Focus on vocabulary and memory with these fun classroom activities

Vaughan Jones has more than 30 years’ experience as an EFL Teacher, Trainer and Author. He’s lived and worked in France, Japan and Spain and has worked closely with his co-author Sue Kay...
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4 key principles to help your students grow their vocabulary

Rachael Roberts is a teacher, teacher trainer (CELTA and DELTA) and materials writer. She has worked in countries all over the world, including Portugal, Brazil, Poland and the UK. Rachael is also a...
English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies Get some good grammar practice-and start speaking and writing well Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score....
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2265 Most Common Words In English

Most Common Words In English With 2,500 to 3,000 words, you can understand 90% of everyday English conversations. English newspaper and magazine articles, and English used in the workplace. The remaining 10% you'll be able...
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How Students Learn English from ‘Friends’ on American TV?

How Students Learn English from 'Friends' on American TV?Eighty-two percent of English learners polled by Kaplan International Colleges in 2012 said watching television helped them acquire the language. Twenty-six percent of the participants said the popular situation...
20 Common Canadian Slang Words American Should Know

20 Common Canadian Slang Words

20 Common Canadian Slang Words Well, Americans and Canadians speak the same language, right? Not quite; although it’s not easy to locate a Canadian in the US. For most part, they both sound alike and...
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2265 Most Common Words In English

Most Common Words In English With 2,500 to 3,000 words, you can understand 90% of everyday English conversations, English newspaper and magazine articles, and English used in the workplace. The remaining 10% you'll be able...
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TRANSPORT

USEFUL VOCABULARY (aero)plane(s) (bi)cycle(s) boat(s) bus(es) car(s) helicopter(s) lorry(lorries) moped(s) (motor)bike(s) ship(s) submarine(s) / sub(s) tanker(s) taxi(s) train(s) tram(s) tube train(s) / underground train(s) van(s) yacht(s) How do you get there? BY AIR At the airport. / On the runway. / In the air. At the airport. / On the helipad. / In the air. BY ROAD On the...
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SPORT

USEFUL VOCABULARY Common Sports Archery Badminton Cricket Cycling Darts Football (More Vocabulary) Golf Horse Racing Snooker Squash Table Tennis Tennis Contact Sports Boxing Judo Rugby Wrestling Water Sports Angling / Fishing Canoeing Kayaking Rowing Sailing Water Skiing Winter Sports Curling Ice Skating Skiing Less Usual Sports Croquet Fencing Hockey Lacrosse Polo Hunting / Skeet / Shooting Making enquiries Making enquiries BUYING A TICKET TO A SPORTING EVENT: I`d like four tickets please. Would you...
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SHOPPING

USEFUL VOCABULARY Shop(s) Customer(s) Cashier(s) Wallet(s) (m) Purse(s) (f) Scales Till(s) Shelf Shelves Barcode(s) Trolley(s) Lift(s) Bag(s) Basket(s) Changing Room(s) Escalator(s) Ways to pay Cheque(s) Cash Note(s) Coin(s) Credit card(s) Debit card(s) Where to buy what Chemist's Ladies Clothing Shop or Boutique Mens Clothing Shop or Tailor's Shoe Shop or Cobbler's Jeweller's Electrical Store Toy Shop or Toy Store Record Shop Book Shop Newsagent's Ironmonger's Optician's Haberdasher's All or most of the...
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POLITICS – ELECTIONS

USEFUL VOCABULARY THINGS YOU MIGHT SEE AROUND ELECTION TIME ballot paper(s) leaflet(s) / pamphlet(s) party political broadcast politician(s) poll card(s) poster(s) postal vote(s) vote(s) voting booth(s) NATURALLY SPEAKING Voting I'd like to register to vote. I'm on the electoral registry. I haven't had my poll card,...
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MONEY

Useful Vocabulary THE MAJOR CURRENCIES $ = Dollar € = Euro £ = Pound (Sterling) ¥ = Yen WAYS OF PAYING cash cheque(s) credit (slang - plastic) GENERAL MONEY VOCABULARY bank(s) cash box(es) cash machine(s) / ATM(s) cheque book(s) coin(s) note(s) piggy bank(s) poor purse(s) rich safe(s) till(s) wallet(s) PRONUNCIATION CLICK HERE Build Up A - Z of money...
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LIFE

Useful Vocabulary   Birth pregnant pregnancy A woman becomes pregnant. We say she's pregnant. She's having a baby. We call also call it a pregnancy. antenatal She goes to an antenatal clinic for check ups. Antenatal means "before birth", it's also...
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JOBS AND WORK – OFFICES

USEFUL VOCABULARY Double click on any word to listen to the pronunciation. (Allow popups). Binder(s) Calculator(s) Computer(s) Desk(s) Keyboard(s) Desk lamp(s) Diary (diaries) Envelope(s) Letter(s) Filing cabinet(s) Flipchart(s) Folder(s) Hole punch(es) Notice board(s) drawing pin(s) note(s) Office chair(s) / Executive chair(s) Paper clip(s) Post It Note(s) Paper (Sheet(s)...
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JOBS AND WORK – PROFESSIONS

USEFUL VOCABULARY DOUBLE CLICK ON ANY WORD TO LISTEN TO THE PRONUNCIATION. (ALLOW POPUPS). accountant(s) baker(s) barber(s) barman (barmen) builder(s) butcher(s) carpenter(s) cashier(s) chambermaid(s) chef(s) cleaner(s) dentist(s) doctor(s) electrician(s) engineer(s) fireman (firemen) fishmonger(s) flight attendant(s) hairdresser(s) judge(s) lawyer(s) nurse(s) optician(s) painter(s) photographer(s) plumber(s) policeman (policemen) porter(s) postman (postmen) receptionist(s) reporter(s) sales assistant(s) sales representative(s) scientist(s) secretary (secretaries) surgeon(s) tailor(s) teacher(s) technician(s) vet(s) waiter(s) welder(s) PRONUNCIATION - CLICK HERE BUILD UP TO FIND OUT WHAT SOMEONE'S JOB IS, YOU CAN ASK,...
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HUMAN BODY

Useful Vocabulary THE HUMAN BODY ANKLE | ARM | CHEST | FOOT | HAND | KNEE LEG | NECK | SHOULDER BACK | BOTTOM | CALF | ELBOW | HEAD HEEL | THIGH CLOSE UP ON THE HAND INDEX FINGER |...

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