A series of innovative video lessons featuring authentic interviews. We went out and about in London asking members of the public a series of questions and recorded their answers. Each video comes with a set of lesson ideas plus a worksheet with a transcript of each interview for you to use in class.
In this post I'm sharing with you TubeQuizard, a new free Youtube-based service that makes it possible to (1) find Youtube videos that contain a large number of examples of target grammar and vocabulary and (2) automatically create listening quizzes that allow learners to practice catching this language in authentic speech. It also features a collection of over 80 ready-made…
To celebrate the publication of my new book Film in Action for DELTA , I’m going to share some activities from the book in a series of posts over the coming weeks. This is a wonderful short film I recommend you use with this activity. Less Than One from artperezjr on Vimeo. …
The research suggests a radically different view, in which learning of a child’s first language does not rely on an innate grammar module. Instead the new research shows that young children use various types of thinking that may not be specific to language at all—such as the ability to classify the world into categories (people or objects, for instance) and to understand the relations among things.
Step out of your ELT comfort zone! Like previous volumes, it contains seven sample lesson plans about traditionally sensitive classroom topics. Use them as is or consider them a starting point for exploring topics like these in your own ways. This ebook covers a modified group of PARSNIPS: Periods, Alcohol, Race, Suicide, Nudity, Integration, and Porn.
Thinking Critically through Digital Media builds on the concepts and learnings from those previous books to give a more complete manual for teachers who want to build their students’ digital literacy skills and critical thinking in a very interactive and students centered way. Thinking Critically through Digital Media goes beyond treating students as the passive recipients of content information and starts to develop the skills they need to become productive researchers and creators of digital content and in so doing enables them become full, active and responsible members of the global digital information and learning community.
Students need to be active and reactive viewers -- comprehending and critiquing, reading and reacting, getting and giving knowledge. Below you'll find great tools, tips, and strategies for helping to foster both of these essential media-literacy skills.
In an increasingly hyper-competitive and individualised world where isolation and loneliness are more and more prevalent, the role of universal values such as altruism, authenticity, community, compassion, creativity, determination, fairness, honesty, generosity, kindness, optimism, respect, responsibility, self-respect, tolerance, and wisdom in education is becoming increasingly important. Short films are a wonderful and engaging medium through …
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