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. For a list of stative verbs, and exercises, go to this page.
7 lifesaving websites for EFL teacher I already made one list of my favourite websites months ago, but there are so many great things you find while websurfing that I’ll probably make more of such sets. Also, it can be easily seen that I love making lists. Being a DoS I happen to be a “victim” of non-English language teachers complaining that English teachers “have it easy”. Well, I have to admit that’s quite true… So let’s use some of the great sources we may find online – and here’s my present top seven: Free Weather Sounds Sound Effects Free Weather sound effects, free rain sound effects, free storm sound effects and hurricane sound effects. Plus lots of wind sound effects. Free to download and use but does not come with a commercial license. Sort By: List:
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. Instruction, Classroom Management, Study Skills & Special Education A Nation Still at Risk: Real Education Reform Needed Now In 1983 the landmark publication of the report A Nation at Risk seemed to shake our nation from its slumber regarding the scary truth about education in America. It detailed how there were serious problems in schools in this country and recommended fixes for what ailed schools. Unfortunately, twenty-eight years later there are still many things that are wrong in education, ... Rated: +3 Should Students Be Able to Grade Their Teachers?
8 Living Artists Every Educator Should Know By staying aware of artists who are working today, educators can invigorate their lives and their classrooms with new and expansive ways of looking at contemporary life and the world. Here are a few artists to get started, along with suggested connections that can be made to subjects and themes that you might be addressing with your students. Marina Abromivic Marina Abromovic is a performance artist based in New York. Like other performance artists, her work uses the body and time as the primary mediums.
Learning English Video Project The Internet is such a splendid tool for communicating with people and finding out how people are doing things differently all over the world. I want the Learning English Video Project to really be a part of that.Daniel Emmerson, Director About the Project Director's Blog Resources Frequently Asked Questions Can't see these films in your country? Try these links tubequizard The Science of Awkwardness Vsauce Vocabulary in contextPeople & society18 items Giving Advice: A couple excellent resources - EFL 2.0 Teacher Talk Recently on EFL Classroom 2.0, I created for members 2 excellent resources about giving advice. EFL Classroom 2.0 members get all the resources to download, including presentations and videos. 1. Dear Abby: What advice would you give?2. Stress: Ways to relieve stress.
Online reading comprehension lessons for kids Sample Lesson: Click to Play Grade 4: reading comprehension. Explore the elements of the story 'the missing ice cream' with Denzel at the Movie Club. Grade 4 Reading Comprehension 11 Drawings to Remember English Rules Forever Have you ever had a problem that you just couldn’t solve for ages? Then suddenly someone says one word, or just shows you one simple picture, and you get that “aha” moment — you suddenly understand everything? Well, over the many, many years I’ve been teaching English, I’ve found that some simple images can help explain rules in English that cause so many problems for people. Hopefully, they’ll help you, too. So here are some of my most effective little pictures to help you remember English rules. Forever!
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Practical tips By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author Introduction Young children learn English differently from most adults. Learn English with Videos - Why does February have 28 days? It’s almost the end of February! And so we thought it was appropriate to share a video with you that explains why February has 28 or 29 days, instead of 30 or 31. This is a great way to improve your listening skills, learn new vocabulary and discover fascinating facts about the world. Here are the simple steps to learn as much as possible: