English Vocabulary Exercises By Topic - ESL Vocabulary Tests HOLIDAYS - ESL Quizzes about popular holidays: (PDF versions of all the holiday vocabulary quizzes are available on our new site ESLPDF.com) OFFICIAL ENGLISH TESTS: University of Cambridge General English Exams The University of Cambridge ESOL General English Exams are (non-specialized) examinations in English language ability for non-native speakers of English. These exams are also known as the "Main Suite" exams. KET (Key English Test): elementary PET (Preliminary English Test): intermediate FCE (First Certificate in English): upper intermediate CAE (Certificate in Advanced English): advanced CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): very advanced
How to learn the vocabulary of foreign languages Once you have got to grips with the fundamentals of a language (pronunciation, orthography and basic grammar), you can concentrate on learning vocabulary. This is probably the most important and time-consuming part of learning a language. Associate the familiar with the unfamiliar The Starr Spangled Planner: 10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity & Attention Needs I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to me. Now, these are every other week, and only for an hour. Every time I leave, I think, "How are kids expected to do it all day?!?" Teaching in an inclusion classroom, I have several students that struggle with hyperactivity and attention. Regardless of whether these struggles stem from a larger learning disability, are part of a complex sensory profile, or from psychological trauma, it can impact their ability to learn and feel successful in the classroom.
Vocabulary Video Word Webs Posted on January 14, 2015 by Bridget Dalton Recently, some folks asked for a copy of the Vocabulary Video word webs I use to guide students in researching the meaning of their word and developing ideas for their Vocabulary Video skit. I’ve posted two word web maps below, one that can be used with any word and one that is customized for working on character attributes. I’ve also provided an Assessment Rubric and a Guide Sheet that you can adapt to fit your context. To learn more about Vocabulary Videos and view some examples, see my Literacy Beat post on VocabVid Stories.
Learn a New English Phrase Every Day Discover a new phrase each day to use in your English! These are special phrases and sayings that English speakers use all the time, but you don't often see these phrases in English course books or other study material. Visit daily to learn some popular English phrases on a regular basis. We use this expression to say we approve strongly of an idea or statement.. SpokenWrittenFormalInformal Building Vocabulary Page 1 of 2 What Is It? One of the most important responsibilities of every teacher is to help students develop a strong working vocabulary.
One Sharp Bunch: Guided Reading Organization Hi there, friends! I'm here today with a peek into my guided reading block. I'll be sharing how I organize my guided reading materials, schedule out my guided reading groups, as well as how I plan my guided reading lessons! Psst.... I have a guided reading freebie for you at the end! First, let's take a look at my guided reading area.
MAILER Vocabulary Software Homepage - Google Translate voice pronunciation - Google Translate built-in - Vocabulary administration (add, remove, edit, activation, search, order) - Batch vocabulary import via special import module (Importer) - IPA keyboard to enter pronunciation (International Phonetic Alphabet) - Batch vocabulary translation (Google translate) - Pre-defined vocabulary for instant use (themes) - Swap word with translation - Set period when email will be sent 1-2x per day - Up to 20 words in one email - Statistics - Vocabulary evaluation - Translation type functionality to train writing - Service support by email Painless vocabulary learning via emails and web Mailer Vocabulary service helps with consistent vocabulary learning, including contextual sentences. After registration an "own vocabulary" can be imported or already pre-defined vocabulary of several languages can be used.
The Only Vocabulary Graphic Organizer You Will Ever Need Home › Vocabulary › Graphic Organizer This is the vocabulary graphic organizer you should be using in your classroom - simple and highly effective for any subject and grade level. Kids usually don't need instruction in Tier 1 vocabulary. Free English Level Test - How good is your English? Which English exam is right for you? What is your level of English? Which exam should you study for? Check your level with these two level tests: Empires That No Longer Exist Which protectorates are not listening to the US via the Snowden situation? Well, since when have the South American countries started thumbing their nose at their "friend" to the North? America started losing its grip there when they stopped installing their own regional administrators - twenty, even ten years ago, they'd have lined up to prevent Snowden from travelling there. Historically, Hong Kong would have handed him straight over, Ireland wouldn't have even considered asylum, nor would Germany and France have had so many ministers line up to say it was Europes job to protect him. I'd argue it's a hegemony, not an empire. But it's a semantic difference.
15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalent May 15, 2014 ‘Found in Translation‘ is an ongoing series that highlights words in other languages with no direct English equivalent. The illustrative posters are done by Anjana Ilyer, a Mumbai-born graphic designer currently based in Auckland, New Zealand. Anjana’s goal is to do 100 of these illustrations in 100 days. You can see the entire series to date on Behance.
How to Build Your Vocabulary While Reading, and Without Retyping Words And How to Master SAT Vocabulary Lists (and Other Lists of Words) With Interactive Computer-Voice and Text This is part of Step 3 of our Free Reading Improvement Course Get live, 1-on- Proper Technique When Reading Note: This is for Mac desktops and laptops, where you are building a vocabulary list as you look up words. PC operation is similar. 1.Create (or open up) your vocabulary file, and then position it just outside the main document you are reading, so the two files overlap, so you can easily click back and forth between the two documents. For example, the vocabulary file should go just a little further to the left than the main document, and the main document should be higher, and/or go farther to the right than the vocabulary file. 2.When you come to a word you do not know in the main document, double click on the word to highlight it, and then copy it.