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    This month’s Teacher’s Corner features activities related to listening. Check out this week’s listening activity that uses the audio version of the classic O. Henry short story “Gift of the Magi.”

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    New poems about friends have been added to our poetry page. Check out these latest poems written by English language learners.

  • Shapring the Way We Teach

    This series of webinars is a professional development program for English teachers. Course 15 of the Shaping the Way We Teach English webinar series has begun. Check out the past webinars or view the next webinar via YouTube.

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    Read poetry written by English Access Microscholarship students on topics like love, school, family and more. Be sure to check out Poems Made Into Songs to hear select poems put to fun music!



Activities and lesson plans for teaching about Listening in the classroom.

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Transcript Correction with The Gift of the Magi

Transcript correction is an example of a language-focused listening activity. In this activity, students listen for differences between an audio text and the corresponding written transcript. A worksheet, with answers, and an audio file are provided.

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