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Myths and Legends

The Myths and Legends site has many stories, mostly from England,and there are many things you can do. You could start with the Myth Map to find stories that come from certain areas. Find a story and you’ll be able to listen and read along. Click on the auto on/off to make the story continue…

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30hands

30hands is a free app for iPhone and iPad (nothing yet for Android) with which you can very easily make slideshows with voice recordings. Here’s one I made in just a few minutes, explaining a souvenir I got: Once you’ve made your video, you can: save it to your camera roll for free and without…

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trip4real

trip4real is a website that connects travelers to Spain with locals who really know the area. The site’s aim is to give you experiences that aren’t “touristy” but more authentic. I haven’t tried using the website as a traveler, so I can’t recommend it in that way, but as a tool for language study, and…

Summer Photofunia

Summer break

Image:  made with Photofunia, one of the most popular posts on this site.  Just a message to say I’ll be taking a break for the month of August. I’ll start posting tools to practice your English again in September. If you’re looking for something to do over the summer, there are plenty of tools and activities in the…

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NIEHS Kids’ Page

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a US governmental organization focusing on researching environmental effects on health (and other things), has a kids’ page, which has many things to do that are suitable for EFL learners.   Discover & Explore This is a good place to browse and explore. You’ll find everything from quotations about the…