Practise your English with our Academy Island game! | Exam preparation | Cambridge ESOL

Practise your English with our Academy Island game! | Exam preparation | Cambridge ESOL:

"An unknown alien life form lands on earth and has to learn English to get by in a range of social situations. Players of Academy Island have to progress through different difficulty levels by helping the alien use English in a range of situations such as shopping in a bakery and visiting places such as an art gallery and library. Our game is designed to help learners improve their English language ability, in a fun way."
Exam level: Preliminary, (PET), First (FCE), Advanced (CAE)
CEFR level: B1-C1
Skills practised: Reading

http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exam-preparation/games/academy-island-game.html

Hotel Transylvania Clips and Activities



Go to Simple English Videos and watch "Hotel Transylvania" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.yl.simpleenglishvideos.com/hotel-transylvania-1/

Video with more activities (writing prompt):
http://pilarsclassroom.blogspot.com.es/2012/10/hotel-transylvania.html

Go to Simple English Videos and watch "Hotel Transylvania" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.yl.simpleenglishvideos.com/hotel-transylvania-2/








Hansel & Gretel, Witch Hunters




Go to Simple English Videos and watch "Hansel & Gretel, Witch Hunters" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/hanselandgretel/

Monster University



Go to Simple English Videos and watch "Monster University" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/muclothes/

The Big Wedding



Go to Simple English Videos and watch "The Big Wedding" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/the-big-wedding/

The Perks of Being a Wallflower



Go to Simple English Videos and watch "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" trailer again. You can find the script there and play back any bits you haven't understood:
http://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/wallflower/

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

















Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.

Playlist for Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2AAEFCAF1D04E74E

Jane Eyre free audiobook at Librivox: 
http://librivox.org/jane-eyre-version-3-by-charlotte-bronte/

Jane Eyre free eBook at Project Gutenberg: 
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1260

Jane Eyre at Wikipedia:  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Eyre

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Dtizen Stories

Dtizen Stories

I love rainy days
Dinosaurs in swarms
The love stars
I wish I had a tree in my house
Alice in Wonderland
Farting competition
Dotty inventions
Bremen Town Musicians
Noahs Bed
A tiger that pounds
Finding a husband for Mr Moles’ daughter
Where are you all hiding
A dog of Flanders
Goldilocks and the three bears
The ugly duckling
The ants and the grasshopper
Aladdin’s Lamp
The Gingerbread Man
The goose with the golden eggs
Little Red Riding Hood
Country mouse and city mouse
Grandma’s scarf
What happened
The great big turnip
The princess and the pea
Goldilocks and the three bears
When I grow up
The spring party
The Shoemaker and the elves
The Little Mermaid
Ali Baba and the 40 thieves
The best cake in the jungle
I love my daddy
The pied piper of Hamelin
The golden goose
The happy prince
Dragons lovely fire
Boris winter
The ice plane
The blue bike
The frog and the ox
Snow White
The north wind and the sun
Karen and Hans
The Fox and the crow
Chicken little
Jack and the beanstalk
Cinderella
Belling the cat
The ant and the Grasshopper
The bear and the two friends
The crow and the peakock
The donkey and the load of salt
The fox and the crow
The rabbit and the tortoise
The fox and the stork
The rabbit and the turtle
The shepherd boy and the wolf
The wind and the sun
The man and the wolf
The frog prince
Puss in boots
Snow Queen
Thumbelina
Lazy Jack
The six swans
The greatest jumper
The six blind men and the elephant
Midas touch
The lion and the mouse
Pinocchio
The Little Red Hean
The monkey king
The wolf and the seven little goats
Mr Kim and Mr Park
The faithful tiger
The beans and the three sons
The talkative wife
The great dipper
The farmer and the cow
The farmer and the turnip
The liver of the rabbit
The fairy and the woodcutter
The magic spring
Kongji and Patji
The mouse and the fingernails
The sun and the moon
The wise man and the duck
The dog and the cat
Altair and Vega
The grateful Magpies
The magic box
A rooster and a phoenix
The teacher and the candies
The happy family and the unhappy
The two brothers
The silly tiger and the smart rabbit
The strangers in the mirror
Three golden plums
The foolish son
The farting daughter in law
The King with dunkey ears
The Elves and the shoemaker
The princess and the pea
Beauty and beast
The Three little pigs
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Reported Speech Activities, Ideas and Links

Reported Speech activities, ideas and links : A Journey in TEFL:

"It is mid-term break now. At the moment I’m enjoying myself reading blogathon posts and doing some preperation for the first week of the school. February will be a hectic month and I have to pre-plan everything.

Reported Speech is the grammar point that we will study but I want to challenge them with something different, fun and enjoyable so I checked what I’ve collected so far and searched the web and I’ve compiled a list as follows:"

British Council Stories

British Council Stories


My secret team Ratty robs a bank
 
Our colourful world
 
The princess and the dragon Spycat
 
Why Anansi has thin legs!
 
The lucky envelope Santa’s little helper
 
The mummy
 
Superhero High A dog’s life
 
Dinosaur dig
 
The hungry dragon
 
The great race
 
No dogs !
 
Eric the Engine
 
The first marathon
 
Eid al Fitr
 
Chinese New Year
 
Teddy’s adventure
 
The lazy bear
 
Planet Earth
 
The snowman
 
Dark, dark wood
 
The haunted house
 
The lucky seed
 
Monster shopping trip
 
Little red riding hood
 
The treasure map
 
My favourite clothes
 
The story of quinine
 
The cold planet
 
I couldn’t believe my eyes
 
Twins’ week
 
ABC Zoo
 
The voyage of the animal orchestra
 
Buzz and Bob’s big adventure
 
Goldilocks and the three bears
 
The greedy hippo
 
What’s that noise
 
The animal shelter
 
Jack and the beanstalk
 
Ali and the magic carpet
 
Circus escape
 
Record breakers
 
One moment around the world
 
What will I be when I grow up?
 
Diwali
 
The lantern
 
Pyramids in Paris
 
My favourite day – Christmas
 
I’m too ill
 
The magic spell
 
Angel ! Look out !
 
My dad
 
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