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Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary

Our interactive language games are intended to improve language skills and help English language learners.
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Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities

English lesson plans: Free EFL/ESL lesson handouts (479 so far), online activities and handouts for teaching and learning listening.
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Grammar's great divide: The Oxford comma - TED-Ed

Grammar's great divide: The Oxford comma - TED-Ed | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
If you read "Bob, a DJ and a clown" on a guest list, are three people
coming to the party, or only one? That depends on whether you're for or
against the Oxford comma -- perhaps the most hotly contested
punctuation mark of all time. When do we use one? Can it really be optional,
or is there a universal rule? TED-Ed explores both sides of this comma
conundrum.
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short stories at east of the web

short stories at east of the web | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Large online library of short stories with monthly features and additions. Classics and new writing - includes summaries, biographies and analysis. User-friendly layout, fully searchable.
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Not POSH, not COCKNEY -- How to have an Estuary English accent like me!! - YouTube

Talking about the Estuary English accent which is spoken by people in London and the surrounding areas. It's a good accent to have because it's not too posh ...
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bab.la Phrases

bab.la Phrases | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
The Phrase Dictionary includes thousands of translations of common phrases and expressions for Business, Academic Writing, Résumés and much more.
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English Exercises: Describing people

English Exercises: Describing people | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
adjectives exercise. This is a listening exercising revising adjectives used for describing people.
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11 nouns that only have a plural form

11 nouns that only have a plural form | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
We never talk about a singular scissor...

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Teaching essay writing

Teaching essay writing | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Today I presented a seminar with ideas about teaching essay writing, with a particular focus on FCE and IELTS exam tasks. It's part of the monthly seminar series at International House Sevastopol. ...

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Practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in an English as a lingua franca: Katy Davies & Laura Patsko

Practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in an English as a lingua franca: Katy Davies & Laura Patsko | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 12, 2014 1:30 AM

Recording of British Council seminar divided into 6 short video clips on moving from native to non-native models for pronunciation in the second language classroom.  Teaching activities to diagnose problems (learner-to-learner sentence dictation), adapt coursebooks and integrate authentic materials (short clips with transcripts for marking stress and word groups).  Jennifer Jenkins references.

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How to Instantly Improve Your Vocabulary Recall in just 5 Minutes | The Everyday Language Learner

How to Instantly Improve Your Vocabulary Recall in just 5 Minutes | The Everyday Language Learner | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it

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English exercises - grammar exercises - learn English online

Hundreds of free English exercises to learn english online : grammar exercises, verbs, songs and listening with videos, vocabulary . Learning English Language. English second language, English foreign language, ESL , EFL, IELTS
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19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons

19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
19 Successful online English teachers. 19 tips for planning. 19 resources. Take your online lessons planning to the next level!
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Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’

Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’ | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Jessica Brown: It’s an exciting time for grammar, according to the experts. But there’s a need for fresh thinking and the word itself can be misleading
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66 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The English Language

66 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The English Language | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
The English language is, quite literally, the greatest language in the world. Great in terms of size - the current edition of the Oxford English Dictionary contains 615,000 entries. Great in terms of scope -- it's an official language in seventy-nine...
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IDEA International Dialects of English Archive | free dialect and accent recordings for the performing arts

IDEA International Dialects of English Archive | free dialect and accent recordings for the performing arts | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
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Hugh Dellar - Twenty Things in Twenty Years - YouTube

IATEFL conference - 5th April 2014 - Harrogate International Centre
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History of English (combined) - YouTube

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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Robin Yu's curator insight, February 20, 2014 1:12 PM

A fun 11-minute animated video on the history of the world's lingua franca.

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Need an Essay Topic? The Top 10 Most Controversial Topics for 2014 (Infographic)

Need an Essay Topic? The Top 10 Most Controversial Topics for 2014 (Infographic) | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Here some of the most controversial topics for 2014. If you need an idea or inspiration for an essay, have a look at our infographic and (please) share it with your fellow students or colleagues! Thank you.

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Free Children's Books Downloads

Free Children's Books Downloads | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
original Childrens books for free download, in pdf versions or read online, great kids stories for entertainment, new author promotion, and improved literacy

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European word translator | UK Data Explorer

European word translator | UK Data Explorer | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Translate any word from English to other European languages, on a map
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Defying Description: 10 Fun Ways to Teach Adjectives

Defying Description: 10 Fun Ways to Teach Adjectives | My EFL treasure trove | Scoop.it
Being able to describe what you are talking about is key to communicating effectively. Your ESL students may be learning the nouns and verbs to get across their basic wants and needs, but no
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