Tuesday, May 23

English Word of the Day - Manifesto


Tags: Life in The UK, Government and Politics, General Elections

Today's featured word of the day is manifesto

Follow the links in the tweets below to learn what some of the political parties standing in the 2017 UK general election say they will to do if they win.

Which manifesto appeals to you the most? Which one do you like the least? Why?
Which party (or parties) would you trust to keep their manifesto promises?

Share your thoughts with another student, or a friend.










Monday, May 22

English Word of the Day: U-Turn


Tags: Life in The UK, Government and Politics, General Elections

This week on our blog, we will be featuring English words in the news connected with the 2017  general election on 6 June.

Today's featured word is u-turn

Browse the tweets below to see examples of how you might use this word in a sentence to talk about politics. 



















Sunday, May 21

Memorial Day


http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics5may/memorialday/memorial-day-reading-activity.html


This week's featured lesson for Pre-Intermediate English learners is about Memorial Day.

Memorial Day is held on the last Monday of May in the United States every year, to honour soldiers who died fighting for their country.

Level: Upper Elementary/Pre-Intermediate/A2+

Skills Focus: reading and vocabulary

Age Group: All

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Tags: Pre-Intermediate English, Life in The USA, Memorial Day

Sunday, April 30

Beltane Fire Festival

http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics4april/beltane/readingtext.html


This week's featured lesson for Pre-Intermediate English learners is about the Beltane Fire Festival.

Level: Pre-Intermediate/A2+

Skills Focus: reading, writing, grammar(prepositions)

Age Group: All

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Tags: Pre-Intermediate English, Life in The UK, Scotland

Thursday, April 27

The Weekly Word Puzzle - Zoo Animals


How many English words do you know for wild animals? Test your knowledge with this fun vocabulary quiz!


Level: Upper Elementary +

Skills Focus: vocabulary

Age Group: all

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Tags: Elementary English, Vocabulary Lessons, The Natural World

Thursday, April 20

The Weekly Puzzle - St George's Day Crossword


St George is patron saint of England, and St George's Day is England's national day. Test your vocabulary with this online crossword puzzle about the legend of St George.


Level: Pre-Intermediate +

Skills Focus: vocabulary, spelling

Age Group: all

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Tags: Pre-Intermediate English, Vocabulary Lessons, Crossword Puzzles, St George's Day.