How to get started as an online teacher of English Have you thought about teaching English online? Emma Segev gives some practical tips and useful websites for getting started in one of our top five articles of all time, illustrated by artist Jamie Johnson. When I first started teaching in 2004, I was sceptical about the effectiveness of online teaching, but since then I have accumulated a lot of experience. I'd like to share with you a few things I've learned along the way.
UCCX System Prompt - How to Contact Center Express (CCX) stores administrator-supplied binary data such as audio prompts, XML documents and AEF script files in repositories. These repositories are administrator-facing representations of the data which is actually stored in the database. Storing these files into the database provides a convenient mechanism for backup and replication between cluster nodes. The data is also synchronized to the local file system of each cluster node for runtime use by the MIVR subsystem. This is why you refresh repository files; to trigger a synchronization of that data to the local file system(s). There are actually two Prompt Repositories: User and System.
BUILDING BIG: Home Page Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston. Here are the main features of the site: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels. The Labs Try your hand at our interactive engineering labs. The Challenges Take on the challenges of building big. Wonders of the World Databank Explore our databank of big structures. Three Ways That Students Can Create Talking Pictures A couple of days ago on Twitter someone asked me for suggestions for tools that work like Blabberize to let people create talking pictures. Blabberize is a site on which you can upload a picture and record audio to turn it into a talking picture. To do this on Blabberize you first upload a picture then draw or select a mouth on the people or animals in it. Then you record yourself talking.
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How To Make an App With No Programming Experience (Updated Guide) by Chris Ching Today I’m going to show you how to make an app even if you don’t have any coding experience. Introduction Thousands of people have gone through this guide on how to make an app and given me praise for publishing it! You’ll learn the core skills and foundation that you need in order to create any app. One CSS to rule them all? Hi everybody! I'm new in this whole CUCM conﬁguration, and something the immense number of options, setting, elements and others CUCM has are overhelming!! Today I noticed the many, many places where we can set a Calling Search Space (CSS) and I would like to know if CSS set somewhere prevails over another. This is where I have found the option to set a CSS
Macmillan Business The Business Podcasts are interviews focusing on working life in the UK. The podcasts offer authentic listening practice for you to use with – or recommend to – your business English students. Episode 1: Nils, on working life in the UK – Pre-intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy I’ve been writing lesson plans designed around short films for my website Film English for six years. Teachers often ask me how I find the short films I use in my lesson plans. The answer is quite simple: I’ve watched literally thousands of short films and developed an instinct for the type of engaging and simple short films which will work in the ELT classroom.
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Position in Queue Today, I’m going to share with you an easy way to spice up your call center scripting in UCCX by configuring a position in queue announcement. While many companies are content to use the basic queue loop, having the ability to announce a caller’s place in queue will win you the favor and admiration of the most difficult customers. Setting this up is very simple and can be done in as little as five call steps. Screenshot of position in queue module How do I get to the zoo? How do you get to the zoo? Vocabulary I. The Seven Best Short Animated Films for the Language Classroom - Kieran Donaghy Animated films are ones in which individual drawings, paintings, or illustrations are photographed frame by frame. Traditionally animated films have been associated with children, however, nowadays they are designed to appeal to everyone. With the increased ease of creating animations, there has been a huge rise in the number of animated films being produced, and the vast majority of these are short animations. Many of these short animated films can be exploited in the language classroom as they are short enough to be used in a single session, offer a complete narrative in a short space of time, have a unique capacity of grabbing and holding students’ attention, and deal with contemporary subjects and issues, such as bullying, racism, sexism, homelessness, and human rights, which are relevant to students’ lives. Here are my seven favourite animated short films for the language classroom. Paperman