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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? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Idioms Idioms are expressions that would have different meanings if you took the words apart. The individual words in the idiom don’t usually help you make sense of it; you just have to know what it means. It would be helpful to do some online practice to gain a better understanding of idioms. Here are a couple examples, along with their meanings. In the dark- The actual meaning for this would be that there is no light were you are, but the meaning of the idiom is that you don’t know what’s really going on. They didn’t want her to know, so they kept her in the dark about it.
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Pili Pop – An iPad App for Learning English Pili Pop is an iPad app designed to help students learn English vocabulary. The app presents students with a variety of learning scenarios. In one scenario students identify objects after hearing the narrator’s prompts. In another scenario students speak into their iPads to identify objects. Each activity is a timed activity. Students can pause and resume activities. Tanjapan added: Cambridge PET Reading Test part 3. Free Practice for the Preliminary English Test In this part of the exam you need to read a long text and answer 10 True/False questions. Explore the Villages around Hartbridge Many visitors come to Hartbridge to see the wonderful art galleries and museums, the beautiful buildings and the fantastic parks. Few people go outside the city, and so they miss out on experiencing the scenery and the fascinating history of this beautiful area. This brochure will tell you what you can see if you take a short bus ride out of the city. Camberwell The historic village of Camberwell was once the home of the wealthy Hugo family.
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