English Online Academy’s Weekly English Online Activities and Lessons #1

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English Activities

American English Vocabulary / American English Idioms: MAYDAY

How well do you know the term “Mayday”?  When is this term used? What is the history of this term?  Pay attention to this informational radio show from Voice of America Special English to learn more about this word, and then define it in your own words in the comments section at the end of this post:

Click here: English Vocabulary: MAYDAY

Don’t forget to use our free English Online Dictionary to learn new English terms.

Karaoke for English Learners – Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”

When you sing along with a song with English lyrics, you improve your English pronunciation as well as your confidence of speaking English in public. Don’t be afraid of improving your English! Have fun and sing along with this song:

Click here: Michael Jackson – Man In The Mirror

Audio Recording: American Musicians: Patsy Cline, Country Music Star

Learn more about Patsy Cline American Country Music star with this news program.  Concentrate on what you hear and try to visualize the knowledge you gain as you improve your listening comprehension in English.

Click here: American Musicians: Patsy Cline, Country Music Star

For additional audio recordings, you’re invited to use our EduSharer.com  audio recordings section.

Video Recording: Making the Internet More User Friendly

Here is a VOA News Video on the importance of making the internet more user friendly to users from all over the world. Do you believe the internet is easy to use? How can it be made easier to use so that more people who lack technical or language skills can use it?

Click here: Making the Internet More User Friendly

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English Lesson of the Week: Parts of Speech: Nouns

English lessons differ from activities since they include both a text or multimedia component to study, as well as a practice / assessment piece designed to help the student increase knowledge.

Part 1 – Study the online lesson on Nouns

Click Here: English Parts of Speech: Nouns

Part 2 – After thoroughly studying, reviewing, and taking notes on Part 1, go over the following online exercises centered on nouns.  Please  complete only the first 2 exercises per section since IXL.com only allows visitors to access 20 exercises per day.  If you join our “DELUXE Membership” or our “Online English Courses” you will receive unlimited access to all of the thousands of exercises IXL.com has to offer.

Common and proper nouns

  1. R.1Identify common and proper nouns

We hope you’ve enjoyed and found useful this week’s English Online Academy Online Activities and Lessons. Next week we will send you a new set of activities and lessons to help you accelerate your English knowledge.