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Play2Learn #010 Conditionals Billionaire

LEVEL: High Intermediate

This game is from the ESL Games World website.  It helps you to review the zero, first, second and third conditionals.  You can play this game alone or if you have a family member or friend at home with you, you can play against each other.

To play hit the start button and then decide how many players are going to play.  It then selects who will start the game.…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 9, 2013 at 14:01 — 2 Comments

Play2Learn #009 Present Perfect vs Past Simple Game

LEVEL: Intermediate

This game is from the ESL Tower website and it helps you practice using the past simple and present perfect tenses.

To play, click on the "hit" button in the centre of the spinning wheel.  The game then shows you a question and you have to answer this with the right answer by choosing from several options.

If you enjoy playing this game, do let me know by…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 8, 2013 at 18:40 — No Comments

Play2Learn #008 Places practice

LEVEL: Pre Intermediate

This game is from the ESL Games World website.  It is a listening/vocabulary activity.  

To play you click on the top row. The system will then show you a picture of a place.  Click on the bottom row and you will hear a word.  If the picture and the word match then you win the round bu if they don't both are hidden again.

If you enjoy…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 7, 2013 at 14:22 — 1 Comment

Play2Learn #007 How much is it?

LEVEL: Elementary

This game is from the British Council Learn English website.  This is another fun game that is really great for children but also good for elementary language learners.  I have played it with my elementary adult students and they found it quite addictive!

The goal of the game is to help you practice numbers in context, by paying for items in a toy shop.To play, you have…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 6, 2013 at 17:04 — 2 Comments

Play2Learn #006 Numbers Bingo

LEVEL: Beginner

This game is from the website ABCya. It was designed for young children but it is also a good one for helping older beginner English learners to practice their numbers.  Also, if you have young children it's a great activity to do with them at home so that you can learn together.

To play the game, you have to choose one of the grids to play - with either 9, 16 or 25 different squares.  Then you…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 5, 2013 at 12:30 — 4 Comments

Play2Learn #005 -ing / -ed adjectives

LEVEL: HIGH INTERMEDIATE 

ADJECTIVES CATAPULT

This game is from ESL Games Plus and it helps learners to practice when to use -ing and -ed adjectives.

To play the game, you have to choose how many people or teams are going to play (this is a game you can play with fellow classmates or your siblings at the same time or you can play alone).

Then you have to choose between the correct option that would make…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 2, 2013 at 10:31 — 2 Comments

Play2Learn #004 Pronunciation Stress

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

STRESS MONKEYS

This game is from Oxford University Press and it helps learners to practice pronouncing the stress in words.

To play the game, you have to use your keypad - the up/down/left/right arrows move the submarine around and you hit the right part of the monster with your space bar.

If you enjoy playing, let me know by pressing the Like♥ button or by commenting…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on August 1, 2013 at 12:07 — 1 Comment

Play2Learn #003 Football Vocabulary

Level: Pre Intermediate

BEAT THE KEEPER

This game is from the British Council and it helps learners to learn and practice words related to football. To play the game, you have to choose between 3 levels (easy, medium and hard).  After that you have to get as many vocabulary answers correct as you can in 90 seconds or less. 

If you enjoy playing, let me know by pressing the Like♥ button or by commenting…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on July 31, 2013 at 10:30 — 2 Comments

Play2Learn #002 People and their jobs

Level: Elementary

This game is from the website, MES Games.  It helps learners to practice the names of different people's occupations.

To play the game you have to choose from a menu that offers you the chance to learn and review the different job titles.  After that, or if you already feel you know these, there are several different kinds of games that you can play to practice.  

Some of the games…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on July 30, 2013 at 15:53 — 1 Comment

Play2Learn #001 Punctuation Game from BBC Skills

This game is from the BBC and it helps learners to practice punctuation.

To play the game, you have to choose between three different levels (medium, hard and really hard) and then you zap in Capital letters, full stops (a.k.a periods), commas…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on July 29, 2013 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

Flashcards... Are they a good way to learn?



What do you think... do they help us learn languages?  Why?

 

Added by Karenne Sylvester on May 17, 2011 at 13:30 — 9 Comments

Moderated Live Chat: Thursday Evenings

 

Hi Everyone,

 

I'll be hosting a moderated live-chat session on Thursday evenings   19.15- 20.00 CET- Europe (check your time here).  

 

We would love for you to join us.

 

Every week  I'll post up a topic which you can think about and discuss here in…

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Added by Karenne Sylvester on January 26, 2011 at 12:00 — 59 Comments

My Elevator Pitch

This blog post is in response to Anne Hodgson's November Business English Blog Challenge



Hi ya,



It's really nice to meet you all. A little of my background includes the fact that I have been living in Germany for about 6.5 years, after living in Ecuador, prior to that, for 5.5 years.



When I was in the UK, I first studied… Continue

Added by Karenne Sylvester on November 13, 2010 at 12:30 — 5 Comments

Moderated Live Chat: Business English 5pm Monday 15 November 2010

Hey ya,



Anne Hodgson and Karenne Sylvester are launching the first Business English Chat moderated session for students on MyEnglishClub this Monday, @ 5:00 - 5:45pm Berlin Time. (check… Continue

Added by Karenne Sylvester on November 13, 2010 at 11:03 — No Comments

New Group: Smart Phones & Fun Tablets

Hi Everyone,

I've created a new group to practice talking our cell phones, other mobile devices and telephone English phrases...

Click to join us!
http://my.englishclub.com/group/smartphones

Added by Karenne Sylvester on October 31, 2010 at 12:19 — 2 Comments

New Group: Business English Online

Dear MyEC club members,



I have started a new group for those who would like to practice their Business English Online and you're very welcome to join!



http://my.englishclub.com/group/businessenglishonline#



There is a forum where you can participate in regular discussions related to Business English and at the bottom of the group page you can find a blog with short posts… Continue

Added by Karenne Sylvester on October 10, 2010 at 10:30 — 7 Comments

English Teachers = Which women influenced you most into becoming a teacher?

Hi ya,



This is a call-out for help on a piece I would like to do soon on my blog about women in the field of English language teaching, linguistics or anything related to TESOL, TEFL, TESL...



Could you please tell me who influenced your teaching and/or who inspired you to become a better English language teacher?



HOWEVER, there is a small catch - I don't want just names ;-).



I want details!



i.e. not, = Penny Ur



but instead as… Continue

Added by Karenne Sylvester on June 20, 2009 at 8:45 — 2 Comments

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