jueves, 30 de junio de 2016

ENABLE  (European Network Against Bullying in Learning and Leisure Environments)

ENABLE (European Network Against Bullying in Learning and Leisure Environments) is an EU-funded project (supported by a Think Tank of 12 international experts and implemented by 6 core partners in five countries) whose aim is to combat bullying and contribute to the well-being of young people aged 11-14 through social and emotional development and peer education.

Their resources are designed to support the development of social-emotional learning skills and promote peer advocacy.

martes, 28 de junio de 2016


VocabSushi is an online vocabulary building service that helps you learn new vocabulary words through the context of real-world sentences from recent news articles.

Conceived and created by Jeff Novich, an SAT tutor in New York City, it is interesting for students studying for standardized tests, and is also perfect for anyone looking to expand his or her vocabulary to communicate more precisely.

You can sign up for free. A pro (paid) service for teachers is also available (video).

viernes, 24 de junio de 2016


Created in 2012 by Paul Adams, Teach-This.com is an interesting ESL & EFL teaching resources website. 

Teachers can download many teaching materials for use in the classroom: activities, lessons, worksheets, articles, games and ideas to help students improve their language skills.

Some resources are free. You can also purchase it and get the entire collection.

martes, 21 de junio de 2016


Audio books have become increasingly popular in recent years, as there are many benefits to listening to literature. Storynory can be a good resource to develop listening and reading skills. In case of ESL students, they will also benefit from hearing clear pronunciation and native speech patterns.

Storynory is a free website with a collection of stories sorted in categories such as fairytales, educational stories, junior stories, myths and world stories, classic audio books, and music and poems. It was founded in 1995 by Hugh Fraser and Matthew Lynn.

All their stories come with an HTML5 audio player that should work on most devices in use today. Users can read the text and/ or listen to the story.

sábado, 18 de junio de 2016

Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is a free (the computer version), award-winning series of games. The game has been funded by the Usborne Foundation, a charity set up to support initiatives to develop early literacy.

The game is for children in the first stages of learning to read, or for older children who need a bit more practice. There are three Teach Your Monster to Read games to play, covering 2 years of the reading journey.

All of the games will run on any normal laptop or desktop computer (including Apple Macs). Additionally for tablet users, our first game Teach Your Monster to Read: First Steps is now available on iPad.

viernes, 17 de junio de 2016

eTwinning ESL Group

If you would like to get involved in projects to improve your students’ English language skills, or get advice on teaching ESL from teachers from across Europe, visit the English as a Second Language (ESL) group on eTwinning. This group provides English teachers with a space for inspiration, collaboration, professional development and modernising ESL education through the use of ICT.

viernes, 10 de junio de 2016

English on the Rocks

Si tienes interés por trabajar recursos y ejercicios prácticos en inglés relacionados con la gramática, el léxico (vocabulario, falsos amigos, diferencias entre inglés americano y británico, slang...), curiosidades sobre la lengua y hasta un repertorio de canciones esta página podría responder a tus necesidades a través de sus muy diversos materiales, especialmente orientados al público de habla castellana.

miércoles, 8 de junio de 2016

The Origins of the English Language

The following TED-Ed Lesson by Claire Bowern, a linguistics professor at Yale, explores the origins of the English language in a very visual way.

Additional resources for classroom use (guided discussions, multiple choice and open answer questions) are available on http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-english-come-from-claire-bowern

miércoles, 1 de junio de 2016


Developed by Misha Wagner, with the help of Joe Groocock and based on an idea by Hoagy Cunningham, Timeglo.be uses data from Wikipedia and Dbpedia to show the location of over 20,000 historical events on an interactive 3D globe. 

You can search for events by date and by key words. More detailed information on Wikipedia is also provided, 

This resource lets you explore the history of the world in a very visual way. Very interesting tool for History teachers in CLIL programmes. 

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