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English Words For Thanksgiving - Easy Picture Quiz

English Words For Thanksgiving - Easy Picture Quiz | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Learn English Thanksgiving vocabulary - an easy picture vocabulary quiz for adult English beginners, elementary students, and kids. Part of a free series of English language lessons about world festivals, holidays, and celebrations.

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ENGAMES » Blog Archive » Present perfect vs Past simple tense

ENGAMES » Blog Archive » Present perfect vs Past simple tense | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Learn English through games
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The Pleasure of Reading in a Foreign Language

The Pleasure of Reading in a Foreign Language | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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An honour to write a guest post for Learnoutlive.

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17 Ways to Use the Word HOOK: Idioms, Phrasal Verbs, and Slang

17 Ways to Use the Word HOOK: Idioms, Phrasal Verbs, and Slang | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet Less than 3% of non-native English speakers pass this test. Will you? How many of these 17 definitions of hook do you know?
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Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 15 November 2013

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 15 November 2013 | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Website about news and events, restaurants and bars, happenings and goings-on in London.
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For anyone interested in learning about London and who wants to practise their listening skills, this series pf podcasts by the Londonist is fascinating.
Suitable for Upper Intermediate level students upwards. 

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Itchy Feet: A Travel and Language Comic: To A Fault

Itchy Feet: A Travel and Language Comic: To A Fault | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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The English and their insane need to say sorry for everything!

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197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - InformED

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About - InformED | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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History of English (combined)

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language --- A look at the history of the English lan...
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English Prepositions Every ESL Writer Needs to Learn, Here's Why

English Prepositions Every ESL Writer Needs to Learn, Here's Why | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Do English prepositions confuse you? Don't worry, that's because they are confusing. Use this easy, fun tutorial to help you learn English prepositions.
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50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Languages - Edudemic

50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Languages - Edudemic | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Do you think you know everything there is about language? Test your knowledge with these many obscure facts about languages!
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The Story Behind the Guy Fawkes Mask

The Story Behind the Guy Fawkes Mask | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Do you recognise this mask? It's called the Guy Fawkes mask. It first appeared around the world in the film V for Vendetta. Since then, it has become the symbol of the anti-government and anti-esta...
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Celebrating Guy Fawkes.

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Humanity's Greatest Tool is Language - 4 Tips for Language Learning

Humanity's Greatest Tool is Language - 4 Tips for Language Learning | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In this post Delfin explains why language and not technology still is humanity's greatest tool. He also shares four essential tips for language learning.
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Tip 4 - Be humble. You will never know any language perfectly.

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Gerunds and Infinitives advanced

This is a look at some of the advanced features of gerunds and infinitives. Please ask questions below related to this theme. http://www.skype-lessons.com/la...
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The subtle difference between 'forget doing' and 'forget to do'.
Great explanation. 

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10 Quotes by Sherlock Holmes

10 Quotes by Sherlock Holmes | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Last week during my online class with Ana, we discussed the latest Sherlock episode she had just watched. She told me that she has always had a passionate interest in Sherlock Holmes. She has read ...
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Ghevont Panosian's curator insight, November 26, 2013 12:44 PM

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Sherlock Holmes!

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Newsflash: 2013's English Word of the Year is....."Selfie"!

Newsflash: 2013's English Word of the Year is....."Selfie"! | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
  Yes, indeed. The word "selfie" has been nominated English Word of the Year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries. The Oxford Dictionary defines the "selfie" as "a photograph that one has taken of ones...
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'Selfie' named as word of the year

'Selfie' named as word of the year | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 18, 2013

Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Nov. 18, 2013 | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
A fill-in-the-blank and a short “data set” of information about John F. Kennedy to introduce him to students who may not know about the president who was assassinated 50 years ago this week.
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Improve Your English Vocabulary with Movie Quotes and Sound More Like a Native Speaker

Improve Your English Vocabulary with Movie Quotes and Sound More Like a Native Speaker | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet Are you a movie buff [person who loves movies]? Don’t you just love going to the cinema, being amongst that overwhelming aroma of popcorn.  Seeing your favorite actors and actresses on the big screen [the cinema screen]?
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Love watching movies in English? Then you'll love this post by Chad Fishwick of Real Life English on how you can improve your vocabulary with movies. 

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English Grammar Pill: How to use Who or Whom correctly.

English Grammar Pill: How to use Who or Whom correctly. | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
This is a wonderful visual way of explaining this tricky grammar point. Do try these exercises and let me know how you get on. [Infographic provided by Grammar.net] Ciao for now. Shanthi
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English KISS Episode 5 - Something for Nothing - Fair Languages

English KISS Episode 5 - Something for Nothing - Fair Languages | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Decide to become a good net citizen by commenting. To start, learn how to thank and/or praise in your target language.
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Why Do We Celebrate Poppy Day?

Why Do We Celebrate Poppy Day? | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Apart from being my mother-in-law's birthday, today is also Remembrance Day (or Poppy Day) here in the UK and the Commonwealth countries. On this day we remember the end of the First World War and ...
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Top ten school movies - Telegraph

Top ten school movies  - Telegraph | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Half term is over – but not to worry – watch these ten movies and the seven or so weeks until your next break won't seem so bad.
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5 Characteristics to English Fluency

5 Characteristics to English Fluency | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
I'm thrilled to introduce you to my fellow English Language Trainer, Justin Murray. He has kindly agreed to write an article for my blog. In his article, Justin explores the 5 characteristics that ...
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Homework that will actually improve your language learning

Homework that will actually improve your language learning | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Discover the kinds of homework and exercises that will result in improvements to how you use the language you are learning
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Interesting ideas on learner's autonomy.

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Learning simple future tense English lesson

Learning simple future tense English lesson | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Learning simple future tense English grammar. Simple future tense is used to talk about something later then the present time.

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Learning Basic English's curator insight, November 1, 2013 7:37 PM

Learning simple future tense English grammar. Simple future tense is used to talk about something later then the present time.

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Teaching grammar with pictures