Lesson Planning Corner: English Listening Materials

26/05/2018

Great resources for English Lessons: https://listenwise.com/

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Great for ESL Classrooms and Libraries

23/05/2018

A large chart as a visual reminder what our students need to master in addition to English:  Writing Systems of the World. Find at https://usefulcharts.com/products/writing-systems-of-the-world


Culture Corner: English Language Ramadan Resources

17/05/2018

For your culturally responsive classrooms. Acknowledge the reality of the currently observed Ramadan that has a huge impact on your Muslim students and their communities. Find resources here:

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/songs/ramadan-chant?utm_source=TE_Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-ramadan-lantern-story?utm_source=TE_Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish


10 Books from Spanish Authors to Read in English or Spanish

09/05/2018

Get these for your school libraries: https://www.languagemagazine.com/2018/04/23/to-celebrate-world-book-day-spanish-language-day-and-english-language-day-10-books-from-spanish-authors-to-read-in-english-or-spanish/


Poetry About Refugees

03/05/2018

Read first top-down and then bottom-up:

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Book Corner: A Book, Every ESL and Mainstream Teacher Should Get

01/05/2018

You absolutely should order this book from TESOL and use it in your school community. It is very inexpensive and offers so many ideas and resources! Read more in “TESOL Unveils its Six Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners” at https://www.languagemagazine.com/2018/03/15/tesol-unveils-its-six-principles-for-exemplary-teaching-of-english-learners/

From the TESOL site http://www.tesol.org/the-6-principles/:

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Library of Congress Celebrates Hispanic Literature (and Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, French, Náhuatl, Zapotec, Aymara, English, and Dutch)

01/05/2018

Make use of the great resources!

Excerpt:

The physical collection consists of over 700 recordings and there are currently 50 available on the website. Over the next several years more will be made available for online public listening. The selection includes readings in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, French, Náhuatl, Zapotec, Aymara, English, and Dutch from some of the most renowned writers from the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. Hispanics/Latinos.

Find at https://www.languagemagazine.com/2015/09/29/library-of-congress-celebrates-hispanic-literature/


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