ELTbase.com logo | Menu
 
 
 
ELTbase.com logo
 
 
 
 
skills-practice >
language learning
 

Language learning

See also:
skills:
languages
 
skills:
study skills
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Language learning:

 
 
document icon
Learning English
Discussion sheet about Ss needs, strengths, weaknesses, ways of improving English etc
 
 

 

document icon
Vocabulary learning
Worksheet illustrating syntax, collocation, connotation and register and an example of full vocabulary notebook entries
 
 

 

Related material from other sources

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
Learning in the womb external link icon
How babies learn in the womb, and how they pick up accents at a young age
 
 

 

Speak any language instantly external link icon
Two presenters discuss a Japanese machine that allows you to speak any language. They also explain some of the language they use.
 
 

 

 
 
 
Vocab Size Test external link icon
Paul Nation & David Beglar 2007 BNC Version (1-14k)
 
 

 

Phrasal Vocabulary Size Test external link icon
Ron Martinez 2011 San Francisco State University
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book book cover 

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book

Mark Hancock   Annie McDonald   
 
Unit 1 Personal details  Page 14   Writing a learning biography
 
 
Global Intermediate Coursebook book cover 

Global Intermediate Coursebook

Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
 
Unit 1 Language & Culture  Page 8   English for a specific purpose
Interview with ESP teacher who teaches aviation English
 
 
Global Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

Global Upper Intermediate students' book

Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
 
Unit 2 Right & Wrong  Page 27   Errors and mistakes in language learning
 
Unit 2 Right & Wrong  Page 29   Moving beyond the plateau
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 2 Generations  Page 23   vocabulary extra
Page about vocabulary study: word frequencies, using a dictionary, collocations
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
pdf logo
Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
pdf logo
Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
pdf logo
Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
pdf logo
Download Advanced (PDF)