Yearly archives: 2012


Anglo-Link: Free Learn English Videos on YouTube and Test Your level

Anglo-link.com offers many ressources to help you improve your English, including quite a few high quality video-lessons on Youtube.

  1. Check out the video-channel here! 
  2. You can also Test your level of English here :

Enjoy!

 


Video:Learn ESL: Vocabulary for Business Letters

with Alfredo Deambrosi

Writing a business letter can be intimidating for an English learner. Watch this About.com video to learn some common English phrases to help you write a successful letter.

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“Questions No One Knows the Answers To”: A Video-lesson…

Let’s Begin…

In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson
shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions that seem to have no answers.

“Questions No One Knows the Answers To”: This is a fantastic video asking “real” questions!
Maybe YOU have some answers…

Remember to click on the Captions Icon (Small red “CC” icon) if you have issues
following/understanding the video.

Happy watching!
Pierre


Welcome to the ENGLiSH CiRCLE!

Below are all the various ways you can connect to the ENGLiSH CiRCLE!

A professional Facebook Page dedicated to English Learning!
Join us on LinkedIn!    

We’ll love to hear some feedback about our new site!

Talk to you soon,
Pierre 


LessonStream.org: original video lessons…

LessonStream.orgLessonStream.org is a site with a collection of original video lessons.
So far there are 72 lessons on the site, for Elementary, Intermediate or Advance Level Learners, be they Young Learners, Teens, Adults or Business learners…
You can choose your lesson by Level, Learner Type, Video Time, Activity, Language aim or Material…
A really well made site and great lessons!
Check it out here! 


Audio-Lingua.eu: Free .mp3 to listen to!

audio-lingua.eu

What is Audio-Lingua ? A collaborative bank of authentic audio resources, recorded by native speakers, for a freely pedagogical or personal use, according to the rights of use which are detailed in the legal notice.

Audio documents ? The mp3 files are classified according to the reference levels defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. You can listen to the audio files online, download them one after another or also register to the podcast. For more details, read this article How does it work ?.

Collaborative ? It means that any person who feels interested may contribute by sending personal audio documents. Fill in the form.

Authentic ? For they are only made by native speakers (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian or Chinese) ! All accents can be useful.

Aim ? To train oral comprehension for anyone who would like to improve this language skill. To provide language teachers with authentic resources.

Try it out: it’s here!


Mobile “English Learning” Apps for telephones, tables, etc…

Now you can choose when and how to learn: anytime, anywhere, 30 seconds or 30 minutes, at home or on the go.

Teach yourself the basics, or give yourself a challenge. Explore these apps to find out more.

http://www.cambridgemobileapps.com/


Grammar goes mobile!

The new way to access the best-selling grammar “English Grammar in Use”, offering all the content from the Fourth Edition book and CD-ROM.

Learners can puchase a 12-month renewable subscritption that allows access to the material whereever there is an inernet connection. Subscriptions can be bought in bookshops or online.

To purchase online and to access a free trial, visit www.englishgrammarinuse.cambridge.org


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50 Free Collaboration Tools That Are Awesome for Education | Accredited Online Colleges.com

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From group papers to file sharing to group communication, the following tools will help bring any educational group together seamlessly to produce awesome results.


Verbling, the instant way to practice and learn English!

Instantly connect with native speakers around the worlb through live video-chat!

Name: Verbling

Quick Pitch: Verbling is a web-based platform where individuals can pair up with native speakers to practice speaking new languages on live video.

Genius Idea: Verbling makes language learning easy by offering a free way to connect instantly with native speakers with timed prompts and conversation-starting topics.

Read more about it on www.mashable.com!


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English for Business and Commerce 1

Here is a really good one for Business!:
“@englishfeed: English for business and commerce 70+ page free grammar guide with example sentences and audio for pronunciation http://t.co/PesCuy2Y” Let me know how you like it… Lingofeeds provides a unique guide to professional English. Instead of providing general examples of grammar and usage, Lingofeeds materials employ key phrases taken from specific industries. In this way, you will improve your English using the English you need to improve your career.


English Listening Skills and Activities-Effective Listening Practice 1

 

English listening skills for ESL EFL learners and teachers. Comprehension quizzes for listening skill improvement for beginner, intermediate and advanced ESL EFL English levels.

 

  1. Listening – Beginners (12)
  2. Listening – Intermediate (26)
  3. Listening – Advanced (8)
  1. Listening Quizzes (46)
  2. Listening Lesson Plans (11)
  3. Podcasts (11)

 

 

 

 

Improve Listening Skills – English listening skils

Improve you listening skills with RealAudio and these listening strategies 

Aquiring Listening Skills

Acquiring listening skills is frustrating. This is because successful listening skills are acquired over time and with lots of practice. It’s frustrating for students because there are no rules as in grammar teaching. Here is a discussion of the problem and some suggestions to improving listening skills.

Intonation and Stress: Key to Understanding

This feature takes a look at how intonation and stress influence the way English is spoken. By your About.com ESL guide.

English Learning Podcasts
Overview of podcasting for English teachers and learners including an introduction to podcasting and recommended sites with English learning podcasts. 


Various Types of Business Letters 1

There are a number of types of business letters in English.
Accomplished speakers of English also need to be able to write the following types of business letters to be successful in business.
Begin with a clear understanding of 
business letter writing basics.
Once you’ve understood basic layout styles, standard phrases, salutation and endings, continue to improve your business letter writing skills by learning to write the following 
types of business letters.