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Listening Theme Page Listening Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to Internet audio resources that may be used by ESL students and teachers. Most of these use the RealAudio format and generally they will also have a link to a download site for the player. Some of the sites on this page are general in nature (e.g., news) while others are intended for an ESL audience. Please read our disclaimer. Ask ERIC Lesson Plans: Language Arts: Listening Below are links to four ERIC lesson plans on listening. BBC World Service - Learning English A series of online courses which teach the language associated with a particular topic or skills (e.g., environment, computers, science, advocacy skills, telephone skills). Broadcast.com This site gives teachers/students access to over 5,000 full length audio books, organized by category. [The] English Listening Lounge About 30 audio passages of ordinary people talking about their lives. English Pronunciation Interactive Listening Comprehension Practice Lesson Plan Data Base
Best Language Websites Language teacher advice and tips: I know from my own 38 years of teaching experience that being on a continual path of self-improvement is an absolute necessity toward be a good teacher. Hang out with other educators that you admire. Watch them closely and learn from them. Imitation is the greatest compliment! Join your language association ( plus two foreign language teacher associations (state and national: ACTFL - ( and attend their annual meetings on a regular basis. Whenever you can in your own environment, ask to observe colleagues in action in their classroom. Keep your classroom presentations FRESH. They don't care how much you know until they know how much you CARE] I hope that you picked up some ideas here that will aid in your total success. Jim Becker = BA, Cornell College (Iowa), MA, La Sorbonne (Paris), ABD, The Ohio State University (Foreign Language Education).
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Writing www.eslfast.com/robot/ What does "Tutor Mike" know? "Tutor Mike" won the second place in International Loebner Prize 2016 Contest in AI "Tutor Mike" won the semifinal in 2015 Chatterbox Challenge and is recognized as one of the top four chatbots on the net "Tutor Mike" won the fifth place in International Loebner Prize 2014 Contest in AI "Tutor Mike" won one first place and one second place in International Loebner Prize 2013 Contest in AI "Tutor Mike" won one first place and one fourth place in International Loebner Prize 2011 Contest in AI ESL: English as a Second LanguageESL Fast Copyright © 2017. eslfast.com English as a Second Language (ESL) Provide fun activities to help students study English vocabulary, writing and spelling. Improve pronunciation and comprehension. Improve students' academic English as well as their social English. Make decisions on instruction based on individual student data. ESL teachers help their students to develop proficiency in all aspects of their English language use at one time, a huge task. These students do not have the luxury of having heard and spoken the language for years before they must read and write it. Pronunciation and Context for ESL Students VocabularySpellingCity utilizes both spoken and written English in games and activities, so students learning English can learn to pronounce words correctly. VocabularySpellingCity provides choice in word lists, so you can match the lists you use to each class or student. If you have a particular set of words you'd like your students to learn, simply create your own list on VocabularySpellingCity. Record Keeping for ESL
365 ESL Short Stories Loebner Prize 2013 The Imagineering Quarter hosted, for the first time on the island of Ireland, the International Loebner Prize 2013 Contest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to find the world's best conversational chatbot computer program in collaboration with universities in the USA (New Mexico), Denmark (Aalborg), France (LIMSI-CNRS), England (Exeter, Sheffield) & island of Ireland (The Queen's University of Belfast, UCD, DCU) and technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society UKRI chapter. The contest was held during the CultureTECH 2013 digital media and creativity festival, City of Culture 2013 celebration, European Heritage Open Days and preceded an International Workshop on: ``Waiting for Artificial Intelligence...''. Each year an Annual Prize & Bronze Medal is awarded to the most human-like computer. Loebner Prize 2013 Annual First Prize is: US$ 4000 + Annual Bronze Medal, Second Prize: US$ 1000, Third Prize: US$ 750 and Fourth Prize: US$ 250.
ESL worksheets and activities to download These PDF activities and worksheets with accompanying teacher notes are free to download, print and use in the classroom. Need a grammar refresher? Get the Online Grammar Course for TEFL Teachers. Adverbs of frequency Communicative pair work activity to practise how often and adverbs of frequency Crazy dictation (1) Activity to present language for making appointments, and to practise listening and pronunciation skills Crazy dictation (2) Activity to present language for making arrangements, and to practise listening and pronunciation skills Crazy dictation (3) Activity to practise the past simple tense, and to practise listening and pronunciation skills For or Since? Worksheet to practise expressions of time with for and since Introductions Getting to know you communicative pair work questionnaire Kids – Places Questionnaire for communicative practice of places in a town Kids – Shopping roleplays Modals of obligation Worksheet to practise the difference between have to, don’t have to, must and mustn’t
ESL Lesson Plans and Resources on Music March is Music in our Schools Month! There has never been a better excuse to get up and dance with your students. To encourage you to bring music into your classroom throughout the year, we’ve created a collection of useful links. Music-Themed Lesson Plans Check out our Famous People section for lesson plans on Whitney Houston, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, and John Lennon. Check out our Famous Things section for lesson plans on Jazz, Hip Hop, and Rock n’ Roll. We have Discussion Starters lesson plans on Talent and Music Piracy, and Mini-Debates on File Sharing and Live 8 Concerts. Flashcards Are you looking for images related to music? Authentic Materials and WarmUps What Makes a Teacherjerker? Teaching With the Chimes of Freedom Album Street Musician Experiment The Red Carpet Articles about Using Music in the Classroom Creating Music With Students: Nik Peachey Teaching English Through Songs in the Digital Age: ELT Chat
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