Video

The Difference Between Hear and Listen

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This is a helpful video.  The difference between ‘hear’ and ‘listen’.  She has more videos on YouTube at TeacherPrix. Hear or Listen? What’s the difference? Why do we get confused about them? When should we use listen or hear? Hey, friends! Get ready because I’ll answer all these questions in this video! I hope you like […]

Art History

Handprints

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Present day handprints Source image: Desktop and Mobile Backgrounds The word handprint is a compound noun.  A compound noun is made up of two words put together to make one word.  It is made from the words hand and print.  Some people write hand print as two words. There are 2 types of handprints.  One […]

Photos

Crane in Flight

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Crane in Flight

The title of this photo is White Crane in Flight.   The phrase “In flight” can mean – during the time that something, like a bird, is flying.   The word “in-flight” refers to what occurs while you are flying in an airplane. in–flight /ˈɪnˈflaɪt/ adjective Learner’s definition of IN–FLIGHT always used before a noun : […]

Grammar

30 Most Popular Verbs to Learn

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These are the verbs that are used the most in English.  Each verb is a link to full conjugation and use. Most popular Verbs you should know go remember be eat have run see do can read play write think get say buy take speak come work know lie ride sing sleep study talk make […]

Vocabulary

Descriptions of Stories

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© 2016 english-at-home.com There are lots of words to describe types of stories in English. Here are some of the more common ones. Types of stories myth = something that isn’t true, but is believed by lots of people: “Don’t believe in that old myth.” legend = story often about historical figures: “We studied ancient […]

Civics

Civil Rights |Glossary and Terms

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These are important words and ideas to understand to learn about Civil Rights. Affirmative Action – A group of policies that help to benefit groups that have been discriminated against based on race or gender. Americans with Disabilities Act – This law was passed in 1990 giving the disabled the same protections against discrimination as […]

Listen

Titanosaur in New York |level 3

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3   They may be more than 100 million years old, but it didn’t take scientists that long to reconstruct the latest resident of New York’s American Museum of Natural History. This is a titanosaur, a giant herbivore spanning 122 feet (37 metres) now standing in the institute’s fossil hall. Well, […]