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Multi-level English Learning with Voscreen - Help Me To Improve My English 208 views I discovered a new method for ESL learning. It has five main levels (voSteps): BeginnerElementaryIntermediateUpperAdvanced And, there are lots of structures: Am, Is, Are; Can; Present Continuous; Relative Clauses; Imperatives; Modals; etc. 26 Fresh ESL Conversation Starters to Get Students Talking! 10 Oct I love teaching conversation in the ESL classroom. Part of it must be that because the students able to “converse” in English are better able to demonstrate their personalities, preferences, thoughts… and therefore, I get to know them better. Often it is simply hilarious to see the range of answers students feel free to share in a comfortable environment. If you’re a conversation teacher in an English as a Second Language classroom, there may be times when you feel as though you want fresh ideas, a change in routine or some way to remain slightly unpredictable so your students remain curious as to what tricks you have up your sleeves.

How can film help you teach or learn English? What can film and video add to the learning experience? Kieran Donaghy Opens in a new tab or window., who won the British Council’s Teaching English blog award Opens in a new tab or window. for his post I want to learn English because… Opens in a new tab or window., explains why film is such a good resource, and recommends some useful websites. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool.

Autumn Poems Autumn Poems Fall is such a wonderful time of year! Leaves are turning vibrant colors. Harvests are being gathered. The weather is getting cooler, but it is still fun to play outdoors. On this page I have compiled some poems that describe these crisp, ever changing autumn months. Keywords: art, kitchen, breakfast, video Nothing like enjoying a delicious meal just before it all goes crazy. On purpose. This super fun video, entitled "Breakfast Interrupted" by Bruton Stroube Studio is somewhat of an epic food fight video, sans the people throwing it. Lost Property by Åsa Lucander Ever since I saw the opening sequence of Pixar’s Up (you know the part I’m talking about), it seems like I’ve noticed a shift in animation—less hijinks, more sentimentality. The cynic in me wants to reject this trend—it feels like so many animators (especially those hoping to work for Disney’s animated behemoth) are crafting shorts that are aren’t just aiming for your heartstrings, but are figuratively trying to rip them out of your chest. It can all come across as a bit manipulative—feeling sad for the sake of feeling sad. But, occasionally, a short comes my way that manages to warm my cold, black heart.

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. If you would like to suggest another topic, please send it and a set of questions to begin the topic. Extr@ – Learn English with videos A cool TV series, a funny sitcom, and an English course, all wrapped in one single package to make Extr@, the perfect way of learning natural English having fun.SEE THE OTHER EPISODES HERE !Do extr@ activities hereAnnie and Bridget share a flat. Their next-door neighbour Nick is a disorganized, humorous macho fellow.

Spelling Lists Educator's Home > Resources: Spelling Lists Classroom Resources The list below includes all of the titles in Houghton Mifflin's Reading program. To access a spelling list for a specific title, click the linked title. Grade 1 Theme 1: All Together Now

12 Movies For The Next 12 Months The new year has finally arrived. To celebrate the start of 2015, HuffPost Entertainment has compiled a list of 12 movies for the next 12 months (with some others of note listed too). Happy watching! January: "Blackhat" Michael Mann's first movie in six years stars Chris Hemsworth as a computer genius.

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