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This site offers FREE picture communication cards, songs, games and learning activities for English Language learners (picture vocabulary). They are designed to help native English speakers with communication-related disabilities, but the activities and pictures are helpful for ANY person learning to speak, read and write in English.
Children and Teens: You can learn how to talk about interesting topics with your friends in English from the videos in a new website, called Learn English-Speak English Fluently. It offers free, 15-minute videos every day and the words are pronounced slowly and clearly. The new vocabulary words are explained when spoken, displayed on the screen, and reviewed often. Adults may like these videos for this reason, even though the lessons are for young people.
The video below is about hiking and nature, and introduces the following vocabulary words: gate (noun), hike (verb), waterfall [falls] (noun), trail (noun), view (noun).
What animal would you rather have as a pet from the 4 choices below? Why did you choose that animal? Find someone who chose a different animal for a pet than you. Then, share your reasons for your choice with each other. Did either of you change your mind after discussing why you each chose “your” animal as a pet? What did you learn about each other from the conversation you had about your favorite pet?