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Flashcards in the Classroom: Ten Lesson Ideas

Flashcards in the Classroom: Ten Lesson Ideas | Babylon | Scoop.it
The other day, I was preparing a lesson with an intermediate group of young learners and getting my flashcards printed and laminated.  However, when chatting to some other teachers in the staffroom...
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Krashen's theory on 2nd language acquisition | Learning

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SONIA ALBERTAZZI MILAGRO AZOFEIFA GABRIELA SERRANO Material created by Sonia Albertazzi, Milagro Azofeifa y Gabriela Serrano for ... (Krashen´s theory on second language acquisition....

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:: Phonetics Focus - A Sound Choice ::

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5 ways of using corpora to develop learner autonomy

5 ways of using corpora to develop learner autonomy | Babylon | Scoop.it
In her blog this week. Chia Suan Chong explains how she uses a corpus in the classroom to aid teaching and learning...
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The Harmer Lectures: a series of exclusive online presentations by Jeremy Harmer on PearsonELT.com

The Harmer Lectures: a series of exclusive online presentations by Jeremy Harmer on PearsonELT.com | Babylon | Scoop.it
Pearson ELT provides face-to-face teacher training, workshops and conferences to share new information, skills and ideas with English language teachers. Find more information here.
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Improve your English through film clips

Improve your English through film clips | Babylon | Scoop.it

When learning English it's important that you hear as many different accents and types of voices from different ages of speaker so that you are able to understand English wherever you go. This activity gives you lots of opportunity to practice your listening skills and broaden your understanding of English speakers.


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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, May 31, 2013 11:01 AM
Great content source.
Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, May 31, 2013 6:31 PM

Learning through film is a great way of improving listening and pronunciation skills and is above all, fun.

Mrs Le Roy's curator insight, June 1, 2013 7:16 AM

Learning through film is a great way of improving listening and pronunciation skills and is above all, fun.

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Cambridge English Language Assessment & Bell Competitions 2013 | Cambridge English

Cambridge English Language Assessment & Bell Competitions 2013 | Cambridge English | Babylon | Scoop.it
Cambridge English Language Assessment and Bell are running two competitions in 2013, one for teachers and one for students between 12–17 years old. Both competitions are offering prizes of courses in the UK in summer 2013 offered by Bell.
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Linguee – Dictionary for German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, English

Linguee – Dictionary for German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, English | Babylon | Scoop.it
Search the Linguee dictionary and hundreds of millions of example sentences translated by other people.
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Trying to Teach: Why grammar comics are amazing...and where to find them

Trying to Teach: Why grammar comics are amazing...and where to find them | Babylon | Scoop.it

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ESL & Adult Literacy Listening and Reading - Audiobooks - Drama - Songs

ESL & Adult Literacy Listening and Reading - Audiobooks - Drama - Songs | Babylon | Scoop.it
ESL & Adult Literacy Listening and Reading, Audiobooks, Songs, PET exam...

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Aulde de Barbuat's curator insight, April 13, 2013 11:57 AM

a good collection of excellent audiobooks and a lot more

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Textkit | Greek and Latin Learning Tools

Textkit | Greek and Latin Learning Tools | Babylon | Scoop.it
Learn Ancient Greek or Latin at Texkit. Our all-free learning community gives you the encouragement and learning tools you need to succeed.
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Skyfall, by Adele

Skyfall, by Adele | Babylon | Scoop.it

A gap listening fill quiz for English language students on the theme tune to the New James Bond Film Skyfall, to learn and practise using simple, high frequency English words.


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Banksy - The Richmond Vodcast Series

Banksy is an interesting new vodcast accompanying The Big Picture and New Framework at intermediate level. Presenters Tom and Alex search for an original Ban...
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Larry Ferlazzo: The picture word inductive model | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Larry Ferlazzo: The picture word inductive model | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Babylon | Scoop.it
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A tour of the British Isles in accents - YouTube

Got the audio here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01slnp5 The person doing the voice is Andrew Jack who is a dialect coach.

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10 Reasons why Songs with Subtitles make Sense | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 13, 2013 6:42 AM

It's never too late to go over basics... nice article!

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Comedy for ELT - The Royal Family

With the advent of the new 'Royal Baby' and all the accompanying hype, it is interesting to reflect on the fact that the Windsors are not in fact English! Be...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Resources for Teaching & Learning About Shakespeare

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Resources for Teaching & Learning About Shakespeare | Babylon | Scoop.it

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 24, 2013 2:39 AM

Different resorces to learn about the famous bard and his language

Susan Kelly's curator insight, May 24, 2013 5:04 AM

We're reading Romeo and Juliet now.

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Culturethèque — For The Classroom: T'as la pêche?

Culturethèque — For The Classroom: T'as la pêche? | Babylon | Scoop.it
Aims: To talk about health Level: A2 ( Year 11) Lesson Length: 40 minutes…
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Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think

On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alum...
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dict.cc | German-English dictionary

dict.cc German-English dictionary - English-German translations.
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PASS - Parents As Successful teacherS

PASS - Parents As Successful teacherS | Babylon | Scoop.it

Do you speak at least one foreign language? Are you eager to share it with your child? Would you like to do it during your family routines rather than looking for special learning time?
The PASS approach will provide you with the tools for introducing a foreign language to children aged 4 to 6 and help the development of their creativity and thinking skills through daily activities

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Prudl

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Intermediate to Advanced Language Learning | Bilingual Text with Audio

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Language e-books - So you want to learn a language

A collection of free resources for learning languages on the internet.
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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

A free online Talking English Pronunciation Dictionary - simply mouse over your entry to hear it pronounced. American and British spellings, with alternative pronunciations.
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