English Reading Comprehension Lesson Plans - Beginner Intermediate and Advanced Free English reading comprehension lesson plans for beginning, intermediate and advanced level of English learning in ESL EFL classes as well as business English classes. Each lesson provides an introduction, step by step teaching guidelines and printable student worksheets. Reading - Identifying Skill RequirementLesson helping students identify different reading types and remind them of different reading skills that they already possess in their native language
After 9 Months Of Competition And More Than 130,000 Submissions, Here Are The Most Breathtaking Pics Taken This Year (50 Pics) After 9 months of competition and more than 130,000 submissions from photographers all over the world, the Top 50 finalists for the #AGORAawards2019 have been revealed. From seals resting on the Antarctic ice to Nomads crossing the Sahara desert, this selection will make you travel across the continents to discover the wonders of Planet Earth and its various cultures, people and incredible landscapes. The AGORA Awards 2019, hosted by free-to-use photography app AGORA images will reward the best image of the year with the grand prize of $25,000 for its photographer.
Culture - The photos that changed history “You wait for things to come together, and it all has to happen in a hundredth of a second,” says the Magnum photographer Ian Berry. “Because very frequently you don’t have another chance.” Click on the play button above the story to watch the video. Berry captured a pivotal moment in South African history: the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March, 1960. Spinner Cube - A Revolution In Fidgeting by spinnercube The Spinner Cube is a stress relief and focus tool for ages young and old that will satisfy all your fidgeting habits. The ultimate all-in-one fidget toy with the ability to spin indefinitely is here. The Spinner Cube comes equipped with a high quality clickable joystick, a classic gamer trigger, five clickable buttons (four make noise, one is silent), three rolling metal balls and two precision bearings with spiral grooved caps.
Against All Odds, England's Massive Chalk Horse Has Survived 3,000 Years If you stand in the valley near the village of Uffington in Oxfordshire, England, and look up at the high curve of chalk grassland above you, one thing dominates the view. Across the flank of the hill runs an enormous white, abstract stick figure horse cut from the chalk itself. It has a thin, sweeping body, stubby legs, a curiously long tail and a round eye set in a square head. This is the Uffington White Horse, the oldest of the English hill figures. It’s a 3,000-year-old pictogram the size of a football field and visible from 20 miles away.
8 Tongue Twisters to improve English pronunciation When learning a language like English, it is important to learn the correct pronunciation right away, not to correct your pronunciation at some point in the future. Being able to work out a particular sound pattern with a tongue twister helps not only with perfecting the sounds of consonants, but also with being able to speak the language quickly and clearly. Learn a few tongue twisters and repeat them several times each day and you will see a noticeable improvement. Give it a try and see how you do! Exercise for the sounds [w], [t], and [d] Whenever the weather is cold.
The Sisyphean Solitude of a Migrant Shepherd Some films don’t need words. El Desierto is one of them. Carly and Jared Jakins’s award-winning short documentary, premiering on The Atlantic today, follows a lone migrant worker as he shepherds thousands of sheep in the Great Basin desert amid a formidable drought. The Magnificent Eleven First five images of Capa's The Magnificent Eleven The Magnificent Eleven are a group of photos of D-Day taken by Robert Capa. Capa was with the first wave  of troops landing on the American invasion beach, Omaha Beach, who faced heavy resistance from German troops in their bunkers within the Atlantic Wall. While under constant fire Capa took 106 pictures, all but eleven of which were destroyed in a processing accident in the Life magazine photo lab in London.