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Teach Students to Pronounce Numbers

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Here is another activity from the MyEnglishImages.com site, hosted by graphic artist, teacher and education blogger Mike Kloran.  Mr. Kloran created the site to: 1) improve his teaching techniques and materials to offer his students a better learning experience; and 2) to give something back to and connect with a larger community of teachers. (His words)

Below is an explanation of the number pronunciation worksheets for beginning-level English language students.  You can access the document itself or the website where they can be accessed using the links below.  These worksheets take the drudgery and boredom out of rote “listen and repeat” exercises by offering games and pair activities for listening comprehension, speaking practice and conceptual learning.

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Download Lesson and Worksheets (PDF): numbers_pronunciation

Original Source Page Link: http://myenglishimages.com/pronunciation/

 

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Phonemic Awareness and Practice Worksheets

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Help your students develop their phonemic awareness and speaking skills using the free, downloadable minimal pair worksheets on this site.  The My English Image‘s site offers far more than mere images for ESOL teachers, as is evident from the page below and attached.  Please open this page’s source link to see other pronunciation worksheets.   image-for-pronouncing-numbers-page

Download P-F Worksheet (PDF) :p-vs-f

Original Page Source Link:  http://myenglishimages.com/pronunciation/

 

 

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Library of Congress Resources for Teachers and Students

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The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library’s vast digital collections in their teaching.  To access resources by theme, go to http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/.  

Source: Teacher Resources | Library of Congress

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Washington State Citizenship Services for Immigrants and Refugees

The Washington New Americans Program (WNA) connects immigrants and refugees in Washington State to the information and legal services needed to successfully naturalize and exercise their civic voice. In the interest of changing a flawed system, we also advocate to reduce the structural barriers that keep many from achieving U.S. citizenship.

WNA is a partnership between the State of Washington and OneAmerica, a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to building power in immigrant and refugee communities. With the support of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and community organizations across Washington, we provide naturalization information and assistance with N-400 and I-912 forms. We organize approximately a dozen free citizenship application workshops around Washington State every year, and our affiliate organizations offer assistance in their offices year-round, by appointment.

Read about immigrants and refugees who recently became US citizens by opening the link below.

Source: Meet New Citizens

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Literary Devices | Definition and Examples of Literary Terms

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Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages in a simple manner to the readers.  When employed properly, the different literary devices help readers to appreciate, interpret and analyze a literary work. Below is a list of literary devices with detailed definition and examples.