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Practice and improve your English daily - English Addicts

Practice and improve your english with English Addicts. Each day, a 2- or 3-minute news report and 30 minutes of varied learning activities.
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40 Simple Ways to Use Video in the EFL/ESL Classroom

40 Simple Ways to Use Video in the EFL/ESL Classroom | Babylon | Scoop.it
1)      Give examples of a key phrase or term related to the video. 2)      Brainstorm adjectives related to the topic. 3)      Brainstorm verbs related to the topic. 4)      What...
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FreeReading

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FreeReading is an open-source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. FreeReading contains a 40-week scope and sequence that can supplement an early literacy core or basal program.
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Nik's QuickShout: A collocation thesaurus concordancer that produces word clouds!

Nik's QuickShout: A collocation thesaurus concordancer that produces word clouds! | Babylon | Scoop.it

The word combinations option produces a great list of collocations for the word, and what's better, if you click on the collocates, you get the kind of list that a concordancer will produce, with the expressions highlighted in context.


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Hold Your Own Linguistic Olympic Games: 10 ESL Activities for the Olympics

Hold Your Own Linguistic Olympic Games: 10 ESL Activities for the Olympics | Babylon | Scoop.it
Is your class excited about the 2012 Summer Olympic Games that will be hosted by London in just a matter of days?
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Great infographics for English language teachers

Great infographics for English language teachers | Babylon | Scoop.it

Are your students struggling with some of the rules of English language? Then, you should recommend them to visit this website. They will find great infographics there which may help them to understand the language. The only problem is that the site is American and the rules may not always be appropriate for British English.


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nicolaperry's curator insight, March 15, 2013 5:29 AM

This is a really useful site. It has a lot of infographics to explain small, confusing bit of grammar, like such & so for example. Nicely laid out and clearly explained.

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This is Great Britain

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British Council | BBC| resources for Teachers - Download lesson plans, worksheets and posters all about Britain below, to use with your students.


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Free English Videos for Students and Teachers - Watch and Learn English for Free - Learn English for Free

Free English Videos for Students and Teachers - Watch and Learn English for Free - Learn English for Free | Babylon | Scoop.it
Watch and Learn English for Free...
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| Promoting Extensive Reading in English as a Foreign Language

| Promoting Extensive Reading in English as a Foreign Language | Babylon | Scoop.it
Promoting Extensive Reading in English as a Foreign Language...
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www.podclub.ch - Gerry's News Digest (E)

www.podclub.ch - Gerry's News Digest (E) | Babylon | Scoop.it

Gerry's News Digest is for more advanced users of English (at level B2 and above). The English is not simplified in any way. In his News Digest Gerry takes a personal look at some of the stories that have been filling the newspapers and the TV screens in Britain, Switzerland and elsewhere.

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Board Games | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Board Games | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Babylon | Scoop.it

Download and print out this series of board games for the classroom to help your students with their spelling and knowledge of phonetics

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Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language | Babylon | Scoop.it
This ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.
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Crazy animals and other activities for teaching young learners

Crazy animals and other activities for teaching young learners | Babylon | Scoop.it

This is a book for primary school teachers of English written by primary school teachers of English. It brings together the experience and expertise of teachers from around the world to provide a range of stimulating and exciting classroom activities for the primary classroom. There are 50 tried and trusted activities which have been refined and improved over the years by teachers working in diverse contexts and environments. Children will enjoy practising their English through these stimulating and motivating activities.


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The 2012 Diamond Jubilee

The 2012 Diamond Jubilee | Babylon | Scoop.it

Online lessons and quizzes about Queen Elizabeth II,  the Diamond Jubilee, and the British Royal Family. Activities include reading and listening exercises, online grammar quizzes and free printable worksheets for adult English learners and kids.


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Interactive Phonetic chart for English Pronunciation


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Pronuncian American English Pronunciation

Pronuncian American English Pronunciation | Babylon | Scoop.it

English pronunciation is the most neglected part of ESL, ELL, and EFL programs today. When it comes to communication, it's not just what you say; it's how you say it. Pronuncian brings English pronunciation to the forefront, teaching you online and at your own pace how to speak with an American accent.


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