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    Resources for English Language Learners and Teachers | Pearson English

  • Finding a new future: Free English language tests for refugees
    The world is facing a growing refugee crisis. Over 26 million people have been forced to leave their homes and their countries. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Australia having to flee abroad. When you include displaced and stateless people, that number rises to over 80 million. To make... Read more »
  • VideoWhat’s the most effective way to learn English?
    What’s the most effective way to learn English? It’s a question that has perplexed linguists for years – and one that four of us got to chew over on a panel at this month’s ASU+GSV conference in San Diego. For those not familiar with the conference, it seeks to be... Read more »
  • Building a reading habit: Do the Challenge!
    Hopefully, you’ve been following our discussion around the importance of building a reading habit in young learners. Ideally, you’ve also managed to encourage some parents of your students to take part in the Reading Together Challenge!   Now, if none of this sounds familiar, please take a look at my previous blog post: Do the Reading Together Challenge! As part... Read more »
  • VideoPearson English International Certificate: Preparation vs familiarization
    The new online Pearson English International Certificate is an assessment that tests a candidate’s English language ability across all CEFR levels from A1 to C2. Perfect for students or workers, now test-takers can schedule their test at any time at a Pearson-approved testing center or at home using OnVue, our... Read more »
  • VideoInternational Certificate home testing: Benefits, rules and requirements
    Education has embraced remote and hybrid learning – and it looks like it’s here to stay as a more accessible option for students everywhere. For the same reasons, even higher-stakes English exams are proving it’s possible to throw off old-fashioned approaches and adapt to the changing needs and expectations of... Read more »
  • Introducing the online Pearson English International Certificate
    After years of success helping test-takers around the world achieve their dreams of getting an official certificate in English, we’re excited to announce the new online Pearson English International Certificate (previously known as PTE General).  While you might already be familiar with the paper-based International Certificate, the new online version allows learners... Read more »
  • How to teach English to pre-primary students
    Teaching pre-primary learners requires a different approach than teaching primary or older students. You need to use a very different skillset and it can be a challenge to shift gears and adjust your expectations. Teaching expert and materials writer Jeanne Perrett has years of experience working with the youngest learners.... Read more »

Grammarly

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    Grammarly Blog

  • What Is a Participle? Definition and Examples
    A participle is a form of a verb used as either an adjective (“the hidden treasure”) or a part of certain tenses (“we are hiding the treasure”). Participles have two different types, the present participle and past participle, and participles used as adjectives can form a longer participle phrase (“Hidden... Read more »
  • What is an Anagram in Literature? Definition and Examples
    Scrabble, Wordle, Spelling Bee—if you’ve played any of these games, then you’re already familiar with anagrams. An anagram is a literary device where the letters that make up a word, phrase, or name are rearranged to create new ones. The original word or phrase is the subject of the anagram,... Read more »
  • A Guide to Themes in Writing and Literature
    Think about your favorite book. What’s it about?  Maybe it’s about a young woman’s entry into the workforce or a family’s experience migrating to a new country. But it’s about more than that. How does entering the workforce change the young woman, and how does the family cope with moving... Read more »
  • Experimenting with GECToR: Research into Ensembling and Knowledge Distillation for Large Sequence Taggers
    Grammatical error correction (GEC) is an important problem in natural language processing (NLP) research. It refers to how we improve spelling, punctuation, grammar, morphology, word choice, and beyond. An intelligent GEC system receives text containing mistakes and produces its corrected version. The more traditional approach for GEC is to use... Read more »
  • What Is Subject-Verb Agreement?
    Subject-verb agreement is the grammatical rule that the verb or verbs in a sentence must match the number, person, and gender of the subject; in English, the verb needs to match just the number and sometimes the person. For example, the singular subject it and the plural subject they use... Read more »
  • Providing Exceptional Value: Grammarly Business Earns G2 Awards and Latest Report Recognition
    We’ve updated this post to reflect that Grammarly Business has again been named a leader in the G2.com, Inc. Summer 2022 Grid® reports! We’re honored to be recognized for the business impact we deliver to organizations of all sizes. The challenges of hybrid and remote work have left enterprise teams... Read more »
  • How to Prewrite: Prewriting Tips for Generating Ideas
    All types of writers benefit from prewriting—the process that prepares you to write—whether you’re a student who’s drafting a thesis paper or a professional screenwriter preparing for an upcoming project. Integrating this step into your writing process strengthens your writing by helping you develop and think through your ideas.  If... Read more »

ABA ENGLISH

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    ABA Journal

  • Most-used words for everyday objects in English
    The names of common objects are part of the vocabulary you’ll need to know for day-to-day communication. Now you may be thinking…but there’s so much to learn!  Don’t stress; we’ll give you some ideas for tackling this vocabulary and we’ll list 50 words you’re sure to learn quickly. Household objects... Read more »
  • Diseases
    Have you imagined the following scenario? You’re in an English-speaking country and everything is going very well, until…you start to feel ill. Your stomach hurts, you start to feel like you have a fever and you wonder what to do. You’ll definitely want to seek medical advice. Certainly, the following... Read more »
  • How do you write a formal letter?
    Before tackling the structure of a formal letter, the first thing to establish is what type of letter you need to write. You can discover this easily by answering the question: Why do I need to write this letter? For example, perhaps you need to write a cover letter to... Read more »
  • Professions in English: 100+ professions and trades
    Have you ever asked yourself what the difference between a profession and a trade is? Usually, we use “profession” to mean a job that requires some type of academic training to be able to do. On the other hand, trades are those that don’t necessarily require formal or academic study... Read more »
  • Parts of the house: essential vocabulary you should learn
    When children learn to speak, logically they start by learning the names of the things that are close to them, the things that surround them. This way, they expand their familiarity with the places they know, and at the same time increase their vocabulary. The same thing happens with learning... Read more »
  • Sports vocabulary
    If you’re a sports fan, you probably already know the names of the most common sports. However, sports vocabulary is pretty broad. Think about all the types of sports out there: group, individual, extreme, aquatic, among others. Do you dream of running the New York Marathon? What about going to... Read more »
  • Learn fruit names in English : Vocabulary Related to Fruit
    You might already know how to talk about apples, bananas, and oranges. However, there are many fruits left for you to discover, and this article is the best opportunity for you to learn them. Remember that it’s important to eat them every day, since they give you many nutrients and... Read more »

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