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Arabic Vocabulary Lists
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These extensive vocabulary lists are grouped by topic, and they include MSA terms and occasionally their Egyptian colloquial equivalent. There are also a number of lists with various idioms and Egyptian colloquial expressions. Arabic spellings are accompanied by transliterations.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Individual Authors
Author:
anonymous
Date Added:
09/12/2013
Bing Translator
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The Bing translator can translate to and from 39 different languages. The program can translate words, phrases, idioms, and complete sentences with a high degree of accuracy. An audio component is included for English words. The most commonly used translated word is given for translated words and phrases, i.e. 'fill' for ___ instead of 'work'.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Microsoft
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Demander un service, Intermediate-Mid, French
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This activity is intended to provide authentic material to Intermediate--Mid students. The purpose of this assignment is to help learners use recently studied vocabulary and idiomatic expressions in a situation similar to one that they would likely find themselves in during authentic experiences in French speaking countries. Studens will be asked to create a dialogue demonstrating their understanding of new vocabulary to ask for help or for a service.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Date Added:
09/05/2019
Egyptian Arabic Primer (PDF / eBook)
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This primer provides a basic introduction to Egyptian colloquial Arabic, beginning with the alphabet, demonstrating both pronunciation and the writing system. From there the text moves on to discussing the parts of speech as well as some of the dialect's basic grammar. The book then progresses to common phrases and ends with a vocabulary section that relies on transliteration.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Felix Marschner
Author:
W. A. Betts
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Egyptian Self-Taught Arabic (PDF)
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This manual, written in 1914, includes a very basic introduction to the colloquial Egyptian Arabic spoken in Cairo. The 80-page text focuses mostly on vocabulary and contains 28 different word lists. There is also a brief section on grammar, one on the Arabic alphabet and how it is pronounced in Egypt, and a collection of sample dialogues. Although the book covers the alphabet, most sections rely on transliteration into Latin characters. The filesize of the PDF is 5 MB.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
E. Marlborough & Co.
Author:
Carl A. Thimm
Reginald A. Marriott
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Eye on Idioms
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The activity includes a series of exercises, in which students view the literal representations of idioms and then examine the metaphorical meanings of the idioms.

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
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Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
08/19/2013
Grade 4: Unit 1- Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Lesson 1 REMIX
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This lesson opens the unit and prepares learners for the structure of the instructional routines. The anchor text for this lesson is, Words Set Me Free by Lesa Cline-Ransome. This literary nonfiction text chronicles the story of Frederick Douglass' early life and includes events that influenced both his life and those of others. The students should listen for examples of how actions speak louder than words. The initial read will allow students an opportunity to comprehend on a literal level. The subsequent readings provide opportunities for students to analyze and interpret figurative language throughout the book. Specifically, the students will identify how similes and metaphors enhance the reader's understanding of the life of Frederick Douglass. Students will routinely write in a response log to demonstrate understanding of the theme of this unit, Actions Speak Louder than Words. In addition, students will use their knowledge of figurative language in their writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Shannon Copeland
Date Added:
06/27/2018
Idiom Stories, Intermediate-Mid, ASL
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This activity is great for practicing ASL sentence structure Time-Topic-Comment. This activity provides students with new signs for idioms, and encourages them to be creative when coming up with their stories. Students will learn to create stories and practice presenting stories using idioms.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Delaney Lyon
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
09/24/2019
Remix
Idioms and Other Figurative Language
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In this lesson, students will distinguish the literal and non-literal meanings of verbal and written content in different contexts. The lesson targets third-fourth grade students. Learners will demonstrate an understanding of idioms by using context clues in the sentences to help figure out the meanings of idioms, by drawing out idioms without using words or letters, by creating greeting cards, and by creating a costume to portray their chosen idiom.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Jennisen Lucas
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Indigenous Peoples: People, Place, Language and Song
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People, Place, Language and Song explores concepts of place, language and song as they relate to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their cultures. Unit elements include an overview, description of focus, teaching and learning activities, and links to the Australian Curriculum and NSW syllabus. The unit explores the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures through the Australian Curriculum: English, and strands of language, literature and literacy, applied to a range of texts and text types.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
World Vision Australia
Provider Set:
Global Words
Author:
Cassidy, Helen
Date Added:
04/03/2012
Listen Up!
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This activity deals with the concept of rhyming. This concept is not immediately understood by most students and needs to be explained first with ample examples. The activity consists of groups of 3 words two of which rhyme and one doesn't. Students read the words or listen to the instructor and select the word that doesn't rhyme. They are then directed to pick a specific letter from the "wrong" word and write it in a separate column. After completing the assignment students unscramble the letters trying to form a meaningful expression related to listening which in this case is "I'm all ears".

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Provider:
americanenglish.state.gov (Teaching Forum #4 2012)
Author:
not stated
Date Added:
10/21/2014
Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation, Fall 2004
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A seven-week module for high intermediate ESL students who need to develop better listening comprehension and oral skills. The workshop involves short speaking and listening assignments with extensive exercises in accurate comprehension, pronunciation, stress and intonation, and expression of ideas.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Yoo, Isaiah
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Remix
Literal
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No Strings Attached
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In this lesson, students will distinguish the literal and non-literal meanings of verbal and written content in different contexts. The lesson targets adult learners of English who have demonstrated Grades 3- 4 or B-C reading level. Learners will demonstrate an understanding of idioms by using context clues in the sentences to help figure out the meanings of idioms, by drawing out idioms without using words or letters, by giving written tips using idioms, by creating greeting cards, and by using a mobile app to share idioms from other languages

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Becky Parton
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Literal and Non-literal Meanings of  Words and Idioms
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No Strings Attached
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In this lesson, students will distinguish the literal and non-literal meanings of verbal and written content in different contexts. The lesson targets adult learners of English who have demonstrated Grades 3- 4 or B-C reading level. Learners will demonstrate an understanding of idioms by using context clues in the sentences to help figure out the meanings of idioms, by drawing out idioms without using words or letters, by giving written tips using idioms, and by creating greeting cards.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Ms. Alex Elrington
Date Added:
06/23/2016
Refugees and Migration: Words to Unite Us
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Words to Unite Us explores the complex theme of a common humanity and shows that despite the differences between people around the world, there are similarities that unite us, such as pain, joy and love. The unit is build using the picture storybooks 'Whoever You Are', written by Mem Fox, illustrated by Leslie Staub; 'Mirror' by Jeannie Baker and 'The Little Refugee' by Anh Do and Suzanne Do and illustrated by Bruce Whatley. The stories speaks of hope, resilience, friendship, love and enterprise. Unit elements include an overview, description of focus, teaching and learning activities, and links to the Australian Curriculum. The unit explores the global citizenship topic of refugees through the Australian Curriculum: English, and strands of language and literature, applied to a range of texts and text types.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
World Vision Australia
Provider Set:
Global Words
Author:
Gray, Mary
Date Added:
04/03/2012
Weather Idioms lesson
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The purpose of this lesson is for students to be exposed to, understand, and begin using common American-English idioms. Students will practice using the idioms through speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Joanna Stratman
Date Added:
01/28/2016