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English Through Stories Episode 8: Tracing the Plates Audio Index:Story: 1:34Explanations: 7:20 “Be careful! She may have broken bones,” the ambulance driver yelled. All Episodes Here are all previously released episodes of Better at English podcasts. Make sure you download the PDF file for each lesson, so you will have the full transcript and vocabulary notes. 043 – Real English conversations: Lori scores a year’s supply of toilet paper (archive) A funny thing happened today when Lori was shopping for office supplies, and it involves an industrial-sized package of toilet paper rolls. 042 – Make the Most of your Motivation part 2 of 2 – Real English Conversations Introduction Hi English learners! Free short stories online or to download We believe that the key to writing good short stories is reading good short stories. Below, we have provided an ever-expanding selection of old and new short stories that are free to download. Short story writers are listed alphabetically. In 2020 we’ll be adding a wide range of new stories to read online. Recently added stories will be fund at the top of the page.

Listen to English and learn English with podcasts in English ► Level 1 For elementary and pre-intermediate students ► Level 2 For intermediate students Teaching resources If you are an English language teacher or ELT professional, the British Council has lots of free resources to support your work. You can: sign up to our online teacher training courses download free lesson plans and classroom materials get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications join discussion groups and access training materials.

Great Conversation Topic Examples Conversation Starters: Popular Culture Who was your favorite singer on last night’s episode of The Voice?How did you become a Green Bay Packers fan?What did you think of the new Mumford & Sons album? podcasts_meta_title Heart attacks are often life-threatening. Join us on In Good Shape with our expert in the studio, Dr. Dietrich Andresen, who will tell us more about symptoms and getting help quickly. The program also addresses hypnosis, the latest workout trend Crossfit, and explains when excessive perspiration is considered abnormal.

Audio for ESL/EFL: Listen and Read Along (Flash/MP3) YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.'Caine’s Arcade' Video Brings Fame to Creative Boy Words & Their Stories These are 5 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player. Language Learning Tip: Using Parallel Texts Parallel Text Example From Sustaining A parallel text resource for learning another language is a book or text in which the target language and native language are presented side by side on the same page or screen. The side by side nature of the text makes for a robust learning resource for language learners and can be a good source of comprehensible input. How To Use Parallel Texts Parallel texts can be used in a number of ways depending on your level in the language. Beginning Language Learners

How do languages change the way you think? Speaking different languages affects your personality. You can notice yourself thinking and behaving in a completely different way. Nearly everyone who is multilingual talks about languages changing the way they think. My great aunt, well into her nineties, speaks five languages completely fluently (although she now tends to speak all of them at the same time), and once said to me with great conviction “Chaque langue est une autre personalité” – each language is another personality.