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Cool Sites for ESL Students Links to practice English grammar, listening, speaking, reading, writing and more!

Cool Sites for ESL Students Links to practice English grammar, listening, speaking, reading, writing and more!

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Multiculturalism This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about multiculturalism, which is when different cultures or cultural identities exist within a society or country. Multiculturalism occurs when people emigrate from different countries around the world, taking with them their language, religion, food, and cultural traditions to the new country in which they settle. Audio conversation about Multiculturalism Download audio discussion about multiculturalism Download transcript of audio discussion Why did CleAnn’s country encourage immigrants to come from China?

Better Public Speaking - Communication Skills From MindTools.com Becoming a Confident, Compelling Speaker Become a confident and compelling speaker. © iStockphoto/webphotographeer Whether we're talking in a team meeting or presenting in front of an audience, we all have to speak in public from time to time. Irregular verbs again I have already published several posts on irregular verbs: Past participles – divided according to the pronunciation and Present perfect tense. However, a week ago a student of mine contacted me and asked me if I could create a way for him to learn the irregular verbs. He spends a lot of time driving so he asked me to prepare something to listen to in his car. Freebies – Really Learn English Welcome to our Freebies section! Here you can sign up for our free newsletter, join our social community, or browse through many free stories, exercises, and articles for teaching and learning English. Stories Past Progressive Story – The Gold Earrings Future Perfect Story – Dancing All Night A Short Story for the Modal Verb MUST – Time for Lunch

101 YouTube Videos to Teach You the Art of Public Speaking October 1st, 2005 With the internet giving users the tools to instantly and permanently post videos, public speakers have to be more careful than ever. See how to get it right, what to avoid doing, and those who did it successfully by watching the 101 YouTube videos below. Wordville Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Free Printable Grade Level Worksheets Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Worksheets Reading Word Match Sight Word Reading Comprehension What Makes a Question Essential? Second, look at these additional examples, organized by subject area, to spark your thinking and clarify the qualities of essential questions, or EQs. Essential Questions in History and Social Studies • Whose "story" is this? • How can we know what really happened in the past? • How should governments balance the rights of individuals with the common good? • Should _______ (e.g., immigration, media expression) be restricted or regulated?

Advanced Questions and concerns often arise among teachers when it comes to advanced students: just what can a high-level learner do? They have cleared the hurdle of fluency problems, as much of the language has become automatic. In other words, they don't pre-translate and then speak.

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