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English Historical Fiction Authors: The Medieval Origins of Popular Games

English Historical Fiction Authors: The Medieval Origins of Popular Games | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it

Yes, it seems impossible that already in 2015, it's time to greet the month of April. We may still be huddling in inclement weather but we know, just as the medievals did, that Spring is on its way and with it the chance for children to play outdoors during the long evenings. What's less well known is that many of the games still played today by young and old alike have their origins in medieval times.

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English for Kids - Kids Games - Android app on AppBrain

English for Kids - Kids Games - Android app on AppBrain | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Get the English for Kids - Kids Games Android app (★★★¾, 0+ downloads) ⇒ English for Kids is an educational application for your kids to...
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Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online

Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
The Free Online English Dictionary from Macmillan Publishers.

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Keep Smiling English's curator insight, March 29, 3:46 PM

Good dictionary for English learners. It offers clear definitions and different examples with many possible structures for confusing words. 

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BBC - Skillswise - English Games

BBC - Skillswise - English Games | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
English games

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Outside the home house vocabulary with pictures

Outside the home house vocabulary with pictures | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it

“ Learning the vocabulary for outside the home / house using pictures English lesson”


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American money English lesson

American money English lesson | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Learning about American money, coins, currency and how to talk about money in everyday life.

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25 Things You Probably Never Knew About The English Language

Do you know the oldest word in English? What about the shortest sentence? These are 25 things you probably never knew about the English language. https://twi...
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Games - Teaching English - BBC

Games -  Teaching English - BBC | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it

GamesHere you can find entertaining games which involve language use. If you have any favourite language learning games that work well with your students, why not contact us and send them in.

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Common mistakes – holidays

Common mistakes – holidays | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
The mistakes students make are ideal for learning. They are much more complicated than any mistakes in textbooks and it is more motivating to correct your own mistakes. Moreover, students often make m...
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Pic-your-wits

Pic-your-wits | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
What's the picture? You have 20 seconds to beat the clock. The faster you guess the more you score. A really fun way to learn vocabulary!
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Common mistakes – present perfect

Common mistakes – present perfect | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Students make a lot of mistakes in present perfect tense. I have tried to collect the most typical ones and I have put them into a mind map and tried to explain the rules there. Moreover, I have added...
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12 more English language schools could close - Irish Times

12 more English language schools could close - Irish Times | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Leinster College becomes ninth English language school to close this year but ICOS says more closures inevitable
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CristinaSkyBox: Games and Avatars for Halloween

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10 English Words Originating in Foreign Languages

10 English Words Originating in Foreign Languages | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Karaoke is when a recording of a popular song plays, and everyday people sing the song by accompanying the lyrics displayed on a screen. From Japanese ka
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Speaking a second language may change how you see the world - Science AAAS

Speaking a second language may change how you see the world - Science  AAAS | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Research suggests speaking English nudges Germans to focus on process over goals
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25 English Expressions with the Word PAPER

25 English Expressions with the Word PAPER | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
One unit of paper is called a sheet of paper or a piece of paper. If the paper has horizontal lines on it, then it is called lined paper or notebook pape

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The lion and the mouse story and exercise

The lion and the mouse story and exercise | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Story about the lion and the mouse and a short exercise about the story.
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English numbers counting chart learning English basic

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“ Learning about English numbers using a counting chart”


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Using the text chat feature to teach English online

Using the text chat feature to teach English online | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
This article looks at how to use text chat to develop English language students' linguistic competence.

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Some tips for activities that use the text chat feature of online learning platforms.

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Great ideas!

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Want to influence the world? Map reveals the best languages to speak - Science AAAS

Want to influence the world? Map reveals the best languages to speak - Science  AAAS | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
New method of measuring cultural transmission suggests some tongues spread ideas better than others
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5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills

5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
For educators who are interested in using games for learning -- specifically towards developing skills as they relate to the Common Core State Standards -- here are five games students can enjoy and that we’ve found sync with standards.
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MindShift's Guide to Digital Games & Learning

MindShift's Guide to Digital Games & Learning | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Digital games and their place in the educational landscape has been a hotly debated issue. Despite the debate, one thing is clear, students love games.

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PARCC Test: Students Find Math Tougher Than English/Language Arts - Education Week News

PARCC Test: Students Find Math Tougher Than English/Language Arts - Education Week News | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
A new report from PARCC shows that students found the field test in math more difficult than the one in English/language arts.
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More States In America Now Joining Movement To Make English The Official ... - The Inquisitr

More States In America Now Joining Movement To Make English The Official ... - The Inquisitr | "English Language and Literature" | Scoop.it
Over the course of this year, many states have argued if it should make English its official language. To some, such a move makes sense, especially since the
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English Vocabulary Quizzes - Easy (ESL, EFL)

Study English with Quizzes, Crossword Puzzles and other activities for students of English as a second language.

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