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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English
Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels that provide instructional tutorials specifically tailored for different learning needs and styles. We have already reviewed some of these channels in previous posts and today we are sharing with you some of our favourite YouTube channels for learning English. You can use them with your ELL/ESL/EFL students to enhance their grasp of English in different areas: speaking, writing, listening , vocabulary, and grammar. 1- BBC Learning English ‘Do you want to learn how to speak English? 2- Learn American English Online This is another great YouTube channel that provides free English language instruction. 3- Speak English with Misterduncan Misterduncan is an English teacher who has been creating video tutorials and instructional clips to help learners from all around the world learn English. 4- Learn English with Let's Talk 5- Jennifer ESL

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