Little Bird Tales - Home 5 fun ways to use a Dictogloss in the EFL class Listening is important. Collaboration is important. Writing is important. Dictoglosses combine all of these these things to keep students' brains working in a foreign language. What is a dictogloss? I am glad you asked :) Dictoglosses are essentially dictation exercises where students work together to recreate a text. The teacher reads a text. SONGS Well, part of it means that you have to pick fun texts! DRAW AND TELL With lower students tell a draw and tell WITH the picture, and keept the picture up! MOVIES/TELEVSION Again, keep the level of the student in mind. TED TALKS / NPR / SPEECHES Get authentic speech in here! TONGUE TWISTERS / BRAIN TEASERS Tongue Twisters can be fun for advanced students and brain teasers have the added bonus of letting students who finish quickly try to solve them. So there you go 5 ways to make dictoglosses a bit more fun! Have you used dictoglosses?
Homework Help - Writing Sentences and parahgraphs Posted by Crystal on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 11:55pm. You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular experience you’ve had that inspired you or guided you to choose the type of position for which you applied. Your audience is your potential employer and your purpose is to show you have thought carefully about what and/or who has motivated you toward this career choice and why. In addition, you want to convey your enthusiasm for this position as it relates to your inspiring experience. 1. I worked for a In Home Care Provider and my position was eliminated after 8 years. so I went back to school. Here is what i have so far... Writing Sentences and parahgraphs - Writeacher, Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 7:48am Is this your freewriting? Answer this Question Related Questions
35 Beautiful Photography Shots for Inspiration Early this week, we published an article featuring different photography blog themes. Having a great theme for your photography blog is important, but one must not forget the most important aspect – updating it with beautiful photography. Photography is the art of creating still or moving pictures by recording radiation on a sensitive medium, such as a photographic film, or an electronic sensor. There are millions of amazing photographs online, today we are show casing 35 which we hope you will find inspirational. Hope you enjoy them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 42. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.
StoryMaker™ Tikatok - Kids Activities: Publish a Children's Book with Tikatok Watch and rank all of the John Lewis Christmas adverts 2007: Shadows In its first Christmas advert, John Lewis shows a group of employees placing products – a desktop lamp, a Mac computer, a leather satchel – in a carefully assembled pile. All the items together end up creating a shadow that looks like a woman walking her dog through the snow. 2008: From Me To You Set to a cover of The Beatles' From Me To You, the 2008 advert showed that John Lewis could help you find the perfect gift for each person in your life. 2009: Sweet Child O' Mine This was the first year that John Lewis worked with then start-up agency Adam & Eve, which has since been acquired by DDB. The advert shows children opening adults' presents – large slippers, a coffee machine, an e-reader – and says, "Remember how Christmas used to feel? 2010: A Tribute to Givers Ellie Goulding recorded a cover version of Elton John's 'Your Song' for the 2010 advert, which showed the lengths people go to surprise their loved ones with even the trickiest of Christmas gifts. 2011: The Long Wait
Digital Storytelling: Extending the Potential for Struggling Writers | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z By: Ruth Sylvester and Wendy-lou Greenidge While some young writers may struggle with traditional literacy, tapping into new literacies like digital storytelling may boost motivation and scaffold understanding of traditional literacies. Three types of struggling writers are introduced followed by descriptions of ways digital storytelling can support their development. What it means to be literate has broadened to not only include traditional literacies, reading and writing print text for example, but also to reflect the needs of students living and learning in a digital world. Technological literacy refers to the skills needed to adequately use computers. Creating digital stories invites students to employ old and new literacies, and through the process of creating a movie they erect, explore, and exhibit other literacies. Ruth (first author) met Kyle, Ray, and Colleen (all names are pseudonyms) a few years ago while conducting research on struggling writers. Struggling writers Kyle Ray
The ESOL Essayist- How do we choose a topic? Choosing, Mapping, and Narrowing a Topic People write for many reasons, but always to communicate a message. Writing is always about something. We call that something the topic. A topic could be anything. There are three steps at the topic stage. 1. These steps help to focus the writing and provide direction for the writer and readers. What do each of these steps involve? Top | Home | Library | Glossary | What is | Test | Example | Your Turn | Explanation StoryToolz : Resources for Authors Only You Can Prevent Wildfires