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Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary

Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary
Learn, live, love … play! Games are a great way to learn all sorts of things about English. These games are for English language learners, or native speakers who are addicted to word games. For downloadable theme-based language puzzles, check out this page. 90% of the time, native English speakers use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. Learn more about our unique red word and star system There are some things in English that can only really be learnt through practice. Phrasal verbs may seem obvious to native English language speakers, but for learners they can be mystifying. Another game to practise your knowledge of phrasal verbs. Related:  Games, warmers, ice-breakers...hanalis

BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS | ELT-CATION Much to learn, you still have. – Joda. Despite the evidence that the number of irregular verbs is declining in the English language, there is no danger they will disappear, and the struggle will continue. There are many attempts to find a shortcut in learning irregular verbs, yet with all the options and “magic tricks” available, learning these verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Today I will show how I use the Battleship game to drill and practise irregular verbs in a fun way. Before the game: Each player will need two 10×10 grids – one with irregular verbs in each square, and one blank grid. Click the Grids to download them. The players then mark where they want to place their ships by circling rows, horizontally or vertically. Each player’s fleet consists of the following ships: 1 aircraft carrier – 5 squares 1 battleship – 4 squares 1 cruiser – 3 squares 2 destroyers – 2 squares each 2 submarines – 1 square each How to play: some more games with irregular verbs from Engames.

How to Make Jelly Beans Step-by-Step | LEAFtv Kids and grown-ups alike love jelly beans. Whether it is Easter time or we are at the movies, these tiny confections always bring color and sweetness into our lives. Making candy at home, without the tools and industrial machines of candy manufacturers, can be challenging and time-consuming. It is also fun and immensely rewarding. In a medium to large saucepan combine 1 1/2 cups of water, 2 1/2 cups of sugar, and 1/2 ounce of powdered gelatin. As you continue to stir, periodically check the temperature with a cooking thermometer. Quickly stir in your flavor(s). Candy manufacturers use candy molds (pans with jelly bean shapes) in order to get evenly shaped candies. Let the jelly beans sit for four to six hours, or until completely firm. The candies need to be coated so they will have an outer shell. Place the jelly beans on cookie sheets and place in the fridge for two to three hours or until the shells are completely dried and hardened. Tips

Make your own study game W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game? At What2Learn you can quickly and easily create an incredibly wide range of interactive learning activities including hangman games, quizzes, interactive word searches, extended writing activities and much more. No technical skills or programming knowledge is required to make these fun and effective study games – simply fill in the blanks with your own questions and answers and your flash-based game is instantly created and available for your students to play online. If you would like to create some games in the meantime, please sign up for a great value student or teacher Premium Account. Take a look below at the fantastic games you could soon be making… Hangman-style study games Simply provide eight single word answers to make your game. Q & A quizzes Provide eight questions and answers. Anagram study games Provide eight questions and answers. Matching activities Interactive wordsearches

Perfect Ice Cream with Dry Ice | Molecular Recipes Perfect Ice Cream with Dry Ice Loading ... Making ice cream with dry ice at home is a great alternative to using expensive professional ice cream makers. You will obtain creamy and smooth ice cream by minimizing the formation of ice crystals with this inexpensive technique. We briefly described the method of making ice cream with dry ice in the Ice Cream Makers lesson, but here we will explain the step by step process. Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2) at a temperature below -109.3 degrees Fahrenheit (-78.5 degrees C). Working with dry ice can be tricky if not done properly. Dry ice may also be difficult to purchase in some areas. Making Ice Cream with Dry Ice You'll need about 4 to 5 lb of dry ice per quart of ice cream. 1- Keep dry ice block in the original plastic bag. 2- Blend the dry ice chunks in a blender or food processor to turn it into powder. 3- Place the ice cream base in the bowl of a stand mixer equipped with a paddle attachment, the one that you normally use for batters.

PLAY & LEARN | ELT-CATION “Life is more fun if you play games.”Roald Dahl Today is the first day of another 365-day journey of ELT-CATION around the sun, so I thought it would be a good idea to list the top 10 most liked games posted on ELT-CATION by now. They are low-cost, learning rich and work really well in the classroom. The players take turns to make a shot at the opponent, by calling out the coordinates of a square. Materials needed: grids (or 1 sheet of paper per student) Read more here. The aim of the game is to climb the ladder. Materials needed: a sheet of paper per 2 players Read more here. Get students to make a 4×4 grid, fill it in with answers to your/their questions (Get the students to rotate their grids, and answer the second question, and so on, until all the grids have been filled in with answers). Materials needed: 1 A4 sheet of paper per student. Read more here. It’s a very simple game, where the player is placed in a maze and has to find a treasure chest and find a way out. Read more here.

Soft Serve Ice Cream | Recipe Pour your ice cream base into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, and begin mixing on low. Add dry ice one spoonful at a time. Allow foam and steam to dissipate, then add another spoonful. NOTE: Adding too much too fast will lead to a big pile of bubbling ice cream all over your work surface. Nobody wants that. Go slow. Keep adding spoonfuls of dry ice until the ice cream begins to thicken. CHEF’S TIP: The bottom of the stand mixer bowl tends to get frozen solid, causing ice cream to stick to the bottom.

Fun Ten entertaining ways to practise personality adjectives with activities for all ages and levels. In this post, you’ll find listening,writing, speaking activities and games to help students master this vocabulary. Blog de Cristina is also on Facebook. Follow us! This is me. Ask students to work in pairs and write down as many personality adjectives as they can in two minutes. On the board write three columns: positive, negative and neutral adjectives and ask students to provide adjectives for the three columns. Roleplays Prepare cards with a personality trait written on it (talkative, cheerful, arrogant, stubborn, immature, possessive…etc). Reading your signature. What does your signature say about you? Ask students to write the sentence Write soon on a piece of paper and then sign under the sentence.Ask them to work in pairs and look at their partner’s signature and explain what it means. What’s your job? Tax inspector Teacher politician computer programmer librarian Acting out Quotes. 2. 3.

Molecular Structure Simulations (Polarity, Dissolving, IMF) A collaboration between the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University and the Concord Consortium The Interactions curriculum introduces students to science as an endeavor, a process we engage in, rather than solely a set of discoveries by others. Through engaging in modeling and scientific explanation students explore curious aspects of the everyday world, discovering how the unseen world of atomic level interactions and energy transformations are responsible for much of what we observe around us. Designed from the ground up to support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and three dimensional learning. For 9th grade physical or integrated science students. Fundamental forces, unseen yet felt in every moment of our existence, govern the interactions of matter and energy that in turn shape our lives. The Interactions curricular materials are provided under the terms of the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. Captions Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window.

Wheel I always claim that English grammar is easy, especially when compared to the Spanish or French grammar, but it gets a bit messy when it comes to verbs followed by infinitive or gerund. The easy thing to say is that some verbs are followed by infinitive (promise to go) some verbs are followed by gerund (can’t stand ironing). But then we find that, some other verbs are followed by infinitive or gerund with no change of meaning (start to study/start studying)while some others are followed by infinitive and gerund with a change of meaning (stop to smoke/stop smoking) And to add insult to injury, some verbs are followed by infinitive with to (offer to help)some others by infinitive without to ( make me study)some verbs are followed by gerund, but if there is an object pronoun in between the verb and the gerund, then the gerund becomes infinitive (recommended reading / recommended her to read) … Amazing, isn’t it? Level: IntermediateTime: 60 minutes Download the document here Exercise 1. 3.

Ellen DeGeneres’ New iPhone/iPad Game Is Great For ELLs & You Can Use The Idea & Play Without Tech, Too Ellen DeGeneres has just unveiled a great new iPhone/iPad games called Heads Up! that is perfect for English Language Learners. However, according to TechCrunch, it’s just a high-tech version of an old party game called “Who Am I?” where people had names of celebrities written on index cards put on their foreheads and other people had to give them hints until the card-holder guessed who it was. Maybe I just haven’t hung-out in the same crowd, but I had never heard of that game. Here’s a video of her playing the game on her show: I can see my students playing this in pairs or in threes, with two people coming up with the word and each having to take turns giving clues. I’m assuming there are other ESL/ELL teachers who aren’t as ignorant as me and who have tried a game like this in your class. Related Jimmy Fallon Comes Up With A Great Game For English Language Learners September 27, 2013 In "learning games" The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom