» Teaching English through songs in the digital age – #ELTchat summary 12/01/2011 This absolutely fantastic summary was contributed by Vicky Saumell on her blog in 4 consective posts which I have merged into one single post. As Viky herself remarks below in her post, it is an amazing collection of resources all shared by you, #ELTchatters! What a fantastic resource this has turned into! Interactive Stories Interactive Stories or Guided Stories is the name of an English language teaching technique developed by Mark White, a language teacher/writer. What is an Interactive Story? The technique consists of a story, which includes both sentences and questions so that as one student reads it to the other, the listener can respond to the questions and interact with the storyteller and the story itself by making it up as they go along. What are they for?
15 top fun pronunciation games 1. Shadow reading Students try to speak at exactly the same speed and rhythm as the CD, then try one more time with the sound turned down in the middle of the recording to see if they are still in time when the sound is turned back up. 2. Syllables snap Students take turns turning […] 1.
Crossword Puzzle Maker 2 reasons crosswords will not generate: 1. You have an "Impossible List". Music @ ESOL UK Read the paper here for an introduction to the theory and practice of using music for language learning. Please note, many of these videos are high quality. For best performance, pause the video at the beginning and allow the video to progressively download onto your computer. This will ensure smooth playback; especially for use in a classrooom. Click the 'i' on each video to find lyrics and worksheets. Click the heart shape to add to favourites. Our Teachers - Learning Resources - English - British Council Hong Kong Friendly and supportive Our team of over 110 teachers in Hong Kong are trained to help students achieve their goals. We support students in their learning and motivate them to do their best.
Transposition Ciphers Transposition Ciphers As their name suggests, in transposition ciphers, the letters of the message to be encoded -what cryptographers call the plaintext - are simply rearranged (or transposed) forming an anagram . However, in order for this kind of cipher to be of practical use, this rearrangement must follow some kind of system, in order that the recipient may be able to decode it. Railfence Ciphers
Do coaching and technology make a good fit? - Biz-E-training This post is adapted from an article published in Business Issues, the IATEFL BESIG Newsletter, Summer 2015, Issue 90, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the Editor, Chris Stanzer. Available from In recent years, the use of coaching techniques in ELT has become increasingly widespread. The shift in role from teacher to coach has perhaps been prompted to some extent by the possible financial rewards it can bring, but when working in corporate settings with adult learners, establishing a coach / coachee relationship in the classroom, especially with one-to-one clients, would seem to make good pedagogical as well as commercial sense.
Randall's Video Snapshots: For ESL/EFL Students The movie clips called Video Snapshots are designed to provide additional learning content related to other listening activities on my site. To learn more about this project, read the Frequently Asked Questions below: Current Videos (Click the picture to watch the video - Click the link below the picture to visit a related listening activity). You can also search by title below: Video Creation This page is designed to introduce and show you how to use various free video creation resources. Click here to learn how to create choose your own adventure videos in YouTube. Making Videos on the Web - A Guide for Teachers How to make an Animoto video. Introduction to the Myna sound mixer.
Observation, Assessment and Planning The EYFS Profile summarises and describes children’s attainment at the end of the EYFS. It is based on on-going observation and assessment in the three prime and four specific areas of learning, and the three learning characteristics, set out below: The prime areas of learning: • communication and language • physical development