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How Many Dog Breeds in English Do You Know?

Are you a dog breed aficionado? Can You Name ALL The Dog Breeds?
Tip: Hover over the dog picture below to find out the breed.

Dogs vary widely in shape, size and colors.
Dogs perform many roles for people, such as hunting, herding, pulling loads, protection, assisting police and military, companionship and, more recently, aiding handicapped individuals and therapeutic roles.

Most breeds of dog are at most a few hundred years old, having been artificially selected for particular morphologies and behaviors by people for specific functional roles.
Through this selective breeding, the dog has developed into hundreds of varied breeds, and shows more behavioral and morphological variation than any other land mammal.

Opportunities for Teachers

Are you a teacher? Looking to volunteer or make an extra money?

Teaching English as a second language (ESL) is another great opportunity for teachers looking for seasonal or part-time work.

Fortunately, teachers have several online opportunities that offer tons of flexibility at

  • Become website content writer
  • Teach Online Courses
  • Sell Online Courses
  • Tutor Online
  • Become a Grader or Test Scorer
  • Make sure that your resume is updated to include the following four qualifiers: identification, certification, education, and experience.

    It’s also wise to have an online resume or personal website that has your resume and contact information on it.

    Do you have a favorite teaching opportunity in mind?

    Feel free to get in contact with managers.

    What motivates you to be a Volunteer Teacher?

    Volunteer teaching is an incredible opportunity to make a long lasting impact on future generations by helping them to improve their futures.
    Anyone can volunteer as a teaching assistant overseas – as long as you like the idea of volunteering your skills as an educator in a community that could use your help.
    There is also still demand for volunteers to teach English where it is helpful to have a TEFL or similar certification but not required.

    As a volunteer teacher, you can positively influence the community education system as a whole by helping to support these hardworking souls with your skills and knowledge, give them ideas on lesson planning and course materials, and many more.

    You’ll also meet incredible like-minded people and have fantastic experiences – volunteer teachers are allowed to enjoy their time off as well as students!

    Please read carefully PRIVACY POLICY & LEGAL NOTICE before submitting your online job application.

    After you complete the volunteer form, we will contact you with details about the information session!

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    The Best Games to Learn English Words

    Games and fun activities are a vital part of teaching English as a foreign language.

    A good word and puzzle game will not only teach you English but also entertain you as you play it.
    Some of the best English word games are those that make you forget you’re actually learning!

    Three games that will help you to learn new words, improve your vocabulary, and explore language.

    1. Word Lines is a fun and engaging online game that helps you learn new words and improve your vocabulary.
    Game objective is to earn the highest score by combining letters to form words.
    Game board has 81 (9×9) cells (squares). It starts with several randomly selected letters placed on the board.
    Points are earned every time you remove letters from the board. The more letters you remove the more points you earn.
    To remove letters, arrange at least three letters to the correct word (noun) in lines (horizontal, vertical or diagonal).


    2. Word Search Puzzle Game allows you to find and select hidden words in the scrambled grid of letters.
    The words can be placed horizontally, vertically and diagonally.
    The correctly selected word will be highlighted in blue.
    Once all words are selected, the whole grid will become green.



    3. Make a Word Puzzle Game starts with randomly selected letters
    Look for a hint – word category: animal, flower, etc..
    The number of letters is equal to the number of highlighted spots
    Move letters one-by-one to the highlighted spots to make a word
    Once letter is set over the spot, it becomes disabled
    Set difficulty level to “Easy” or “Hard”
    See your results on the dashboard



    English the language of knowledge

    English the language of knowledge

    There are several factors that make the English language essential to communication in our current time. First of all, it is the most common foreign language.

    English is also essential to the field of education. In many countries, children are taught and encouraged to learn English as a second language.

    English is the dominant business language and it has become almost a necessity for people to speak English if they are to enter a global workforce.

    Former prime minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said: “In the past, it was Greek, then it was Arabic, then it was Latin and from Latin, European languages became the language of knowledge, the most common being English”.

    “If we want to wait until that knowledge is translated into our own languages, there’s a possibility that not everything will be translated. There is also a possibility of things getting lost in translation.”

    Although many people think that it is very difficult and confusing, English is actually the easiest language of the world to learn because there are so many resources available.

    As soon as you decide you want to learn, there are thousands of resources on the Internet and in bookstores.

    With good understanding and communication in English, you can travel around the globe.

    Although learning English can be challenging and time consuming, we can see that it is also very valuable to learn and can create many opportunities!

    Play and Learn English Language with Word Lines Puzzle Game

    Play free interactive Word Lines Puzzle Game and learn new vocabulary.

    Play and Learn English Language with Word Lines Puzzle Game

    Earn the highest score by combining letters to form words.

    Game board has 81 (9×9) cells (squares). It starts with several randomly selected letters placed on the board.

    Points are earned every time you remove letters from the board. The more letters you remove the more points you earn.

    To remove letters, arrange at least three letters to the correct word (noun) in lines (horizontal, vertical or diagonal).

    To move a letter, select it first by clicking on it, and then click on a destination square.

    You can only move a letter if a free path exists between the current location and the destination selected.

    With every move computer adds three new letters to the board, however new letters will not be added to the game board after a word removal.

    Instead, you will be rewarded with yet another move before new three letters.

    The game ends once the entire game board is filled up with letters. Enter in your name and see where you rank on the Leader Board – you will be highlighted in yellow.

    The Decline of the Guru

    The academic profession faces new challenges everywhere. The pressures of mass higher education, accountability, fiscal constraints, distance education and the new technologies, and changing attitudes concerning academic work have combined to place unprecedented strains on the professoriate. There is no country that has avoided these challenges, although the changes vary. This book brings together some of the best analysts of the academic profession in a wide ranging comparative analysis of the changing academic workplace. The stress here is on middle income and developing countries, but the issues discussed are relevant everywhere. This book, precisely because of its comparative and international perspective, is useful worldwide. Among the topics considered in the case study chapters are: – The changing demographics of the academic profession, including the role of gender in the professoriate – New developments in academic appointments, including the terms of academic work, evaluation of professors, and the tenure system – External pressures on the academic profession, including demands for accountability, threats to academic freedom, and others – The changing nature of academic work, including patterns of teaching and evaluation of students and increases in teaching responsibilities – The role of research in a changing academic environment – The impact of the new technologies and distance education – Future prospects for the professoriate.

    The Decline of the Guru

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