40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. On the surface level a video uses light, color, sound, and moving images, with the potential for adding text and shape and color and light filters as overlays to communicate ideas, while the most basic text structures use alphanumeric symbols, paragraph and sentence structure, and an assortment of text features (e.g., white space, headings and subheadings, fonts, etc.) to convey their message.
And: a complex little word at the heart of Janet Frame’s language - Angles - Université de Poitiers 1My starting point is the shortest story in The Lagoon and Other Stories, a collection published in 1951 by New Zealand writer Janet Frame. The 337 word-long story is “The Birds Began to Sing” — it can easily be found on the Internet. The following lines are taken from the beginning of the story, and make up approximately one-third of the text: The birds began to sing.
Quiz-Busters Plenary and Revision Quiz from teachers-direct Quiz-Busters is an interactive plenary quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answer plenary and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL). Completely free to use! Great for SATs Revision or GCSE revision.
Discussion topics for English language learners Prepare for Discussion 28 topics-- for the Higher Intermediate & Advanced levels----START 01 Alternative Beliefs 02 Animal Welfare 03 The Arts 04 Crime & Punishment Más arriba: Spanish Language Exercises Más arriba (©2013 by Gary Aitken) is an interactive workbook of introductory Spanish language exercises, based on the pictorial contextualization of fundamental vocabulary and language points. The exercise material includes full-colour drawings, sound clips, instant feed-back, vocabulary help and a voice recorder (powered by Vocaroo). Más arriba can be used with any introductory approach. You can follow the alphabetical Exercise Index directly below or click here to go to the Lesson Index, provided for users of the Third Canadian Edition of ¡Arriba!
The Second Most Spoken Languages Around the World The most spoken language in any country is often obvious; usually, it’s the official language of the country. However, you can learn a lot about a country by analyzing its second most spoken language. More than 60 million Americans speak a language at home other than English, of the majority of these Americans reported to the U.S. If you really want to be green for Earth Hour, go vegan On Saturday 19 March many of us will be turning off the lights for Earth Hour. While this will make for a nice romantic meal, if you truly want to combat climate change, cross off meat, eggs and dairy foods from your shopping list. Foods derived from animals, whether eaten by candlelight or not, require more resources and cause more greenhouse gas emissions than plant-based foods do. Each year, humans kill 60 billion land animals for food – that’s about 7 million animals every hour.
YOUR JOB APPLICATION - AN ESCAPE GAME FOR PROFESSIONALS by teacher.lopez on Genially MISSION,YOUR MISSION,9,2,3,4,7,5,0,1 ,8,6,START,You want to work as a sports coach. Click on the corresponding offer.,MISSION 1Prepare you CV. How to Come Up with Good Conversation Topics (with Sample Topics) Expert Reviewed Four Parts:Learning About Basic Conversation StartersExtending the ConversationPushing BoundariesConversation HelpCommunity Q&A Even if you're good with people, there are likely times when you're stuck for something more to say and start wondering what topic to bring up next. To come up with good conversation topics, you should prepare a mental list of ideas beforehand so that you can seamlessly pull up one idea and continue on with your chat. Form conversation around the other person, tailoring the topic based on how well you know him or her, and give the other person equal opportunity to steer the conversation in other directions. Steps
Languages Online Sorry, we could not find the page you requested because: we may have moved or deleted the file you may have mis-typed the web address a link from another site may have been incorrect a search engine listing may be out of date Please try the following: Enter keywords related to the page you’re looking for into the search box Use the navigation to browse for information on your chosen topic Visit our home page to find out more about our site structure to work out where your information is located. See: The Department of Education and Training Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction Click on cover for larger image Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction by Richard Phillips. Published by Badsey Publications. See sample pages: 24, 82, 103. Order in the UK and Europe from Badsey Publications.
Amazon Kindle Oasis: Does the world want a £270 e-reader? It has a good claim to being the most daring and innovative technology company of the last 20 years. It has launched at least two world-changing businesses - an online retailer of breathtaking scale and efficiency and a cloud computing service that has changed the way thousands of businesses work. But why on Earth is Amazon launching another Kindle, and who on Earth is going to pay £270 for it? That was what came into my head as a group of Amazon executives showed me their latest e-reader this week. I'd come to the warehouse in Hoxton - London's Hipster Central, where Amazon's fashion division is based - on the promise of learning about the tech firm's next giant leap forward. I'd rather hoped to hear that the Echo, a fascinating product which puts a virtual assistant inside a speaker, was coming to the UK.
Teaching ESL/EFL Online - 12 Low-Prep Activities for Children Making the transition to teaching ESL/EFL online can be challenging, especially if you’re working with young learners where we know physical contact and interactive play are key to the learning. In this blog we’ve put together a list of the 12 no-prep/low-prep ESL/EFL activities that we’ve been using successfully with our primary learners. We hope they’ll be of benefit to anyone looking for extra ideas and inspiration, as they get to grips with teaching ESL/EFL online. We’ve added links at the end of the article for those looking specifically for free training or technology tools for teaching ESL/EFL online. 1.
Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help?