jueves, 28 de enero de 2016

Games to learn English

Website for students of English as a foreign language as a resource to study or review language. It was created by Owen, an English teacher at a university in Anhui province, China.

The site is very easy to use. It uses Wordpress and all the game content (pay attention to it) is made using Flash.

miércoles, 27 de enero de 2016

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. This genocide resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 2 million Gipsies, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. On 27 January 1945 Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp was liberated.

This International day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005. (Source: Wikipedia)

International Holocaust Remembrance Day and education:

UNESCO. International Day

UNESCO. Some resources:

Centre for Holocaust Educational

Holocaust Educational Trust

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Resources for Educators
YouTube. Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

domingo, 24 de enero de 2016

Poetry by Heart

Poetry is often among the topics which get dismissed as unimportant. However, it is a powerful instructional tool, and a relevant art to study at any age. Poetry enables teachers to teach their students how to write, read, and understand any text.

Poetry by Heart is a great resource for learning poets at primary schools. Most poems have an audio of the poet reading their poems.

lunes, 18 de enero de 2016


Challenging game that helps you increase your vocabulary by testing your ability to match definitions to words. You are given a definition the first letter of the word it is referring to, and 1 minute to solve it.

If you guess the correct word you will move on to the next puzzle. Every correct answer gives 20 points and 5 seconds to you. Be careful! You can also lose points.


viernes, 15 de enero de 2016

5 Minute English

5 Minute English has been designed to give you short and easy explanations and exercises. 

You can find answers to questions that other students have had about confusing things in English under the Questions and Answers section. You can also have access to articles on ESL topics.

5 Minute English includes ESL lessons on grammar, reading, vocabulary, listening, pronunciation and slang/ idioms.

miércoles, 13 de enero de 2016

Great video sites with CLIL content by Russell Stannard

Looking for content for your CLIL class in English? This video by Russell Stannard (from Teacher Training Videos) can be very useful for you.

viernes, 8 de enero de 2016

BITS English Language Learning

Useful page for audio stories with listening activities created by Skip Reske. The purpose of this collection of ESL resources is to help students improve their listening and reading comprehension of the English language.

In many of the podcast you can choose two listening speeds according to your level.

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