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
ISLCollective 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
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
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
Le blog de jespeaklenglish 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!
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.
Touching the void Le blog de doltoteacher Träna lässtrategier med kortfilmer på engelska Jag städade bland filmerna hemma och hittade en DVD med kortfilmer. Jag läste på baksidan och tänkte att dessa måste ju vara bra att använda som utgångspunkt för att träna lässtrategier. Filmerna är korta nog att hålla intresset uppe och det ges många ledtrådar att tolka budskap och göra kopplingar till sig själv, andra filmer eller böcker och världen. Jag visar här hur jag gick vidare i min tanke och fick ett uppslag att undervisa utifrån. Jag satte mig på Pinterest och såg att jag inte var den enda läraren som sett möjligheten. jag började skapa ett dokument med länkar på filmer, frågor för diskussion samt tänkbara skrivuppgift. Jag gjorde för något år sedan ett arbetsblad för läsning men det fungerar även för film. Hur du kan hitta egna guldkorn på Pinterst Via sökning på Pinterest med sökorden ”reading-short-movies” hamnade jag på Tachers Pay Teachers då jag såg en länkad bild som jag tyckte verkade intressant. Mer om filmers användningsområden
How to Teach English Conversation | Teaching English Speaking - ESL Speaking How to Teach English Conversation Many foreign ESL teachers abroad, especially in places like South Korea, teach predominantly English conversation classes. Some teachers (and students too!) have the perception that teaching English conversation involves just “talking” to the students. Free-talking does have a role in helping students learn English. However, it shouldn’t be the only thing we do in our English conversation classes. More than just Free-Talking There is far more to English conversation than just free-talking. Level up your English Teaching Game If you’re looking to level-up your ESL teaching game, you’ve come to the right place! Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. Report a problem This item is... English Conversation Activity Ideas Try out these games and activities that are guaranteed to get your students talking. Partner Conversation Starters/Role-Plays: An excellent way to get even low-level students started with English conversation.