Picture Book Activities What a delightful, whimsical book! The Leaf Man uses the shapes and colours of different leaves as inspiration for its illustrations. The story explores where the mythical ‘Leaf Man’ goes, whenever the wind blows. This gorgeous book was brought to my attention when I posted these photos of leaf creatures on my Facebook page. Pictures & craft ideas found here: and here:
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.
Short-Sequence ESL movie lessons Jump to: -Describe Story and Character -Present, Past, and Future (speaking/writing) -Movie Karaoke -Paraphrasing Kraoke -Rewrite the Script -Jigsaw -Guess the Dialogue -Guess the Vocabulary -Movie Vocabulary List -Action Cards -Cloze Encounters -Word-for-Word Dictation -Blind Summary -Hear-the-Word Bingo -Change the Ending -Grammar Focus Big Things in Small Packages Welcome to the Movies Grow English knowledge bank of Short-Sequence Movie Lessons for ESL and EFL. On this page there are links to short-sequence and karaoke lessons which may be downloaded, copied, distributed, and projected without charge.
Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. Google Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free. One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Slides Find my account
Speld Training Courses 27th& 28th September 2014 The Langham – Central Auckland Be sure to keep this weekend free for our exciting national conference. This year the special focus is working memory – critical to children and adults with learning disabilities. The conference will be a unique opportunity to meet and hear from a range of experts in the field: Keynote speaker Nanci Bell is a renowned American researcher, practitioner, author and co-founder and director of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes - a world leader in literacy research and remediation. Mimma Mason’s focus is the blend of education and cognitive science.
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. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers.
ESL Teaching Videos Google + Students really enjoy watching movies and TV for a variety of reasons. For one, they get exposure to natural language in a non-threatening setting. Secondly, movies and video provide common ground to students of any international background. Below you'll find both general teaching resources as well as fully-developed lessons on various films and videos. So, pop yourself some popcorn and settle down in front of your computer for some fun with movies.It doesn't matter if you have contemporary office furniture, patio furniture or grandma's castoff furniture.
Behind the News Welcome Book Animation The last day for submitting your artwork has now passed but we wanted to show you one submission that Ava and Bethany animated! While it can't be included in the book we have uploaded here as we though it was pretty clever!Watch ABC ME is here! Watch whatever you want, whenever you want, wherever you are. But first download the app on your tablet, customise your profile, explore and add shows you love to your very own profile. Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: Imagine That: Quantifiers - Countable x Non Countable This is a movie for the whole family. It is about a highly imaginative gilr whose imaginary world halps her dad succeed in his business deals. This charming scene is great for quantifiers practicing, especially expressions that go with count and/or non-count nouns. A.
Specialised help for children with dyslexia pays dividends Published: 6:07AM Saturday August 16, 2014 Source: ONE News Compelling research shows learning outcomes for children with dyslexia can be vastly improved. Specialised, early intervention can significantly boost success at school for a child with dyslexia, a pilot study shows. One-on-one, personalised tuition resulted in vast and surprising improvements in achievement skills, Karen Waldie, Associate Professor of the School of Psychology at Auckland University, says. SPELD NZ, in collaboration with school RTLBs (Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour), carried out the study involving 42 seven-year-old students struggling in the classroom as a result of dyslexia.