Audio for ESL/EFL: Listen and Read Along (Flash/MP3) YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.'Caine’s Arcade' Video Brings Fame to Creative Boy Words & Their Stories Mobile Learning: 50+ Resources & Tips I believe mobile devices will transform education. This is why I created a free ebook, Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Quick Tips & Resources with helpful tips and several resources to help support this trend. One reason is because mobile devices are designed in a way that forces the teacher to give control to the learner. When we equip a classroom with iPads, iPods, small tablets, or cellphones the learning is literally put in the hands of the students.
Running Dictation I’m sure you all have at least some kind of experience with dictations in the classroom. Most of the time, dictations are considered boring and can get really frustrating for students, especially if they are still learning how to write in their L1. Here is an idea for practicing dictations and making them less painful. Running dictation is a type of dictation in which your students are responsible for it from the start. They should work in pairs and it goes like this: You should come up with a story that you will write on a piece of paper and hang it onto the wall in your classroom.
Introduction Articulatory Phonetics – empowering phonetics and phonology through ultrasound and animation Who are the recommended users? This site is recommended for those who are interested in language itself, or in being speech therapists, vocal trainers, language teachers, and communicators, and for the students who are taking the following courses: LING 100 Introduction to Language and LinguisticsLING 101 Languages of the WorldLING 200 Linguistic Theory and Analysis ILING 314 Instrumental Phonetics What are you going to get? You will be able to get …
Community Club Home Community Club Firefighter Level A, Community Club What happens when the fire alarm rings? Early readers will follow along with images and audio as a firefighter races to work. mobile learning Well like a lot of people I’ve bought an iPad over the summer and I’ve been having my first taste of shopping for apps to extend the capabilities of the iPad. I’ve also been having a look at how some of these can be used for language learning, so I thought I would share with you a little bit of information about the first few apps I’ve tried. ForvoFor those of you who don’t know Forvo, it’s a marvelous pronunciation dictionary site which is collecting together audio examples of of the pronunciation of different words from languages and speakers all round the world. The app works as a simple pronunciation dictionary which you can carry with you in class and whenever a new word comes up, you can get an example pronunciation form it.
ESL Lesson Plans and Resources on Music March is Music in our Schools Month! There has never been a better excuse to get up and dance with your students. To encourage you to bring music into your classroom throughout the year, we’ve created a collection of useful links. Portland ESL Instructor Earn More, Work Less TakeLessons includes easy to use online accounts with custom pricing tools, automatic scheduling, and more! Grow Your Business TakeLessons offers a marketplace where new students can book lessons with qualified teachers like you. Teach On The Go Manage your roster, calendar, clients, and more in one place, across all your devices.
ListenAndReadAlong Reading English really can be a "world of utmost joy without suffering". That is a comment of one of our Buddhist readers. Our Reading Movies(Rovies) try to make reading an utmost joy without suffering, or at least tolerable without suffering. We're kinda like the "Johnny Appleseed" of reading. If you don't know "Johnny Appleseed", we posted a Rovie on him.We are a nonprofit totally dedicated to making Rovies- Reading movies. Lesson Plans There is a lot of evidence to prove that sustained silent reading is exceedingly beneficial both inside and outside the classroom and a key advantage of mobile devices is the ease with which students can have access to rich reading resources. Additionally, it is also possible to follow the written word on the page, whilst listening to an oral rendition of the text. This is particularly important to students whose mother tongue is written in a script that is not the Roman Alphabet and as in the case of Arabic, does follow the same spelling rules. Vowels are often not represented in written Arabic,: and thus students forget to incorporate them into their written English. Our institution subscribes to the Oxford Bookworms Series of Graded Readers for EFL students.