Reading Shakespeare's plays can be sometimes a pain in the neck for second language readers because of the old English Language and some strange phrases and constructions. Well here there's a complete glossary where you can find the meaning of all those words. I hope it eases your reading!!
Besides, you will find all his works there! Enjoy Shakespeare!
It's a useful tool for those teachers who want to work with a video from youtube and do not have internet connection at school or cannot rely on it. You download the video and save it in any mobile device.
Here you have a handy
resource to create cartoons videos choosing different characters and adding
speech bubbles, which can be saved. You also have access to movies
created by others and use them with your students.
By using this website
students can create their own avatars, changing their appearance, backgrounds
and adding voice to them. This
can be an interesting way of exchanging messages with their classmates,
improving comprehension and language learning. Besides, it is agreat possibility to
make all students active nourishing their creativity
The site contains a series of movie segments and activities to asses or practice grammar points through fun and challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segment, the lesson plan, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVD's you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar wwith movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
This is a useful tool that allows you to create a
chat room for students to interact outside school walls. Teachers can make use of this tool by providing
feedback by chat and save class time or by using the chat to support any collaborative work.
This is a dictionary where you can search a list of words and you will obtain their definitions and synonyms as well as you will be able to quiz yourself about their meanings by “definitions/synonym match”, “definitions/synonym true or false” or “definitions/synonyms Multiple choice”. Besides, you can generate flashcards or worksheets about the searched words.
www.lyricstraining.com Once you have registered in
this website you can choose the genre of music you prefer and the language you
want to practice, then you make a search, choose a video and select the level
of the target language (easy, medium or hard). You will hear the song and you
will have to complete the lyric depending on your level: for beginners you have
to fill in the blanks (10%), for intermediate level you have to fill in the
blanks (25%) and for Expert levels you will have to complete the full lyric Teachers may have their
students to practise their listening skills by asking them to find song they
like or prepare a class activity using lyrics training
This is a great source to work on both vocabulary and writing. It consists of copying a text and the webpage displays a kind of word cloud which shows the most frequent words in a bigger
size. Teachers can use this tool for making students guess the story they are going to read (or a lyrics they like) by copying and pasting it into the wordle.
You can also paste a piece of writing and see the overuse of certain words such as connectors or linking
Teachers can also copy a listening script into wordle
and prepare a pre-listening activity based on key vocabulary.
transl8it! (translate it!) is simple! Just type in sms, text message, amoticon, smiley, slang or chat room lingo or abbreviations and convert it to plain english to understand... or type in your phrase in english and convert it to SMS text lingo slang
In this website you can
register for free, choose your level of English and topics you are interested in. You will find a lot of videos with exercises to work on vocabulary,
listening and pronunciation. You can record you own voice to be evaluated and you
will be shown your progress in every skill.