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115 Leading Sources for Teaching & Learning ESL – Masters in ESL

115 Leading Sources for Teaching & Learning ESL – Masters in ESL
English is one of the most widely spoken languages on Earth, and is widely considered the international language of business. Knowing at least some English is essential for success in many careers, and it is estimated that nearly 400 million people have learned English as their second language. Learning English opens up opportunities in a way unrivaled by other languages, and people who choose to teach English as a second language (ESL) are providing a great service to their students. Learning and teaching ESL cannot be confined to a classroom. Immersion is the best way to truly absorb any second language. The sites compiled here offer free tools and paid lessons, general tips and specific exercises, and much more information to make teaching and learning ESL as fun and easy as possible, inside and outside the classroom. These sites covering all angles of ESL teaching and learning are a good place to start for anyone who is interested in ESL, but not sure how to begin. Back to Top

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ESL Pronunciation Exercises Online ESL Pronunciation Exercises Online Practice English pronunciation through IPA phonetics. We offer free ESL Pronunciation Quizzes, Video Lessons. Intonation Exercises.Hit Back to Return Pronunciation TV - IPA Video Lessons Teach Kids to Read with Phonics - Materials for Teaching Phonics Organiser Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In

Are You Ready to Draft Your Plot? - ProWritingAid Last month, we talked about story arc or narrative arc, which—on a high level—is your main character’s journey towards something, whether that’s change or growth or something much more negative. Also, see our companion article this month on developing a Compelling Character Arc. This month, we're going to discuss drafting your plot. Where the narrative arc is the journey, the plot is the path you take to get there. What is Plot? Plot is what happens to your main character (MC).

How to Think Visually How to Think Visually Using Visual Analogies infographic from Anna Vital gives a great variety of examples for anyone to use when you create your own graphics. It begins with the most recognizable visuals, circle graphs and diagrams. Further down are abstract analogies. They are reminiscent of physical objects, but they are simplified and abstract. Next, we have regular analogies that look like the physical objects you are familiar with. The final category are allegories.

Teacher’s Area « Tune Into English Worksheets - over 300 downloadable lesson plans using pop songs Newsletter - sign up for Tune’s monthly update Our Theory - an extensive collection of articles English Grammar Resource Guide English language grammar includes an ever-unfolding set of rules. As a subject of study, it’s more deep than broad: students in the early grades learn a basic overview of the parts of speech and sentence types, and as they advance in grade level, older concepts are broken into more complex systems. In that way, English grammar is like the branches of a tree, with new rules and concepts extending outward from previously learned principles.

The Drafts Your Novel Needs (and Why You Probably Won't Use a Single Word of Your First Draft!) - ProWritingAid Nobody writes their final novel on the first pass. I’m not given to making dogmatic statements, but that’s one I’m willing to bet my manuscript on. In fact, two of my favorite writing quotes refer to just that: I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shovelling sand into a box so that later I can build sandcastles. - Shannon Hale 10 Cooperative Learning Strategies It has been a long time since I have blogged about cooperative learning strategies. They tend to become second nature to me, and I forget that this isn’t necessarily the same for everyone. As a refresher, I have compiled my top 10 cooperative learning strategies that have been featured here on the blog at some point. Each strategy will take you to the step-by-step directions

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