Have you ever wondered where some
of the expressions and sayings used in everyday language come
from? In fact, many of the words and phrases common in daily
English originate from a wide variety of sources such as
mythology, folklore, literature, religion, science, history,
superstition, old customs and practices, the language and culture
of other countries, and many more.
Featuring free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers and parents to copy for their kids. They include original stories, poems, essays, and articles. They are most appropriate for upper elementary through middle school years.
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Features grammar worksheets, provided free for teachers and parent-teachers to copy for their kids. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review. Looking for lesson plans? Many of these worksheets can serve as lessons. They're most appropriate for upper elementary through middle school years.
Test yourself with our online English language quizzes. Select from a range of Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level questions which are separated into topic areas, covering English grammar, vocab, etc.
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A site devoted to origins of words and slang phrases. Includes a searchable list of etymologies of interesting words and phrases, which are selected because their origins are inherently interesting or some bit of folklore, sometimes true and sometimes false.
Welcome to 1-language.com's ESL Listening Center. Our aim is simple, to build the most comprehensive set of listening materials on the Internet, and let you use them for free. Take a look at what we've done so far, and please bear in mind this is just a start, we will be making a lot more realistic, conversational scripts and probably redoing current ones as well. Thanks for stopping by, we really appreciate it, and good luck with your English!