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World Cup activities book

The World Cup is around the corner and it is common for students to get involved and enthusiastic about the theme. The 21th World Cup will be held in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.  90 more words

Culture

The same.... but different. Finding the perfect word.

How often have you paused, pen in hand, fingers over keyboard, trying to think of an alternative word to avoid a repetition?  How often have you looked over a piece of work and realised that you’ve used the same word several times in one paragraph? 513 more words

Writing

From Rita Roberts: Mitsi just passed away: Mitsi’s vocabulary consisted of the following...

From Rita Roberts: Mitsi just passed away: Mitsi’s vocabulary consisted of the following…

She always said this to herself first,

Good morning, Mitsi

then:

Good morning, Rita… 47 more words

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Customizing Words by Osmo

Even though the Osmo Words game has been around for a few years, many people probably do not take advantage of its full potential.  The Words app is engaging and fun, but can be even more powerful educationally by customizing it. 207 more words

Education

Новое видео на канале: говорим о дожде

Всем английский маффин! В этом видео я расскажу вам о словах, которые подойдут для описания дождливых погодных явлений.

Vocabulary

Word clouds for teachers

Google says a word cloud is an image composed of words used in a particular text or subject, in which the size of each word indicates its frequency or importance. 129 more words

Tech Tips

Frequently, Nicephoros Ouranos metaphrastic edition of the Vita of Saint Euthymius chooses more sophisticated words than the old vita, which uses more common ones. For example:

τῆς δὲ πεδιάδος πρὸς βορρᾶν χείμαρρός ἐστι καταφερόμενος ἐξ αὐτῆς 29 (64)

διαρρεῖ δὲ διὰ μέσης αὐτῆς ὁ χείμαρρος ΡΙΗ΄ (697C)

πύργος ἐστήρικται 3 (65)

πύργος ἀνέστηκεν ΡΙΗ΄ (697C)

ἐξελθόντος (ὄφεως) 32 (69)

ἐξερπύσαντα ΡΑΒ΄ (708C)

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