American English - A Website for Teachers and Learners of English As a Foreign Language Abroad http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/rss.xml en Teacher's Corner: Comparatives and Superlatives - Adjectives http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/resources/teachers-corner-comparatives-and-superlatives-adjectives <span class="field-image"> <a href="/resources/teachers-corner-comparatives-and-superlatives-adjectives"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/styles/medium/public/resource_images/may_overview_image.jpg?itok=ugSKQC0W" width="169" height="220" alt="Large dog looking at very small dog" /></a> </span> <div class="similar-resources"><div class="title">Find Similar Resources</div><div class="column-one"><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_categories%3A1">Teach English <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div><div class="column-two"></div></div><div class="availability-information"><div class="title">Availability</div><div class="item-list"><ul><li class="first last"><a href="#node-1911-downloads" class="download">Downloads</a></li> </ul></div><div id="node-1911-downloads"><div class="item link-with-description"><div class="description">Comparatives and Superlatives - Adjectives</div><div class="link"><a href="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/01_background_final.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="file-icon" alt="" title="application/pdf" src="/sites/all/themes/custom/eca_ae/images/icons/application-pdf.png" />Text (PDF)</a></div></div></div></div><div class="submit-classroom-idea"><a href="/contact-us?subject=42">Submit a Classroom Idea for this Resource <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div> <div class="field-resource-teaser"> This month in the Teacher&#039;s Corner, we develop a solid understanding of comparative and superlative adjectives that will help EFL learners perform tasks involving these critical thinking skills while using English. </div> Tue, 05 May 2015 22:37:33 +0000 American English 1911 at http://www.americanenglish.state.gov Teacher's Corner: Classroom Management http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/resources/teachers-corner-classroom-management <span class="field-image"> <a href="/resources/teachers-corner-classroom-management"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/styles/medium/public/resource_images/100x130-teachers-corner-classroom-management.jpg?itok=L6HA3DFD" width="169" height="220" alt="teacher&amp;#039;s corner" /></a> </span> <div class="similar-resources"><div class="title">Find Similar Resources</div><div class="column-one"><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_categories%3A1">Teach English <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div><div class="column-two"></div></div><div class="availability-information"><div class="title">Availability</div><div class="item-list"><ul><li class="first last"><a href="#node-1894-downloads" class="download">Downloads</a></li> </ul></div><div id="node-1894-downloads"><div class="item link-with-description"><div class="description">Classroom Management</div><div class="link"><a href="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/classroom_management.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="file-icon" alt="" title="application/pdf" src="/sites/all/themes/custom/eca_ae/images/icons/application-pdf.png" />Text (PDF)</a></div></div></div></div><div class="submit-classroom-idea"><a href="/contact-us?subject=42">Submit a Classroom Idea for this Resource <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div> <div class="field-resource-teaser"> This month in the Teacher’s Corner, we will take a closer look at classroom management topics related to establishing class routines, grouping students, and creating positive rapport with students. </div> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:27:43 +0000 American English 1894 at http://www.americanenglish.state.gov Why English? 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These illustrated children’s stories are about the experiences of African children today. 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The Annenberg Learner website offers lesson plans and activities for English learners. </div> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:24:49 +0000 American English 1718 at http://www.americanenglish.state.gov Activate Games for Learning English - Guess What? http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/resources/activate-games-learning-english-guess-what <span class="field-image"> <a href="/resources/activate-games-learning-english-guess-what"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/styles/medium/public/resource_images/guess_what.jpg?itok=Y8qDpub4" width="142" height="220" alt="Guess What Cover" /></a> </span> <div class="similar-resources"><div class="title">Find Similar Resources</div><div class="column-one"><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_categories%3A1">Teach English <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_categories%3A3">American Culture <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_pedagogy_categ%3A88">Lesson Planning <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_pedagogy_categ%3A89">Motivation <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_skills%3A74">Integrated Skills <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A12">Advanced <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A11">Intermediate <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A66">Secondary School <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A9">Young Learners <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A46">Downloadable Material <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A47">Interactive <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A59">Warm-up Activities <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div><div class="column-two"><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_categories%3A2">Learn English <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_pedagogy_categ%3A85">Large Classes <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_pedagogy_categ%3A28">Materials Development <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_pedagogy_categ%3A90">Multi-level Classrooms <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_skills%3A16">Speaking <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A10">Beginner <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A65">Primary School <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_audience%3A61">Teens <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A20">Book <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A60">Games and Puzzles <span class="arrow">»</span></a><a href="/search/solr?f[0]=bundle%3Aresource&amp;f[1]=im_field_resource_type_of_conten%3A58">Pairwork and Groupwork <span class="arrow">»</span></a></div></div><div class="availability-information"><div class="title">Availability</div><div class="item-list"><ul><li class="first last"><a href="#node-1682-downloads" class="download">Downloads</a></li> </ul></div><div id="node-1682-downloads"><div class="item link-with-description"><div class="description">About Guess What?</div><div class="link"><a href="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/about_guess_what.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="file-icon" alt="" title="application/pdf" src="/sites/all/themes/custom/eca_ae/images/icons/application-pdf.png" />Text (PDF)</a></div></div><div class="item link-with-description"><div class="description">Guess What? 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Check out these board games! Game themes require students to produce certain types of expressions, so they practice a variety of vocabulary, grammatical patterns, and functional meanings. </div> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:33:24 +0000 American English 1587 at http://www.americanenglish.state.gov English Teaching Forum 2013, Volume 51, Number 3 http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/resources/english-teaching-forum-2013-volume-51-number-3 <span class="field-image"> <a href="/resources/english-teaching-forum-2013-volume-51-number-3"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/styles/medium/public/resource_images/forum-51-3.jpg?itok=cOnAPaVx" width="169" height="220" alt="Photo of Forum Cover Issue 51, Number 3. 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