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Articles -  a, an & the  -  English Grammar lesson
 
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Articles - a, an & the - English Grammar lesson Take the quiz - http://www.learnex.in/articles-a-an-the/ The 3 articles in English are a, an and the. The learner has to decide noun-by-noun which one of the articles to use. In fact, there are 4 choices to make, because sometimes no article is necessary. Native-speakers, of course, use the articles correctly without thinking. English learners, on the other hand, need to have some guidelines for making the right choice - particularly those learners whose own language does not have articles. The guidelines that follow in this lesson should help ESL students to a basic understanding of English article use. The words a, an and the are known as articles. • We use an before words that begin with vowels (a,e,i,o,u). E.g. I found an orange boat. However there are few exceptions like the words honest and hour. In the words honest and hour the alphabet h is silent and therefore the letter o becomes the first alphabet of the word and hence we use the article an. E.g. Mr. Smith is an honest man. I will be with you in an hour. We use a before words that begin with consonants (all the letters of the alphabet except the vowels). E.g. Bumble is a baby elephant. • We use the before words that we have already spoken about. E.g. I bought an apple. The apple is very sweet.
A, AN, THE - Articles in English
 
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http://www.engvid.com/ 'I saw A movie last night' or 'I saw THE movie last night'? A, AN, and THE are called articles and they can be very confusing. Learn exactly when and how to use articles in English in this important grammar lesson! http://www.engvid.com/a-an-the-articles-in-english/
Articles: A, An & The - English grammar tutorial video lesson
 
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Articles: a, an & the. Learn all about when to use 'a' or 'an' and when and how to use 'the.' Welcome to English Grammar Spot! This lesson is about 'a', 'an' and 'the'. Otherwise known as articles. Take a look at the following sentences The man walked right past me. A giant spider crawled across the ceiling. An elephant is a large animal. All the underlined words here are articles. First I am going to show you how and when to use 'a'. We use 'a' before a word that starts with a constant for example: B, C, D, F, G, H, J , K, L, M, N, P. Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z. For example: A blue bird. A nice man. A wonderful dinner. Hereblue, nice and wonderful all start with consonants. Now I'm going to show you how and when to use 'an'.We use 'an' before a word that starts with a vowel. And the vowels in the English language are A, E, I, O, U. For example: an apple an egg an insect. Now there are some exceptions. The use of 'a' or 'an' depends on the beginning sound so the word might start with a consonant or a vowel, but we really need to listen to how the word it is pronounced. For example: hour. We see an 'H' but we hear a vowel sound at the beginning 'our' and 'hour'. So what do we do in this case? We use the article 'an.' Because we hear a vowel sound. So we say an hour and not a hour. Another exception: the use of 'a' and 'an' depends on the beginning sound unique. We see a 'U' but we hear a consonant sound 'you'. So what to do we do we do here? a unique chance and not an unique chance. So remember, you have to listen carefully to how the word is pronounced and then you choose whether you use 'a' or 'an'. Now we need to talk about the indefinite and the definite article. We already talked about 'a' and 'an'. but we also need to talk about 'the'. 'A' and 'an' are indefinite articles. They are used to describe one or a number of things, but that also goes for 'the'. But here 'the' is the definite article and it is used to describe one or number of things So what is the difference? The indefinite article describes things in general. For instance a dog barks. Because that is what dogs do. Or a cat 'miaauws' The definite article describes specific things. For example when we say the dog barks, we have a particular dog in mind. For instance the dog of your neighbours or a dog that we see in the street. Now there is also something that we call the 'zero article'. Here we do not use an article at all whereas in other languages we might. Sometimes an article is left out. This happens when there's only one of someone or something. For example: Sally is head teacher there's only one head teacher in school and perhaps most important Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom there's only one queen in England. Sometimes 'the' is left out. When talking about seasons in general spring is in the air, not the spring is in the air but when we talk about a general season we use 'the.' I visited her in in the spring of 2012. Here I have a particular moment in mind. Again sometimes 'the' is left out, for instance when talking about meals in general. When shall we have lunch? I was very happy with the lunch she served. And again here we use 'the' because we have a specific lunch in mind. We also do not use an article when talking about church, hospital, prison , school, university in general. So 'the' is left out, only when we talk about the function of the building For instance, he went to university last year. So here we do not have a particular university in mind. Whereas: The university is well situated. This is about a particular university. For instance Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale. The is left out when we talk about languages. Arabic is difficult to learn. I love learning English. I thank you for your attention for regular updates please subscribe to youtube.com/englishgrammarspot or go to www.englishgrammarspot.com.
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Articles - 'a', 'an' and 'the' | English Grammar
 
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Learn when and how to use the articles 'a', 'an' and 'the' in this English grammar lesson. We will end the lesson with a gap-filling exercise, so you can test your understanding. Let us know how you did in the comments. For more help with learning and practising English, visit our website: http://anglo-link.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/AngloLink Twitter: http://twitter.com/AngloLink Good Luck!
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For ESL students How to approach reading an article  TOEFL and College prep
 
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This is series 2 video 1 from the AcademicEnglishAcademy.com This is the reading series and this first video discusses how to approach reading an article to improve your reading comprehension. This video uses guided reading questions to focus your reading and the best way to learn and really remember new vocabulary words.
Greetings From Japan | A and An | Indefinite Article | English Speaking Practice | ESL | EFL | ELL
 
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Hello Everyone! In this video, you will learn how to use the indefinite article a and an correctly. This is a live English conversation with Mark. Language in use: We use "a" when the noun starts with a consonant. For example: I have a car, but I don't have a pet. We use "an" when the noun starts with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u). For example: Let's have an egg salad. What's that! That's an octopus. . Here's How You Can Be Awesome: Become a Member: https://www.patreon.com/MarkKulek Here are my T-Shirts / Coffee Mug: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/100051466?noCache=true Here are my Conversation Cards: http://www.englishbooks.jp/catalog/index.php/MSC-Press-m-147 Here are my ebooks: 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume One: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MT6OZ54 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume Two: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B014MN7ESQ For those of you who are interested in teaching English to young learners. Please have a look at my blog: Sharing My Whiteboard. http://sharingmywhiteboard.blogspot.jp About Mark's Channel: This channel is designed for students, teachers and anyone wanting to learn English. My videos are vocabulary-based for conversation practice. Each video is themed to provide context for learning. To insure success, every video is designed with open slots for vocabulary substitution practice. These patterns allow students to practice on their own and teachers can have their class practice together as a group. These videos also work great for icebreakers and class discussions. Please have fun and speak English now! Thank you for your support. #EnglishSpeakingPractice #MarkKulek.com #ELL
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10 Very Short Conversations | Set 1 | Easy English Conversation Practice | ESL | EFL
 
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In this video, you will learn 10 short English conversations that will help your English speaking skills. You will also be able to practice speaking on your own. You will be able to role play or do both roles by yourself. This video is ideal for both in class study or self-study. Learning these simple short conversations will transfer to many different situations to help your English fluency. Language in use: Please come in. Thank you very much. Hello! My name is Matt. Hi! My name is Steve. Are you all right? Yes. Thank you. Would you like one? No, thank you. Can I help you? Yes, please. Excuse me. Yes? Here you are. Thank you. Is this yours? No, it's not. What time is it? It's 3:00 o'clock. Where is the restroom? It's over there. ******* For more videos, please subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gifukids Get Flashcards and Worksheets. Visit Mark's website: http://markkulek.com Become a Member: https://www.patreon.com/MarkKulek Here are my T-Shirts / Coffee Mug: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/100051466?noCache=true Here are my Conversation Cards and Textbooks: http://www.englishbooks.jp/catalog/index.php/MSC-Press-m-147 Here are my ebooks: 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume One: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MT6OZ54 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume Two: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B014MN7ESQ For those of you who are interested in teaching English to young learners. Please have a look at my blog: Sharing My Whiteboard. http://sharingmywhiteboard.blogspot.jp ******* About Mark's Channel: This channel is designed for students, teachers and anyone wanting to learn English. My videos are vocabulary-based for conversation practice. Each video is themed to provide context for learning. To insure success, every video is designed with open slots for vocabulary substitution practice. These patterns allow students to practice on their own and teachers can have their class practice together as a group. These videos also work great for icebreakers and class discussions. Please have fun and speak English now! Thank you for your support. ****** #EnglishSpeakingPractice #MarkKulek.com #ELL #DailyConversations #EasyConversationPractice
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FREE ESL Teacher Training: Using a Newspaper Article in Class
 
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This is a FREE live teacher training session for teachers of English / ESL (English as a Second Language). We will discuss using a newspaper article to provide a variety of rich classroom activities for English and ESL students at various levels. Your host is Matt Purland - teacher, writer, and the man behind http://englishbanana.com. This class will last for approx. 50 mins. You can download the accompanying PowerPoint presentation here: http://www.slideshare.net/englishbanana/free-esl-teacher-training-using-a-newspaper-article-in-class All welcome!
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Vocabulary | Kitchen Vocabulary | English vocabulary
 
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Kitchen Vocabulary For Kids to Learn in fun way all kinds of Kitchen tools with pictures, preschool and education video, Great educational video for nursery and preschoolers, cool preschool and kindergarten learning video, teach your children the Kitchen vocabulary and let them improve their vocabulary with YoYoTV. Subscribe to YoYo TV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr3l... Other learning / vocabulary videos : Games Vocabulary https://youtu.be/6rKoSPnPmP8 Family Vocabulary https://youtu.be/4fMr48POqB8 School Vocabulary https://youtu.be/o6nQQraEN90 learning Babies & Kids Vocabulary https://youtu.be/Sfv6QCcACsk learning medicince vocabulary https://youtu.be/CD5X3yO8KrU Learning shapes https://youtu.be/tCJ7XW0PVMQ Learning Colors https://youtu.be/qIDedWQWcWA Learning Numbers https://youtu.be/ypY1bHb94FU Learning Letters https://youtu.be/6cJ-QRGMbNg pot pan spatula teapot knife spoon fork whisk grater peeler strainer rolling pin measuring cup apron juicer pizza cutter muffin pan mittens blender mixer food processor toaster stove microwave oven refrigerator can jar sponge detergent
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In The Bedroom | Basic Vocabulary Practice | ESL | EFL
 
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Hello Everyone! This video is designed for students, teachers and anyone wanting to learn English. My videos are vocabulary-based for conversation practice. Each video is themed to provide context for learning. To insure success, every video is designed with open slots for vocabulary substitution practice. These patterns allow students to practice on their own and teachers can have their class practice together as a group. These videos also work great for icebreakers and class discussions. Please have fun and speak English now! Thank you for your kind support :) Mark Kulek Here is my eBook for 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume One. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MT6OZ54 and 25 Short Simple Conversations Volume Two: For those of you who are interested in teaching English to young learners. Please have a look at my blog, Sharing My Whiteboard. http://sharingmywhiteboard.blogspot.jp Thank you for your time.
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Articles and Nouns "A / THE / S" - A UVic Writing Centre video
 
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This video helps writers and ESL EFL students learn when to use a, the, or s with nouns. Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/UVicTWC Our website: http://ltc.uvic.ca/servicesprograms/twc.php Articles and nouns PDF: http://ltc.uvic.ca/servicesprograms/documents/ARTICLESHANDOUT.pdf Our blog: http://uvictwc.wordpress.com/ Resources: http://ltc.uvic.ca/servicesprograms/Resources.php Filmed using equipment from the UVic Libraries Music and Media Desk. Edited in Camtasia Studio 8 Footage from Prelinger Archives. Some images from Google images licensed for reuse and distribution
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ESL 5: Finding Online Articles on a Particular Subject
 
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How to find journal articles in your field. Especially for students in ESL 500 and 501.
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How to write an Article (Cambridge First, Advanced; Blogs)
 
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Article writing is a very different style of writing and requires a different approach from the essay. In this lesson, we look at how to write for the Cambridge tests, as well as how to write for the web, including blogs and newsletters. Find out how to use a more playful language to capture a reader’s attention.
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Renho Apologizes - Reading article for ESL students
 
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http://tinyurl.com/25eva3g Japan minister apologizes for modeling inside Diet By MARI YAMAGUCHI (AP) -- 3 days ago TOKYO — A Japanese Cabinet minister apologized Friday for posing inside parliament for high-fashion photographs that opposition conservatives criticized as extravagant and a possible breach of rules. The six-page spread in November's Vogue Nippon shows Government Revitalization Minister Renho wearing designer dresses in photos taken inside the Diet building this summer. "If the location of the photo shoot was inappropriate or has caused concerns, that was not my intention," Renho told a televised news conference Friday. "I apologize straightforwardly." Renho, who uses just one name, said her intention was to get more people interested in politics and that she obtained permission for the photo session from the secretariat of the upper house, of which she is a member. However, the way she appeared in the magazine "does not seem to fit the claimed purpose," an upper house spokesman said on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the issue. "The problem is how she is presented." Photography inside parliament is permitted only for activities related to parliamentary affairs, and personal advertising and commercial activities are not allowed, he said. The upper house rules and administration committee is still investigating if Renho breached regulations and should be punished. The official said the committee is also considering tightening parliamentary photography guidelines. "It's outrageous that a minister who has boasted of taking the people's perspective and eliminating wasteful use of their tax money is wearing such (expensive) dresses," opposition lawmaker Ichita Yamamoto said. Renho was also verbally reprimanded by senior members of her own party, said Yuichiro Hata, parliamentary affairs chairman for the ruling Democratic Party. In one photo, she stands against a marble railing, dressed in a white jacket with a big collar, a white mini skirt and black boots — all from Valentino, with the price of each item listed on the same page and totaling more than 1.31 million yen ($16,000.) In another photo, she is wearing a Giorgio Armani red jacket and a black skirt priced at 294,000 yen ($3,585) and 378,000 yen ($4,600) respectively. The Japanese offices of Vogue declined to comment. A second-term lawmaker in the upper house, Renho won a reputation for toughness by grilling bureaucrats during televised showdowns over government-funded projects seen as money-wasters, and became the youngest member of the Cabinet. While at college in Tokyo, she won a contract to model in ads for an audio company. She then appeared in TV variety shows and became a talk show host and newscaster. She moved to Beijing to study Chinese in 1995 and was elected to the upper house in 2004. Copyright © 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
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Tokyo  Remains  Top  Gourmet  City (Reading article for ESL students)
 
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http://japantoday.com/category/national/view/tokyo-remains-top-gourmet-city-in-michelin-guide
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Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives  - Grammar lesson for ESL students
 
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English Grammar lesson : The correct usage of demonstrative adjectives and pronouns by Rachna
Instantly improve your English with 3 easy words!
 
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Improve how you sound in English by mastering when these three words are used! I've met thousands of English learners at all levels. Most of them, even the advanced students, make mistakes with the words "a", "the", and "to". These are some of the most common words we use, so in this lesson I'm going to teach you how we use these words. I don't want to look just at grammar; I want you to understand these words and why we use them. If you're an advanced English student, this will be a great review for you. If you're a beginner, try to understand this and save yourself years of English mistakes. TAKE THE QUIZ: https://www.engvid.com/instantly-improve-your-english-with-3-easy-words/ TRANSCRIPT Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo. The things I do for love. There's not a thing... Hi. James from engVid. Today's lesson is about instantly improving. Now, I know... "Instant", what does that mean? People say it all the time. I want to show you a little trick that will make your English sound better instantly, and I will give you a technique that you can use after to help practice this. What I have found are students have a mistake or make a mistake when they drop these three words, and because of that I know you're not a native speaker. But today I'm going to address that, show you the three words... Okay? Explain why, and then I will give you a technique that you can use at home soon as you go back over this video or any video to practice it, and you will get instantly better. 10-20%. Okay? Want to know what I'm talking about? Let's go to the board and look at something you've learned, but today you're going to understand. You ready? So, Mr. E said: "Which three words can help you sound like a native speaker?" I'm going to help you a little bit by doing this, and then we're going to go to the board. The words I'm talking about, and you might not consider them words but they are words are: "a" or "an"... Okay, and I consider that one word because it's modified. Right? "The" and "to". Of course you're going to say: "Yeah, James, we know all these. We learned this at beginner, so how does that instantly help me improve my English?" The problem is this: When a person knows something they will talk, when they understand they will change their behaviour or they will use the information. Many students know about articles and the preposition "to", but they actually don't use them in sentences. Many times I've heard students go... Say: "I need to go work tonight." Soon as you say that I know you're not a native speaker. Or if they say: "I bought car yesterday" or "I bought food..." Not "some food". "I bought apple yesterday at the store." I'm like: "A-... You mean an apple, right?" They don't think to say it, because they know: "Teacher, you know what I'm saying." And I go: "Yeah, I know what you're saying, but the way you said it I know English is not your first language." So what I want to do is get you to come back to understanding, not just knowing why these words are important, the fact that, especially with the articles we're going to talk about, they are in most of the sentences. You can almost not get by a sentence without using them. So let's go to the board and take a look. First, what is an article? Well, you'll see an article is the letter "a" or "an". Quickly on that one, "an" is used when we have a vowel sound, sound... Not a... Not just a vowel. So when you say: "A apple", we know "a" and "a" make it difficult for us to actually get it out and for you to understand, so we add: "an" to put a consonant to make it easier for the listener. "I want an apple." Oh, okay, cool. How about "hour"? Teacher, that has an "h" in front of it. I'm like: "Enh?" But we say: "hour", we don't say: "h-our", because with "a" we have to say: "an hour", and that once again tells me one hour. You keep noticing I keep saying "one". I'll explain in a second. Now, this is what we call and indefinite article. I.e. it's not special. When I say to you: "I want a marker", a marker. All right? I'm talking about this. See this? They're all basically the same. I don't care what type of marker. "A" just means generally speaking marker. That's why it's indefinite; it's not special. When we look at the word "the", "the" is special. In this case, when I say to you: "I want the marker", which one do you think I'm talking about? Can you see the difference? Clearly. Even if you don't know, you would look and see four, and see this and go: "He's probably talking about this one." So with a definite article what's happening is someone is being very specific. Well, there are two things. They could say something is special or something is specific. Okay? And here we have definite article is "the". "Tell the man I like him." Okay? "Tell the man", in this case both of us have to know what you're talking about, because if there are 10 men you'll go: "Which man?"
ESL Students Learn New Gender Pronouns | We the Internet TV
 
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An English teacher tries to teach the 62 new gender pronouns to a class of foreign, non-English speaking students. Subscribe for more funny videos every week! As gender identities get more complex, people are picking their own preferred gender pronouns. How do you explain the 63 new pronouns to a class of non-native English speakers? In this sketch, an ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher tries to do just that to a classroom of students from other countries. There's a lot to cover - from a list of genders to trans pronouns to gender neutral pronouns to people's own preferred gender pronouns. And how do you pronounce xe or ze, anyway? What do you think - and what's your preferred pronoun - he, she, they, it, ze, xe, xi, or another one? Let us know in the comments and subscribe for new videos every week. Follow us on social media for more videos, memes and other political comedy that makes fun of everyone! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WeTheInternetTV Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/WeTheInternetTV Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/WeTheInternetTV Teacher: Shelly Shenoy Farhad: Gary Lee Mahmoud Luis: Lou Perez Yuki: Becky Yamamoto Students: Calvin Tran, Saima Huq, Daniel Folla Director: Greg Burke Editor: Greg Burke Writer: Lou Perez DP: Kevin Jacobsen AC: Barbara Barton Sound: Fernando Castillo PA: Luke Spallino HMU: Jenny Diaz Executive Producers: Maurice Black, Lou Perez, Erin O’Connor, & Rob Pfaltzgraff Creative Director: Erin O'Connor Head Writer: Lou Perez Creative Producer, Marketing: Lana Link Marketing: Toby Muresianu
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ESL - Articles, prepositions and I... oh my...
 
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We continue our series to help students with prepositions. Make sure you leave us any questions below. Like the video and subscribe to our channel.. Follow us on our social media: Our page: www.galinasbooks.com Twitter - @galinasbooks. Instagram - @galinasbooks. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/galinasbooks Any questions or comments leave them below. Our website: www.galinasbooks.com Have a wonderful day.
School Supplies Song
 
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It’s a fun School Supplies Song for kids! Teach and learn English classroom words with this original music video. FREE WORKSHEET included! Great for young children, ESL/EFL students, or babies. It’s EASY to sing along and young learners will love it. Get a FREE WORKSHEET just for this video here at our website: http://www.englishtreetv.com/school-supplies-song-resources.html You can support us and purchase our School Supplies Video Collection here: https://sellfy.com/p/JuGz/ Learn the words pencil, sharpener, eraser, ruler, book, scissors, chair, desk, pen, and bag. Sing along and share your thoughts by leaving a comment below! ***** Teaching and learning English should be fun! English Tree TV creates high quality animated music videos to help children and students around the world learn English. Perfect for young English learners, ESL or EFL students, kids, toddlers, and babies. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for a great new music video every month! http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4GaQ9fCH5IpAq1AImj7XuQ?sub_confirmation=1 For lots of great teaching resources including worksheets, flashcards, power points and lesson plans, visit our website: http://www.englishtreetv.com Like us on Facebook and interact with the community, too. https://www.facebook.com/englishtreetv Happy learning and singing, and see you soon! Music and animation written, performed, and made by Adam Williams-Walters. Copyright 2015 Adam Williams-Walters/English Tree TV, All rights reserved.
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ESLgold Articles Video
 
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In the new ESLgold.com Articles video ESL students will learn about referring to articles in English properly. ESLgold.com is the world's largest repository of ESL learning resources, including, videos, examples, quizzes, tests, and tools. Visit www.ESLgold.com today and start learning English faster and easier than ever before!
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Articles (a, an, the) - Lesson 1 - 7 Rules For Using Articles Correctly - English Grammar
 
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In this lesson, learn the 7 rules for using articles in English correctly. Also see - MOST COMMON MISTAKES IN ENGLISH & HOW TO AVOID THEM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dax90QyXgI&list=PLmwr9polMHwsR35rD9spEhjFUFa7QblF9 For more FREE English lessons, SUBSCRIBE to this channel. Transcript: Hello and welcome. In this lesson, I will teach you the seven rules that you need to know for using articles in English correctly. Articles are the words ‘a’, ‘an’, and ‘the’. There is a final quiz at the end of the lesson for you to test your understanding. OK, the first rule is about where to use ‘a’ and where to use ‘an’. So rule number one is use ‘a’ before a consonant sound, and ‘an’ before a vowel sound. So in all of these words – you see that they start with a consonant sound. Cat starts with /k/, dog starts with /d/, boy with /b/, girl with /g/, house with /h/ and tree with /t/. So we say ‘a cat’, ‘a dog’, ‘a boy’, ‘a girl’, ‘a house’, ‘a tree’ etc. Notice that in natural speech, we don’t say ‘a’, we say ‘uh’ – like ‘a cat’. In this next set of words, you see that, they all start with a vowel sound – apple starts with /ae/, engineer starts with /e/, ice-cream with /ai/, old with /o/, umbrella with /uh/. So we say ‘an apple’, ‘an engineer’, ‘an ice-cream cone’, ‘an old womman’, ‘an umbrella’ and so on. In speech, we don’t say ‘an’, we say /ən/. Let’s do a small exercise. You see ten items on the screen. For each one, I want you to say if you would use ‘a’ or ‘an’ before it. Stop the video, think about it, then play the video again and check. OK here are the answers. Did you get them all right? I want to focus on items number seven to ten because these are a little tricky. Number seven is ‘a university’ because even though ‘university’ starts with the letter ‘u’ the first sound of the word is not a vowel sound. We don’t say /ooniversity/. We say /yoo-nə- vər-si-ty/ so that first sound is a /y/ sound, which a consonant sound, so we say ‘a university.’ Number eight is similar. The word ‘European’ starts with a /y/ sound, so ‘a European tour.’ In number nine, the spelling has an ‘h’ at the start but that ‘h’ is silent. We don’t say /hau-ər/, we say /au-ər/. The first sound is an /au/ sound which is a vowel sound, so this is ‘an hour’. In the same way, in number ten, we say MA. ‘M’ starts with an /e/ sound which is again a vowel sound, so ‘an MA in English’. OK let’s move on to rule number two: Use ‘a’ and ‘an’ ONLY with singular, countable nouns. We say that a noun is countable if we can count it – one, two, three, four etc. All of these words on the screen are countable. We can say one elephant, three cars, ten teachers, five hundred onions and so on. Now if you talk about one person or thing, like one elephant or one car, then that’s called a singular noun and if you say ten teachers or five hundred onions, those are called plural nouns. Uncountable nouns cannot be counted in this way. Nouns like water, sugar, milk, love, anger, knowledge are some examples. If you think about it, you cannot say “I drank four waters” or “I want eight milks”. To a person, you can say “I love you” but you can’t say “I have five loves for you” – that doesn’t make any sense. So these are all uncountable. Alright, so the rule is - you can only use ‘a’ and ‘an’ if you’re talking about one person or one thing. Let’s do another quick exercise. Here are ten items again. This time, you see ‘a’ or ‘an’ before the nouns, but some of these are wrong. They should NOT have ‘a’ or ‘an’ before them. Stop the video, identify the mistakes, then play the video again and check. OK, here are the answers. Number three is wrong because ‘shirts’ is a plural and you cannot use ‘a’ or ‘an’ before a plural noun. Number five is wrong because ‘happiness’ is uncountable, so again, ‘a’ or ‘an’ cannot be used there. The same goes for number six – water is uncountable. Number nine is wrong because ‘doctors’ is a plural – you can say ‘a doctor’ but not ‘a doctors’. And finally, in number ten, advice is an uncountable noun – so you cannot ask for ‘an advice’. Now a quick note here: the article ‘the’ can be used with all kinds of nouns – singular or plural countable nouns, and uncountable nouns. OK, so let’s now talk about how to choose between ‘a’ or ‘an’ and ‘the’. Here’s rule number three: Use ‘a’ or ‘an’ to talk about a person or thing unknown to your listener. And use ‘the’ to talk about a person or thing known to your listener. For example, “My sister has two computers: a PC and a laptop. The PC is quite old but the laptop is brand new.” I say ‘a PC’ and ‘a laptop’ because that’s the first time I’m mentioning the two computers. That is, until this point, they are unknown to you, the listener.
Views: 834942 Learn English Lab
Learn English Easy  success for ESL Students Video Learning Program
 
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Learn about famous aircraft while improving your vocabulary and speech. Listen to the English teacher read the articles and then you read them out loud to improve your speech patterns. Get the complete program of 20 famous aircraft English tutorial learning program. http://learn-english-easy.com
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How to write the perfect newspaper article
 
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Whether you're revising for exams, or just looking for a quick revision guide, this useful video will help you achieve the perfect mark newspaper article. Thanks for watching! Please subscribe and then keep revising: register for HUNDREDS of FREE videos covering English, Maths and Science for GCSE and A-Level revision at http://tuitionkit.com
Views: 204668 The English Teacher
Advanced English Grammar ESL Lesson - Conditionals
 
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Chalk 'n' Talk, available to download from http://www.businessenglishpod.com/category/grammar/, is a series of ESL video lessons exploring advanced English grammar topics. In this lesson, Brian reviews the three basic conditionals: first (probable) conditional, second (improbable) conditional and third (past improbable) conditional.
Learn English with 5 Jokes
 
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http://www.engvid.com/ Do you want to be the life of the party? Do you like clever word jokes? This is the lesson for you! Learn to understand five easy jokes that use double meanings to be funny. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll learn. Watch the lesson, then take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/learn-english-with-5-jokes/
Articles (A, an, the, some)
 
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This video explains when to use a, an, the, some, and no article, depending on the context of the sentence. I teach English to adult international students, immigrants, and refugees in US colleges and universities. I teach all levels from beginner to advanced, and I have a passion for English grammar. For grammar instruction, I use a flipped classroom model, giving my students video lectures to watch for homework, and then doing more challenging and engaging practice together during class time. Most of the videos on this channel are videos that I've made specifically for my in-person students, but I share them here so that other teachers and students can make use of them. I also occasionally share classroom activities that help students to get moving and engaged while practicing the language.
Views: 110 TeacherWhatIDo
42 Minutes of Intermediate English Listening Comprehension
 
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This is the best video to get started with Intermediate English listening comprehension! Don’t forget to create your free account here https://goo.gl/negdVm to access personalized lessons, tons of video series, wordlists and more! ↓Check how below↓ Step 1: Go to https://goo.gl/negdVm Step 2: Sign up for a Free Lifetime Account - No money, No credit card required Step 3: Achieve Your Learning Goal and master English the fast, fun and easy way! In this video, you’ll challenge your English listening comprehension skills. You will listen to small dialogues for Intermediate Level by English native speakers. This is THE place to start if you want to start learning English, and improve both your listening and speaking skills. Follow and write to us using hashtag #EnglishClass101 - Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/EnglishClass101 - Google Plus : https://plus.google.com/+EnglishClass101 - Twitter : https://twitter.com/EnglishClass101
As Tsunami Robbed Life... (NY TIMES article-reading for ESL students)
 
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Reading this ESL article to my students. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/24/world/asia/24burial.html?src=me As Tsunami Robbed Life, It Also Robs Rite of Death 1. neither the time or the place/not the time or the place: (set) It is neither the time or the place (for jokes). 2. a proper goodbye: a real complete goodbye. 3. homely: ugly 4. to house: to hold 5. an incinerator: a burner 6. to sunder: to destroy 7. raw: rough 8. wind-whipped: experiencing strong wind 9. a procession: a slow march 10. a trench: a ditch, a furrow, 溝 11. to partition: to separate 12. plywood: cheap thin wood glued together 13. rude: a) impolite, b) shocking, c) crude, d) socially incorrect 14. to shoulder: to carry, to bear 15. unbearable: unable to stand, 耐えられない 16. to fall to sb: to be sb's duty or job 17. poignant: touching 18. much less (set): Ex: He can't read hiragana, much less kanji., I can't run 1 kilometer, much less a full marathon. 19. a furrow: a trench, a ditch 20. cremation: 火葬, to cremate:火葬する, crematory: 火葬場 21. universal: common everywhere 22. a rite: a ritual 23. elaborate: complicated, sophisticated 24. to be rooted in st: to become firmly established, settled, or entrenched. 25. to collide: to crash, to conflict 26. rural: country 27. to presume: to think st 28. aging: old and getting older 29. to accommodate: to fit 30. but: only 31. concerned: worried 32. to decompose: to rot 33. reluctantly: to do st with feelings of hesitation 34. to resort to noun/verbing: to do st that you did not want to do but you must do because of the situation 35. to follow suit: to do the same 36. to secure: to get, to acquire 37. a mourner: a person who grieves or shows sadness when someone else dies 38. to inter: to bury, an interment: a burial 土葬, 埋葬 39. diverse: mixed 40. an evacuee:避難者 41. clad in: dressed in 42. to flee: to run away 43. dress: clothes 44. a template: a pattern 45. wrenching: very sad 46. to vary: to change 47. wife of seven years: wife for seven years 48. a matter of st: 《a ~》~の問題、およそ~、せいぜい~くらいのところ 49. stranded: left somewhere and unable to get home or to a safe place. Example: My car broke down, stranding me in the country. 50. to contain: to control, to hold in 51. the dread: a feeling of fear and desperation or sadness 52. fate: result 53. to immerse oneself: to bury oneself 54. to ferry sb: to carry sb 55. to be swept away:ながされる 56. portable: st that can be moved 57. incense: お香 58. to shield: to protect 59. a coffin/a casket: 棺桶 60. military precision: very exact timing 61. a salute: a military type greeting 62. a bureaucracy: the non-elected government (workers) 63. to imbue: to inspire 64. on cue: at a signaled time 65. to shepherd: to guide 66. compressed: pressed 67. to regard: to think of 68. essential: things you must have 69. gear: stuff, tools, special clothing etc. 70. the afterlife: heaven, etc. 71. upright: vertically, in a standing position 72. to wrestle: to struggle 73. presence: existence, 気配, 存在すること 74. on the cusp of: almost 75. trappings of life: things we need in this life, 人生[生活]を彩るもの (irodorumono)
Views: 134 ActionStudent
The Shift from Engaging Students to Empowering Learners
 
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We often talk about what it means to move from compliance to engagement. It’s the idea of creating an environment where students want to learn rather than have to learn.  But if we want students to be creative, self-directed learners we need to go beyond student engagement and into empowerment.  But this requires some paradigm shifts.  That’s right. We’re going to be talking shift.  Here’s what I mean: The empowered classroom is a shift from giving choices to inspiring possibilities It’s what happens when you move from making the subject interesting to tapping into student interests; when you go from saying “you must learn this” to asking “what do you want to learn?”   It’s a shift from taking assessments to assessing your own learning, it’s an iterative process full of mistakes that ultimately lead to success.   It’s a shift from the teacher asking all the questions to the students asking their own questions, where they chase the inquiry process and take learning off-road. It’s a shift from uncritical consuming to critical consuming and creating. Here students move from critical consuming to inspiration to creativity, where they use the design process to launch their work to the world. It’s a shift from differentiating instruction to personalizing learning  And it’s a shift from rigid to adjustable systems so that students own the process. They can set their own pace, choose their own formats, and decide what resources they want to use to accomplish their goals.  It’s a shift in mindset from compliance to self-direction.  In other words, it’s a shift toward student ownership. When that happens, our students become the creative, critical thinkers who change the world.
Views: 35576 John Spencer
English Grammar Course For Beginners:  Basic English Grammar
 
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Hello here is a great and free English grammar course taught by Esther. Esther is an American teacher from California. It is the best video course for beginner students. Esther teaches English articles, pronouns, prepositions, adjectives, etc. This video is perfect to help you improve your English speaking, listening, writing, and reading. ———————————— Join Us to Support Us! ———————————— https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_OskgZBoS4dAnVUgJVexcw/join 0:00 Beginner English Introduction 0:57 Vowels and Consonants 5:57 a/an + Noun 11:26 Singular / Plural Nouns 20:45 Subjective Pronouns 26:53 Subjective Pronouns + Be 33:44 Subjective Pronouns + Be + Not 38:43 'be' Verb Pronoun Questions 49:54 Review #1 - Subjective Pronouns 53:12 Grammar Check Up #1 58:55 What + Be Verb Questions 1:03:43 This / That 1:07:32 These / Those 1:11:58 This / That / These / Those Practice 1:13:47 Possessive Adjectives 1:21:46 Possessive Pronouns 1:27:04 Grammar Check Up #2 1:34:16 Articles + Noun 1:40:47 Prepositions: in / on / under 1:45:44 Beginner Adjectives 1:50:13 Grammar Check Up #3 1:57:41 Have / Has 2:01:59 Don't / Doesn't Have Questions 2:06:26 Do / Does Have Questions 2:10:42 Grammar Check Up #4 ———————————— Check us out! ———————————— Please support us through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ShawEnglish Website: http://www.shawenglish.com Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shawenglish/ Learn English With Robin (Facebook Group) https://www.facebook.com/groups/162048911162706/ Learn English With Robin (Whatsapp, Skype, Line, WeChat, KakaoTalk) https://shawenglish.com/skype-online-english-lessons/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shawenglishonline/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShawEnglishNow Naver Café (네이버 카페): http://cafe.naver.com/shawenglish ———————————— Message from Robin Shaw ———————————— Hello, I am Robin Shaw. Thank you for watching my videos. I’m a Canadian who lives in Korea, but loves to travel to many countries and meet students. I have been an English teacher for almost 20 years. I love teaching students from around the world. Please help and support this channel by subscribing, commenting, sharing, and clicking ‘like’ on my videos. ———————————— My Other Channel ———————————— If you are interested in Korea, this is my other YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ConnectKoreaMedia Website: http://www.connectkorea.com Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/connectkorea/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/connectkorea/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConnectKoreaNow
Views: 2487664 Shaw English Online
French Partitive Articles: du, de la, des, de l', de, d'
 
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Alexa teaches you about the French Partitive Articles du, de la, des, de and l' and when they change to de and d'. SUPPORT GUIDE and EXCLUSIVE VIDS at ► https://learnfrenchwithalexa.com ---------------------------------------------- TAKE YOUR FRENCH TO THE NEXT LEVEL My Website ► https://learnfrenchwithalexa.com My YouTube ► http://learnfren.ch/YouTubeLFWA My Blog ► https://learnfrenchwithalexa.com/blog Support me on Patreon ► https://patreon.com/french Test Yourself ► https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com My Soundcloud ► https://soundcloud.com/learnfrenchwithalexa ---------------------------------------------- GET SOCIAL WITH ALEXA AND HER STUDENTS YouTube ► http://learnfren.ch/YouTubeLFWA Facebook ► http://learnfren.ch/faceLFWA Twitter ► http://learnfren.ch/twitLFWA LinkedIn ► http://learnfren.ch/linkedinLFWA Newsletter ► http://learnfren.ch/newsletterLFWA Google+ ► http://learnfren.ch/plusLFWA ---------------------------------------------- LEARN FRENCH WITH ALEXA T-SHIRTS T-Shirts ► http://learnfren.ch/tshirtsLFWA ---------------------------------------------- MORE ABOUT LEARN FRENCH WITH ALEXA'S 'HOW TO SPEAK' FRENCH VIDEO LESSONS Alexa Polidoro a real French teacher with many years' experience of teaching French to adults and children at all levels. People from all over the world enjoy learning how to speak French with Alexa's popular online video and audio French lessons. They're fun, friendly and stress-free! It's like she's actually sitting there with you, helping you along... Your very own personal French tutor. Please Like, Share and Subscribe if you enjoyed this video. Merci et Bisou Bisou xx ---------------------------------------------- Ready to take your French to the next level? Visit ► https://learnfrenchwithalexa.com to try out Alexa's popular French courses.
ESL Reading Lesson | Mother Teresa Article
 
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Read about Mother Teresa and a woman (J. Breezer Rickey) who worked with her in Calcutta. Then listen to some tips about how to improve your English. In the comments write about how you have learned something more from experience than school. The article can be found here: http://luc.edu/loyolamagazine/almamatters/alumnivoices/archive/motherteresa.shtml About Me My name is Nikki Lubing. I have been teaching since 2005. In May of 2016 I quit my job as a public school teacher and started working independently. I now primarily teach ESL online, but I also tutor both adults and kids. The subjects I teach outside of ESL include Spanish, literacy and social studies. My channel is focused on helping ESL students and ESL teachers. However, I have many interests and you might just see some videos on other topics that I am passionate about. Be sure to subscribe and leave comments so I can create videos that you want to see. Free Books My FREE ebook: Four Steps to Speaking English Fluently in 3 Months Learn English Daily: A book for intermediate students to learn verbs, phrasal verbs, idioms and practice English daily Connect My Website http://nikkilubing.com/schedule-a-lesson/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/teachernikki/ Twitter https://twitter.com/teachernikki_ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nikkilubing/ Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/113946180604366713213
Views: 351 Nikki Lubing
How to teach 'I like' 'I don't like' to ESL Students, Warm up and Expansion in Dada
 
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Hi Guys, In this video I am sharing with you how to teach your trial class students or regular students the question and answer 'Do you like...?' 'I like..' 'I don't like...'. This can be used in your class as a warm-up and then class expansion when you are teaching the main lesson topic. Have fun teaching with Dada! Teacher Nicola Subscribe to my channel! :-D
Views: 575 Nicola Payne
Tips for Assessing ELL students
 
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Alfredo Artiles explains that teachers need to assess ELL students over time, in both their languages, and in a variety of performance assessments.
Views: 6710 Teaching Tolerance
Speaking English: Lesson #19 - Articles, Part 2
 
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Be our friend on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hungry-for-English/104156726357194?sk=wall Follow us on Google+! https://plus.google.com/u/0/103723511952183951929/posts Check out our website!: http://www.hungryforenglish.com/ Welcome to our free ESL YouTube series! If you want to learn how to speak English, you've come to the right place. Our online lessons are created to get you speaking English in an intuitive way. As often as possible, we want to show you what we are talking about. You won't find much in the way of written text on our videos and that is intentional. We want you to think about English speaking in the same way that we all learned to speak our native languages as babies - by hearing it instead of reading it. Our program is designed to be an immersion experience. By watching our lessons you will form a direct link in your brain between an object and the English word for that object - without needing to translate via your native language. This video will teach you about how to choose between the articles "a" and "an." We use "a" before nouns that begin with a consonant and "an" before nouns that begin with a vowel. As awesome as our videos are, you can't learn English by just watching them. (We're great, but not that great!) English learning requires practice. You need to speak, and you need to speak out loud. When you see a mouth icon in the upper left corner of our videos, that's a sign that it's your turn to talk. Take this time to get in some practice! Repeat the words and sentences that we're saying. If we ask a question, answer it out loud. Rewind the video as many times as you need to until you can do it without our help. Don't be shy. Your parents, your siblings, and your friends might laugh at you a bit, but they're secretly jealous of how much progress you're making learning English. Better yet, ask them to practice out loud with you. Feel free to upload video responses of yourself practicing out loud so we and your fellow students can give you constructive feedback and advice. We sure hope you're Hungry For English! Good luck and have fun! 私たちの自由なESL YouTubeのシリーズへようこそ!あなたが英語をオンラインで話せるようにしたい場合は、適切な場所に来ている。 مرحبا بكم في سلسلة المجانية يوتيوب ESL! إذا كنت تريد أن تتعلم كيف تتكلم الانجليزية على الانترنت، كنت قد وصلنا إلى المكان الصحيح. 欢迎来到我们免费的ESL YouTube的系列!如果你想学会讲英语在线的,你来对地方了。 歡迎來到我們的免費 ESL YouTube的系列!如果你想學英語在線,你來對了地方。 Maligayang pagdating sa aming libreng mga serye ng ESL YouTube! Kung nais mong malaman na nagsasalita ng Ingles online, ikaw na dumating sa tamang lugar. Bienvenue dans notre série libre ESL YouTube! Si vous voulez apprendre à parler anglais en ligne, vous avez frappé à la bonne place. Willkommen bei unserem kostenlosen ESL YouTube-Serie! Wenn Sie lernen, Englisch online sprechen wollen, sind Sie bei uns genau richtig. हमारा मुफ्त ESL यूट्यूब श्रृंखला में आपका स्वागत है है! यदि आप करने के लिए ऑनलाइन अंग्रेजी बोलते सीखना चाहते हैं, तो आप सही जगह पर आए हैं. Selamat datang untuk gratis seri kami YouTube ESL! Jika Anda ingin belajar bagaimana berbicara bahasa Inggris, Anda telah datang ke tempat yang tepat. 무료 ESL 유튜브 시리즈에 오신 것을 환영합니다! 당신이 영어를 배우려면, 당신은 바로 찾아오셨습니다. Bem-vindo ao nosso livre série YouTube ESL! Se você quer aprender a falar Inglês, você veio ao lugar certo. Добро пожаловать на наш бесплатный серии ESL YouTube! Если вы хотите научиться говорить по-английски, вы пришли в нужное место. Bienvenido a nuestro libre series ESL YouTube! Si usted quiere aprender a hablar Inglés, usted ha venido al lugar correcto. ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ฟรี ESL ของเราชุด YouTube! ถ้าคุณต้องการเรียนรู้วิธีการพูดภาษาอังกฤษที่คุณได้มาสถานที่ที่เหมาะสม Chào mừng bạn đến với miễn phí loạt YouTube ESL của chúng tôi! Nếu bạn muốn tìm hiểu làm thế nào để nói tiếng Anh, bạn đã đến đúng nơi.
Views: 9229 Hungry For English
Learn English and Improve Vocabulary through Story: Swan lake (level 1)
 
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A beautiful white swan with a gold crown on its head was swimming there. Ozlowe decided to kill the animal for Prince’s pleasure and shot an arrow. Prince Zigfried tried to stop his servant but it was too late... Now watching video to find out what happen!
English for Hong Kong School Students - How to use Articles?  Part 1
 
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Author : John Learn how to use articles (a, an, the) with different nouns. Nouns include common nouns, abstract nouns, phrases and idioms, collective nouns, and generalization of nouns. http://www.pmptrain.com
Views: 18 PMPTRAIN
Classroom objects 3D for kids ǀ Learn school supplies for students ǀ English classroom video
 
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3D #classroomobjects for kids help the young ones to know all the #schoolsupplies. It will be fun for the little students to know the things around them in the classroom. Kids can learn basic English vocabulary by classroom objects. Each word in this video is represented by an image and text. Along with school going kids, this video helps babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Objects that are shown in this video are Black board, wall clock, bag, pencil, sharpener, eraser, ruler, book, chair, desk, pen, markers, pencil case. This is an effective and fun way of learning English vocabulary and the things mostly used by kids. Share, Like our videos, Subscribe our channel for more interesting videos : https://www.youtube.com/nurseryrhymeszone Google+ : https://plus.google.com/103367882229049960405 Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/NurseryRhymeszone/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/nurseryrhymesz Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/nurseryrhymeszone/?hl=en Website : http://nurseryrhymeszone.com/
ESL Class - Advanced Listening Skills
 
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ESL Listening Skills Class. Listen to the teacher provide listening exercises to students.
Views: 2265 Simon D Yates
Adjectives for Kids | Language Arts Video Lesson
 
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Learn about adjectives in this language arts lesson for kids. There is also a fun kids quiz at the end of the adjectives video, so be sure and pay attention so you are able to get them right! ❤ Homeschool Pop? Join our team and get tattoos here: http://homeschoolpop.com Special thanks to Kanchan Singh for the idea of this adjectives video! Thanks for watching this Homeschool Pop video! Be sure and subscribe for more videos, comment and let us know what you think, and join Team Pop! Adjectives for Kids | Language Arts Video Lesson Adjectives Adjectives for kids language arts video lesson language arts adjectives first grade adjectives second grade adjectives school house rock adjectives song
Views: 273572 Homeschool Pop
[Reading article for ESL students] Soccer Nadeshiko Japan make triumphant homecoming
 
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[Reading article for ESL students] Soccer: Nadeshiko Japan make triumphant homecoming NARITA, Japan (Kyodo) -- Japan's women's national team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Tuesday, two days after being crowned world champions for the first time in Germany following a 3-1 penalty shootout win over the United States. Hundreds of fans, many wearing blue national team shirts, and a media throng were at Narita airport to welcome home the players as they filed through the arrivals lounge amid an explosion of camera flashes. Reserve goalkeeper Miho Fukumoto was holding the trophy as the players came through to the arrival area, where they were first greeted with handshakes from Japan Football Association vice president Kozo Tashima and technical director Hiromi Hara. Japan's star player Homare Sawa, the tournament's MVP and Golden Boot winner with five goals, looked relaxed and smiled as she waved to cheering fans. Japan's World Cup victory, the first by an Asian team, is one of the biggest sporting achievements in the country's history and has provided a welcome boost four months after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan's northeast coast, triggering an ongoing nuclear crisis. Saki Kumagai completed a fairytale finish with the decisive spot kick in the shootout as Japan stunned favorites the United States after a 2-2 draw in extra time in the final in Frankfurt. The team won the fair play award and also had four players picked for the World Cup all-star squad. A press conference in Tokyo is scheduled for later Tuesday. (Mainichi Japan) July 19, 2011
Views: 681 ActionStudent
How to annotate text while reading
 
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These 11 annotation techniques will bring your reading comp to the next level!
Views: 90270 SchoolHabits
Older English-Learners Face 'Restricted' Opportunities to Learn
 
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English-language-learner services are designed to prevent educational inequity, but for some students, the specialized services may be reinforcing it, argues Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist in the Latin American and Latino Studies department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The diminished expectations and social stigma tied to the ELL status often means that middle- and high school-age English-learners are linguistically and academically isolated with less access to a school’s full curriculum and English-speaking peers. Estrada argues that developing a common definition and exit criteria for English-learners could help solve the problem. Read more: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/10/12/bilingual-education-poised-for-a-comeback-in.html ____________________ Want more stories about schools across the nation, including the latest news and unique perspectives on education issues? Visit www.edweek.org. About Education Week: Education Week is America’s most trusted source of independent K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion. Our work serves to raise the level of understanding and discourse about education among school and district leaders, policymakers, researchers, teachers, and the public. Published by the nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week has been providing award-winning coverage of the field for over 35 years. Follow Education Week: - Subscribe to our Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=educationweek - On Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/edweek/ - On Twitter at https://twitter.com/educationweek/ - On LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/education-week To license video footage from Editorial Projects in Education please contact the Education Week Library at [email protected]
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What books should I read to improve my English
 
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http://www.engvid.com/ As a teacher, one of the most common questions I receive from students is "What books should I read to improve my English?" In this video, I give a couple of suggestions that you can purchase or find for free online! This video also includes 10 vocabulary words which are featured in the books I mention. After watching the video and completing the quiz, check out the following websites for more information: • List of books and authors in public domain: http://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/public-domain • Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Mystery-Imagination-Penguin-Readers-Edition/dp/1405862548/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1378173927&sr=8-5&keywords=tales+of+mystery+and+imagination+penguin+readers • Sherlock Holmes Short Stories on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Sherlock-Stories-Penguin-Readers-Edition/dp/1405865237/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1378174011&sr=8-4&keywords=sherlock+holmes+short+stories+penguin+readers • Penguin Readers homepage: http://www.penguinreaders.com/ And don't forget to take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/books-to-improve-english/
'A Lot of Inadequate' Teaching of English-Learners
 
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Patricia Gándara, a research professor and co-director of the Civil Rights Projects at the University of California, Los Angeles, says that an overemphasis on English-language-learner reclassification in research and classrooms has hamstrung efforts to answer an important question: What does it take to be a competent, high-quality teacher for ELLs? Reclassification is important, but it shouldn’t be the end goal; how students benefit from the English-learners programs should take precedence, Gándara argues. Read more: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/10/12/bilingual-education-poised-for-a-comeback-in.html ____________________ Want more stories about schools across the nation, including the latest news and unique perspectives on education issues? Visit www.edweek.org. About Education Week: Education Week is America’s most trusted source of independent K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion. Our work serves to raise the level of understanding and discourse about education among school and district leaders, policymakers, researchers, teachers, and the public. Published by the nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week has been providing award-winning coverage of the field for over 35 years. Follow Education Week: - Subscribe to our Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=educationweek - On Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/edweek/ - On Twitter at https://twitter.com/educationweek/ - On LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/education-week To license video footage from Editorial Projects in Education please contact the Education Week Library at [email protected]
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Articles - How to use A, An, and The.
 
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English video for basic skills students describing the use of articles.
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What Is The ESL?
 
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Instruction for english language learners may be known as a second (esl), foreign (efl), the globalization of business and influx immigrants to u. Chapter 6 who are esl students? Department of state. An esl teacher must be very patient as his or her students will not fluent in the english 25 feb 2016 monica has gone from teaching exclusively using a pull out model to mostly coteaching, and i feel that she sees benefits of each. English as a second or foreign language wikipediawhat is ell what esol. Either way, each of them can be a ready resource for your esl vs bilingual education many people believe that both mean the same thing and used interchangeably. Tesol tesol releases report on preparation of esl teachers. English as a second language (esl), also called english foreign (efl), is an study program for nonnative speakers. Pull out esl instruction means that the teacher pulls students of general education classroom to work in a small group 11 may 2016 based on outcomes convening teachers, administrators, and policy leaders, preparation educator era bilingual english as second language (esl) endorsements are for undergraduate or graduate who pursuing, have earned, 4 aug 2009 motivation has long been major problem most teachers foreign not only uk brings esports egx with premiership finals! 1 day 13 september 16 17, one new york. These programs hire teachers that are often bilingual who there to help students develop their speaking, writing, reading, and what is an esl program? An program coursework designed looking learn english as second, third, or in some cases, fourth language. Esl students esl directory what is esl? Research 5 steps to study abroad success esldirectory. October 28 29, esl one hamburg. Have both driven the growth of english language learners and need for educators who 21 apr 2012 have you ever wanted to become an as a second (esl) teacher? Esl teachers unique opportunity interact with thus, many schools (ell) programs, also known speakers other individuals searching how esl teacher found articles, information, resources on this page helpful internet slang is designed explain what meaning. Oxford university press. Esl students esl directory a url? Q applyesl navi step. These programs hire teachers that are often bilingual who there to help students develop their. By nancy robinson, barbara keogh & ochan kusuma powell. Step by step guide study. How to become an esl teacher. Bilingual and english as a second language (esl) endorsement ways of motivating efl esl students in the classroom eslgaming top 10 websites for teacher busy teacheresl learn vshow classrooms differ. Most esl programs have small classes so that students receive individual attention from their teachers an program is coursework designed to help who are looking learn english as second, third, or in some cases, fourth language. What is what an esl certification? Blog teaching english as a second language (esl) teach. Esl mean? definition meaning of esl teach
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Service-Learning as a pedagogy to promote English for Academic Purposes
 
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Abstract: It has often been noted that English as a Second Language (ESL) students are more commonly passive recipients, not active contributors, of service-learning. This essay critically reviews 62 research articles and book chapters (1998-2011) in which ESL students are participants of service-learning courses, in order to examine how ESL students are currently perceived by service-learning practitioners from a variety of disciplines, and how ESL instructors can take charge in improving this perception. The literature was divided into two main categories based on the ESL students' role in the community service: 44 articles assigned ESL students a Passive role, while only 18 articles allowed an Active role to be given to the ESL students. Findings demonstrate that while passive courses are well-intentioned, they often foster six negative dimensions in the relationships between the American college students and the ESL students they serve: (1) reinforce the default hierarchy, (2) maintain an underlying sense of othering, (3) emphasize the privileges of American students, (4) stop at reciprocal benefits rather than challenge reciprocal agency, (5) expose American students just enough to reinforce socially sanctioned stereotypes, and (6) encourage the idea that one must be a citizen of the community to contribute to it. On the other hand, findings also show that when ESL students are given the opportunity to actively contribute to the community, a number of issues developed with the American students are largely left untouched by the ESL instructor. Seven of these issues are (1) the extent to which the service is fully integrated into the course curriculum, (2) accommodations for continuity of abilities, (3) ongoing critical reflection, (4) Dewey's definition of a truly educational experience, (5) valuing of community, (6) incorporation of technology, and (7) global citizenship. Having identified six problems with the Passive articles and seven opportunities for improvement in the Active articles, the author describes a curriculum of ideal courses which challenge international university students in an English-speaking environment to serve the community as an integrated part of their coursework. These ESL students would tutor children in a YMCA afterschool program, raise money to prevent local homelessness, and record oral history from senior citizens, all while reinforcing the language objectives met in the classroom.
Views: 1996 Jacqueline Chen

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