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Reading Comprehension. All Things Grammar - Home. (4) How to Age Gracefully. (4) Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds. Mondegreens. A Collection of Humorous Mondegreens The word Mondegreen, meaning a mishearing of a popular phrase or song lyric, was coined by the writer Sylvia Wright.


As a child she had heard the Scottish ballad "The Bonny Earl of Murray" and had believed that one stanza went like this: Ye Highlands and Ye Lowlands Oh where hae you been? They hae slay the Earl of Murray, And Lady Mondegreen. Poor Lady Mondegreen, thought Sylvia Wright. Listed below are my favorites. Return to my Personal Interests page. Bitgab, the social network to learn languages. Welcome to EFL Literature Circles. Film och Skola. The best free cultural & educational media on the web. Ba Ba Dum.

Vocabulary exercises for learners of English as a second language. Cambridge English Write & Improve. Christmas Around the World, Christmas Traditions and Celebrations in Different Countries and Cultures. 11 of the Best Grammar and Writing Apps for High School Students. At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers.

11 of the Best Grammar and Writing Apps for High School Students

There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, audiovisual, etc. There are apps which improve accessibility for students with different learning challenges, i.e. text to voice, voice to text, etc. While many of these may be a dream come true for educators, the dizzying array of choices is also a nightmare. Teachers just don’t have time to filter through thousands of apps to find the one that works best for the needs of their students. To help, we started to create curated lists of the best apps in a variety of education related categories. By Teens, For Teens. Teenagers: Games. Games make us laugh.

Teenagers: Games

We all like to laugh. Pleasure is very motivating. Laughter makes us more awake and relaxed – and not only I say so, so does the Department of Cognitive Psychology, University College, London. Laughter raises blood pressure just long enough to increase oxygen and blood supply to tissues. It alters the breathing cycle so that more oxygen is inhaled and carbon dioxide exhaled. Sign In. A New Life in Europe: The Dhnie Family, Episode 3: "There was no one who knew how to drive the boat" Episodes. The “It” Girl Sharks Shadowing Sheila Cold Case Casper, Wyoming.


BBC World Service - The Real Story - Downloads. HowStuffWorks. Top 10 podcasts for students. “When people talk, listen completely.

Top 10 podcasts for students

Most people never listen. Also, podcasts are awesome.” ― Ernest Hemingway School is just around the corner, and that means one thing: commuting. While there’s lots of ways to fill the time that you spend on a bus or in the car, one of the most useful and interesting is listening to podcasts. Fluentu. Learning a language is a sensory (sight, sound, smell, taste and touch) experience! You learn not only by looking at the language, but also by hearing it—and one day, smelling, tasting and touching it too. If you want to improve your English language skills, but don’t want to look at any more textbooks, I’ve got the answer you’ve been searching for: English podcasts. Download: This blog post is available as a convenient and portable PDF that you can take anywhere. Click here to get a copy. (Download) Listen to our series LearnEnglish Podcasts.

Home. Teaching the Art of Listening: How to Use Podcasts in the Classroom - Teaching Now. Podcasts are far from a new classroom tool—teachers have been podcasting for more than a decade—but as their popularity continues to rise, teachers are finding new and innovative ways to bring them into the classroom.

Teaching the Art of Listening: How to Use Podcasts in the Classroom - Teaching Now

In light of the Common Core State Standards' shift toward the use of nonfiction, podcasts provide a unique way to build critical thinking skills while adhering to state standards. The hit "Serial," which in its first season tried to solve a 1999 high school murder case, inspired educators across the country to create comprehensive lesson plans and final exams based on the investigative mystery. Podcasts. English news and easy articles for students of English. Listen to English and learn English with podcasts in English.

Poddar och vloggar – engelska på riktigt. Anti racism posters. Cultural Diversity Examples: Avoid Stereotypes while communicating. A New Life in Europe: The Dhnie Family - Downloads. Strangers. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film called Strangers directed by Erez Tadmor and Guy Nattiv, and the theme of racism.


Students predict a story, watch a short film, speak about racism and write a narrative. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate(B2.11) BRAVE NEW FILMS. Plot - Year 8 English: Remember the Titans - LibGuides at Marymede Catholic College. A guide to learning English. Ett öppet klassrum. How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids' Pleasure for Books. Children who read regularly for pleasure, who are avid and self-directed readers, are the holy grail for parents and educators.

How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids' Pleasure for Books

Reading for pleasure has considerable current and future benefits: Recreational readers tend to have higher academic achievement and greater economic success, and even display more civic-mindedness. But recreational reading is on the decline. According to a National Endowment for the Arts report based on longitudinal data from a series of large, national surveys, the rate at which teens voluntarily read for pleasure has declined by 50 percent over the last 20 years. Reading now competes for children’s time with many other alluring activities, including television, social media, and video games. Newsreel: 2016-01-30. Riddle of The Day Index - NIVÅANPASSAT PÅ ENGELSKA. 7 Mystery Riddles Only the Smartest 5% Can Solve. The Man on the Moon. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by the British department store John Lewis, directed by Some Such and the theme of Christmas.

The Man on the Moon

Students watch a short film, predict a story and talk about ways of showing people they are loved. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Cambridge English Write & Improve. By Kieran Donaghy. ESL English Language Learning - Adult Literacy - Listening & Reading - Audiobooks - Stories. Content Idea Generator. 1001 Inspirational Stories With Morals.

40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School. Choose the correct option. Can you solve the bridge riddle? - Alex Gendler. LearnEnglish Teens - British Council. For school. Holes. Bearbeta serier - från dialoger till berättande text. Language Arts Teacher Resources (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision. StoryCorps – Our mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. Stories for Scouts & Scouters. Ghost Stories There must be hundreds of good Ghost Stories and other spooky stories out there, suitable for telling around the campfire.

Stories for Scouts & Scouters

Please send me your favorites and I'll include them here. Table of Contents The Lady with the Emerald Ring I heard this one while visting a place in England the previous summer, and it scared the living day lights out of me, only to prevail that I had a good laugh when they were done with the tale. A man's wife became deathly ill the night before Christmas in 1798, he called for the doctor but by the time the doctor had arrived his wife had died, or so it seemed. When later that night the Clergy man fell to sleep he remembered the beautiful emerald ring the woman had been laid with on her finger. Short Stories at East of the Web. A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor. – for English (ESL/EFL) Teachers in Sweden. Reading comprehension - Kimstudies.

Random Questions - Conversation Topic Generator. Learn the Top 25 Must-Know English Adjectives! Timer - a simple countdown timer. Journal Jar - Free Journal Topic App for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad / Android.

The 50 most important English proverbs. The 50 most important English proverbs What are proverbs? Every culture has a collection of wise sayings that offer advice about how to live your life. These sayings are called "proverbs". How can you use proverbs to learn English? It's good to know the really common English proverbs because you hear them come up in conversation all the time. You know what they say: when the going gets tough... (Read #5 below to learn the rest of this proverb and what it means.) How to write fiction that comes alive - Nalo Hopkinson. Meanings and Definitions of Words at Writers Plot Idea Generator - create a random story line. Serial Taxi. This EFL lesson plan is designed around Serial Taxi a short animation by Paolo Cogliati and the theme of murder mysteries.

Students predict what is going to happen in a film, watch a short film and write a murder mystery. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes Activity: Watching a short film, reading, speaking and writing.