. När vi var klara med talen gick vi vidare till att lära oss om Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks har också sin dag när man stannar upp och tänker till kring mänskliga rättigheter. Sara Bruun

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