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4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom

4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom
UPDATE: I’m delighted to say that this post has been nominated for the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award for innovative teaching ideas. I’m really delighted to have been included in this month’s nominations, so… make me a super happy boy by clicking here and voting for me! When it comes their language learning I can safely say that my teenage students always enjoy the multimedia experience.Rather than studying grammar and vocabulary through boring old course books, they find it more exciting to watch action unfold via moving images on their laptop, tablet or smart phone. What’s great about this is that it’s not just a one-way deal: video clips offer us as teachers the basis for the development of many language skills. I’m an avid user of short clips in my classrooms. Not only does the use of YouTube echo the everyday habits and actions of the teens I teach, this resource is also a goldmine of clips that fit just about any language teaching scenario you could think of. 1. 2.

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