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Five Different Ways to Practise your Listening Skills.

Five Different Ways to Practise your Listening Skills. | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
I won't spend much time introducing this post, mainly because today is one of these days when the muse has decided to leave me.

Perhaps you're wondering what else you can do to pass your listening test with  flying colours apart from doing every single listening comprehension exercise i

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Twelve Mispronounced U.S. Place Names

Twelve Mispronounced U.S. Place Names | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
 
Place names in the United States are a hodgepodge, a seemingly random collection, of different languages.
This can make pronunciations a bit difficult, even for people who live here.
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ESL Song Lesson David Bowie - Space Oddity (survival discussion activity) - Song lessons - Lesson Plans - RAY English

ESL Song Lesson David Bowie - Space Oddity (survival discussion activity) - Song lessons - Lesson Plans - RAY English | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
ESL Song Lesson David Bowie - Space Oddity (survival discussion activity) - Song lessons - Lesson Plans David Bowie, also known as Ziggy Stardust, is one of the mos iconic and influential music stars of the 20th Century. After his death in December 2015,

ESL Song Lesson David Bowie - Space Oddity (survival discussion activity) - Song lessons - Lesson Plans David Bowie, also known as Ziggy Stardust, is one of the mos iconic and influential music stars of the 20th Century. After his death in December 2015,

 

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Shakespeare and his family

Shakespeare and his family | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
RT @TeachingEnglish: An elementary lesson plan focussing on #Shakespeare's family: https://t.co/Ey9tFX15yv #ESL #EFL #TESOL https://t.co/1B…
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Video: I Love Lucy - Pronouncing 'ough' in English

Video: I Love Lucy - Pronouncing 'ough' in English | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, the letter combination 'ough' can be pronounced in at least ten different ways in English! This hilarious clip from the classic fifties sitcom 'I Love Lucy' in which Lucy gets her Cuban American husband t
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Permanently Share and Archive Any PDF Instantly for Free with PDF.yt

Permanently Share and Archive Any PDF Instantly for Free with PDF.yt | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it

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If you are looking for an alternative free service to upload and share your PDF documents without requiring to register, login or pay fees, check out PDF.yt.


The free, non-commercial web service (which is supported by your donations) allows you to upload as many PDF files as you wish, with a max file size of 100MB. You don't need to register or login to upload a PDF file, but once uploaded you cannot deleted anymore.


PDF files are hosted permanently, can be viewed online along view stats, can be downloaded by anyone, there are no ads being displayed, and best of all, they are all permanently mirrored and archived on the Internet Archive Servers.

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Charisma Influencers have charisma that Monsters of Influence

Charisma Influencers have charisma that inspires us to listen to them.

Charisma Influencers have charisma that inspires us to listen to them.

 

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Free, High-Quality AudioBooks of Classic Literature on Spotify

Free, High-Quality AudioBooks of Classic Literature on Spotify | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
Where music goes, technologically speaking, audio books soon follow. We've had audio books on vinyl LP, on cassette tape, on CD, and on MP3, just like we've had music.

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Listening resources for learning and teachers

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Listening resources for learning and teachers

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Learnclick Quizzes - Create gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes

Learnclick Quizzes - Create gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
A powerful and flexible, yet easy to use tool for creating online gap-filling exercises as well as drag & drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes.
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The Ultimate List of Free Grammar Games | Psychowith6

The Ultimate List of Free Grammar Games | Psychowith6 | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
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#teahperfectly  Aimed at home schoolers but useful for all teachers.
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Top 5 Most Frustrating Writing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Top 5 Most Frustrating Writing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
Recently Grammarly asked its social media communities which writing mistakes were the worst kinds of errors. Our fans tend to find substantive…

Recently Grammarly asked its social media communities which writing mistakes were the worst kinds of errors. Our fans tend to find substantive…

 

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Top 10 ESL Icebreakers - ESL Speaking

Top 10 ESL Icebreakers - ESL Speaking | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
If you're looking to get your semester started off on the right foot, check out these 39 ESL icebreakers. It's lesson planning made easy, really easy!

If you're looking to get your semester started off on the right foot, check out these 39 ESL icebreakers. It's lesson planning made easy, really easy!

 

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30 of the best free online dictionaries and thesauri

30 of the best free online dictionaries and thesauri | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it

Esta es la primera vez que estamos proponiendo una lista de 30 diccionarios en línea libres y tesauros exclusivamente en Inglés. Ya hemos presentado diferentes mensajes acerca de las herramientas lingüísticas, como glosarios y diccionarios internacionales. Esperamos que les sea útil, y la bienvenida a cualquier sugerencia de mejora o aportaciones para futuros mensajes lingüísticos. Así que por favor tome asiento: Merriam-Webster Diccionario visual en línea: un diccionario interactivo con ...


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Phrasal Verbs with SET: set up, set in, set to…

Phrasal Verbs with SET: set up, set in, set to… | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
The verb set can mean many different things in English, depending on how you use it. In this lesson, you will build your vocabulary with phrasal verbs using the verb set. We will look at expressions such as set in, set to, set out, and more.
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Fun & Free Business English eLearning Courses

Fun & Free Business English eLearning Courses | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
Business English eLearning. 100% free. Have fun with videos, screencasts, flashcards, quizzes and much more.
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Teaching the schwa

Teaching the schwa | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
RT @TeachingEnglish: Here's how you can teach the most common sound in #English: https://t.co/O57YoDzhPB #ESL #EFL #pronunciation https://t…
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27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge - Infographic

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27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge


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Podcasts: Independent English

Podcasts: Independent English | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
(You can listen to this blog post while you are reading. Just click below.) Part 1: Part 2: podcast (noun) a recording of a radio broadcast or a video that can be taken from the Internet To listen ...

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ELT blogger Sandy Millin has these tips to help students use podcasts to learn English.

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The best podcasts for stories, fiction and poetry

The best podcasts for stories, fiction and poetry | Teaching (EFL & other teaching-learning related issues) | Scoop.it
The best story and poetry podcasts including short stories, readings of fiction and real-life dramas, selected and updated by Pete Naughton

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Pete Naughton of the Telegraph has these podcast recommendations. Suitable for higher level adult learners, on a variety of literary topics

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Pete Naughton of the Telegraph has these podcast recommendations. Suitable for higher level adult learners, on a variety of literary topics

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English language quizzes for ESL / EFL - quiz, word order, matching, gap-fill

English language quizzes for students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language (EFL / ESL): quiz, word order, matching, gap-fill. Over 231 online activities.
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