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LINGUAPRESS Home schooling resources


With schools worldwide shutting down because  of the Coronavirus, resources on Linguapress.com have an even more useful role to play, ensuring that students can continue to study at home and learn.

  Below, as an example,  is a schedule set up by Donna Green, a US middle school teacher, for students in her Grades 6 to 8 ESOL class.



 Learning, Collaborating, Getting Results

*** Middle School Digital/At-Home Learning Plan


Day Digital / At home assignments
1 1.Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Articles about life in Britain, scroll down to the bullet point called “ICONS,” and then click on this article.
2.Read “The Loch Ness Monster – behind the myth” and complete the student worksheet (at the bottom of the article). You can write the answers out on paper (don’t copy the whole  paragraph)
2  1.
Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Articles with a North-American theme. Go to the bullet  point on “George Washington.”
2.Read “George Washington” and answer the student worksheet is below the article.

3  1.
Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Articles with a North-American theme. Go to the bullet  point on “USA: Team sports, American style

2.Read the article “USA: Team sports, American style” and under the Student Worksheet, use the vocabulary pairs (6) to write compound sentences.
4  1.Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Other resources – short stories, technical English, songs, cartoons. Then go to the bullet point on “The Titanic and the Temple of Doom.”
2.Read the article “The Titanic and the Temple of Doom.” Then scroll down to the bottom of the Student Worksheet where it reads “Creative Writing.” Follow the directions for writing an imaginary letter from Douglas Murray to his brother or the lady he gave the mummy case to, or to the American Museum, after the sinking of the Titanic.
5 1.Go to this link: https://linguapress.com  At the top, click on Puzzles and Word Games. Then go to Intermediate English Word Games. Then scroll down to numbers 7 and 8. 2.Click on #7 and play the game about Rhyming pairs. Then go to #8 and play “Similes with as.” Relax and if you feel like trying more games on this website, go ahead
6 1.Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Articles with a North-American theme. Go to the bullet  point “Hollywood & Superheros.” 2.Read the article “Hollywood and Superheros.” Go to the Student Worksheet and completethe exercise of writing an interview with Ben Affleck
7 1. Go to this link: https://linguapress.com At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Articles about Life in Britain. Go down to the section on “Icons” and find the bullet point on “Robin Hood.”
2.Read “Robin Hood” and complete the Student Worksheet paragraph where you fill in the missing words
8 1. Go to this link: https://linguapress.com  At the top, click on Intermediate reading resources, then scroll down to Other resources – short stories, technical English, songs, cartoons. Scroll down to the Short Story – The Trap (a story in two parts).
2.Read “The Trap” part one and complete the Telephone English conversation

and so on.....

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A selection of teaching resources in graded English
Selected pages
Advanced level reading :
Charles Babbage, the father of the computer
Who killed Martin Luther King?
USA - Discovering Route 66
London's Notting Hill Carnival
Stephen Hawking - the world's greatest brain
America's drive-in movie theaters
More advanced level short stories:
Blue Gum Tree
Lucky Jim
More: More advanced reading texts 
Intermediate resources :
Mystery - the Titanic and the Temple of Doom
Who is James bond ?
Sport: Sports, American style
Big red London buses
USA: Who was Buffalo Bill?
USA: The story of blue jeans
Dialogue: Talking about fast food
USA: Close encounters with a Twister  
More:   More intermediate reading texts  
Selected grammar pages
Online English grammar
Noun groups in English
Word order in English
Reported questions in English
Miscellaneous
Language and style 
Word stress in English
The short story of English
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