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Community service Community service is performed by someone or a group of people for the benefit of the public or its institutions. Performing community service is not the same as volunteering, since it is not always performed on a voluntary basis. It may be performed for a variety of reasons: Present Perfect Present Perfect + Yet / Just / Already ESL EFL Reading and Speaking Activity - Elementary - 20 Minutes In this pairwork activity, students make questions and statements and reply using the present perfect + yet / just / already. The students are divided into pairs (A and B) and each student is given a corresponding part of the worksheet. The students take a few minutes to look at their picture and word prompts, and prepare what they are going to say. Then, they take it in turns to make questions and statements from picture prompts and to reply using present perfect word prompts.

Irregular Verbs — Exercise 1 Directions: In the exercise that follows, you will read sentences that contain blanks. These blanks require the appropriate forms of irregular verbs. To keep track of your answers, print the accompanying handout. If you are unsure which choice to make, consult the rules. Telephoning in English Here are some useful tips and phrases for making telephone calls in English. Spelling on the phone If you need to spell your name, or take the name of your caller, the biggest problem is often saying vowel sounds: 'a' is pronounced as in 'may''e' is pronounced as in 'email' or 'he''i' is pronounced as in 'I' or 'eye''o' is pronounced as in 'no''u' is pronounced as 'you' Saying consonants'g' is pronounced like the 'j' in 'jeans''j' is pronounced as in 'DJ' or 'Jane''w' is pronounced 'double you''x' is pronounced 'ex''y' is pronounced 'why''z' is pronounced 'zed' (rhymes with 'bed' in British English), or 'zee' (rhymes with 'sea' in American English).

Schools in the USA : Cartoons - Cinema - Directory - Information - Interactive activities - Lesson plans - Videos Texas city revives paddling as it takes a swat at misbehavior - April 16, 2010 "In an era when students talk back to teachers, skip class and wear ever-more-risque clothing to school, one central Texas city has hit upon a deceptively simple solution: Bring back the paddle... Corporal punishment remains legal in 20 states, mostly in the South, but its use is diminishing... Rules about paddling vary from district to district, but typically only administrators, not teachers, can mete out the punishment, which is done in private." ( List of GRAMMAR videolessons - from Multimedia-English (learn real English) In this lesson, you can learn how to use the English modal verbs 'can' and 'could' to talk about ability. You will also learn about the verbs 'be able to and 'managed to' to talk about ability. These verbs are not modal verbs, but we cannot use the modal verbs 'can' or 'could' in every situation to talk about ability, so sometimes we need to use a different verb. In this video, you will see: 1) How to use 'can' to talk about abilities in the present or future 2) How to use 'could' to talk about abilities in the past 3) When you need to use the verbs 'be able to' or 'managed to' 4) The difference between 'can' or 'could', and 'be able to' 5) The two different meanings of 'could' 'Can' and 'could' are used to talk about abilities in the past, present or future.

Make, do, have, take FCE (First Certificate) Collocations make, do, have and take There are some general rules for this, but mainly you need to remember lots of fixed expressions. Look at the information in the table for a couple of minutes and try to remember the words. Then click below to hide the information and try to answer the questions at the bottom. Make is also used with most nouns for ways of speaking/planning. Wooden Spoon Speculations Copyright © 2014 Emma Gore-Lloyd I found this game on a party games website sometime a couple of years ago. It’s a guessing game that works well in a class of students who are fairly comfortable with each other and have a good sense of humour. Mascots Even the fake furlong is fixed "The venerable Mascot Grand National has been infiltrated in recent years by contestants who are bent on winning, which is hardly in the spirit of the British sport." ( Mascot Grand National hit by boycott "It is an annual race that pits an array of furry dragons, giant farmyard animals, oversized birds, and fluffy poachers and pirates against one another... Dozens of competitors are boycotting the charity race because they believe it has been hijacked by "ringers". " ( The Mascot Grand National "is an annual race over hurdles between the mascots of various football and other sports teams. It is held at Huntingdon Racecourse in The Stukeleys near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England."

Flashcards about Irregular Eng Verbs incorrect cards (0) correct cards (0) remaining cards (156) English grammar: A complete guide Do you have a question about the correct usage of the semi-colon or how to place relative adverbs in a sentence? If so, you've come to the right place! The English grammar guide is a complete reference on the rules of English usage. Every grammatical rule is explained in clear, simple language with several examples and, when necessary, counter-examples. Sing-along Songs One of the most fun group participation activities for family and friends is to engage in sing-along songs. The essence of a sing-along song is that it has a simple enough melody and memorable lyrics for everyone to easily learn. Many of these popular songs have been around for over a century and are taught to children as part of their grade school music education. "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" is a very well known sing-along song. It was a traditional folk song written in the 1860s that became a huge hit in the early 1960s by The Highwaymen.

General Comprehension This document is... A news report An extract from a film An extract from a documentaryIt takes place in... Camberra, Australia Cape Town, South Africa California, in the USAIt deals with... another school massacre school geniuses something children have to recite everyday at schoolChildren recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning in front of the American Flag True FalseThe Pledge of Allegiance contains words that refer to religion: "under the Lord" "under Christ" "under God" "under the Holy Spirit"A father says the Pledge should be banned because... Children are tired of standing a long time every morning. This time should be used for education.