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5 Great Infographics for Language Teachers and Learners

5 Great Infographics for Language Teachers and Learners
Infographics are great learning materials. The colourful graphics, clear text and their size make them ideal for classroom integration. I have been posting some of the ones I deem educationl to help teachers leverage this resource to create engaging, relevant and personalized learning experiences in their classes. In this regard, I am introducing you today to a series made up of four parts all containing the best infograpgics about English language teaching and learning. Due to their size we could not embed all the infographics in one post instead we distributed them on four posts with each one of them containing links to other posts to make it easy for you to navigate the four posts without having to move away. Teachers can print them out and pin them on the class wall for students to access throughout the whole year. Part One ( scroll down to read the content of this part) Definite and indefinite articlesAll about AdjectivesPunctuation Passive VoiceWhen to use e.g and i.e Part One

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Native American Indian Tribes: Federally Recognized Tribes This page not only lists all the federally recognized tribes of Native Americans, but also has links from those tribes for their official websites, stories and legends, books, photographs and artwork. This is a work very much in progress and will take a long while to complete [unless you all help with this resource]. Right now I have links to over 150 website locations from about 26 different tribes on this page. I will try to add comprehensive links to an additional one or two tribes each month (moon). Latest Update: Southern Ute lndian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; 2 December, 2004

The World's Most Spoken Languages And Where They Are Spoken This beautifully illustrated infographic (above), designed by South China Morning Post’s graphics director Alberto Lucas Lopéz, shows the most spoken known languages in the world and where they’re spoken by the 6.3 billion people included in the study. Based on records collated from the database Ethnologue, the infographic illustrates the wide-ranging facts and figures of the world’s living languages catalogued since 1951. “There are at least 7,102 known languages alive in the world today.

How To Create Outstanding Modern Infographics In this tutorial you will learn that data doesn't have to be boring, it can be beautiful! Learn how to use various graph tools, illustration techniques and typography to make an accurate and inspiring infographic in Adobe Illustrator. 1. Set Up Your Document Step 1 Start by using the Rectangle Tool (M) to draw a shape.

Thousands of Free Downloads public-domain-images-decoupage-mod-podge-free-downloads-0021 public-domain-images-decoupage-mod-podge-free-downloads-0027 public-domain-images-decoupage-mod-podge-free-downloads-0022 public-domain-images-decoupage-mod-podge-free-downloads-0028 How common is your birthday? Find out exactly with an interactive heat map. Matt Stiles posted a heat map on his blog yesterday that I thought was pretty well done. I decided to get the data from NYTimes.com and recreate it in Tableau. It takes under 20 seconds and under 10 clicks to create it in Tableau, more like 15 seconds if you’ve been using Tableau longer. Matt chose a brownish color palette, but I wanted to try lots of different colors. Tableau makes is incredibly simple to try out many options very quickly. I tested green, blue, gray and orange-blue palettes before settling on an orange palette.

Film Links Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees. Here I’m going to recommend the sites and resources that from my own experience I have found most useful and engaging. Lesson plans

The case of the missing “u”s in American English Before you consciously became aware of your decision to read this article, your brain was already making the necessary preparations to click the link. There are a few crucial milliseconds between the moment when you’re consciously aware of a plan to act, and the moment you take action. This brief window is thought by some scientists to be the moment in time when we can exercise free will.

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