Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games Urban Dictionary PlaysPokemon The upcoming run of Pokemon Red will be a Pokedex completion run by use a 151 romhack. It will start in anarchy mode and democracy mode will only be enabled if a location-specific timer ticks down to zero (leaving the area will result in the timer being paused). I had previously intended this run of Red to be anarchy mode-only but I think putting democracy mode behind a substantial, non-dodgeable timer is more realistic. Here are some of the games and romhacks being considered for future runs: Pokemon Diamond (Telefang)MoemonTouhoumonPokemon BrownPokemon PrismPokemon QuartzPokemon MarblePokemon Blue (democracy-only)Pokemon Trading Card Game (democracy-only)Pokemon Mystery Dungeon (democracy-only) I like to think of it as seasons, this (and the upcoming Omega Ruby run) has been the 2014 season of TPP.
StoryCloud Quoridor Quoridor is an absolutely brilliant wooden board game. And no, you haven't just accidentally clicked on to Dullanorak.com. You're still looking at Firebox, everyone's favourite purveyor of all things inspirational, quirky and downright fun. Well we have to admit, we weren't exactly performing cartwheels of excitement when we first heard about this game. So why all the fuss? The basic premise of Quoridor is to get your pawn to the opposite side of an 81 square board before your opponent. Quoridor is simple to play but difficult to master.
Spelling Bee What are the different ways to play the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee? There are two different ways to play. In the Tournament Spelling Bee, you'll be challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to your skill level. You can also try a Community Spelling Bee generated from one of our subscribers' word lists. How does the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee work? Each turn, you'll hear the recording of the word and see its definition (with words suitably omitted that might give away the correct spelling). In the Tournament Spelling Bee, the more words you get right, the higher your score will go. If you play a Community Spelling Bee, the words from the selected word list are presented in random order. What happens if I misspell a word? If you spell a word incorrectly, you can keep guessing for as long as you like. What is the appropriate age level or grade level to play the Spelling Bee? How does the scoring work? How do I see how my score stacks up against other spellers?
The Oatmeal FUCKING HOMEPAGE 4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom UPDATE: I’m delighted to say that this post has been nominated for the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award for innovative teaching ideas. I’m really delighted to have been included in this month’s nominations, so… make me a super happy boy by clicking here and voting for me! When it comes their language learning I can safely say that my teenage students always enjoy the multimedia experience.Rather than studying grammar and vocabulary through boring old course books, they find it more exciting to watch action unfold via moving images on their laptop, tablet or smart phone. What’s great about this is that it’s not just a one-way deal: video clips offer us as teachers the basis for the development of many language skills. I’m an avid user of short clips in my classrooms. Not only does the use of YouTube echo the everyday habits and actions of the teens I teach, this resource is also a goldmine of clips that fit just about any language teaching scenario you could think of. 1. 2.
Games Crossword GameJust like an old-fashioned word search! Using the mouse and the wordlist, find and highlight the hidden English words in the box! As the levels get harder, the words start appearing in different orientations. But hurry, the clock is running!