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RealLife English – Speak Like a Native with the Song HAPPY (by Pharrell Williams)

RealLife English – Speak Like a Native with the Song HAPPY (by Pharrell Williams) | ELT Ideas and Resources | Scoop.it

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, August 8, 2014 12:41 PM

Another gem from the Real Life gang!

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COBUILD Advanced British English Learner's Dictionary | Always Free Online

COBUILD Advanced British English Learner's Dictionary | Always Free Online | ELT Ideas and Resources | Scoop.it
The Official Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary of British English. Available Free Online at www.collinsdictionary.com.
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This is a great new online dictionary for English (for learners and everyone). There's some great features like Word Usage Trends, Translations, examples in context from authentic materials, etc.

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Present Perfect - YouTube

The Present Perfect tense explained through examples in songs. The present perfect is a difficult yet important tense in the English language. Hopefully this...

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, April 8, 2014 3:31 PM

Learning the present perfect tense through pop songs. 
Thanks to Nina Hanakova for introducing this resource. 

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Comparatives and superlatives in English

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Comparative is used when you want to compare two things. For example one person is tall and the other is short. So you will say: Person A is taller than person B. OR Person B is shorter than person A....

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Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner:Popular Videos

Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner:Popular Videos | ELT Ideas and Resources | Scoop.it

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I've used these myself various times. They're generally quite short which makes them easier to use in class and they're particularly useful for something like English for HR as they cover a lot of relevant themes.

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carldowse's curator insight, May 7, 2014 4:13 AM

Great source of video clips short and long with well-known (predominantly US) entrepreneurs.

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A few tweaks to the 4-3-2 technique: mining texts for lexis + mind-mapping to increase fluency gains at B1-C2 levels

A few tweaks to the 4-3-2 technique: mining texts for lexis + mind-mapping to increase fluency gains at B1-C2 levels | ELT Ideas and Resources | Scoop.it
Another one in a series of fluency-related posts - more links here: contents. One of the most widely known classroom activities that target fluency is Paul Nation's 4-3-2 technique: students tell t...
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Easter Eggs

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In our second slightly egg-themed post this month, we take a look at some traditional foods that are eaten at Easter. First, we focus on collocation and explore words that can combine with chocolat...
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