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ABC Alphabet Song

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ABC Song by Snap Smart Kids Kid’s Songs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/aa-96Tv-dyo

ABCSong by Snap Smart Kids Kid’s Songs. Alphabet Song. Join the Snap Smart Kids as they sing the ABC Song. Also known as the Alphabet Song.

Alphabet Shuffle

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alphabet shuffle – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/g02WKrWjUgAThe Alphabet Song in a new tune with a catchy beat, moving letter images on the screen, mixed with numbers

America’s Funniest Home Videos

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America’s Funniest Home Videos – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/user/AFVofficial

Welcome to the OFFICIAL “America’s Funniest Home Videos” channel on YouTube! AFV is America’s longest-running funny video television program.

Anglomaniacy vocabulary

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English for kids | Vocabularyhttps://anglomaniacy.pl/vocabulary.htm

There are hundreds of learning and teaching resources in the Vocabulary section. Have a look at the index of contents to find out where everything is

 

Big numbers

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The Big Numbers Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/e0dJWfQHF8Y

It’s a numbers song for children and adults. Count from 0 to 100 and from a hundred to a trillion.

BrainPOP ESL


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BrainPOPhttps://esl.brainpop.com/

A course in beginner English. Only the first unit on each level is free

Charlie and Lola

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CharlieLola KidoWorld – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=CharlieLola+KidoWorld

A series of 36 episodes with two siblings and their everday struggles, 10-11 min each. (yr 3-4)

Children’s Books

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Unite for Literacyhttps://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

Children’s Storybooks Online

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Children’s Storybooks Online – Stories for Kids of All Ageshttp://www.magickeys.com/books/

Free Storybooks to Read Online. Some with audio. Choose btw Younger Children (yr 1-3) and Older Children (yr 4-6)

Color Songs Collection Vol. 1

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“Color Songs Collection Vol. 1” – Learn Colors, Teach Colours, Baby Toddler Preschool Nursery Rhymes – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/BGa3AqeqRy0

This Long-Play 33 Minute Video Teaches Children the Color Names – The text is visible, but the words are all very basic and easy to understand in the written form. (yr 1)

David Goes to School

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David Goes to School – Animated Children’s Book – YouTube (2:10)https://youtu.be/JTUR5L8pOV8

David Goes to School by David Shannon Animated Children’s Books is a channel dedicated to bringing everyone’s favorite books as a kid to life!

Days of the Week Song

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Days of the Week DVD Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/iWzwVvhRTO0

Hey kids! Let’s learn the Days of the Week! It’s a fast song, can you keep up?

 

Describing animals

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Describing animals – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/CYMclpp9aQ8

Animated guessing game with well known wild animals. More about animals in the theme Animals, yr 3

Dr Seuss Green Eggs And Ham

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Dr Seuss Green Eggs And Ham – YouTube (8:34)https://youtu.be/2KRkR8HaR9c

Dr. Suess published Green Eggs and Ham because it was a bet made with his friend. His friend made him a bet that he can’t make a book that is exactly 50 words. Suess took the challenge and so he published Green Eggs and Ham.

Dr. Seuss’s ABC

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Living Books – Dr. Seuss’s ABC (Read To Me) – YouTube (29:02)https://youtu.be/hlV_ddc_KpU

Dr. Seuss’s ABC is the first Dr. Seuss Interactive Living Book. – Watch it one letter at the time. The animations show clearly what the words mean (yr 2-3) 

e-books Oxford Owl

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Oxford Owl for School and Homehttps://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Discover expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children’s learning at primary school and at home, from Oxford University Press.

English Learn Online

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English Learn Online – Learn Vocabulary with Funny Activitieshttps://www.english-learn-online.com/

English Alphabet, Numbers, Colours,  School Subjects, Classroom Objects, Classroom Language, Family Members…

English Short Stories For Kids

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English Short Stories for Kids | Animal Stories | Bedtime Stories for Children – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/QiGHLiIGURQ

Watch amazing Short Stories For Children including Jataka Tales, Fairy Tales, Panchatantra Stories, Folk Tales, Wisdom Stories and many more

ESL Kids Flashcards

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ESL-Kids – ESL Flashcardshttp://esl-kids.com/flashcards/flashcards.html

ESL-Kids.com – ESL stuff for teaching kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children’s song lyrics. Flashcards with or without words, from ESL-Kids.com

Free Children’s Stories


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Free Children’s Storieshttps://www.freechildrenstories.com/

Choose before you show the page as there are native speaker age-levels (yr 3-4)

Fry’s Picture Nouns

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Fry’s Picture Nounshttp://www.uniqueteachingresources.com/support-files/fry100picturenounsset.pdf

Fry’s Picture Nouns: Flashcards. The first 100 nouns. Cut out each flashcard and then bend it in half along the thick middle line. Then, glue the front and back together. OR play memory game.

Goodbye Rap

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Brain Breaks ♫ Goodbye Song ♫ by The Learning Station – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/pP9AujV8N1A

Popular children’s brain breaks, action and dance songs for children, Goodbye Song. Goodbye Song is from the award-winning CD, Brain Breaks Action Songs

Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight moon by Margaret Wise Brown. Grandma Annii’s Storytime – YouTube (4:42)https://youtu.be/Rg3wI0OPRe0

It is about a child saying goodnight to everything around: “Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon. Goodnight light, and the red balloon…”

Greetings

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The Greetings Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/gVIFEVLzP4o

All greetings in one song. Text is first invisible but visible on the encore.

 

I Can Read with My Eyes Shut

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I Can Read with My Eyes Shut – Dr. Seuss – Bedtime Story – with Narration – YouTube (3:25)https://youtu.be/CqHC9SW2EIA

I Can Read with My Eyes Shut is another classic tale by Dr. Seuss. The kids can easily read along page by page

It’s soo cold

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It’s Soo Coldhttp://the-office.com/bedtime-story/itssocold.htm

It’s Soo Cold ! Once upon a time, there was a little monster. – A story to read, from Bedtime Story (yr 3-4)

 

Kidz Club, Reading level 2 and 3


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Kidz Club, Reading level 2 and 3http://kizclub.com/reading2.htm

Simple, short books to print or read online with basic elementary vocabulary (yr 3-6)

Learn Daily Activities

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Learn Daily Activities | English Pattern Practice for ESL – YouTube (1:49)https://youtu.be/59DiWHB8GxI

What do you do everyday? Learn about daily activities with our listen and repeat daily activities video.

Learning Videos

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Kids Learning Videos – by ELF Learning – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6FB1E1F376BD895D

Learn English Words and have a GREAT time doing it! – Several 2-3-min videos teaching basic vocabulary

Little Fox


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Little Foxhttps://www.littlefox.com/en/readers/contents_list/DP000357

Five free films with simple vocabulary. Watch in Page by Page mode if you want to see the text

LittleFox

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Little Fox – Little Fox Animated Stories for English Learnershttps://www.littlefox.com/Award-winning library of leveled stories and songs to teach English as a second language (ESL) and guided reading

Magic English Disney 1-32


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Magic English Disney 1-32https://agendaweb.org/videos/magic/index.html

YouTube series from Disney, introducing new English vocabulary and phrases in themed 25-min programmes. Suits even younger kids.

Months Of The Year Song

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Months Of The Year Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/5enDRrWyXaw

It’s a months-of-the-year song to the tune of Michael Finnegan or the Ten Little song.

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes


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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymeshttps://youtu.be/iwgfEQk4p4U

Wheels on the Bus and More Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose Club Playlist!

Mr. Nussbaum

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Mr. Nussbaum Games Language Arts Games Activitieshttp://mrnussbaum.com/langgames/

MrNussbaum.com offers 38 Super Fun Spelling, Phonics, Alphabet, Grammar, & Vocab. Games (plus other language arts skill games).

 

No David!

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[ Animated Effects ] No, David! By David Shannon Books for Kids children Read Aloud – YouTube (1:10)https://youtu.be/hqNGxb_P4qs

David has been a naughty boy that needs a LOT of attention to keep him in control. In this book you will see what David comes up with throughout the day!

Numbers 1-10

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10 Little Numbers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/dk9Yt1PqQiw

A numbers song to the ten little tune. It’s designed to help children learn the names and the spelling of numbers. Original arrangement by A.J. Jenkins. Perf…

Oh No, George! Audiobook

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Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton  – YouTube (4:00)https://youtu.be/EOgGfUz1znc

Read along, “Oh No, GEORGE!” Written and illustrated by Chris Haughton Music, “Dog Park” by Silent Partner Narrated by StoryCorner

Rehearsing Vocabulary


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Rehearsing Vocabularyhttps://friskhome.se/rehearsing-vocabulary/https://friskhome.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/word-exercises-abbr.pdf

WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of vocabulary activities to help teachers leave the bilingual lists behind. Click on the pic for Do’s and Don’ts and the title for the list.

Room on the Broom

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Room on the Broom Oscar-Nominated 2014 – YouTube (10:19)https://youtu.be/cWB0goTWZic

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, as the they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.

Starfall, Fun To Read

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Starfall: Learn to Read with Phonics https://www.starfall.com/h/fun-to-read/?mg=gThe Starfall Website is a program service of Starfall Education Foundation, a publicly supported nonprofit organization. Next level

Storyline

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Storyline Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/

Storyline Online features celebrated actors reading children’s books to inspire a love of reading in children worldwide. A-Z Library

The Giving Tree

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The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein – YouTube (10:01)https://youtu.be/SE4L8hva8xo

Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk…and the tree was happy. A Theme Page

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

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Storyline Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/books/kissing-hand/#YouTube

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. (yr 3-4)

The Little Prince in Levels

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The Little Princehttp://thelittleprinceinlevels.com/

This book is written in simplified English. Students can read this book in three levels

The Mixed-Up Chameleon

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The Mixed-Up Chameleon (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories) – YouTube (6:43)https://youtu.be/FrmZeXf7ScU

The Mixed-Up Chameleon learns an important lesson about being itself when it wishes it could be more like all the other animals

The Present

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The Present on Vimeo (4:19) https://vimeo.com/152985022

“The Present” is based on a comic strip by Fabio Coala. – Watch, discuss and write about (theme handicap)

The Very Quiet Cricket

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The Very Quiet Cricket (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories) – YouTube (7:39)https://youtu.be/YdiGEjz5b0Q

The Very Quiet Cricket is about a young cricket who finally finds his voice. Taken from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories collection.

Too Many Daves by Dr.Seuss

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Kids Story. Too Many Daves by Dr.Seuss, Stories and Fairy Tales for Children. Bedtime Stories. (HD) – YouTube (1:41)https://youtu.be/zpNndX7yo8g

Did I ever tell you that Mrs. McCave Had twenty-three sons and she named them all Dave? Well, she did. And that wasn’t a smart thing to do.

Winnie the Witch Picture Dictionary

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Winnie the Witch Picture Dictionary on Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/110296242

This is “Winnie the Witch Picture Dictionary” by Teachersteam on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Winnie’s house chant

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Winnie’s house chant – YouTube (0:55)https://youtu.be/kxzQoJu29c0Winnie the Witch lives in a house. The house is black. The chair is black. The bed is black. The bath is black

Writing Topics


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Writing Topicshttp://www.englishactivities.net/english-topics-esl

Here is some help to find topics for elementary writing practice (yr 3-6)

12 fun speaking games

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Edutopiahttps://www.edutopia.org/discussion/12-fun-speaking-games-language-learnersEvery teacher has faced the struggle of encouraging students to speak. Here’s a list of fun activities to get your students talking.

21 Must-Use Reading Activities

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21 Must-Use Reading Activities For Your Language Lessonshttps://theidealteacher.com/21-must-use-reading-activities-for-your-language-lessonsReading activities for all language lessons, including pre-reading & post-reading tasks to get students focused and in the zone for learning your language.

Aesop Fables

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Aesop Archives – Storynoryhttps://www.storynory.com/category/fairy-tales/aesop/

Aesop’s fables are loved pretty much everywhere. In these four adaptations by Storynory a rat, grasshopper, a fox and a mouse tell their tales in their own words.

Aesop’s Fables Interactive Book

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Words to the Wise: Aesop’s Fables Interactive Book | Read.gov – Library of Congresshttp://read.gov/aesop/index.htm

The Aesop for Children interactive book is designed to be enjoyed by readers of any age. The book contains over 140 classic fables, accompanied by beautiful illustrations and interactive…

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland part 1: Down the rabbit-hole – YouTube (5:59)https://youtu.be/yZxlx7FegBM

Alice is an ordinary girl, until the day she follows the White Rabbit as he runs down a rabbit hole. The first of 3 parts in a series telling the story of the book Part 2 (5:17)Part 3 (5:43)

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland Archives – Storynoryhttps://www.storynory.com/category/classic-authors/alice-in-wonderland/

The reading of Alice brings out the subtlety and irony of the a clever little girl lost in a topsy-turvy world.

America’s Funniest Home Videos

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America’s Funniest Home Videos – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/user/AFVofficial

Welcome to the OFFICIAL “America’s Funniest Home Videos” channel on YouTube! AFV is America’s longest-running funny video television program.

Anglomaniacy vocabulary

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English for kids | Vocabularyhttps://anglomaniacy.pl/vocabulary.htm

There are hundreds of learning and teaching resources in the Vocabulary section. Have a look at the index of contents to find out where everything is

 

BookBox.com


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BookBox.comhttps://www.youtube.com/user/bookboxinc

(ca 4-7 min each) Stories for Children with subtitles

Books all children should read


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Books all children should readhttps://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/100-fiction-books-all-children-should-read-leaving-primary-school-{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}E2{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}80{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}93

100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers

Breaking News English

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Easy News English Lessons: Breaking News English ESL Materialshttps://breakingnewsenglish.com/easy-news-english.html

Easy news English, news, ideas, online activities and printable handouts that save you time – for news English and current events lessons.

Charlie and Lola

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CharlieLola KidoWorld – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=CharlieLola+KidoWorld

A series of 36 episodes with two siblings and their everday struggles, 10-11 min each. (yr 3-4)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory trailer – YouTube (2:30)https://youtu.be/jyB4s9eox2o

Trailer of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a 2005 film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka. (Wikipedia)

 

Children’s Books

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Unite for Literacyhttps://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

Children’s Storybooks Online

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Children’s Storybooks Online – Stories for Kids of All Ageshttp://www.magickeys.com/books/

Free Storybooks to Read Online. Some with audio. Choose btw Younger Children (yr 1-3) and Older Children (yr 4-6)

Classic Books Interactive

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Classic Books – Read.govhttp://read.gov/books/

Turn the pages to explore bygone eras, time-honored tales and historical narratives. Adventure awaits in these classic books online.

Classroom Games

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Games, Activities for ESL Classroom Teachinghttp://www.eslgamesplus.com/classroom-games/

Practice Vocabulary Related to Action Verbs, Colors, Numbers, with this ESL Game.

Countries and Nationalities


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Countries and Nationalitieshttps://youtu.be/jdedFee84yI

(10:34) Learn the names, adjectives and inhabitants of some countries

Danny the Champion of the World

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Danny the Champion of the Worldhttp://esl-bits.net/Novellas.for.ESL.Students/Danny/preview.htmlDanny’s life seems perfect: his home is a gypsy caravan, he’s the youngest car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Wimpy.Kid/preview.html

It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself in middle school, where smaller kids share the hallways with bigger kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. Teaching Guide Wimpy Kid Club

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw – A Videobook – YouTube (50:41)https://youtu.be/E_o6xkCBOU0

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw is a novel written by American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney, the third book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Dr Seuss Green Eggs And Ham

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Dr Seuss Green Eggs And Ham – YouTube (8:34)https://youtu.be/2KRkR8HaR9c

Dr. Suess published Green Eggs and Ham because it was a bet made with his friend. His friend made him a bet that he can’t make a book that is exactly 50 words. Suess took the challenge and so he published Green Eggs and Ham.

Dream Reader Academic English


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Dream Reader Academic Englishhttp://dreamreader.net/Lesson/academic-english/

Interesting Reading Comprehension texts with a quiz. Choose the right level from Beginner (yr 6+) to Advanced (yr 9+)

e-books Oxford Owl

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Oxford Owl for School and Homehttps://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Discover expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children’s learning at primary school and at home, from Oxford University Press.

English e-books

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English e-Readerhttps://english-e-reader.net/

graded readers ebooks – best choice to learn English. Download the audio for free! Signing in required for reading online.

English Language Listening Library Online

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English Listening Lesson Library Onlinehttp://elllo.org/

Learn English Naturally! Listen to over 2,500 free lessons featuring speakers from around the world. All lessons come with audio or video, a quiz and script. ESL teachers and students can choose English lessons from beginner to advanced!

English Learn Online

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English Learn Online – Learn Vocabulary with Funny Activitieshttps://www.english-learn-online.com/

English Alphabet, Numbers, Colours,  School Subjects, Classroom Objects, Classroom Language, Family Members…

Fantastic Mr Fox

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Fantastic Mr Fox – Roald Dahl | Adlibris Bokhandelhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/fantastic-mr-fox-9780141365442

Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the farms. Now the farmers have hatched a plan to Bang-Bang-Bang shoot Mr Fox dead. Audiobook

Flashcards from British Council

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English vocabulary flashcards for kids | LearnEnglish Kids – British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/flashcards

Do you like practising English vocabulary? In this section there are lots of flashcards for you to print. Play flashcards games to help you remember new words. There are also some flashcards for you to colour and write!

Free Children’s Stories


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Free Children’s Storieshttps://www.freechildrenstories.com/

Choose before you show the page as there are native speaker age-levels (yr 3-4)

Funbrain e-Books


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Funbrain e-Bookshttps://www.funbrain.com/books

See also banner below. Find Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and “Galactic Hot Dogs” for a reluctant reader to enjoy. ”

Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight moon by Margaret Wise Brown. Grandma Annii’s Storytime – YouTube (4:42)https://youtu.be/Rg3wI0OPRe0

It is about a child saying goodnight to everything around: “Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon. Goodnight light, and the red balloon…”

Hook, Trailer

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Hook – Official® Trailer [HD] – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/TyMEOfA7tFM

 A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan

I am a Pizza

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I am a pizza – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/SjzvF5Nb0c4

A song to play with food ingredients. Let students make their own pizza song by Emily Bryan

Ideas for Substitute Teachers

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Warmers, Fillers, Ideas for Substitute Teachershttps://friskhome.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Substituting-5-6.pdf

These are my favourite games that I have used for ages and they work well. They suit especially well for substitute teachers not knowing what to do. No preparation needed.

Interactive clock

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Interactive Clock | Telling Time | Analog & Digital | Toy Theaterhttps://toytheater.com/clock/

Learn to tell time with this colorful analog interactive clock. Free to use, priceless for learning to tell time!

It’s soo cold

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It’s Soo Coldhttp://the-office.com/bedtime-story/itssocold.htm

It’s Soo Cold ! Once upon a time, there was a little monster. – A story to read, from Bedtime Story (yr 3-4)

 

Kidz Club, Reading level 2 and 3


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Kidz Club, Reading level 2 and 3http://kizclub.com/reading2.htm

Simple, short books to print or read online with basic elementary vocabulary (yr 3-6)

LearnEnglish Teens – British Council

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English listening skills practice | LearnEnglish Teens – British Councilhttp://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening-skills-practice

Practise and improve your listening skills for your school studies and your English exams. There are activities for different levels, so find your level and make a start.

 

LearnZillion

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ELA instructional videos: WriteAlong and more |https://learnzillion.com/resources/99926-ela-instructional-videos-writealong-and-more/

Interactive WriteAlong videos for targeted writing and grammar interventions, as well as other short (3-10 minute) videos intended for teacher and student use focused on targeted concepts and skills. Organized by topic. Common Sense Privacy Evaluation

Lion King II Simba’s Pride

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The Lion King (1994) Trailer – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/f0fReuRs890

A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne.

LittleFox

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Little Fox – Little Fox Animated Stories for English Learnershttps://www.littlefox.com/Award-winning library of leveled stories and songs to teach English as a second language (ESL) and guided reading

Magic English Disney 1-32


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Magic English Disney 1-32https://agendaweb.org/videos/magic/index.html

YouTube series from Disney, introducing new English vocabulary and phrases in themed 25-min programmes. Suits even younger kids.

Magic Tree House

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Magic Tree House #1-4 – Mary Pope Osborne  | Adlibris Bokhandelhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/magic-tree-house-1-4-9780375813658

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time. Jack and his younger sister, Annie, are just regular kids. But when they discover a treehouse in the woods, something magical happens.

Mary Poppins

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Mary Poppinshttp://esl-bits.net/Novellas.for.ESL.Students/Poppins/preview.htmlMary Poppins is likely the most exciting nanny England–and the world–has ever seen. Young Jane and Michael Banks have no idea what’s in store for them when Mary Poppins blows in on the east wind

Mary Poppins – Disney Story

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Mary Poppins – Disney Story – YouTube (10:25)https://youtu.be/pyL8zGJDuFU

This is Walt Disney’s 1977 ‘Mary Poppins’. The images have been scanned at high quality, and the record digitized and cleaned as much as I can without losing the tonal clarity

Max’s Movie

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Max’s movie The script Del 1 av 10 – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/td6BkFGP2Ac

Part 1 of 10. Max dreams of becoming a movie director. Some classmates steal his script and lure him into an awkward situation with a girl, Mia. Part 2 follows etc.

Middle School


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Middle Schoolhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/sok?q=Middle+School+James+Patterson

A series with at least 10 books about a boy, illustrated. AdLibris has several.

Mr. Nussbaum

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Mr. Nussbaum Games Language Arts Games Activitieshttp://mrnussbaum.com/langgames/

MrNussbaum.com offers 38 Super Fun Spelling, Phonics, Alphabet, Grammar, & Vocab. Games (plus other language arts skill games).

 

Nanny McPhee

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NANNY McPHEE (2005) – Official Movie Trailer – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/YFcsn70hlHQ

Nanny McPhee is a 2005 fantasy film starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth.

News in Easy English


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News in Easy Englishhttps://newsineasyenglish.com/

Weekly updated news to listen to at two speeds, year 5-6

Oh, the Places You’ll go

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss – YouTube (5:53)https://youtu.be/D6ZeZA6wF-k

Read along to this video from Dr. Seuss, read by Professor, to help spread the joy of reading to young people.

Opening Lines

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21 of the Best Opening Lines in Children’s Books – WeAreTeachershttps://www.weareteachers.com/21-of-the-best-opening-lines-in-childrens-books/

We’ve gathered the best opening lines books for kids or young adults have to offer. Idea: Ask students to continue the story before revealing the title.

Pobble 365

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Fairytale endinghttp://pobble365.com/fairytale-ending/

Pictures and scaffolding questions to inspire writing

Random Questions and Answers


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Random Questions and Answershttps://friskhome.se/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ques-ans.pdf

Question and Answer Cards to copy, laminate and cut. Copy the Qs and As on different colour papers (3 sheets each).

Rehearsing Vocabulary


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Rehearsing Vocabularyhttps://friskhome.se/rehearsing-vocabulary/https://friskhome.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/word-exercises-abbr.pdf

WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of vocabulary activities to help teachers leave the bilingual lists behind. Click on the pic for Do’s and Don’ts and the title for the list.

Roald Dahl, Fantastic Mr. Fox


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Roald Dahl, Fantastic Mr. Foxhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/fantastic-mr-fox-9780141329109

Suits years 5-6, even slower readers in year 7. A film version is available at Amazon.co.uk.

Room on the Broom

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Room on the Broom Oscar-Nominated 2014 – YouTube (10:19)https://youtu.be/cWB0goTWZic

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, as the they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.

Room on the Broom

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Room on the Broom By Julia Donaldson & Illustrated By Axel Scheffler – YouTube (8:11)https://youtu.be/XRany_OScms

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, as they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind. – Audiobook

Say It In Six

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Six Word Memoirs Home – Six-Word Memoirshttp://www.sixwordmemoirs.com

How to write six-word memoirs. Registering required. Suggestion: Let the students choose the most important word of their lives and then write a 6-word sentence.

Starfall, Fun To Read

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Starfall: Learn to Read with Phonics https://www.starfall.com/h/fun-to-read/?mg=gThe Starfall Website is a program service of Starfall Education Foundation, a publicly supported nonprofit organization. Next level

Story for Children (UK)


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Story for Children (UK)https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Learn+English+{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}28UK{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}29+with+subtitles+-+Story+for+Children+{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}22BookBox.Com{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}22

A playlist of short story videos in British accent, with subtitles,

Story for Children (US)


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Story for Children (US)https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Learn+English+{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}28US{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}29+with+subtitles

A playlist of short story videos with subtitles

Storyline

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Storyline Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/

Storyline Online features celebrated actors reading children’s books to inspire a love of reading in children worldwide. A-Z Library

Tell Me How You Feel

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Tell Me How You Feel – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/2_cu5Hk3xrA

Friends share their feelings through this groovy music! The first of our educational videos…stay tuned for more!

The Five W’s

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The Five W’s | Hugh Fox IIIhttps://foxhugh.com/communication/the-five-ws/

The Five W’s is an idea borrowed from journalism. Good reporting covers the 5W’s of every story: Who? What? When? Where? Why?

The Ghost Hunter

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The Ghost Hunter (2000 CBBC TV Show) – All Series 1 Episodes – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/DDhQin6EHNE

The Ghost Hunter is an award-winning British children’s drama series created for the BBC and based on the books The Ghost Hunter by Ivan Jones.Series 2 here

The Gingerbread Man

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The Gingerbread Man | Full Story | Animated Fairy Tales For Children | 4K UHD – YouTube (12:19)https://youtu.be/pckuS–UlV4

The Gingerbread Man is a fairy tale about a gingerbread man’s escape from various pursuers and his eventual demise between the jaws of a fox.

The Giving Tree


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The Giving Treehttps://friskhome.se/the-giving-tree/

A theme page about the book Giving Tree by Shel SIlverstein from 1964 (yr 4-9)

The Giving Tree

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The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein – YouTube (10:01)https://youtu.be/SE4L8hva8xo

Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk…and the tree was happy. A Theme Page

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

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Storyline Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/books/kissing-hand/#YouTube

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. (yr 3-4)

The Little Prince

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The Little Prince narrated by Kenneth Branagh – YouTube (1:45:44)https://youtu.be/APG1upS8LDw

Edited from the PC interactive computer game. – Open the CC subtitles and change the speed to 0.75 (yr 5-7)

The Little Prince in Levels

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The Little Princehttp://thelittleprinceinlevels.com/

This book is written in simplified English. Students can read this book in three levels

The Nursery “Alice”

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The Nursery “Alice” – Alice-in-Wonderland.nethttp://www.alice-in-wonderland.net/resources/chapters-script/the-nursery-alice/The Nursery ‘Alice’ – the Alice in Wonderland story retold for very young children ‘from nought to five’.

The Present

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The Present on Vimeo (4:19) https://vimeo.com/152985022

“The Present” is based on a comic strip by Fabio Coala. – Watch, discuss and write about (theme handicap)

The Secret Door


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The Secret Doorhttp://www.safestyle-windows.co.uk/secret-door/

Click the door to find a secret place to write about. What happens there?

The Secret Garden

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The Secret Garden  – Storynoryhttps://www.storynory.com/the-secret-garden-chapter-1/

THERE IS NO ONE LEFT. Mary Lennox is a sickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her and make an effort to ignore the girl. After a cholera epidemic kills her parents, Mary is sent to Yorkshire, in England, to live with a wealthy uncle at his isolated house, Misselthwaite Manor.

The Secret Garden

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The Secret Garden 1 | There Is No One Left | Classics | Little Fox | Animated Stories – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCu_sXg4wQQ&list=PLTYeDakuqA38cYMLvzxOH-tHDamwEsI-SThe Secret Garden 1: There Is No One Left Mary Lennox is a selfish and stubborn child. One day, Mary wakes up and sees there is no one left in the house. – Playlist

The Twits

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The Twits – Roald Dahl | Adlibris Bokhandelhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/the-twits-9780141365497

Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet. Audiobook

The Whale Who Ate Everything

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The Whale Who Ate Everything: Children’s Audio Books – YouTube (4:10)https://youtu.be/CFq441el_ls

The Whale Who Ate Everything is a funny little tale about a very hungry whale who eats a little too much for his own good – in rhyme

Tongue Twisters

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ESL tongue twisters for English pronunciation practicehttp://download-esl.com/tonguetwisters/easy/easytongue.html

Easy English Tongue Twisters + mp3 Downloads. The mp3 downloads have a higher sound quality than the online versions.

Tools for Educators

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Tools for Educatorshttps://www.toolsforeducators.com/Use these free worksheets to print, game makers, and programs for teachers to make and print teaching resources with pictures or classroom materials for kids.

Winnie the Witch, Winnie´s house

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Winnie the Witch, Winnie´s house. – YouTube (22:39)https://youtu.be/3jO5Omszt74Winnie the witch, Winnie’s house MP4 (video + story text + song) Story: Winnie the witch lives in a black house. Use subtitles

WordVille


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WordVillehttps://wordville.com/ReadingComp/index.html

Reading Comprehension Texts in several levels, interactive questions, 1:1

WriteReader

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Learn to read and write by creating books | WriteReaderhttps://www.writereader.com/

WriteReader is a scientifically based learning platform that teaches children to read by writing their own digital books.Tutorial (7:39)Privacy, GDPR

Writing Sparks


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Writing Sparkshttps://writingsparks.com/

Writing Sparks lets students select a writing genre and then provides an outline for students to write the essay.

Writing Topics


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Writing Topicshttp://www.englishactivities.net/english-topics-esl

Here is some help to find topics for elementary writing practice (yr 3-6)

(Chris) Ashton Kutcher

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Ashton Kutcher Speech – Teen Choice Awards (HQ) – YouTube (4:19)https://youtu.be/FNXwKGZHmDc

(High Quality) Encouraging words from an unlikely source. Someone in Hollywood finally telling our kids (and whoever else is listening) 3 keys in life.

"Weird Al" Yankovic – Word Crimes

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“Weird Al” Yankovic – Word Crimes – YouTube (3:45)https://youtu.be/8Gv0H-vPoDc

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s new album “Mandatory Fun” – Fun song to start any grammar lesson with

007’s Secret to Saving the World

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Pierce Brosnan’s Secret to Saving the World | Speech | Goalcast – YouTube (5:07)https://youtu.be/dE4LTsbaBWkFrom bullied to James Bond, this is the story of Pierce Brosnan, and how YOU have the power to change the world through your passion

10 Must-Listen True Crime Podcasts

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10 Must-Listen True Crime Podcasts | Mental Flosshttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/87242/10-must-listen-true-crime-podcastsThey’re all addicting. True crime has been a compelling feature of television for decades and now, it’s hard to remember a time when true crime podcasts weren’t all the rage.

100 free short English stories for ESL learners


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100 free short English stories for ESL learnershttps://www.rong-chang.com/qa2/

For each story there is a choice of two recordings to listen to. Good stories, but the activities are difficult to manage for a class. Best done individually (Year 7-8)

12 fun speaking games

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Edutopiahttps://www.edutopia.org/discussion/12-fun-speaking-games-language-learnersEvery teacher has faced the struggle of encouraging students to speak. Here’s a list of fun activities to get your students talking.

21 Must-Use Reading Activities

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21 Must-Use Reading Activities For Your Language Lessonshttps://theidealteacher.com/21-must-use-reading-activities-for-your-language-lessonsReading activities for all language lessons, including pre-reading & post-reading tasks to get students focused and in the zone for learning your language.

24 Must-Share Poems

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24 Must-Share Poems for Middle School and High School – WeAreTeachershttps://www.weareteachers.com/24-must-share-poems-for-middle-school-and-high-school/

Poems for middle school and high school students can be tricky to nail. You want to inspire creativity, not yawns. Here are a few that will do the trick.

40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School

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40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle Schoolhttps://www.rethinkela.com/2014/05/40-excellent-short-stories-for-middle-school/

Middle school is a funny place. Students can be mature and insightful one minute, obtuse and petulant the next. Yet even the most resistant scholar will enjoy a good story.

5 Lessons To Live By

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5 Lessons To Live By – Dr. Wayne Dyer (Truly Inspiring) – YouTube (11:39)https://youtu.be/dOkNkcZ_THA

Wayne Dyer 5 Principles: 1. When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. 2. There are no justified resentments 3. What you think is what you become 4. Be open to everything and attached to nothing 5. Don’t die with music still in you.

5 tips for impressive Public Speaking

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5 tips for impressive Public Speaking – YouTube (10:01)https://youtu.be/NINQjgyMEwI

5 tips for impressive Public Speaking – Speak with confidence | Personality Development

8 traits of successful people

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8 traits of successful people – Richard St. John – YouTube (7:17)https://youtu.be/NOl0v54DaXo

Ten years of research and 500 face-to-face-interviews led Richard St. John to a collection of eight common traits in successful leaders around the world.

A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Trailer – YouTube (1:41)https://youtu.be/XWB1HGnA3tA

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) Trailer. Jim Carrey as the uncle of three orphaned children. Hilarious. (103 min)

A Time to Kill

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A Time To Kill – Trailer HD – YouTube (2:30)https://youtu.be/7hfTnum9fVA

Official trailer for “A time to kill” (1996), a k a “Jury”. Sandra Bullock, Samuel L Jackson, Mathew McConaughey, Ashlee Jud and Kevin Spacey.

A Valuable Lesson For A Happier Life

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A Valuable Lesson For A Happier Life – YouTube (3:05)https://youtu.be/SqGRnlXplx0

This is by far one of the most valuable lessons for a happier life. After reading the story by Steven Covey I decided to produce this video to share the message

Aesop’s Fables Interactive Book

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Words to the Wise: Aesop’s Fables Interactive Book | Read.gov – Library of Congresshttp://read.gov/aesop/index.htm

The Aesop for Children interactive book is designed to be enjoyed by readers of any age. The book contains over 140 classic fables, accompanied by beautiful illustrations and interactive…

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland.nethttp://www.alice-in-wonderland.net/Discover Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’: background info, pictures, full texts, story origins, literary analyses, webshop, and more.

Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland Archives – Storynoryhttps://www.storynory.com/category/classic-authors/alice-in-wonderland/

The reading of Alice brings out the subtlety and irony of the a clever little girl lost in a topsy-turvy world.

AllNovel.net

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Best books of all time – Read Novels Onlinehttps://allnovel.net/

A list of the best books of all time, fiction and nonfiction best sellers. These top-selling books span multiple centuries, covering many genres and original languages.

America’s Funniest Home Videos

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America’s Funniest Home Videos – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/user/AFVofficial

Welcome to the OFFICIAL “America’s Funniest Home Videos” channel on YouTube! AFV is America’s longest-running funny video television program.

American Literature


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American Literaturehttps://americanliterature.com/

Short Stories for High School and for Middle School

An Education

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An Education Official Trailer – YouTube (1:55)https://youtu.be/qn9IMe5jmf0

In the post-war, pre-Beatles London suburbs, a bright schoolgirl is torn between studying for a place at Oxford and the rather more exciting alternative offer

Awesome Stories


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Awesome Storieshttps://www.awesomestories.com/

Some students prefer factual stories to imagined ones (yr 9)

Big City Small World


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Big City Small Worldhttp://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/big-city-small-world

A series with short listening activities about some young people in London.

Book Report Questions

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Reader Response Questions and Prompts for Fiction and Nonfictionhttps://www.dailyteachingtools.com/reader-response-questions.html

Reader Response Questions: These prompts give students focus and purpose as they respond in writing to fiction and nonfiction they have read

Books all children should read


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Books all children should readhttps://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/100-fiction-books-all-children-should-read-leaving-secondary-school-{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}E2{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}80{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}93

100 fiction books all children should read before leaving secondary school – according to teachers

Books for Reluctant Readers

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The Perfect Book for Every Type of Reluctant Reader in Middle Schoolhttps://www.weareteachers.com/the-perfect-book-for-every-type-of-reluctant-reader-i-see-in-middle-school/

I love reluctant readers. Finding the right book for them is like waiting for the long, skinny brick in a game of Tetris when you have the perfect spot.

Chase Your Dream

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Les Brown – Chase Your Dreams – YouTube (6:31)https://youtu.be/jXsmRg9RbIU

Growing up labeled ‘educable mentally retarded’ didn’t set Les Brown up for much. But young, ready and hungry, Les Brown recounts how he scored his dream job.

Chat Stations

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Chat Stations for Class Discussion – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/eFUL4yP0vqo

Chat Stations is a discussion framework so simple you can use it tomorrow to liven up your instructional routine.

Class Discussion Strategies

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The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies | Cult of Pedagogyhttps://www.cultofpedagogy.com/speaking-listening-techniques/Here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging.

Classic Books Interactive

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Classic Books – Read.govhttp://read.gov/books/

Turn the pages to explore bygone eras, time-honored tales and historical narratives. Adventure awaits in these classic books online.

CommonLit

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CommonLit https://www.commonlit.org/

Free Reading Passages in all literary and nonfiction genres for grades 3-12. Common Sense Privacy Evaluation

Creative Writing Journal Prompts

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Creative Writing Journal Promptshttps://www.superteacherworksheets.com/journal-prompts.html

This page contains creative journal writing prompts for students. Super Teacher Worksheets also has thousands of writing worksheets and printable activities.

Creative Writing Prompts

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Creative Writing Prompts Part One [1-50]http://busyteacher.org/creative_writing_prompts_part_one.html

Showcase of our creative writing prompts. A unique collection of fresh, one-of-a-kind writing ideas. Take your writing lessons to the next level!

Diary of a Football Detective

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Diary of a football detectivehttps://medium.com/national-literacy-trust/diary-of-a-football-detective-week-one-1cfd56531f38

14-year-old football detective Danny Harte watches England v Slovakia. – Great read for 7th-graders who are into football

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Wimpy.Kid/preview.html

It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself in middle school, where smaller kids share the hallways with bigger kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. Teaching Guide Wimpy Kid Club

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw – A Videobook – YouTube (50:41)https://youtu.be/E_o6xkCBOU0

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw is a novel written by American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney, the third book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Do you believe in me?

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Dalton Sherman Keynote speech – YouTube (8:04)https://youtu.be/hMe8Nil2i20

Watch this 9 year old student, Dalton Sherman, grab the attention of 20,000 adults and hold them in the palm of his hand.

Don’t Eat the Marshmallow – Yet!

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Joachim de Posada: Don’t eat the marshmallow! | TED Talk (5:47)https://www.ted.com/talks/joachim_de_posada_says_don_t_eat_the_marshmallow_yet

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification — and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.

Dream Reader Academic English


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Dream Reader Academic Englishhttp://dreamreader.net/Lesson/academic-english/

Interesting Reading Comprehension texts with a quiz. Choose the right level from Beginner (yr 6+) to Advanced (yr 9+)

Elementary podcasts


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Elementary podcastshttp://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/elementary-podcasts

Three series of podcasts with activities; 1-2 are 24 min each, series 3 is 10 min each

Elizabeth Smart about finding her power

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Elisabeth Smart about Finding her Power Back (4:32)
https://www.facebook.com/dailygoalcast/videos/676785466030684/

Today, one of her captors was released from jail. This is Elizabeth Smart’s message about being at peace with her past and finding her power back.

English Club ESL videos

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ESL Videos | EnglishClubhttps://www.englishclub.com/esl-videos/index.htm

Welcome to English Club ESL Videos, where you’ll find a growing collection of short films and video clips, some with subtitles, quizzes and classroom materials. (Year 9)

English Club Listen to News

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Listen to News | EnglishClubhttp://edition.englishclub.com/category/listening-news

Each Wednesday, EnglishClub publishes a short audio news report in easy English. With this resource you can practise your listening, reading, writing and even speaking.

English e-books

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English e-Readerhttps://english-e-reader.net/

graded readers ebooks – best choice to learn English. Download the audio for free! Signing in required for reading online.

English Language Listening Library Online

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English Listening Lesson Library Onlinehttp://elllo.org/

Learn English Naturally! Listen to over 2,500 free lessons featuring speakers from around the world. All lessons come with audio or video, a quiz and script. ESL teachers and students can choose English lessons from beginner to advanced!

English Test Store


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English Test Storehttps://englishteststore.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11403&Itemid=310{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}3f

Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online 1:1 and downloadable in three levels

ESL Conversation Questions

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ESL Conversation Topicshttps://www.eslconversationquestions.com/english-conversation-questions/topics/

Looking for conversation questions to match your topic? Look no further, take a look at our long list of topic-based conversation questions.

Famous Failures

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Famous Failures – YouTube (2:58)https://youtu.be/zLYECIjmnQs

Inspiring video on persevering no matter how many times you fail

Film English


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Film Englishhttp://film-english.com/

Lesson plans revolving around the use of video and film to teach English. Registering encouraged.

Finding Your Element

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Sir Ken Robinson NEW Interview TEDtalk – YouTube (7:11)https://youtu.be/NovXvi0obls

Conn Jackson interviews Sir Ken Robinson on his new book. Super insightful interview on passion and purpose.

Fluent – The ESL Challenge Game

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FLUENThttp://www.roadtogrammar.com/fluent/

Test Your Knowledge of English, a game for ESL learners

Freaky Friday

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Freaky Friday trailer – YouTube (2:29)https://youtu.be/UShtvCen6So

Freaky Friday movie trailer starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. Nice family movie.

Free Rice Vocabulary Practice

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Play online, learn online and feed the hungry | Freerice.comhttp://freerice.com

Play online, learn online and feed the hungry. For every correct answer you choose, 10 grains of rice are raised to help end world hunger through the World Food Programme.

Freedom Writers

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Freedom Writers Official Trailer! – YouTube (2:28)https://youtu.be/Hbjiw9EP4HQ

It’s 1994 in Long Beach, California. Idealistic Erin Gruwell is just starting her first teaching job, that as freshman and sophomore English teacher

Fun Grammar Games

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Fun Grammar Games for Kids – Free Interactive Exercises & Practice Activities Onlinehttp://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames.htmlEnjoy these fun grammar games for kids. Find a range of free interactive exercises and practice activities that are perfect for helping students learn English.

Fun Spelling Games

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Fun Spelling Games for Kids – Free Practice Activities Onlinehttp://www.funenglishgames.com/spellinggames.htmlCheck out these fun spelling games for kids. Help children improve their spelling with a range of free interactive practice activities that they will enjoy.

Fun Word Games

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Fun Word Games for Kids – Free Puzzles & Online Activitieshttp://www.funenglishgames.com/wordgames.htmlCheck out a range of interactive games that include crosswords, word searches, hangman, puzzles, word scrambles and more. Choose an activity, complete the challenges and have fun learning English…

Funbrain e-Books


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Funbrain e-Bookshttps://www.funbrain.com/books

See also banner below. Find Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and “Galactic Hot Dogs” for a reluctant reader to enjoy. ”

Go all the way

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Go All The Way (motivational) – YouTube (2:17)https://youtu.be/xPwKm1evTLQ

“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind.”

Go Ask Alice

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Go Ask Alice – Anonymous | Adlibris Bokhandelhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/go-ask-alice-9781416914631

A teenager whose life is dominated by her drug problems recounts in her diary her experiences from her indoctrination into the world of drugs to three weeks before her death.

Goodnight, Mr. Tom

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Good Night Mr.Tom Book Trailer – YouTube (1:22)https://youtu.be/1ugNGFsaKWc

Goodnight Mister Tom is a 1998 film adaptation of the book of the same name by Michelle Magorian. (Wikipedia)

Grammar Practice


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Grammar Practicehttps://speakspeak.com/english-grammar-exercises

A variety of free English grammar and vocabulary practice exercises in three levels.

Grammar video clips

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Grammar: Your or You’re? – YouTube (1min)https://youtu.be/pjAJswDB14s

In this video, you’ll learn more about when to use “your” and “you’re” correctly in American English. A watchlist of appr. 1-min clips.

Gratitude

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Gratitude | Louie Schwartzberg | TEDxSF – YouTube (9:55)https://youtu.be/gXDMoiEkyuQ

Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — This stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.

Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

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Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset – YouTube (5:03)https://youtu.be/KUWn_TJTrnU

There are two types of mindsets we can cultivate. One that embraces problems as opportunities to learn, and one that avoids them – Growth mindset explained with drawings

Holes by Louis Sachar

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Hoyo/preview.html

“Stanley Yelnats and his family have never had anything but bad luck, so it’s not really a surprise to him when he is falsely accused and convicted of theft. Reading Guides

Homeless to Harvard

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Homeless to Harvard Full Movie – YouTube (1:27:17)https://youtu.be/pGe3u5rLGQc

It’s a heart touching story of an inspiring person named Liz Murray. Watch it, and feel it. Thank you.

Homeless Valedictorian

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Never Give Up: The Homeless Teen Who Is Graduating the Head of the Class – YouTube (2:09)https://youtu.be/e5iEhd-hW_k

Valedictorian at First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida, with a message of hope, “Never give up.”

How Do We Learn

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After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver – YouTube (14:24)https://youtu.be/LNHBMFCzznE

In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want.

How to Actually Find Your Purpose

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to Actually Find Your Purpose | Tom Bilyeu | Goalcast – YouTube (4:19)https://youtu.be/WO1onAijq88

Tom Bilyeu talks about the day he suddenly realized that everything he had worked for was all for nothing.

How to Disagree With People

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Kid President Is Over It! – YouTube (5:09)https://youtu.be/ghk-nDJB3Tk

Let’s treat people like they are PEOPLE, people! There’s a lot of disagreeing going on in the world right now. So, it’s time to teach us kids how to disagree.

How to Fight Through the Worst of Times

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

How to Fight Through the Worst of Times (7:01)https://www.goalcast.com/2018/05/22/michael-crossland/

Raw, real and truly life-changing, Michael Crossland shares his harrowing account of surviving cancer as a baby.

How to Flourish in Your Writing

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to Flourish in Your Writing / Writing with Natalie Goldberg / Creativity-Portal.comhttp://www.creativity-portal.com/articles/natalie-goldberg/flourish-in-your-writing.html#.XEW4pVz0lhE

AN EXCELLENT WAY to feel fully free and really flourish in your writing is to develop a sweetheart inside you that encourages you and, most importantly, counteracts your monkey mind or inner editor or critic.

How to know your purpose

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu – YouTube (10:33)https://youtu.be/vVsXO9brK7M

Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events.

How to make #BookSnaps

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

#BookSnaps w/Snapchat – YouTube (4:02)https://youtu.be/9U6NVv84DD8

R.E.A.L. Talk w/Tara M. Martin Episode 29 #BookSnaps with Snapchat – How-To Video Snapchat Privacy

How to Sound Smart in a TEDx-talk

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk – YouTube (5:55)https://youtu.be/8S0FDjFBj8o

A brilliant 5-min lesson about speaking to an audience | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork

How to start a presentation

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to start a presentation – YouTube (3:27)https://youtu.be/LrjlW00kkws

How to start a presentation is just as important as the ending of one. Your opening often determines how long the audience will “tune in” to your presentation

How to Succeed


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

How to Succeed (0:55)https://youtu.be/hS5CfP8n_js

Motivational short video – How to succeed – cartoon

How to Un-Stub Your Toe on the Nail of Life

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to Un-Stub Your Toe on the Nail of Life | Eric Bailey | Goalcast – YouTube (3:42)https://youtu.be/VbbU4g3ifSQ

In this new incredible Goalcast speech, Eric Bailey delivers a passionate plea to all those sitting on nails, struggling in life, and complacent with their circumstances.

How to Write an Essay

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
How to Write an Essay – TeacherVisionhttps://www.teachervision.com/how-write-essayEncourage students to follow the step-by-step directions for writing an essay.

IELTS Listening Practice Tests

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Free IELTS Listening tests – IELTS-uphttp://ielts-up.com/listening/ielts-listening-practice.html

Listening test similar to Swedish National Tests, but easier. Numbers 7 and 9 recommended (yr 7-8)

Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Improve Your Public Speaking Skills – YouTube (6:44)https://youtu.be/zJkMZwAXWbY

Impromptu Guru is proud to present this sampling of 60 Second Guru videos. Free example video.

Infosquares Reading

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

ESL READING COMPREHENSION TESTS for ESL students,
http://www.infosquares.com/readingcomprehension/index.html

44 sets of English reading comprehension quizzes. The text document opens in a new tab. 1:1, but easy to copy on paper.

Infosquares.com


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Infosquares.comhttp://www.infosquares.com/eslvideo/

Movie trailers. Watch 1 min., answer questions. Watch again.

Inspirational Short Stories


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Inspirational Short Storieshttps://www.inspirationalstories.eu/

Inspirational stories that encourage us to seek for our dreams and never give up, teach us to notice the magical beauty of life,

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Jonathan Livingston Seagull, narrated by Richard Harris (Full/Hi Quality) – YouTube (45:43)https://youtu.be/8COt1n3jDqA

The tale of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the bird determined to be more than an ordinary gull, determined to find a reason for living-determined to be free.

Jury – A Time to Kill

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/A.Time.to.Kill/preview.html

The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Mississippi reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father takes justice into his own hands.

Kid President: Fear

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Kid President presents THE SCARIEST THING IN THE WORLD – YouTube (5:05)https://youtu.be/x9SwbLN-OvY

75{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0} of Americans are more afraid of speaking in public than they are of dying… yes, DYING. WHAT?!? But you know what we should all really be afraid of?

Lawrence’s remix Good Times!

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lawrence’s remix Good Times! – Present & Continuous! – YouTube (3:33)https://youtu.be/zimcloUsRjY

Fluency! Dance your way to learning English! Lawrence continues to go ‘disco’ in dealing with the present continuous in his adaptation of the hit ‘Good Times…

Lead by example, with hope never fear

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Michelle Obama ‘Lead by example, with hope never fear’ – YouTube (2:49)https://youtu.be/QOFa0f_CyeA

Michelle Obama has urged young people to work hard and get a good education, in her final speech as US First Lady.

Learn With News

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Learn With Newshttps://learnwithnews.comLearn English With News in three levels – with vocabulary and comprehension questions.

LearnZillion

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

ELA instructional videos: WriteAlong and more |https://learnzillion.com/resources/99926-ela-instructional-videos-writealong-and-more/

Interactive WriteAlong videos for targeted writing and grammar interventions, as well as other short (3-10 minute) videos intended for teacher and student use focused on targeted concepts and skills. Organized by topic. Common Sense Privacy Evaluation

Lessons on Movies


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lessons on Movieshttp://www.lessonsonmovies.com/

Free Handouts, MP3s & Online Quizzes on Film English

Lisa Kudrow: I Got Fired From Frasier

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lisa Kudrow: I Got Fired From Frasier (3:00) https://www.goalcast.com/2017/09/26/lisa-kudrow/

Lisa Kudrow delivers a commencement speech about overcoming adversity and believing in yourself regardless of the circumstances because it all happens for a reason.

Listening Master

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Listening Master – LingualNethttp://lingual.net/game/listening-master/

Game with listening tasks and questions, intermediate suits yr 9, beginner yr 7-8

Listenwise 30-Day Trial

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Listening Comprehension, Listening that sparks learning | Listenwisehttps://listenwise.com

Listening Comprehension, Listening that sparks learning | Basic account free, 30 days trial for update

Literacy Shed

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
THE LITERACY SHED – Splashhttps://www.literacyshed.com/

A website for teachers filled with ideas for literacy teaching using visual resources such as film, animation, photographs and picture books.

Lord of the Flies

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lord of the Flieshttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Lord.of.the.Flies/preview.htmlWilliam Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic. Introducing Lord of the Flies in the Classroom

Lyrics Gaps

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lyricsgaps.com https://www.lyricsgaps.com/

Learn Languages Online – Exercises Listening – Fill in the gaps

Lyrics Training

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Learn Languages with Music Videos, Lyrics and Karaoke!https://lyricstraining.com/

Enjoy learning languages for free playing with the music videos and filling in the lyrics of your favorite songs.

Mark Zuckerberg


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Mark Zuckerberg (32:00)https://youtu.be/BmYv8XGl-YU

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Commencement Address 2017

Matilda by Roald Dahl

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Matilda (trailer) – YouTube (2:17)https://youtu.be/VfJAvIA9aJY

Matilda is an American fantasy children’s film based on the book by Roald Dahl. 94 min.

 

Mouse Trap Survivor

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Mouse Trap Survivor Cheese Commercial – YouTube (1:28)https://youtu.be/VcSBO8YAnTQMouse Trap Survivor Cheese Commercial JUS WATCH THE SURPRISE IN THE END, THIS IS NOT ANIMAL ABUSE

My English Pages

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Reading Comprehension Resources for EFL and ESL Learnershttp://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/reading.php#.VB1yAvm1xcbDevelop your reading skills. The texts cover a variety of topics, fulfilling every student’s needs. Read these texts and do the comprehension questions.

 

Newsela Classroom Content


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Newselahttps://newsela.com/

News articles in 5 levels – Authentic content from the most trusted names. 10 new texts published every day.

Nick Vujicic – Attitude is Altitude.com

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Nick Vujicic – Attitude Is Altitude.com – YouTube (45:36)https://youtu.be/84Kj3BfHQuI

Nick Vujicic is an Australian preacher and motivational speaker. A highly thought-provoking and inspirational talk for teens

Novel12 – Books Online Free

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Books Online Free – Novels Online – Novel12https://novel12.com/

Read books online free from your Pc or Mobile. More novels online: romance novels, fantasy novels …

Number The Stars

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Number The Starshttp://esl-bits.net/Novellas.for.ESL.Students/Number.the.Stars/preview.htmlIt is 1943, and to Annemarie Johansen, life in Copenhagen is a complicated mix of ordinary home and school life, food shortages, and the constant presence of Nazi soldiers.

Opening Lines

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

21 of the Best Opening Lines in Children’s Books – WeAreTeachershttps://www.weareteachers.com/21-of-the-best-opening-lines-in-childrens-books/

We’ve gathered the best opening lines books for kids or young adults have to offer. Idea: Ask students to continue the story before revealing the title.

Outsiders

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Outsiders/preview.html

No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he’s got things figured out.

Overcoming Obstacles


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Overcoming Obstacles (4:22)https://ed.ted.com/lessons/there-s-no-dishonor-in-having-a-disability-steven-claunch#watch

Steven Claunch, who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other explains why obstacles can provide an opportunity to both inspire others and develop character

Pay It Forward, Trailer

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Pay It Forward – Trailer – YouTube (2:20)https://youtu.be/A4rXdJkg1mQ

Social studies teacher Eugene Simonet (Kevin Spacey) gives his class an assignment: look at the world around you and fix what you don’t like.

Pep Talk from Kid President to You

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You – YouTube (3:27)https://youtu.be/l-gQLqv9f4o

We all need a little encouragement every now and then. Kid President, knowing this, has put together a video you can play each morning as you wake up

Pobble 365

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Fairytale endinghttp://pobble365.com/fairytale-ending/

Pictures and scaffolding questions to inspire writing

Pobble 365

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Opening Doorshttps://www.pobble365.comOne picture. One teaching resource. Every day

Poems to Heal the Heart

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Poems to Heal the Hearthttps://upliftconnect.com/words-to-break-you-and-put-you-back-together-again/A collection of touching poems by Rupi Kaur that delve deeply into love, loss, trauma, healing and womanhood.

Powerful Presentation Skills: Body Language

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Powerful Presentation Skills: Body Language – YouTube (4:19)https://youtu.be/y4O5szBzIA0

Your effectiveness as a speaker is directly related to your ability to invoke emotion and interest through the use of nonverbal communication.

Precious, Trailer

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Precious (2009) Official Trailer #1 – Lee Daniels Movie HD – YouTube (2:54)https://youtu.be/06ZF3zw1gHs

In New York City’s Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Pursuit of Happyness

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The Pursuit of Happyness Trailer [HQ] – YouTube (2:34)https://youtu.be/89Kq8SDyvfg

An American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year struggle with homelessness.

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab


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Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Labhttp://www.esl-lab.com/index.htm

Short listening activities with 5 questions on 3 levels; easy (7), medium (8), difficult (9).

Randall’s Video Snapshots

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Randall’s Video Snapshots: For ESL/EFL Studentshttp://www.esl-lab.com/videoclips.htm

Similar to Randall’s ESL Listening site but with talking videos instead of dialogues.

Ray, Trailer

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Ray – Trailer – YouTube (2:47)https://youtu.be/X1rJvSF3l6k

Jamie Foxx stars as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul, Ray Charles, who overcame impossible odds and humble beginnings to become an extraordinary music legend

Read, Listen and Learn

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Read Listen Learn | Graded readers with audiohttps://www.readlistenlearn.net/en

Reading and listening practise for English learners. Illustrated stories and articles at 5 levels with glossaries and audio. 100 free.

Reading Comprehension Tests, yr 7

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Readinghttp://www.5minuteenglish.com/reading.htm

RC tests, most with vocabulary, text and true/false questions. 1:1, but easily copiable on paper.

 

Reading Comprehension Worksheets, yr 8

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Reading Comprehension Worksheets K12 – ESL – TOEFL – IELTShttp://www.grammarbank.com/reading-comprehension-worksheets.html

Improve your reading comprehension skills while learning new facts from interesting passages. ESL, TOEFL, IELTS, 2nd 3rd 4th 5th grade, K12 readings

Reading Comprehension, yr 8

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Reading Comprehension – Free Worksheetshttp://www.rhlschool.com/reading.htm

Reading Comprehension Featuring free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers to copy for their kids. – Read a short paragraph and answer vocabulary questions. Best done with paper copies.

ReadWorks

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
ReadWorkshttps://www.readworks.org/

Assign articles and research-based reading comprehension to your students completely free. Registration required.Privacy

Rehearsing Vocabulary


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Rehearsing Vocabularyhttps://friskhome.se/rehearsing-vocabulary/https://friskhome.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/word-exercises-abbr.pdf

WebEnglish.se has compiled a list of vocabulary activities to help teachers leave the bilingual lists behind. Click on the pic for Do’s and Don’ts and the title for the list.

Roald Dahl, Matilda


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Roald Dahl, Matildahttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/matilda-9780142410370

Suits year 8, but even stronger year-7 students. A film version is available at Amazon.co.uk

Rockford’s Rock Opera


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Rockford’s Rock Opera (60 min)http://www.rockfordsrockopera.com/music/chapter1.asp

A nice story with music to listen to online. Part 1 free. Suits year 7, but may be difficult for some

Say It In Six

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Six Word Memoirs Home – Six-Word Memoirshttp://www.sixwordmemoirs.com

How to write six-word memoirs. Registering required. Suggestion: Let the students choose the most important word of their lives and then write a 6-word sentence.

Senior Monitor Jake Bailey’s Speech

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Senior Monitor Jake Bailey’s Speech – YouTube (18:50)https://youtu.be/P9G1Swk26ac

Senior Monitor Jake Bailey’s Speech at the 2015 Christchurch Boys’ High School Prize Giving. (The Original Video)

Serial Podcast

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Episode 01: The Alibi – Serialhttps://serialpodcast.org/season-one/1/the-alibi

A potential alibi surfaces … and then disappears again, at the worst possible time for Adnan’s case. – A series of podcasts (appr. 50 min each) telling a story about the disappearance of a high-school student.

 

SKAM Austin

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

SKAM Austin https://www.facebook.com/SKAMaustin/videolist/460926760995481/

SKAM Austin follows Megan’s life as a sophomore at Bouldin High. Follow the story through weekly videos.

Slumdog Millionaire

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE – Trailer – YouTube (2:05)https://youtu.be/AIzbwV7on6Q

From Danny Boyle, director of Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, comes the story of Jamal Malik, an 18-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai.

Speech Example, Thomas Suarez

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez – YouTube (4:40)https://youtu.be/Fkd9TWUtFm0

Speech Example: 12-year-old Thomas Suarez taught himself how to create video games. He is now using his skills to help other kids become developers.

Spell It Word Game

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Spell Ithttps://www.merriam-webster.com/word-games/spell-it

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

Spellaroo

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Spellaroohttps://www.funbrain.com/games/spellaroo

Suitable for grades 4 – 8, SpellaRoo lets you help the kangaroo with his spelling by choosing the misspelled word in each sentence.

Stone Cold


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Stone Cold (10min x 3)https://youtu.be/Gj3e9XtRGbs

A film based on the book, in three parts, 10 min each.

Stories in Sand by Kseniya Simonova

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Kseniya Simonova – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Kseniya+Simonova

Idea: Show one of Kseniya Simonova’s sand stories and have your students write it down in words

Student e-books

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning | Cult of Pedagogyhttps://www.cultofpedagogy.com/student-e-books/Need a fresh idea for the end of a unit? Instead of writing a paper or doing presentations, have students create PDF e-books they can enjoy and share for years.

Suli Breaks – Why I Hate School But Love Education

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Suli Breaks – Why I Hate School But Love Education – YouTube (6:07)https://youtu.be/y_ZmM7zPLyI

As the cyclical and seemingly never ending debate about education rages on, the topic – somewhat ironically, often poses more questions than it provides answers.

Talk English Listening

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Intermediate Listening English Lessons with Native English Speakershttps://www.talkenglish.com/listening/listenintermediate.aspx

Intermediate Listening Lessons have straight forward questions and answers but with longer dialogs. If you listen, you should be able to clearly hear the answer from the audio file.
Advanced Lessons

Talking Cards


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Talking Cardshttps://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Talking-Cards-4573470

574 cards with discussion questions to copy, cut and laminate. TpT $5 Advice: Choose before Use

TED talks

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Lingorank.com: English listening exercises and tests with selected talkshttps://lingorank.com/

Great talks to improve your English listening and vocabulary skills, while learning about interesting topics | Lingorank.com

TEDEd lessons


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

TEDEd lessonshttps://ed.ted.com/lessons

Short videos with animations and activities on year 7-9 level

Tell Your Mum


, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Tell Your Mum (4:38) https://youtu.be/WI0Twlt1aek

The Simple Message from a Wrestler Brought This Middle School Class to Tears

The benefits of a bilingual brain

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The benefits of a bilingual brain – Mia Nacamulli | TED-Ed (5:03)https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-speaking-multiple-languages-benefits-the-brain-mia-nacamulli

Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged.

The Bully

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Bully Trailer Official 2012 – YouTube (2:13)https://youtu.be/2393JZxbiKc

Bully is a 2011 documentary film about bullying in U.S. schools. Directed by Lee Hirsch, the film follows the lives of five students who face bullying on a daily basis.

The Diary of Anne Frank

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

Anne Frank The Whole Story Official Movie Trailer – YouTube (1:15)https://youtu.be/r6OPtrp6Nds

✡ Anne Frank ✡ The film was based on the personal diary of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who lived in hiding with her family during World War II. (Wikipedia)

The Five W’s

, Skills, WebEnglish.se
The Five W’s | Hugh Fox IIIhttps://foxhugh.com/communication/the-five-ws/

The Five W’s is an idea borrowed from journalism. Good reporting covers the 5W’s of every story: Who? What? When? Where? Why?

The Ghost Hunter

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The Ghost Hunter (2000 CBBC TV Show) – All Series 1 Episodes – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/DDhQin6EHNE

The Ghost Hunter is an award-winning British children’s drama series created for the BBC and based on the books The Ghost Hunter by Ivan Jones.Series 2 here

The Giving Tree


, Skills, WebEnglish.se
The Giving Treehttps://friskhome.se/the-giving-tree/

A theme page about the book Giving Tree by Shel SIlverstein from 1964 (yr 4-9)

The Hobbit

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/The.Hobbit/preview.html

Bilbo Baggins is an upstanding member of a “little people, about half our height, and smaller than the bearded dwarves.”

The Joneses

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

‘The Joneses’ Trailer HD – YouTube (2:24)https://youtu.be/n2Y3GoN2PGw

A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but they don’t exactly come clean with their neighbors.

The Landlady


, Skills, WebEnglish.se
The Landladyhttp://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/landlady

A short story by Roald Dahl to read and/or listen to, with activities

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobehttp://esl-bits.net/Novellas.for.ESL.Students/Lion.Witch.Wardrobe/preview.html‘The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe’ has been captivating readers of all ages with a magical land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years.

The Little Prince

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The Little Prince narrated by Kenneth Branagh – YouTube (1:45:44)https://youtu.be/APG1upS8LDw

Edited from the PC interactive computer game. – Open the CC subtitles and change the speed to 0.75 (yr 5-7)

The Old Man and the Sea

, Skills, WebEnglish.se

The Old Man and The Sea – YouTube (19:55)  https://youtu.be/W5ih1IRIRxI

A wonderful and inspiring adaptation of Earnest Hemingway’s story of the same title.

The Onion


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The Onionhttps://www.theonion.com/

The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news. (Wikipedia)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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For ESL English Language Learnershttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Perks/preview.html

What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable novel is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy on the brink of adulthood.

The Power of Passion


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The power of passion (6:54)https://youtu.be/tNu6on8dk2o

Richard St. John suggests that passion, not money, is one of the key drivers of success.

The Power of Yet

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C.J. Luckey – The Power of Yet – YouTube (3:54)https://youtu.be/J6CnrFvY94E

C.J. Luckey releases the official music video for his single “The Power of Yet” from album C.A.P.S. (Celebrating All Persevering Students)

The Pursuit of Happyness: Basketball Scene


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The Pursuit of Happyness: Basketball Scene (2:15)https://youtu.be/ajjGtsjI7CM

This is the scene where Chris (Will Smith) takes his son to play basketball and tells him to never give up on his dreams

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Molehttp://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/Adrian/preview.htmlAdrian Mole’s first love, Pandora, has left him; a neighbor, Mr. Lucas, appears to be seducing his mother (and what does that mean for his father?); the BBC refuses to publish his poetry; and his dog swallowed the tree off the Christmas cake. “Why” indeed.

The Secret Door


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The Secret Doorhttp://www.safestyle-windows.co.uk/secret-door/

Click the door to find a secret place to write about. What happens there?

The Secret Garden

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The Secret Garden  – Storynoryhttps://www.storynory.com/the-secret-garden-chapter-1/

THERE IS NO ONE LEFT. Mary Lennox is a sickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her and make an effort to ignore the girl. After a cholera epidemic kills her parents, Mary is sent to Yorkshire, in England, to live with a wealthy uncle at his isolated house, Misselthwaite Manor.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydehttp://esl-bits.net/Novellas.for.ESL.Students/Jekyll.and.Hyde/preview.htmlAn intriguing combination of fantast thriller and moral allegory, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities

The surprising science of happiness

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The surprising science of happiness – Nancy Etcoff | TED-Ed (14:22)https://ed.ted.com/lessons/nancy-etcoff-on-the-surprising-science-of-happiness

Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff looks at happiness — the ways we try to achieve and increase it, the way it’s untethered to our real circumstances, and its surprising effect on our bodies.

The Tell Tale Heart Animated

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The Tell-Tale Heart by Annette Jung – YouTube (8:01)  https://youtu.be/wDLLHTdVSgU

Ed hates the disgusting eye of his father and so he made up his mind to take the life of the old man to rid himself of the eye forever.

The Times in Plain English

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The Times in Plain English |https://www.thetimesinplainenglish.com/Clear writing. Global reading. Reporting from Great Newspapers for Today’s Readers

The Twits

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The Twits – Roald Dahl | Adlibris Bokhandelhttps://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/the-twits-9780141365497

Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet. Audiobook

The Two Princes

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The Two Princes | Gimlethttps://gimletmedia.com/shows/the-two-princes

A new fantasy adventure story. All episodes available for free June 4th on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.

This Day in History

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This Day in History – What Happened Today – HISTORY.comhttps://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

Learn what happened today in history around the world including major events on crime, entertainment, and more.

This I Believe

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This I Believe Essay Writing Suggestions | This I Believehttps://thisibelieve.org/guidelines/We thought we would share these essay writing suggestions in case you wished to write an essay for your own benefit.

This Is Criminal

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Criminal | A Podcast About Crimehttp://thisiscriminal.com/A Podcast About Crime – Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.

Tim Minchin: 9 Life Lessons from A Comedian

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Tim Minchin – Live To Learn – YouTube (6:42)https://youtu.be/acVLqyURx_Q

These 9 life lessons from comedian Tim Minchin will make you laugh — and learn Source: The University of Western Australia

Tongue Twisters

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ESL tongue twisters for English pronunciation practicehttp://download-esl.com/tonguetwisters/easy/easytongue.html

Easy English Tongue Twisters + mp3 Downloads. The mp3 downloads have a higher sound quality than the online versions.

Tools for Educators

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Tools for Educatorshttps://www.toolsforeducators.com/Use these free worksheets to print, game makers, and programs for teachers to make and print teaching resources with pictures or classroom materials for kids.

TweenTribune

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SmithsonianTweenTribune | Articles for kids, middle school, teens from Smithsonian | tweentribune.com | Current events, lesson plans, quizzes, assessmentshttps://www.tweentribune.com/The Smithsonian Institution is a trust instrumentality of the United States established by an act of Congress in 1846 “for the increase and diffusion of knowledge”