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An epic desk lunch. Just Revised & Updated “Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them)” I’ve just completely updated and revised one of my most popular posts, Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them).

Just Revised & Updated “Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them)”

Feel free to offer additional suggestions… Related Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL Three years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention. You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs… March 5, 2016 In "ESL Web" Video: "Best TV shows for learners of English" Thanks to Judie Haynes, I saw this video, Best TV shows for learners of English.

June 5, 2013 In "teacher resources" How to Find & Use Subtitles in VLC Media Player for Any Video. Once you start using subtitles, you really can’t go back.

How to Find & Use Subtitles in VLC Media Player for Any Video

They’re so useful for keeping up with dialogue in shows and films, especially when characters whisper, mumble, or have an accent you’re unfamiliar with. They’re obviously come in handy for foreign-language films, too. So let’s say you have a video file — maybe you ripped one of your DVD or Bluray discs — and you need subtitles. How do you go about this? All you have to do is visit a subtitle repository like Subscene or OpenSubtitles and search for the show or film you plan to watch. Subtitle files are usually in .SRT, .SUB, or .SBV formats. Or if you want to do even less work, put the subtitle file in the same directory as the video file and make sure they have the same file name. If you want, you can even start making your own subtitle files. Harmful Effects Of Tobacco On The Human Body, Educational Video For Children. 5-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos for ELL Classrooms.

Videos can be an effective tool for teaching and learning English (or, for that matter, any academic subject) if used strategically and not as a "babysitting" device.

5-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos for ELL Classrooms

My colleague Katie Hull Sypnieski and I wrote a previous post for Edutopia titled Eight Ways To Use Videos With English-Language Learners that shares instructional strategies for many kinds of clips. Here are a few of my favorite videos to use with those exercises. Video Playlist: Resources for English-Language Learners Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube. Mr. 43 Films’s Videos on Vimeo. Home - Video For All. Simple English Videos. VIDEO RESOURCES FOR ELF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS. All available podEnglish lessons. Retelling Stories to Improve Spoken English. Engaging into reading and listening in order to improve English is a great way to improve your ability to understand English spoken around you.

Retelling Stories to Improve Spoken English

You’ll also become a much better reader over time, and it’ll definitely broaden your passive English vocabulary. In order to become a better English speaker, however, you have to work with your active vocabulary. And there’s no better way to widen your active vocabulary than to speak as much as you can! There’s a very efficient way to compliment your English reading and listening with some speaking, and that’s what today’s blog post is about. Retelling the story that you just heard or read is the key to improving your active vocabulary and spoken English, so keep reading this article to find out more about how you can make the most out of your passive language input!

Recycle What You Heard or Read Do you pick up the morning newspaper on your way to work and go through the most interesting news stories while on the bus? Good! Stop it. Robby. National Film Board Animations for Teachers. Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom. This video is the BOMB!

Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom

It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to get the students so absorbed in the communicative act that they forget they are learning.

When we forget and are not consciously fixated on the language – we learn so much more! And silent , great silent movies do that so well. English with Jo. Teens Talk About Family. HP: You On You. Blog Archives - Beta College of English. People in the street (Basic, practical ESL Video 7/7 great for large classes of English...) People in the street (Basic, practical ESL Video 6/7 great for large classes of English...) People in the street (Basic, practical ESL Video 5/7 great for large classes of English...)

Multisource Video News. Multimedia-English. EDpuzzle. Please Login - Solayo. By Kieran Donaghy. Thomas Krouskoff. LbT-languages. English with Jennifer. Diana funtana esl. Has anyone been injured or killed? Liven up learning! Go to the home page to win a complete set of Get in on the Act worksheets! Check out our Get in on the Act videos and worksheets.

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