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Digital Storytelling. I only know one thing about the technologies that await us in the future: We will find ways to tell stories with them. (Jason Ohler) Everyone of us has a story to tell and we all like to read or listen to stories. Stories are expressive, magical, creative, touchy and powerful sometimes. Storytelling has been with us since we started to communicate with each other and it has been part of our every day life since then and it didn't take us long to discover the importance of storytelling in education. The traditional storytelling has a new face with the growing technology today: Digital Storytelling. This is one of the new twists of the technology. It is interesting and motivating for the digital natives. We can introduce new concepts, materials and the knowledge in a meaningful way, we can organize ideas. Voicethread is my favourite. To give presentations. Dandelife is another tool where you can record your past and present on a timeline.

Dfilm is another site to create cartoons. Özge. The Ghost Writer: Ghostwriters. Although this is not a typical topic for the L2 class, it can be a good source for conversation or warming a topic about reading/literature/writing. There are so many people releasing books as ghost writers that it made my class really meaningful. "Ghost writing" is the art of writing for someone else. The Ghost Writer will write the final material and the client will take the credit for having written it. Most Ghost Writers are hired to do what the client wishes they could do if they had the time and ability. Then again some are hired as a service for people wishing to make a profit from the written word but who have absolutely no interest in writing. I. 1. 2. II. . ( ) The drawback to ghostwriting is that you get no public credit. . ( ) Freelance ghostwriting is a good source of additional income for you and your family.

. ( ) Depending on the project you take on, your skills and speed as a writer, as well as your own schedule, you can definitely work at your own pace. III. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Publications - ELT Online Reading Group. Missing U. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film titled Missing U by Brooke Wagstaff. Students practise pronunciation of letters, read text messages, watch a short film, read a poem, speak and write a short poem.

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Pronunciation of letters, watching a short film, reading a poem, speaking and writing Topic: Pronunciation and love Language: Text message abbreviations Materials: Short film and poem Downloadable materials: missing U lesson instructions missing U poem Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain. Step 1 Ask your students to write the alphabet horizontally on a piece of paper. Step 2 Say each letter and ask students to repeat. Step 3 Pair students and tell them you would like them to think of words which have exactly the same pronunciation as a letter. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6. Would you like to be a ghostwriter? | Jeremy Harmer. I wonder if you have seen the Roman Polanksi movie The Ghostwriter, or read the novel The Ghost by Robert Harris that it is based on.

The premise of the film and novel is that the central character is hired to ‘ghost’ the autobiography of a past unpleasant and venal British prime minister (not unlike – though the author unconvincingly denied it – Tony Blair). By ghost we mean, of course, that a professional writer interviews his or her subjects and then crafts their words into a book so that their name (not the ghostwriter’s) appears on the books covers. If you haven’t seen the film, here is the trailer for it. Of course lots of skulduggery (‘secretly dishonest or illegal activity – also used humorously’ according to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English) take place in the book and the film, but ghostwriting itself is widely practised. Most of the politicians’ and sportspeople’s autobiographies you have read are ghosted. They/you probably won’t!

So many questions! Like this: React. Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet. English Radio with Zack & Abi - Phrasal Verbs #1 (Grow up) by Destination English. Introducing Each Other: Interviews, Memoirs, Photos, and Internet Research. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

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More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan Materials and Technology Student Interactives Printouts Websites Preparation Sample interview articles—these can easily be obtained from current newspapers and magazines. Back to top Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. New York Times Arrange for guest speakers if possible. Free TOEFL® Practice Test. Sebastian in the Netherlands I'm a software engineer and am in an international team of developers. Though there are no native English speakers here, we do have to use English all the time since it's the only language we have in common. I will be using the iPod Shuffle while traveling/working/volunteering abroad. I'm happy about the score of the TOEFL test, I am planning to work or volunteer abroad as an English teacher but as a non-native speaker myself I was not entirely confident my skill in English was high enough to be teaching.

Marija in Croatia I'm currently a high school student. Maxime in France I am a credit analyst. Ivan in Colombia I'm an artist, I make sculptures an illustrations for a living. Ayumi in Japan I am a counselor for studying abroad. Ena in Croatia I have recently graduated from University of Zagreb, School of Medicine and I'm currently working as an intern. Sulagna in Germany I am doing my masters in Germany. Ryo in Japan I am a university student. TPO小站 - 托福培训_托福课程_小站国际教育,1对1留学课程定制专家. Activate activity book. Stories To Learn By FINAL. Large English Vocabulary Word Lists. Comparative and superlative adjectives – article. By Kerry G Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield An article by Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield covering ways to approach teaching comparatives and superlatives.

Introduction One way of describing a person or thing is by saying that they have more of a particular quality than someone or something else. To do this, we use comparative adjectives, which are formed either by adding -er at the end of the adjective, or placing more before it, e.g. She’s more intelligent than her sister. This is a bigger piece of cake. It is also possible to describe someone or something by saying that they have more of a particular quality than any other of their kind. He’s the most intelligent man I’ve ever met.

This is the biggest piece of cake. Some rules about forming comparatives and superlatives 1. 2. The icing was supposed to be pink and white, but it looked more red than pink. That sofa might look nice, but this one is more soft and comfortable. 3. 4. 5. 6. It’s the oldest/*eldest castle in Britain. 7. 8. ESL Library Blog | News, tips, ideas, and opinions for English teachers and English students. 50 000+ Free ESL, EFL worksheets made by teachers for teachers. English as a Second Language (ESL) Lesson plans & ideas for teachers: eslflow index & home page. English Listening Lessons. Teacher Resources | Students.

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