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Audio Concentration/Memory Games for ESL Students (Flash 6)

Audio Concentration/Memory Games for ESL Students (Flash 6)
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Listen and Write - Dictation B2 level English language listening tests B2 is one of the CEFR levels described by the Council of Europe. This page will help you practise for the Cambridge First and PTE exams Education Listen to a radio show about the value of a university education. Choose the statement that best represents the opinions of the callers. Accommodation Listen to a news report about eco-homes. Leisure Listen to a lecture about the History of Leisure in twentieth century America. Tourism A teacher is giving a lesson on the effects of tourism. Travel Listen to the traffic report. Health Listen to an interview with a health worker about vaccination programmes in less economically developed countries. The Environment Listen to a radio programme in which a presenter is talking to a forester about moths. Describing places Listen to a radio journalist describing the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Advertisements

Digital game-based language learning with Interactive Fiction (PART 1) Video games (also called digital games) are serious. While the people who play them have known this for a long time, it’s taken over three decades for society in general to accept them as something other than a way to pass the time in virtue of doing “more serious” work. The fact is, video games are serious – if not to the casual observer, then certainly to their players. What makes people want to spend so much time and money playing video games? Of course, the specific source of this ‘good’ feeling is subjective and depends on the person playing the game as well as the game being played, but in video games, feeling good can come often from: Taking on the identity of someone else and controlling their actionsBeing involved in the telling of a storyBeing put in a situation you would not normally be in (yet being safe)Facing challenges and having to overcome them Linguist James Gee (2012) defines a digital game as being: Digital Game-based language Learning What is Interactive Fiction?

English Listening Online Views: Biking in Cambodia Julia talks about cycing from Cambodia to Vietnam with her friends (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). Mixers : Bad Hair Cut Six people talk about getting a bad haircut. Plus, be sure to check out all the re-edited mixers with new activities 1-25, 26-50, 51-75, 76-100. New Videos for Mixer Listen to over 20 new videos with new speakers from Chile, Argentina, Canada, the U.S. and more. Scenes: Erina in Vancouver Listen as the series ends with Erina starting her new job at Campus Pizza Scene #6 and Scene #7. Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities Getting Started With Game-Based Language Learning Game-based learning (GBL) is an area of education that has been getting a lot of attention in recent times. It's easy to find articles and entire websites devoted to the power of games for engaging learners and providing a vehicle for their learning. However, many of these articles seem to focus on math, science, and language arts. But what about language learning? How can GBL help English-language learners develop their comprehension and communicative skills? The one question that I'm often asked, however, is: "How can teachers get started with GBL in the language classroom, especially when they have little experience of it?" Start a Conversation GBL is all about engaging learners, so your first step is to find out if they like the idea -- after all, there's little point in trying to push GBL with a class who are simply not into gaming! Ask your students what kind of games interest them and what their devices of choice are. The Power of Choice Set the Rules All Part of the Plan

Best Advice:​ How to Use the Complete Brain 4 Great Websites That Provide Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers May 24, 2016 Looking for some good websites that provide curated educational documentaries? The collection below features some of our favourite options. These are platforms where you can get access to a plethora of documentaries spanning different topics and subject areas. You can browse through categories, pick the ones you want and share with your students. Documentaries come in with a short written synopsis and an embedded clip usually from popular video hosting sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. 1- Documentary Heaven Documentary Heaven features a wide variety of documentaries covering various topics. 2- Documentary Storm This is another good website that curate educational documentaries from different online sources. 3- Free Documentaries ‘Freedocumentaries.org streams full-length documentary films free of charge, with no registration needed. 4- Documentary Addict

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