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5 Minute English - ESL Lessons - Helping you learn English

5 Minute English - ESL Lessons - Helping you learn English
Welcome to 5 Minute English All English words have been derived from Latin, French and German word roots. English language has developed broadly into 2 types: the UK English and the US English. The great British Empire, where the sun never set, once helped English gain popularity as an international language and become a basis of communication at global level. Since then, many nations have adopted English language as their first language. Today, English speaking populations are at advantage of acquiring center stage in the global economy.

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40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. On the surface level a video uses light, color, sound, and moving images, with the potential for adding text and shape and color and light filters as overlays to communicate ideas, while the most basic text structures use alphanumeric symbols, paragraph and sentence structure, and an assortment of text features (e.g., white space, headings and subheadings, fonts, etc.) to convey their message. There is much, much more to it than this.

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. Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution Reader Erika Chapman tipped me off to an excellent site called Literably. It allows students to read a text and have it automatically assessed for accuracy and words-per-minute speed. Plus, and this is what was most surprising to me, it also provides a fairly accurate indentification of student errors — in other words, what word they said instead of the word in the text.

June 2016 Teacher Planning Calendar Where Teachers Come First bookwizardMy Book Lists GO Instant access to reproducibles The Second Most Spoken Languages Around the World The most spoken language in any country is often obvious; usually, it’s the official language of the country. However, you can learn a lot about a country by analyzing its second most spoken language. More than 60 million Americans speak a language at home other than English, of the majority of these Americans reported to the U.S. Census Bureau that they spoke English “very well.”

Queen - I Want It All Queen I Want It All The Miracle, 1989 I Want It All (Lyrics) I want it all, I want it all, I want it all, and I want it now SMART Teaching Strategies Sentences are key units for expressing ideas. Students in Stage 1 are using sentence structure in their writing to compose longer texts that achieve the intended purpose. Students at this stage need to use compound and some complex sentences for expressing connected and elaborated ideas in writing. Strategy

Destination - England Introduction This lesson gives students the opportunity to find out more about England. It is one of a collection of four Destination UK lesson plans that look at the four countries that make up the UK. They will have the chance to read about England and find out a little about its people, culture and icons. Note this is an old plan, so the webpage it links to is no longer available. You can print out the texts from the worksheets below though. Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction Click on cover for larger image Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction by Richard Phillips. Published by Badsey Publications. See sample pages: 24, 82, 103. Order in the UK and Europe from Badsey Publications. Order in Australia and NZ from AAMT. Daily Grammar Archive - Comprehensive archive of all of our grammar lessons and quizzes This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes. You can use this archive to study Daily Grammar at your own pace. Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Lessons 91-300 cover the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals.

Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help A couple of years ago, early one morning, I received an SMS advising “resadents to stay indoors because of a nearby insadent”. I was shocked by the spelling, as much as the message. Surely, I thought, if it was a real message then the spelling would be correct. Spelling matters. In a text message from a friend teeing up a night out “c u at 8” is fine - but in an emergency warning text from a government agency, I expect the spelling to be standard. Cooking in Britain Today Introduction This lesson consists of a series of activities to help students talk about food and cooking. The main focus of the lesson is a text based on a recent survey in the UK indicating that British people are becoming more adventurous and experimental in their cooking and eating habits due to the growing popularity of cooking programmes. This lesson should challenge stereotypes of British food and encourage students to discuss their own preferences and attitudes towards food and restaurants.

METRO MAP CREATOR If you have the code for a map please paste it into the box below, then click "LOAD"LOAD CODE Alternatively you can chose a sample route.DefaultPoo Land Here is the code for your map. Copy this code to a text file on your computer if you want to carry on with your map at a latter date. SAVE AS IMAGE (low res)Quickly save the map at a low resolutionQUICK SAVEWhen the image appears, right click it and chose save SAVE AS IMAGE (high res)To save at a high resolution follow these steps...Firstly before doing anything else, copy the code above into the clipboard.Once you have done this THEN click here E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 4, 2013 Before Taking the Quiz Watch the clip above from “West Side Story,” a famous 1961 movie made from a Broadway musical. Inspired by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” the story is about a romantic relationship between a white boy and a Puerto Rican girl who come from rival gangs. In this clip, the white gang, the Jets, sing a song. Quiz

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