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Trying to bring together lots of different types of media in order to help people learn (and teach) English in a fun way!
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Elessons | Global

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Just like with the New Inside Out series, Macmillan shares their READING LESSONS for free. Complete lessons plans and teacher's notes ready to download in a .pdf format.


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Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders

Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it
Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders...
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English Grammar Lessons

A simple website you can recommend to your students to revise their grammar, but as the activities are interactive you can use them as extra grammar practice in class on your IWB.


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Halloween - Vocabulary, Exercises and Worksheets

Free online lessons about Halloween and Halloween exercises for English language learners, elementary ESL students and kids - resources include picture vocabulary word banks and word lists with definitions, reading, listening, spelling and...
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The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Listening Comprehension exercise for ESL students and young learners about the history of Halloween. Watch a short video about the history of Halloween and then complete a multiple choice quiz.


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Birthdays: John Lennon (October 9)

Birthdays: John Lennon (October  9) | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

An easy English Listening activity for Upper Elementary English language students and above, on the iconic peace song "Imagine", by John Lennon.


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Featured Festivals: Mexican Day Of The Dead

Featured Festivals: Mexican Day Of The Dead | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

English language lesson activities about El Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead festival, celebrated on 1 & 2 November.  resources include printable worksheets for vocabulary, reading and writing activities, and online games.


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Oxford Word Skills

Oxford Word Skills | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

The Oxford Word Skills Student’s Site is a place where you will find lots of interesting activities to help you get the most out of Oxford Word Skills (Basic, Int, Advanced, Idioms and Phrasal Verbs)


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Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge

Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Test your spelling skills with the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge. Can you spell words like quiescent, millennium, accommodation, and bureaucracy? Could you get a perfect score on the fiendish level? Very easy to use - just listen and type. Good practice before the Oxford Placement Test - the listening part.


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phraseup*

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phraseup* assists you with writing by finding and filling-in the words you can't remember. Students can look at their writing and try to correct their 'wrong words' by looking at collocations.


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Wrds

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Wrds (Words) is a free website where you can create your own wordlists (mono- or bilingual) and then test yourself. Good for self-motivated students who want to recycle vocabulary effectively. Teachers can also create their wordlists and give sts quizzes in class (using the wireless keyboard for example)


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PRACTISE ENGLISH

PRACTISE ENGLISH | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Lots of pictures for practising FCE and CAE speaking exam, but also lots of links to other sites which could help exam prep.

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Dvolver Moviemaker. Make digital movies online. Formerly Dfilm. Make.

Dvolver Moviemaker. Make digital movies online. Formerly Dfilm. Make. | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it
DFILM D.FILM Digital Film Festival. Do Digital Film, Digital Filmmaking.
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TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED: Ideas worth spreading | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

TED is a one of the best sites ever. All authentic and subtitled.


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Lessonstream.org by Jamie Keddie

Lessonstream.org by Jamie Keddie | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Formerly TEFLClips, ELTON award winner. By Jamie Keddie.
A collection of ready made lessons, often based around a video clip or an image. Print friendly worksheets. Great stuff to supplement your coursebook.


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Articles in Easy, Understandable English for ESL Learners

Articles in Easy, Understandable English for ESL Learners | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

The Internet has tons of information but the articles printed there are not always easy to read. This website is specially designed for learners of English. The articles are carefully chosen and rewritten, so that they can be more easily understood. Each article has a vocabulary list at the end. Presently there are a few hundred topics and special news articles in various categories.


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Survival English: Health and Safety

Survival English: Health and Safety | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Essential word lists and safety drills relating to health and safety in college, the workplace, and everyday life. Vocabulary lists and quizzes for English language learners from beginner level upwards, and printable worksheets and other lesson resources for teachers. Includes materials on firework safety, which may be useful for teaching about Bonfire Night.


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Protests Against Big Business Spread in US

Protests Against Big Business Spread in US | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

The movement began last month with the launch of Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York | IN THE NEWS....


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National Punctuation Day (Sept 24)

National Punctuation Day (Sept 24) | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Free Punctuation lessons, quizzes and worksheets for English language learners & kids at all levels of English.  


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Autumn Festivals

Autumn Festivals | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Free online quizzes games and worksheets for teaching about Autumn Festivals and Holidays.


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Featured Festivals: Diwali

Featured Festivals: Diwali | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

English Lessons, quizzes, games and worksheets about the Hindu Festival of lights, Diwali, which begins on October 26 this year.


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Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch

Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

LyricsTraining is an easy and fun method to learn and improve your foreign languages skills, through the music videos and lyrics of your favorite songs... V. popular with students!

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BBC - Skillswise - English

BBC - Skillswise - English | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it
BBC Skillswise enables adults to improve reading, writing and number skills. Level one and entry level three literacy and numeracy resources - worksheets, quizzes and games.
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BBC - Skillswise - English Games

BBC - Skillswise - English Games | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Lots of English games designed to help you improve punctuation, spelling, grammar and more!

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elllo | English Listening Online

elllo | English Listening Online | Learning English is FUN! | Scoop.it

Really comprehensive website with lots of authentic listening materials.  Lots of different accents to listen to.  Transcripts are available and there are quizzes too.

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