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Differences Between American and British English By Kenneth Beare While there are certainly many more varieties of English, American English and British English are the two varieties that are taught in most ESL/EFL programs. Generally, it is agreed that no one version is "correct" however, there are certainly preferences in use. The three major differences between between American and British English are: Pronunciation - differences in both vowel and consonants, as well as stress and intonation Vocabulary - differences in nouns and verbs, especially phrasal verb usage Spelling - differences are generally found in certain prefix and suffix forms The most important rule of thumb is to try to be consistent in your usage.

Printables from A to Z from Homeschool Creations The printables shared on this site are FREE of charge and you are welcome to download them for your personal and/or classroom use only. However, free or purchased printables are NOT to be reproduced, hosted, sold, or stored on any other website or electronic retrieval system {such as Scribd or Google docs}. My printables are copyright protected and I appreciate your help in keeping them that way. :) Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom The Globe Trekker/Pilot Guides video collection is a treasure trove for any English teacher. It encompasses extensive material from every corner of the world, and especially English-speaking countries are lavished with attention. Australia, Canada, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England – you name it. Even individual cities are endowed with an approx. 50-minute complete video of its own, like London, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans to name but a few. Covering the United States satisfactorily in the language classroom is a daunting project, especially if you want to give your students more than a superficial understanding of its history, geography, language and people. Most textbooks for EFL students fall short in this respect, and it’s understandable – time available is limited and there is so much more that needs to be covered.

saltlakeants Grammar There is/there are Exercises Read through all your posts on the blog. webenglish Related topics: Thanksgiving, Year 3-7 Background Colonization in the New World An informative text for the teacher about the British colonisation of the East Coast.A Clash of Cultures in the New World (14:00) This VOA radio programme clarifies the underlying reasons for the clashes between the settlers and the natives. Very slow speech; would benefit from a different method, e.g. by reading and discussing, if used in class.Native American Houses There is a common misunderstanding that all “Indians” lived in Teepees. This article shows various types of housing that different tribes used.The Basic Indian Stereotypes For the teacher who wants to go deeper, much deeper

10 Top Tourist Attractions in the USA As one of the largest and most diverse countries in the world, The United States boast an amazing amount of tourist destinations ranging from the skyscrapers of New York and Chicago, the natural wonders of Yellowstone and Alaska to the sunny beaches of California, Florida and Hawaii. With so many tourist attractions it’s tempting to list entire cities or even states, but in this top 10 I have tried to focus on specific attractions. 10White House The White House in Washington DC is the official residence and office of the President of the United States. It was built between 1792 and 1800 and first used by President John Adams. After the 9/11 attacks it has become more difficult to visit the White House and today tours are available only for groups of 10 or more and must be requested up to six months in advance through your member of Congress or your country’s US Ambassador.

14 Expressions with Crazy Origins that You Would Never Have Guessed Guest post by Anais John You probably use tons of expressions, idioms, and slang phrases every day that don’t make literal sense. If you ever thought long and hard about why you say something a certain way, you could probably make a guess. United States PEOPLE & CULTURE Throughout its history, the United States has been a nation of immigrants. The population is diverse with people from all over the world seeking refuge and a better way of life. The country is divided into six regions: New England; the mid-Atlantic; the South; the Midwest; the Southwest, and the West. European settlers came to New England in search of religious freedom. Free Language Stuff Preposition List Basic Location up, down, beside, above, at, behind, below, beside, by, in, in front of, off, on, out, outside, over, to, under

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Articles & Videos Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister ReadWorks.org The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form U.S: Geography, states, landmarks, maps, cities, population, laws, speeches U.S. States, Cities, History, Maps Year by Year: 1900–2015 WebEnglish.se Related Topics: United Nations’ Day, Malala Yousafzai, Racism, Tolerance, Martin Luther King Jr. Background Human Rights Day December 10th Official WebsiteThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights Infographic poster.The 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on a poster, in a video and on paper.What are Human Rights Disregarding the origin of this .pdf-booklet, it does present the 30 human rights truly and clearly. Warm-up Human Rights Video: UNITED Song Disregarding the origin of this video, it does convey a message.The History of Human Rights A 10-min video with 9 core questions. Vocabulary

USA Geography - Map Game - Geography Online Games "I stumbled upon your fun interactive geography games from a link on the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance Website. Since then, your games have become quite a hit with my competitive colleagues!" --Candice Gomes, Education Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library

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