125 short free online vocabulary and grammar lessons with cards and games, addresses needs of beginners, adaptable to groups of learners most in need of language preparation, can be validated.
Lessons are organized standard everyday topic; parts of speech; connectors
Vocabulary items (words, phrases, statements/sentences) are listed in alphabetical order.
Audio vocabulary practice offered from Meeting people to The things I need and don t need.
Varied vocabulary which needs integration in conversation.
Source was tested in groups of foreign students learning Bulgarian at summer courses organized by the South-Western University of Blagoevgrad.
This teaching source can be used as additional material both for self study and in class. It contains short lessons with basic vocabulary, organized on everyday topics. One can find the most frequent set phrases and questions which help to communicate on a basic level in different speech situations. As a plus stands the fact that each word can also be heard and consequently used in independent reading and pronunciation exercises. As all lessons include only vocabulary and there is no systematic grammar, this resource cannot be an essential source for the study of language. Some lessons can be used by the teacher/lecturer in practicing vocabulary build-up, for the students’ independent work in reading, listening and pronunciation of words or phrases/expressions/idioms as well as in creating short dialogues. The language games included in the resource stimulate the teaching process by making it less difficult and more entertaining and help in the practice of the learnt material. The eaching source is appropriate for levels A1, A2; language games could be used in B1.
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Can be used in all classes for vocabulary building; listening comprehension; writing; translation.
Voculary lesson > English, Bulgarian sentence presented according to list
Flashcards : Bulgarian sentences one by one
Matching game : English and Bulgarian sentence. Do they match?
Tic-tac-toc : matching heard Bulgarian sentence to 6 options in English
Listening game : matching heard English sentence to one of 6 options in Bulgarian
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