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Worksheets for language learning
 
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Vocabulary learning (874)
Worksheet illustrating syntax, collocation, connotation and register and an example of full vocabulary notebook entries
 
 

 

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Learning English (240)
Discussion sheet about Ss needs, strengths, weaknesses, ways of improving English etc
 
 

 

 

Reading passages for language learningPage top ↑
 
Cute cats could be key to learning new languages (759)
Wordcount: 724 Flesch: 54.1
 
 

 

Cute cats could be key to learning new languages (759)
Wordcount: 724 Flesch: 54.1
 
 

 

 

Audio for language learningPage top ↑
 
Learning in the womb (654)
How babies learn in the womb, and how they pick up accents at a young age
 
 

 

Speak any language instantly (780)
Two presenters discuss a Japanese machine that allows you to speak any language. They also explain some of the language they use.
 
 

 

 

Tools for language learningPage top ↑
 
Vocab Size Test (1278)
Paul Nation & David Beglar 2007 BNC Version (1-14k)
 
 

 

Phrasal Vocabulary Size Test (1279)
Ron Martinez 2011 San Francisco State University
 
 

 



Book references for language learningPage top ↑
 

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
 


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Politics and the US Election
Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Complete lesson pdf
 
 
Receptionist told to wear high heels or go home
Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Grammar notes: Comparison with as...as
Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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Grammar notes pdf