Red fruits and vegetables Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Powerful Tools To Create Educational Whiteboard Animation Videos June 8, 2017 You probably have seen them before, whiteboard style animations are everywhere online. They are used by profit and non-profit entities to advertise, educate or to simply communicate effectively. Two popular educational YouTube channels that use this animation style are TED Ed and RSA Animate. In short, whiteboard animation (also called video scribing or animated doodling) is a video clip in which the recorder records the process of drawing on a whiteboard while using audio comment. The final result is a beautiful synchronization of the drawings and the audio feedback. In education, whiteboard animation videos are used in language teaching/learning, in professional development sessions, to create educational tutorials and presentations and many more. 1- GoAnimate Go Animate allows you to produce your own professional whiteboard animation-style video using your mouse and your favorite internet browser on GoAnimate! 2- Video Scribe 3-Animaker 4- PowToon 5- Rawshorts
Starfall's Learn to Read with phonics 10 Examples of Homonyms You Might Be Getting Wrong [Download This Guide] Text Version: Is the English language trying to trip people up? Because it sure seems that way. Otherwise, why in the world would someone have created homonyms? You know homonyms. Homophones are words that sound the same—hence the use of the suffix “phone,” which might make you think of a telephone. Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings, and unfortunately I don’t have anything clever to say about “graph” to make the word clearer. Unfortunately for those who are trying to master English, homonyms aren’t going anywhere, so you have to be aware of them to make sure that you’re actually saying—and writing—what you mean. Compliment/complement The first one is a flattering remark you might give to a student, friend, or loved one. Sight/site/cite Here’s one that all serious students need to remember. Do/due Do/doe/dough/d’oh These words, pronounced “doh,” have a wide range of meanings. Here/hear “Do you hear us? Allowed/aloud Your/you’re/yore
7 Easy ESL Visual Aids to Teach Anything Effectively A picture is worth a thousand words. Nowhere is this truer than in the ESL classroom. Suppose after a verb game or during some reading comprehension exercise, one of your curious students wants to know the difference between “He danced at the party” and “He was dancing at the party.” What will you do? You could probably give a really clear explanation about how one sentence states what happened at a specific place or time, and the other gives background information to establish a scene in the past. And then maybe you’d give a couple more examples prior to showing how the two very similar tenses—past perfect and past perfect continuous—do in fact differ. Or, you could draw a picture of two timelines, one representing each sentence, and have the students describe them. Which would be more effective? The Benefits of Using Visual Aids in the ESL Classroom Visual aids, like those two timelines, are so perfect for the ESL classroom. Helps students understand and remember concepts more easily 1. 2. 3.
English grammar for kids | Grammar lessons Here you will find online presentations of grammatical structures through simple examples and colourful illustrations. Our materials focus on the main grammatical topics taught on elementary English courses and are suitable for beginners and young learners. Enjoy! nouns In this unit you will learn about nouns, a very important part of English grammar. verbs In this unit you will learn about verbs, a very important part of English grammar. english grammar for kids This section contains online lessons, activities and tests plus printable worksheets that can help children develop their grammar skills.
Irish Saints There are hundreds of Irish saints. Here they are by name alphabetically, or by feast day. Many of these saints were canonized in the early middle ages, and not much is known about them except for their names and possibly a feast day. A B C D E F G H-I J-K L M N O-P R S T-U If you haven't done so already, non-Irish speakers please see the the pronunciation guide. * names in italics represents names that have no etymological connection to the Irish name, but were used as English "translations" based upon the fact that they have similar sounds or meanings. Using pop songs in ESL - Eslbase.com Songs have long been a favourite resource among EFL teachers. Here are a few ideas to get the most out of music in the classroom. Are your students sometimes bored in spite of your best efforts? Are you looking for some new and different techniques? Could you use a learning activity that would really wake them up? Almost everyone loves music. Music pervades television, movies, theater, and even the nightly news. Factors Contributing to Listening Comprehension of Songs Use of new vocabulary, idioms and expressions – You’ll need to address the new material offered in each song. Use of new grammar and structure – Song writers and singers are notoriously “loose” when it comes to use of grammar, structure, pronunciation, stress and other language factors applied to songs. Three Principal Song Selection Criteria Use songs that are popular with the students whenever possible. Music pervades virtually every aspect of our lives. Written by Larry Lynch Prof.