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ESL Teaching Videos Google + Students really enjoy watching movies and TV for a variety of reasons. For one, they get exposure to natural language in a non-threatening setting. Secondly, movies and video provide common ground to students of any international background. Below you'll find both general teaching resources as well as fully-developed lessons on various films and videos. Ideas for Using Movie Previews Rent any video, and you're bound to get at least three or four previews before the feature film. Movie Lessons Each movie featured in this section includes both classroom worksheets and links to specific materials about the movie. VertigoAlfred Hitchcock's 1958 suspense classic. Bonnie and ClydeArthur Penn Warren's 1967 masterpiece.Classroom handouts for this movie include: For plot summaries, reviews, images and more great material to use with this movie, visit the International Movie Database's page on Bonnie and Clyde. All the President's MenAlan J. Video Lessons East of Krakatoa Classroom Handouts

Le blog de jespeaklenglish 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. Because we can now sift through thousands of resources while navigating a single repository, the potential for inspiration and growth in the field of education has reached a new height. Here are the top channels worth following based on views, subscriptions, and quality of content: General YouTube EDU: Launched in 2009, Youtube EDU centralizes content from over 100 universities and colleges, providing access to lectures, research, and campus tours. Mathematics

Short-Sequence ESL movie lessons | Movies Grow English | Watch Movies, Learn English Jump to: -Describe Story and Character -Present, Past, and Future (speaking/writing) -Movie Karaoke -Paraphrasing Kraoke -Rewrite the Script -Jigsaw -Guess the Dialogue -Guess the Vocabulary -Movie Vocabulary List -Action Cards -Cloze Encounters -Word-for-Word Dictation -Blind Summary -Hear-the-Word Bingo -Change the Ending -Grammar Focus Big Things in Small Packages Welcome to the Movies Grow English knowledge bank of Short-Sequence Movie Lessons for ESL and EFL. *Five-page short-sequence Lessons for $1 each You can browse these lessons on the menu bar at Short-Sequence Lessons, Browse Here. At Teachers and Classroom Guidelines on the menu bar at the left, there are companion discussions on pedagogy, preparation, and class management that can also apply to Short Sequence Lessons. This page considers how short-sequence movie lessons can have an important place in the ESL classroom. The Utility of Short Sequences Movies have the ability to compress time. Movie Karaoke Paraphrasing Karaoke

50 FCE Speaking questions | Online TEFL Training If any of you are teaching FCE (First Certificate), you will need to give your learners lots of exam training practice. Part 1 of the exam (the interview) is a good place to start because the learners have to talk about everyday topics, such as their home town, what they do in their free time and work and study. Here is a list of about 50 questions (most of which have been used in FCE exams in the last 10 years). Feel free to share them with your learners: Click here for a pdf copy: FCEpart1questionspdf (1) FCE Speaking Exam Part 1 – Interview Questions In the first part of the exam, the interviewer will ask you and your partner several questions about everyday topics. Area where you live or used to live Is there anything you would like to learn about your country? Sports Are you interested in sport? Leisure How much TV do you watch in a week? Work and study Do you find it easy to study where you live? Family and friends Travel and holidays Have you ever used your English on holiday? Entertainment

Touching the void Le blog de doltoteacher Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to get the students so absorbed in the communicative act that they forget they are learning. When we forget and are not consciously fixated on the language – we learn so much more! And silent , great silent movies do that so well. So here are a few suggestions on how to use these with students. Ways to use a silent video clip…. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. My favorite silent short videos. 1.. 2. 3. What’s your favorite “silent” video for teaching languages? PS> See Ana Maria Menezes’ post and suggestions for using Silent videos in the classroom!

English Lessons with Adam - Learn English with Adam [engVid] "That'll be 66 cents please." "Sikysi... what?" Having a hard time understanding native speed English? Hi again, welcome back to www.engvid.com. So we're looking at pronunciation. You can connect consonants to consonants. Now, another thing is when a word ends in a consonant and the next word begins in a vowel, make sure you roll it in. Now, for those of you who are going to be taking a test, an English test that involves listening; IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, if you're in Canada you're maybe doing a CELPIP test. Another word like that: "Interesting".

30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students I’m always excited when I’m using Padlet. Is it the interface, the way everything is designed, its purpose or the fact that I’m organizing things smoothly? I don’t know. It just makes me happy. And today I’ll try to make you happy as well. How is it that this online Post-it board can make your day? But first: What is Padlet? Padlet can be used by students and by teachers. Whoever has the Padlet board opened on his smartphone or computer, can see what’s on it and what everyone is writing. How to use Padlet? Using Padlet in the classroom is easy. Here you create an account and make your first board. Let your students insert the link in the browser or in the Padlet app. Then there’s one more question that needs to be answered: How to post things on Padlet? double click anywhere on the board;drag files in;paste from clipboard;save as bookmark with Padlet mini;or just click the ‘+’ button in the lower right corner. 30 Ways to use Padlet in the classroom Padlet reaches as far as your imagination.

Short Films | The Best Short Movies Find Free Images Quickly With Compfight Creative Commons licensed photos are a sort of internet miracle: By providing an easily-understood syntax for attribution and permissions, they make it possible to add visual interest to blog posts, web sites, syllabuses, presentations–anything you like, really. They also facilitate remixes and other forms of creative adaptation (or deformation), which can be useful in a wide variety of teaching and research contexts. We’ve written about Flickr & Creative Commons before: I explained how to do creative-commons limited searches, and Julie suggested integrating creative commons-licensed material in your classroom. I also reviewed Wylio, a website that searches Flickr. Today, I want to introduce Compfight, a service that lets you quickly search Flickr for Creative Commons-licensed photos that you can use in your blogs, syllabuses, presentations, and more. Compfight offers a very simple search interface: Click for full size. Return to Top

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