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#English Word of the Day - Stationery

#English Word of the Day - Stationery | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A collective noun for writing tools & paper products. Learn some words for different types of stationery here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/englishforwork/jobvocab/office/office-stationery-vocabulary.html


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#English word of the day - knit

#English word of the day - knit | English Word Power | Scoop.it

(irregular verb. past tense: knit/knitted) To make clothes from woollen yarn, using knitting needles.


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The Commonwealth Games

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A collection of interactive vocabulary activities to learn and practise English words for competitive sports that feature in the Commonwealth Games, for adult English beginners, elementary learners and kids.

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Summer - Picture Vocabulary

Summer - Picture Vocabulary | English Word Power | Scoop.it

English words for talking about Summer - vocabulary list with pictures for ESL beginners and kids. Part of a free series of English lessons about seasons and weather. 

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"I'll get to that in just a minute."

"I'll get to that in just a minute." | English Word Power | Scoop.it
You're giving a presentation at work. One of your employees asks a question. You have slide in your presentation which answers that question, so you ask her to wait.
I'll get to that in just a minute.
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Spring - Picture Vocabulary

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English words for talking about Spring - a simple vocabulary list with pictures for ESL beginners and kids. Part of a free series of English lessons about seasons and weather.

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▶ British English Slang "Mate, Pal & Chum"

What do you like doing with your best chums? Where are some of your best pals in your English class from? British English Slang .

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"Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!"

"Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!" | English Word Power | Scoop.it
There's a new employee at your company. Your boss introduces her. You welcome her.
Nice to meet you. Welcome aboard!
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At The Movies

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Learn English words for talking about films and cinema with this picture word bank. A vocabulary matching quiz on the same topic is also available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/cinema/picture-quiz.html

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English Words for Keeping Fit

English Words for Keeping Fit | English Word Power | Scoop.it

Personal fitness vocabulary - an online word bank with pictures, to learn and revise English words for getting fit and staying in shape. An online matching quiz to go with this activity is also available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/sport/exercise/picture-quiz.html

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Real English - Popular UK Slang

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look at and practise some very common British slang expressions.

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English Expressions: Giving Up

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Integrated skills lesson about the benefits of quitting smoking, with a dictionary skills activity plus worksheet, and a gap fill reading and writing exercise.

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#English Word of The Day: Eruption

#English Word of The Day: Eruption | English Word Power | Scoop.it

English word of the day: eruption (noun) - a powerful volcanic explosion. Learn and practise using more words for talking about volcanoes with our online word search: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/wordsearch/environment/word-search-2.html

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Climate Change & Global Warming

Climate Change & Global Warming | English Word Power | Scoop.it

An English vocabulary list of useful words and phrases to talk about global warming, the greenhouse effect and other issues that relate to climate change, with clear and simple explanations and examples for illustration.

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Giant Summer Word Search

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(All Levels) Find the the 40 words connected with summer in this fun Word search. All words go either across or down...

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At The Beach - Online Crossword

At The Beach - Online Crossword | English Word Power | Scoop.it

An easy online crossword to practise spelling English words for things you might find at the seaside. Spot the hidden words in this easy interactive puzzle for adult English learners and kids. 

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Telling Analog Time

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In the UK, the clocks go forward by an hour today and British Summer Time (BST) begins. Practise telling the time in English with our simple picture matching quiz http://www.esolcourses.com/uk-english/beginners-course/unit-3/telling-the-time/telling-the-time-picture-quiz.html

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St Patrick's Day

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Test your knowledge of St Patrick's Day related vocabulary with this easy, fun quiz. Match the words to the correct pictures. A picture vocabulary word bank and more activities to go with this lesson can also be found here: http://www.esolcourses.com/topics/saint-patricks-day.html

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▶ British Slang "Quid"

What would you do if you won a million quid in the UK Lottery? learn some British English slang for talking about money

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Pancake Tuesday

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An easy picture matching quiz for beginners and Elementary level English learners, to practise recognising some simple English words for talking about Pancake Day. Match the pancake related words to the pictures. A picture vocabulary word list to accompany the activity is also available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/festivals/pancaketuesday/pancake-vocabulary.html

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English Vocabulary: Film Awards

English Vocabulary: Film Awards | English Word Power | Scoop.it

A listening and vocabulary lesson for English language learners. More vocabulary activities about film and cinema are available here: http://www.esolcourses.com/cinema/vocabulary.html

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To give someone a hand #idioms #english #inglês #learnenglish #englishteacher #vocabulary #esl
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Word cards

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Word cards are small cards to help you remember words. Making a set of word cards is an easy way to revise vocabulary. Follow these steps to make word cards:

On one side you write the word, the wo

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Useful tips to help you remember new English words! :-)

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A useful tip for learning new words.

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Learning English - Words in the News - Hotel living

Learning English - Words in the News - Hotel living | English Word Power | Scoop.it
A Hong Kong hotel has sold individual rooms to be used as homes. It's one of the ways residents are trying to cope with soaring housing prices. Words in the News: 25 February 2013

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