Monthly Archives: July 2016

Vocabulary

Looking for a vocabulary website to recommend to students? Free Rice is just that. Students are given a word and four synonyms, and they have to choose the correct one. For every correct answer, 10 grains of rice are donated … Continue reading

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YL resources

Mocomo is a great website for kids, with quizzes, factsheets, videos and arts and crafts. It could be a good starting point for YL lessons. You have to sign up, but it’s free, then you can access the wealth of … Continue reading

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Video clips

ViralELT is a relatively new blog that plans lessons around YouTube clips. Each lesson starts with picture speculation and a YouTube clip, and is then followed up by ‘Question Time’, where students discuss related conversation questions. Lastly is an audio … Continue reading

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Creative Writing

PicLits describes itself as an edutainment website that offers images and keywords in order to inspire creative writing. The idea is simple – drag and drop a picture, and chose some words (categorized by type) that best “capture the essence” … Continue reading

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