Five secrets to revising that can boost your grades How do you get the most out of your revision time, and end up with the best grades you can? Or, if you're a different sort of student, how can you get the same grades you're getting now, but spend less time revising? Either way, you need to know how to learn better. Learn English Video Here are all my 'learn English videos' so far. I'll be putting up more very often, so why not sign up for my newsletter (and get a free copy of my phrasal verbs e-book) or RSS feed to hear when I have a new one? Stative Verbs This video talks about stative verbs- what they are and how we should use them. It also talks about all the difficult exceptions. Download free sample material from onestopclil Try before you buy with these free CLIL resources. Free Young Learners worksheets and teacher's notesFree Secondary worksheets and teacher's notesFree wordlistFree methodology articlesFree CLIL fact sheetFree colour imagesFree animation on the Greenhouse Effect Free Young Learners worksheets and teacher's notes
Integrating tech for the new term: getting to know students – learning technologies in EAP All teachers know that the new year really starts in September, not January as the rest of the world seems to think. That’s when we make our resolutions to be better people, better colleagues and better teachers. We tell ourselves that we are going to finally get organised, read those articles, clean the desk, plan lessons in advance and make sure we stay on top of marking. Sometimes we even do some of those things…..
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ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers.
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Revision techniques - the good, the OK and the useless 17 May 2013Last updated at 21:34 ET By Deborah Cohen Health Check, BBC World Service It's the time of year where students are poring over their books, trying to ensure they are prepared for their exams. Revision charts, highlighter pens and sticky notes around the room are some of the methods people use to ensure information stays in their mind. But now psychologists in the US warn many favourite revision techniques will not lead to exam success. Universities, schools and colleges offer students a variety of ways to help them remember the content of their courses and get good grades.
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