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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

Tangram

A tangram is a puzzle with 7 pieces: a square, a parallelogram and 5 right-angled triangles. These pieces can be used to make different shapes. Here are some tangram puzzle links from PBS, Thomas Weibel and Ambleside School.

Prepositions of place

Choose from the following: in at to – (no preposition)

Prepositions of time

Choose from the following: in at on

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English Grammar Secrets

englishgrammarsecrets.com is an excellent website for practising English grammar. Choose from the list of grammar structures to see an explanation with examples. Then click on one of the exercises to practise. What’s great about the exercises is that they are all interactive; drag and drop, gapfill, matching. The site complements better-english and englishpage very well,…

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Telling the time – Interactive clocks

With the rapid decline in the use of the Adobe Flash plugin, Cambridge ELT has removed its excellent interactive clock for practising telling the time. I have kept the picture of the clock for a bit of nostalgia 🙂 However, there are a couple of good alternatives that I have been using with my learners:…

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BBC – Computer games keeps me mentally active

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 21st January 2013 and find out about Hilda Knott’s hobby. Choose the correct option for each gap in the text and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom of the page.

EngVid – 6 ways to use will

From Alex at EngVid. Try the quiz after watching the video.

EngVid – Present perfect and past simple

From Benjamin at EngVid. Try the quiz after watching the video.

BBC – It’s never too late to take up a sport

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th January 2013.

BBC – Is expensive food tastier?

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th June 2013.

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