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Learnclick makes creating online tests quick and easy

Learnclick makes creating online tests quick and easy | Articles re. education | Scoop.it

At http://www.learnclick.com it is very simple to create quizzes. For gap-filling exercises (so-called cloze tests) you just mark the words with your mouse. Learnclick.com also lets you generate drag & drop, drop down and matching exercises. You can insert images, video and sound into your quizzes. Share the quizzes with your students and view detailed statistics on how well your students performed. It is the ideal tool for language teachers.


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you can never have enough help for making little tests and quizzes.

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EiriniKaragiorgaki's curator insight, July 5, 2013 8:44 AM

Παίρνει ελληνικά ...δεν είναι δωρεάν :(

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add your insight...

 
Lucja's comment, August 26, 2013 5:56 PM
what's a pity that free trial is only for three days

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English Vocabulary Profile

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Welcome to English Profile -- setting industry standards for English language learners. Linked to the Common European Framework for Reference for Languages (CEFR), English Profile will provide a detailed set of Reference Level Descriptions for English language learners.
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The English Vocabulary Profile tells us which words (and which meanings of words), and phrases learners typically know and can use at each level of the CEFR. There are two versions, one in British and one in American English, both searchable within a single CEF level or across levels. In addition, they have audio pronunciation for all entries and are fully searchable by part of speech, grammar, usage, prefix or suffix and topic.

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Free stock photos that don't suck · Pexels

Free stock photos that don't suck · Pexels | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Free high quality photos you can use everywhere. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required

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always useful....

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 22, 8:10 AM

Free high quality photos you can use everywhere. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required


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This will come in handy. Thanks to Gust Mees.

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Top Facebook Pages for English Language Teachers

Top Facebook Pages for English Language Teachers | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Facebook is an excellent resource for English teachers. Click here to read about some of our favorite Facebook pages for teachers of English!

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Instead of finding out what your friends ate for lunch today or what cute things their children have been doing this week, here is a better reason for looking in on Facebook.  You need to be a member of FB to view the sites but being a member of FB is not the end of the world.  Sometimes it's quite useful.

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"Theme Thongs!" das /th/. Crashkurs Aussprache. English Pronunciation einfach erklärt! - YouTube

Heute bei Crashkurs Aussprache: das th! Wie klingt mein Englisch besser? Typisch deutsche Fehler - und wie wir drumrum kommen. Mehr zum Thema im Blog: http:/...
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Only for German L1 students, but a well put together video by a lady who knows what she's talking about.

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Should I Post This?? | Digital CitiZENship | eSkills | Infographic

Should I Post This?? | Digital CitiZENship | eSkills | Infographic | Articles re. education | Scoop.it

This is a great infographic I found ==> via @dailyinfographic. It paints a great picture on how everyone must be aware of what they decide to post and/or share on social media and Internet.

 


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Just what everyone really should think about before pressing 'send'!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 13, 4:37 PM

This is a great infographic I found ==> via @dailyinfographic. It paints a great picture on how everyone must be aware of what they decide to post and/or share on social media and Internet.


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BBC Learning English - Course: lower intermediate / Unit 1

BBC Learning English - Course: lower intermediate / Unit 1 | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
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The BBC never ceases to amaze me, in what it offers for language learners.  I just found this - it looks like a complete online course with lots of lovely visuals.  Great! 

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Importance of collaborative learning in an EFL class Case Study - YouTube

Importance of collaborative learning in an EFL class
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Very interesting.  Probably we all know this but a reminder never hurts. Basically, it introduces a speaking 'game' giving students the chance to exchange ideas on a topic with suggestions for organising and assessing the work.

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What is English Profile? - YouTube

English Profile is a research project being contributed to and utilised by Cambridge University Press, which seeks to explain what the CEFR means for English...
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An informative video about research into what students learn and at what levels.  You can also get involved in the project.

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Grammar & vocabulary learning resources

Grammar & vocabulary learning resources | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Free English grammar & vocabulary exercises, rules, lessons, and tests online. Learn & practice English grammar & vocabulary.
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You can never have enough resources........quickly, for you or to share with students.

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Talk2Me English : Flipping My Online Class to Promote Self-Study

Talk2Me English : Flipping My Online Class to Promote Self-Study | Articles re. education | Scoop.it

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Here are some excellent ideas for getting your students to do something alone to improve their language studies.

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Complete Lesson Plans to Learn and Teach English through Films (Movies) | Free Language

Complete Lesson Plans to Learn and Teach English through Films (Movies) | Free Language | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Free Language Lessons, Mobile Apps, Podcasts, Courses, Audio, Video, Reviews, Articles, Translation
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I haven't really explored this site but as I find making lesson plans from films a bit daunting- and I'm not a big cinema-goer I thought it would be nice to scoop this page for future reference and of course, to share. 

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Wideo - Make animated online videos free

Wideo - Make animated online videos free | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Make a video online with wideo! Create professional marketing videos. Try out our video templates. Create explainer videos.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=animation

 


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I'm always on the lookout for a good, easy-to-use video/animation maker as 'home-made' videos often inject some life into grammar and, when you learn something with pictures, I think it makes the learning more memorable.

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Make a video online with wideo! Create professional marketing videos. Try out our video templates. Create explainer videos.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=animation


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One example of online video creation.

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Dr Strangelove, telephoning

Dr Strangelove, telephoning | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
This is a great little activity to do as an extension when reviewing telephoning language. With my TOEIC exam class (for which I am always on the hunt to liven up!) I first asked my students to lis...
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I love this 50% conversation.  Obviously, one would need to explain a little about the dynamics of the Cold War and the West and East holding each other to ransom with their atomic weapons.  Fortunately, this scenario never came to pass, but I wonder how many near misses there were??

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Learn English With Photos 17 — The Tower of London

In this episode of Learn English With Photos, we visit the Tower of London, one of London's most famous historic monuments, and learn some vocabulary connected with the Tower and its history.

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What a great idea!  Apparently for B2 and above

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Photo Vocabulary

Photo Vocabulary | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
"A picture is worth a thousand words."
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Photos + words.  Great idea and someone has taken the time to produce these lovely images.

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BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / How quickly can you learn English?

BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / How quickly can you learn English? | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
How quickly can you learn #English? Listen to the programme http://t.co/e74AziDdoX #learnenglish #vocab #elt

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BBC 6-minute English is always good.  Recommended for my students as 'out of class listening'.

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CPE Study Guide

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Here are some materials to help students prepare for the Cambridge CPE exam. Cambridge CPE Handbook Download the latest version of the CPE handbook here: It contains explanations of each part of th...

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I don't actually teach CPE... but I'm sure a lot of people will be interested in this site.  A lot of work has gone into it.

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Integrating video content in the EFL classroom with International Express - Part 2

Integrating video content in the EFL classroom with International Express - Part 2 | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Fancy livening up your classroom with some ready-made video activities? This is the second of a series of four blog posts in which Keith Harding and Rachel Appleby share ideas for using the stunnin...
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ESL Listening Lessons Beginner to Advanced | Just ESL English

ESL Listening Lessons Beginner to Advanced | Just ESL English | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
33 ESL EFL English short listening lessons in this package, graded from beginner to advance. Includes dictation question and answer worksheets.
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This could be very useful as it's hard to find good listening materials and these are supposed to be graded and with questions, answers, dictations etc.  I haven't downloaded any yet but I'm adding this to my Scoop.it page so that when the need arises, I'll find it again.

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Warmers (with a Business English flavour)

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Last Friday we met together with a group of colleagues to share some of the ice-breakers, warmers and games that we use. We teach in company, so many of the activities we discussed have a Business ...

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I like this because it's often very hard to find something to get a business class started.  Text books and photo-copy resources are a bit thin on the ground - at least, I don't seem to have the relevant books - so here are some nice ideas for the business class.

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15 Things You Can Do To Improve Your English Today!

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15 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your English! http://t.co/zlAZADNqkB #ESL #TEFL #English #EnglishLesson #EngPls

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Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content.
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....... and why not?  Probably a good time-save and useful for bespoke solutions.

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The Notebook

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This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household ch...

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I love this...it's so perfect for beginners and I guess for any age!  Great little film, lovely lesson plan!

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BBC Learning English - Words in the News / Flying food

BBC Learning English - Words in the News / Flying food | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Flying #robot waiters? See them in action in #Singapore Words in the #News http://t.co/3Q0dZYWyDK #ELT http://t.co/8Qe0BtEKp3
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Another nice recording - with video -  to practice listening to 'real' English.  The speaking tempo is good and there is some help on the page itself, for new words and a transcript. 

 

This is just one of many BBC podcasts.

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Zunal WebQuest Maker

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A resource page for Educational Technology

 

With ZUNAL WebQuest Maker, you can now work on a webquest together as a team with your separate ZUNAL Accounts. Learn More


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If you are into WebQuests, this could be just the thing for you!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 5:42 PM
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With ZUNAL WebQuest Maker, you can now work on a webquest together as a team with your separate ZUNAL Accounts. Learn More


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Make Animation Free | Best Tools to Create Animated Video

Make Animation Free | Best Tools to Create Animated Video | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Learn where and how to make animated videos for free. Check top 5 sites to create free animations, cartoons & animated videos for kids and adults.
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Sites to check out for making your own animations.

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