Thursday, March 29, 2012

Literacy Net learning resources

This site contains useful reading materials pitched at around intermediate level. Each module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story. Each module is designed for ease of use so the learner can use it independently. The instructor can also incorporate any story into class activities and lesson plans.

Study Zone-reading site

Study Zone, is a graded reading site that allows you to practice reading, answer comprehension questions and also do a number of other post reading activities. Please use this site daily to improve your reading skills.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

CDLP California distance Learning Project

This site has many stories contained within eleven different topic areas to help you develop your listening skills.
You can read the story, listen to the story with or without the text and some stories have accompanying video clips. After listening try the activities. You can:- learn new words and hear the correct pronunciation for these words, practice spelling the words from hearing as you hear them, play a matching game (matching the word to a definition), and answer multi choice questions. When you have finished all of the exercises you can mail your results to your teacher. Have fun with this site. :-)

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Idioms using the word heart

Hi everyone. We have been using some idiomatic language in class recently using the word heart.. Here is a site with many of these idioms. You may like to have a look at these and see if you can work out from the context what they mean. Have fun exploring! :-)

Why not try a quiz now by clicking this link to test your knowledge of idioms concerning the heart.