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Practice word stress with this great free resource from Cambridge University Press.

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We’re sharing another activity from the Cambridge Copy Collection, this time we’re looking at pronunciation in the Be Understood! resource book. This fun classroom activity comes from Section 2: Syllables and Words and is perfect for engaging intermediate+ (B1+) students in pronunciation. Pronunciation Practice 1. Put students in pairs, Student A and B. Give each……

via Word stress intersect: pronunciation game — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

If you are anything like me, you are probably doing a lot of self-editing as part of your writing process. If so, you may have often wondered how many people would use one expression instead of another during a certain historical period; which version of a word was in use at the era of your book, […]

via Google Ngram: An Unlikely Grammar Tool — Nicholas C. Rossis

by Kate Woodford How do your friends behave at social events? Is one of them the life and soul of the party, chatting, laughing and dancing with everyone? Or perhaps you know a party pooper, someone who spoils other people’s enjoyment by refusing to join in and have fun. This week we’re looking at language that […]

via The life and soul of the party (How we behave at social events) — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog

By Anita Green “The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.” – Paul Halmos Ever since I started teaching, I have always aimed to provide students with high-quality maths lessons that contain strong links to real-life contexts. Students need a range of hands-on experiences that engage them in challenging and meaningful activities. When…

via Tips for implementing inquiry based maths in the primary classroom — Oxford Australia blog

In this article, we’re sharing an activity from the Games for Grammar Practice resource book, part of the Cambridge Copy Collection. This activity is part of the unit on present perfect and past perfect, suitable for an intermediate or upper-intermediate level, and includes free downloadable cards for use in the classroom. This game offers plenty……

via Before or after? grammar game — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

AI in the classroom. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has actually been around for decades. But only recently has it become an accessible tool for day-to-day tasks on our smartphones, picking strawberries, predicting crimes, and even English Language Teaching! What is Artificial Intelligence? A good working definition, which applies to the general understanding of AI, is Artificial…

via Artificial Intelligence | ELT EdTech — Oxford University Press

by Liz Walter It is common to ask young people about their hopes and plans for the future. This post looks at some words and phrases you can use to respond to such questions. We often use the general phrases I’m hoping/planning to … or I’d like to … : I’m hoping to become a vet. […]

via I’m hoping to become a vet: talking about our future lives — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog

By Janet Fellowes, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Edith Cowan University and author of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education (Oxford University Press) This article first appeared in Education Review It is very difficult to dispute the need for teachers to possess sounds literacy skills. Communication and literacy are central to teaching success…

via Universities have a crucial role to play in equipping teachers for the literacy classroom — Oxford Australia blog