Vocabulary

Fry’s Sight Words Checklist

Fry’s Sight Words Checklist Have you ever wanted to review a list of Edward Fry’s top 1000 most common sight words in English with a learner? Here is a simple list of Fry’s 1000 sight words. The list is broken into sets of 10 words that a learner can use to practice reading and recognising sight words. Tutors and learners can use the list to monitor progress. ©2005 M. Myriam Capella – Based on Edward Fry’s 1000 Most Common Words for Reading and Writing You can download and print the checklist by clicking here: Fry’s Sight Words Checklist

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IXL Learning

IXL Learning From phonics and reading comprehension to writing strategies and more, the IXL Learning website has a huge range of resources that help learners develop the communication skills they need. The site has dedicated sections for English, Math and Science. In the English area, activities for skill development are organized by school grades (K through Grade 12). This is a great resource area for beginning readers who want to follow a systematic approach to phonics. Learners can interact with the website to practice new sounds and develop phonemic awareness. More advanced readers and writers will find many activities to

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Crossword: Learn English Words

Crosswords Here are two Apps for Androids that feature crossword puzzles. Each can be used to improve your English vocabulary and learn a new language words easily. They both feature free crosswords that you can do offline without an internet connection. Both are available on Google Play. TOP FEATURES:– Unlimited hints– Easy levels for everyone– Fun and educational– Reveal letter hint– Reveal word hint– The size of the grid adjusts to your device Crossword – Learn English Words: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.orium.english.crosswords English Crossword Puzzles: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appspot.orium_blog.crossword.eng

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All Things Topics

All Things Topics All Things Topics is part of the All Things site series. The site is full of English language learning resources that cover a variety of topics. The activities are grouped according to different topics (e.g., beach, cats, colours, weather). Each activity can take the form of Audio Files, Videos, Interactive Quizzes & Printable Worksheets and can be used in tutoring sessions or between sessions with learners at different levels. Subjects include: spelling, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing. Please note that there are a few adverts on the site that can be distracting to some users. https://allthingstopics.com

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ESL with Jennifer

English With Jennifer This YouTube channel is a great place to go for any English language learner. Many of her lessons are free to view (there is a paid membership area where there are additional videos). Lessons start from basic English language topics like: Greetings, useful expressions and basic grammar. There is lots to choose from and each video lasts between 3 and 15 minutes. Something you can share and watch in a tutoring session or ask your learner to review for homework. https://www.youtube.com/c/Englishwithjennifer/featured

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English Lessons Brighton

English Lessons Brighton (ELB) ELB contains articles on grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary and other English skills, designed to help students at an intermediate level and above. You will find an archive of over 200 articles to help learners improve. The site also contains links to many other great English language learning resources. https://englishlessonsbrighton.co.uk/free-lessons/

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EnglishLinx

EnglishLinx Englishlinx.com is a free resource. The site is full of worksheets that cover a a variety of topics. The worksheets may be used in tutoring sessions or between sessions and address a variety of grade levels. Subjects include: spelling, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing. Please note that there are a few adverts on the site that can be distracting to some users. https://englishlinx.com/content-by-subject/

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British Council Learn English

British Council Learn English This site is full of clear and simple explanations and exercises where a learner can practice their literacy skills and increase their understanding of English. Exercises are divided into different levels – beginner, intermediate and advanced. The site provides great resources to use in a tutoring session ~ reading, writing, speaking and listening and covers grammar, vocabulary and basic writing skills. https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/skills/

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Kahoot

Kahoot! Kahoot is an online game based learning platform. Tutors can set up fun web based activities for learners to review lessons on any subject. Once comfortable with the platform, learners can be encouraged to create a quiz themselves and share it with their family or friends – a great way to promote family literacy! https://kahoot.com/schools-u/ Watch this video to learn more:

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