Unseen Poetry: Terminology

Important terminology for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Unseen Poetry part of the exam. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary   Definition 1 Simile التشبيه في علم بلاغة When something is compared to another using ‘like’ or ‘as’ 2 Metaphor تشابه مستعار When something is compared to another through description as if [...]

Edexcel Poetry Anthology: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Important vocabulary for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Poetry Anthology part of the exam. The words selected either appear in the poems themselves as trickier language or can be used in analysis. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary Translation Definition Synonym 1 Congregation (n.) مجمع A group of people assembled for religious [...]

ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Resources by Topic: Living Cultures

ESL Living Cultures Week 4 Vocabulary Quizizz Morning Routine Video Quiz Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Commissioned (adj.) بتكليف Producing speciality pieces (usually art) to order 2 Communal (adj.) عمومي Shared by all members of a community; for common use 3 Contributed (v.) يساهم Give  something (money or ideas) in order to help achieve or provide [...]

War Horse: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of War Horse. Arabic translations are also included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Conflict نزاع A clash or disagreement that often leads to damaged relationships or violence 2 Camaraderie   [...]

Of Mice and Men: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of Great Expectations to English Language Learners. Arabic translations included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Emerge (v.) يظهر Come out into view 2 Companion (n.) رفيق A friend 3 Despair [...]

National Day at Al Ain Academy

National Day at Al Ain Academy

You are on a mission. Each QR code that you scan will take you to a different activity or task linked to the four themes of National Day. Your final goal is to create a SparkVideo cataloguing your acheivements at each stage and highlighting your learning around these themes. Each project will be different depending [...]

English as a Second Language: Listening Homework study schedule

10ESL Listening and Skills: Homework study schedule   Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Listen and answer the following pre-intermediate questions. Screenshot the marks and email them to Ms. Schwartz on completion: https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job.php Complete the following exercise on conditionals or ‘If clauses’: https://www.grammarbank.com/support-files/if-wish-clauses-ac.pdf   Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary [...]