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TOC Video 2: How to Create a Linkable Table of Contents for Kindle

Second of two videos on how to create a table of contents on Kindle. It is easier than it seems!

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Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals

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Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
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VOCABULARY: Spelling and saying words with o-u-g-h

They are only four letters, but we can pronounce them in many different ways. Finn and Catherine will help you deal with those tricky o-u-g-h words. For extr...
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What it's like to time travel, according to a man who spent 44 years in jail

What it's like to time travel, according to a man who spent 44 years in jail | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
Otis Johnson was jailed aged 25 for the attempted murder of a police officer.
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A nice way to revise tenses. Some non-standard past forms, however. B1+ 

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Learn English ESL Irregular Verbs Grammar Rap Song Stick Stuck Stuck with Fluency MC!

Hilarious take on irregular verbs.

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fun idea for a treasure hunt / No Bake Chocolate Brownies | Lorraine Pascale - YouTube

fun idea for a treasure hunt / No Bake Chocolate Brownies | Lorraine Pascale - YouTube | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
Sweet, gooey, chocolatey brownies that are vegan, gluten, dairy AND refined sugar free! Lorraine Pascale’s raw recipe uses a surprise ingredient to guarantee...
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Penguins: Popularity, peril and poop / subtitled in various languages

Penguins: Popularity, peril and poop / subtitled in various languages | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-popularity-plight-and-poop-of-penguins-dyan-denapoli Penguins are odd birds. For one, they cannot fly (but th...
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Football physics: The "impossible" free kick / For CLIL students B1/B2

Football physics: The "impossible" free kick / For CLIL students B1/B2 | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/football-physics-the-impossible-free-kick-erez-garty In 1997, Brazilian football player Roberto Carlos set up for...
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Space Hygiene: Showering in Space - YouTube

Astronaut Mike Fossum demonstrates how to shower in space.
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This is pretty funny and has subtitles. A2. 

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Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary

Our interactive language games are intended to improve language skills and help English language learners.
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A funky way to practice irregular verbs A1+ 

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Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
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Elena MacLeod's comment, January 24, 5:21 AM
link to the video I will be using this week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpgibTGdOWM
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William Shakespeare Quiz

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The William Shakespeare Quiz tests your knowledge with regard to the famous English playwright William Shakespeare.

The questions of the Willia...
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Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern - YouTube

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Subtitles in various languages available.

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‘Animated Life: Seeing the Invisible’ - The New York Times

‘Animated Life: Seeing the Invisible’ - The New York Times | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
This animated documentary celebrates the scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, whose discovery of microbes would change our view of the biological world.
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B2+ CLIL

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Colour Blindness Simulator. Useful for worksheets for students with this condition.

Use our Colour Blindness Simulator to reveal how your images may appear to users with a variety of colour blindness conditions.
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Mansa Musa, one of the wealthiest people who ever lived / subtitled. Good for superlatives practice

Mansa Musa, one of the wealthiest people who ever lived / subtitled. Good for superlatives practice | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mansa-musa-one-of-the-wealthiest-people-who-ever-lived-jessica-smith Mansa Musa, the 14th century African king of...
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Life In A Day / Full film made for YouTube, with subtitles

Life In A Day is a historic film capturing for future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th of July, 2010. Executive produced by Ridley Scott ...
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Grammar: putting adjectives in order

Grammar: putting adjectives in order | Tools for Teaching English | Scoop.it
Many higher level coursebooks include a focus on adjective order. Here are some tips for providing practice in this confusing area.
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An often neglected but important bit.

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