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English Activities

American English Vocabulary / American English Idioms: BIGWIG and TOP BANANA

How well do you know the terms “Bigwig” and “Top Banana”?  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 these words.

Click here: English Vocabulary: BIGWIG and TOP BANANA

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Karaoke for English Learners – Michael Jackson’s “You Are Not Alone”

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 – You Are Not Alone

Audio Recording: A Cure for Alzheimers

Listen to this audio program and share your experiences and thoughts about Alzheimer’s brain disease. Are there many people in your country suffering from Alzheimer’s disease?

Click here:  A Cure for Alzheimers

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

Video Recording: Most Foreign Students Coming to USA Are From China

Here is a VOA Special English program that identifies the latest trends in foreign students studying in the United States of America. Do you wish to come study in the USA?

Click here: Most Foreign Students Coming to USA Are From China

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English Lesson of the Week: Parts of Speech: Nouns (2nd part)

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 – Watch and study the following video on Nouns

Click Here: Learn English with Videos: Nouns

Part 3 – 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 only allows visitors to access 20 exercises per day.  If you join our “PLATINUM Membership” or our “Online English Courses” you will receive unlimited access to all of the thousands of exercises has to offer.

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.