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How did English evolve? - Kate Gardoqui - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-did-english-evolve-kate-gardoqui What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"?...

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 11, 2015 7:11 AM

Nice Ted Talk on the evolution of English language

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 11, 2015 12:20 PM

For those that love language... share this!

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Wordinaire - Reverse Dictionary

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Wordinaire is a reverse dictionary.
Can't think of the perfect word? No problem.
Use it to find the perfect word by describing its concept.


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 27, 2014 5:09 AM

A nice app for word-lovers!!

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shakespeareanimated - YouTube

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BBC's Shakespeare Animated channel... the cartoons are a bit old-fashioned, but it may serve as a way to introduce some of Shakespeare's plays and characters.


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shakespeareanimated - YouTube

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BBC's Shakespeare Animated channel... the cartoons are a bit old-fashioned, but it may serve as a way to introduce some of Shakespeare's plays and characters.


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ABCya! Word Clouds for Kids!

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Word Clouds for Kids... Easy and catchy interface to help kids learn about word clouds... an easy way to introduce them to word categories


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The History of the English Language - Infographic

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What we know as the English language today has evolved over thousands of years,  influenced by migrating tribes, conquering armies and peaceful trade. 


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Phonemic chart | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Phonemic chart | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | AdLit | Scoop.it

British English RP Phonemic Chart


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 28, 2014 5:51 AM

For students who are familiar with phonetic transcription, or for those who want to learn better pronunciation.

English@Holme's curator insight, May 10, 2014 5:27 AM

Very helpful!

Click to hear the sound and see some written examples.

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Multimedia-Assisted Language Learning

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Open access CALL journal in Korea, articles in English on aspects of technology use in language teaching/learning.


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, September 24, 2013 2:10 AM

For the first article I opened: Received: April 30, 2013, Reviewed: May 20, 2013, Accepted: June 15, 2013.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 3, 2013 2:51 AM

Pretty sure we'll always find some interesting stuff inside!!

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shakespeareanimated - YouTube

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BBC's Shakespeare Animated channel... the cartoons are a bit old-fashioned, but it may serve as a way to introduce some of Shakespeare's plays and characters.


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ACMI Story Monster

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Ask your students to create a monster. It will then fly to an adventure where it will eat the right word to make up a sentence. Easy game for children and young beginners to learn about basic word categories


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How to pronounce words (and use them) | A video pronunciation dictionary

How to pronounce words (and use them) | A video pronunciation dictionary | AdLit | Scoop.it

This site gives you example pronunciation or words and also finds videos with subtitles that show the words being used in context.


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Alejandro Restrepo's curator insight, March 27, 2013 1:00 AM

Intersting concept for some that cannot pronounce certain words. 

David Montero's curator insight, March 30, 2013 4:00 AM

people in real situations naturally speaking and using the word in context. 

Ruth Vilmi's curator insight, April 1, 2013 9:52 AM

The best site I know for teaching you how to pronounce any word, and to hear it in authentic situations on You Tube. Please share!