Focus on teaching American English in schools

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Focus on teaching American English in schools

Mexican workers came to Walla Walla with the dream of providing their children with an opportunity to go as far as their God-given abilities can take them. The most valuable tool for their children is maximum proficiency in the American English language. However, beginning students were separated and taught in dual languages. The Bilingual Recommendation Committee states the following in … Read More

Albert Einstein-Einstein in a Nutshell

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Albert Einstein

What is the first word you think of when you hear the name Albert Einstein? Most people answer with a resounding, “Genius!” Never will you ever hear the word, “Nut.” Seldom will anyone ever hear the name and not recognize it as one of the greatest minds to have ever lived. Most, however, perhaps feel that his genius was immediately … Read More

APPS TO LEARN ENGLISH-GREAT APPS TO LEARN ENGLISH VIA IPAD

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APPS TO LEARN ENGLISH-GREAT APPS TO LEARN ENGLISH VIA IPAD
1- Kidioms The Kidioms iPad app makes learning idioms fun for children, ELL students, or anyone wishing to improve their understanding of English. The app uses an interactive notebook to present an idiom, it's meaning and an example showing the idiom used in context. Each page of the notebook also has a graphic to help illustrate the idiom’s meaning. 2- Phrasalstein Doctor ... Read More

FLIPPING THE CLASSROOM

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flipped classroom

THE 12-year-olds filing into Courtney Cadwell’s classroom at Egan Junior High in Los Altos, a leafy suburb of Silicon Valley, each take a white MacBook from a trolley, log on to a website called KhanAcademy.org and begin doing maths exercises. They will not get a lecture from Ms Cadwell, because they have already viewed, at home, various lectures as video … Read More

MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS of MANY KIND

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MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

CLASSROOM DESIGN (ELT CLASSROOM DESIGN) ELEMENTARY LEVEL WORKSHEETS (OF MANY KIND) FINGER PUPPETS FLASHCARDS (OF MANY KIND) POSTERS, RIDDLES, TONGUE TWISTERS THE CONTENTS ARE LIKE THE ABOVE PICTURES ON THE SLIDE YOU CAN DOWNLOAD FROM THE BELOW LINKS Design your classroom whenever you like. It is most effective at the beginning of the semesters. However, design it whenever you have … Read More

10 Ways to Say…:)

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10 DIFFERENT WAYS TO SAY

10 Ways to Say Hello & Goodbye 1. Hello 2. Hi 3. (informal) Hey 4. Hi there 5. (informal) Howdy 6. Bye 7. Bye-bye 8. (informal) See ya later 9. Take care 10. Have a good one  CLICK HERE TO WATCH ON VOKI:) 10 Informal Ways to Say Yes and No 1. Yeah 2. Yup 3. Mm-hmm! 4. Uh-huh! 5. … Read More

NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY – November 1

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National Authors Day

NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY Every year on November 1, millions of people celebrate authors and the books that they write on National Author’s Day. After her grandmother’s death in 1968, Sue Cole promoted the observance of National Authors Day.  She urged people to write a note to their favorite author on November 1, to “brighten up the sometimes lonely business of … Read More

HALLOWEEN for ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

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HALLOWEEN

HALLOWEEN Today, people and especially children enjoy Halloween costume parties. They dress up as witches, vampires and ghosts, but also heroes.People often think that Halloween is an American holiday. But in fact, it comes from the Celts of Ireland. Today, people don’t do the same as the old Celts: they don’t have a big good meal before winter and don’t  … Read More

Language is Culture (Today we are focusing on Nunavut Culture)

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  Nunavut Arts and Culture 84 percent Inuit population 110 carvers and printmakers in Cape Dorset 20 million dollars of arts and crafts produced annually Nunavut is an Arctic territory whose predominantly Inuit population makes it rich with aboriginal art and culture. On a warm summer day in most communities carvers sit outside unleashing polar bears and dancing walruses from … Read More

FUTURE PERFECT TENSE

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FUTURE PERFECT TENSE

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MOST COMMONLY USED PHRASAL VERBS

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PHRASAL VERBS

  Verb Meaning Example ask someone out invite on a date Brian asked Judy out to dinner and a movie. ask around ask many people the same question I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet. add up to something equal Your purchases add up to $205.32. back something up reverse You’ll have to back up your car so … Read More