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Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities

Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities
Creating computer based materials can be incredibly time consuming and also very frustrating as websites and web based content can change so quickly, that's why it is always so nice to discover tools like Textivate which can enable you to create instant interactivity using almost any text you find from around the web. All you need to do is copy and paste your text into the Textivate window and then click on 'textivate now'. Here you can see some text I have copied from the Goldilocks story which I found on the Project Gutenberg site. Now I get a range of different exercise types to choose from. All I have to do to generate the exercise is to click on one of the square and I instantly have an interactive activity. There are quite a few to choose from. You can also have the text arranged vertically so that students drag and drop the parts into position. Some of my favourite task types it creates are the instant gapfill activity. Why not try this one out for yourself and see how you get on: Best Related:  RESOURCES

Present perfect progressive | Doctors Speak Up AIM: To consider how different verb forms have different meanings. INTRODUCTION: The verb form we choose affects the meaning of what we say. Look at these questions and responses from the depression case. How long have you been feeling like this? – Just over a month or so. What else have you been noticing? The verb form is the present perfect progressive: has/have + been + [verb]-ing It indicates that the activity (e.g., feeing like this, not going out as much) started in the past and is still ongoing (at the time of speaking about it). Compare the different verb forms used in these three questions and the responses given. How long have you been working there? How long were you working there? How long are you working there? INSTRUCTIONS:: Read the context.

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