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Cambridge English TV

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Welcome to the official YouTube channel of Cambridge English Language Assessment. We offer the world's most valuable range of qualifications for learners and...
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Technology and Language Learning Pt 2

Technology and Language Learning Pt 2 | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Technology and Language Learning Part Two with Phil Keegan, Will Corner and Oliver Hipkins, and featuring the second part of the interview with Nik Peachey.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 11, 2013 11:07 AM

The second part of my interview with Phil Kegan from Katherine & King's College of London. In this part we talk about a lot of different sites for supporting language learning.

Mack James's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:49 PM

Technology can assisst student who are English Language Learners (ELL)

Mack James's curator insight, August 13, 2013 11:04 PM

Amazing how technology cna help student with English as their second language

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Survey shows that social media has graduated to academia : JISC

Survey shows that social media has graduated to academia : JISC | English for International Students | Scoop.it
A new survey of colleges across Scotland shows that social media, and particularly YouTube, has firmly entered the learning environment as teaching and learning tools, with their use growing significantly year on year.

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suzanne kamal's curator insight, June 8, 2013 11:48 PM

Interesting that social media is used in academic settings but access is still blocked in many educational environments!  Time for change?

Casey Anley's curator insight, June 10, 2013 4:36 AM

Interesting review

Charles Goodger's curator insight, June 11, 2013 3:30 AM

Read it!

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Are language teachers leading the way with education technology?

Are language teachers leading the way with education technology? | English for International Students | Scoop.it
From vibrant communities on social media to inventive lessons using video conferencing, Joe Dale explores how languages teachers have embraced technology in the classroom
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IHTOC60: Please turn ON your phones - Emma Cresswell

IHTOC60: Please turn ON your phones - Emma Cresswell | English for International Students | Scoop.it
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Great ideas for incorporating mobile phones into the ELT classroom from Emma Creswell.

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Our digital lives - TED Talks

Our digital lives - TED Talks | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Our hyper-connected lives have been rewired for the digital age. These talks explore how the Internet and social media are shaping our relationships, personal lives and sense of self.

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, May 3, 2013 6:47 AM

These look like great talks. Can't wait to watch them.

Mirjana Podvorac's curator insight, May 4, 2013 2:26 PM

In order not to get trapped in the web of one, to stay connected to new ideas, new people and get a different prospective!

Robin Kay's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:23 AM

Haven't looked at these - but I bet they are good.

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Mixtape

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This lesson is designed around a short film called Mixtape by Luke Snellin and the theme of music. Students speak about music, write a narrative and watch a short film. Language level: Intermediate...
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Another great idea for a lesson from FilmEnglish

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Cambridge to launch new institute for high-tech language teaching and testing

Cambridge to launch new institute for high-tech language teaching and testing | English for International Students | Scoop.it
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Dictionary games

Dictionary games | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Play our new Macmillan Dictionary language games!
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Open Doors's curator insight, May 3, 2013 6:01 PM
Learning and practising a language should be fun, stimulating and challenging: and Macmillan Dictionary’s new language games are just that. Play our games to test your instinct on word frequency, choose the right particles for phrasal verbs and get to know your irregular verbs.
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A Dogme approach to coursebooks: Part One

A Dogme approach to coursebooks: Part One | English for International Students | Scoop.it
In 1995, two Danish film directors – Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg – created the Dogme 95 manifesto and said their vows of chastity. These were rules that they claimed they had introduced in...
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Free Newspaper Templates

Free Newspaper Templates | English for International Students | Scoop.it
The #1 place for free Microsoft word newspaper templates for kids, students that are printable and blank.

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Richard Seal's curator insight, April 5, 2013 11:20 AM
Very Cool, I am looking forward to using this in class.
Saray Galindo Glez's curator insight, April 6, 2013 9:53 AM

Interesante para trabajar prensa con los alumn@s.

Tracee Orman's curator insight, April 6, 2013 10:18 AM

Microsoft Word newspaper templates you can share with your students. Great for a 1:1/paperless school. I can see lots of creative potential using these. :)

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Emotional Intelligence and Innovating Learning

Emotional Intelligence and Innovating Learning | English for International Students | Scoop.it
How important is emotional intelligence (EI) in teaching and learning?  Emotional Intelligence will be introduced into trainee teacher education, and that teachers would be tested on their EI in th...

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EFL exams - 150 worksheets/ links now easier to find

Loads for IELTS (including for all papers and three specific textbooks), BULATS and FCE, plus some bits and pieces on TOEIC, CAE, CPE and ToEFL: EFL exam games/ materials
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Why I don't want an IWB (Interactive Whiteboard)

Why I don't want an IWB (Interactive Whiteboard) | English for International Students | Scoop.it

Recently, I have been asked quite  few times about IWBs and which ones are best etc. My usual answer is 'none' and then I have to explain, so I thought, instead of explaining I would write this post so that I could point people towards each time they ask.


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Audrey's comment, June 13, 2013 1:14 PM
I am trying to work out why you do not want an Interactive Whiteboard.
Sanford Arbogast's comment, June 13, 2013 2:14 PM
the author uses an app to connect to his iPad to his computer and projector. he can then pass around the iPad to students.
Audrey's comment, June 13, 2013 5:28 PM
I hear. Understood. Thanks
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ELT Podcast Episode 3: Technology and Language Learning Pt 1 -Katherine & King's College of London

ELT Podcast Episode 3: Technology and Language Learning Pt 1 -Katherine & King's College of London | English for International Students | Scoop.it
We mull over the issue of technology and language learning. Nik Peachey is on the line with expert analysis and insight.
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The Favorite TED Talks Of The TED Talks Education Speakers - Edudemic

The Favorite TED Talks Of The TED Talks Education Speakers - Edudemic | English for International Students | Scoop.it
To keep you inspired and learning, TED Talks Education asked each speaker to compile a list of their favorite TED talks, which are linked below.

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David Beckham Retires - Third conditional - The English Blog

David Beckham Retires - Third conditional - The English Blog | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Beckham, the golden boy retires. How would his life had been different if certain moments & decisions had happened differently. Third conditional sentences for grammar practice.

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The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online | English for International Students | Scoop.it
Since spotting Twitter's power for connecting subject specialists, Joe Dale has been an ambassador of social networking. Here, he describes Twitter's impact on the MFL teaching community
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Awesome Poster on Bloom's Revised Taxonomy

Awesome Poster on Bloom's Revised Taxonomy | English for International Students | Scoop.it

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Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge

Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge | English for International Students | Scoop.it

Test your listening and spelling skills with the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge. Listen to the words then type them. You can select your level and choose between UK or American English.


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timsbox's curator insight, May 16, 2013 6:25 AM

Basique mais sympa... Choisis le niveau vert pour démarrer !

Elena Manou's curator insight, October 11, 2013 7:40 AM

lovely spelling - listening practice for learners

Tony Gough's curator insight, November 14, 2013 6:17 AM

For those English language learners and users who need to check their spelling, or even improve it!

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A Dogme approach to coursebooks: Part Two

A Dogme approach to coursebooks: Part Two | English for International Students | Scoop.it
In the first part of this two-piece post, I basically ran through the talk I gave at IATEFL Liverpool this year, in which I explored some of the ways in which the original ideas behind Dogme can be...
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The Science of Smiling: free downloadable lesson

The Science of Smiling: free downloadable lesson | English for International Students | Scoop.it
A free downloadable lesson about why smiling, even when we don't feel much like it, can actually make us happier. The lesson starts with a short video, demonstrating the impact of smiling on the 'm...
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Looking forward to using this great lesson idea from elt-resourceful.

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If at first you don't succeed

If at first you don't succeed | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film by Nuno Rocha called 3 X 3 and the themes of intelligence and persistence. Students describe a photo, watch a short film and speak about p...
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April 8 lesson plan from FilmEnglish

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Paper Is Not Dead

Paper Is Not Dead | English for International Students | Scoop.it
This lesson plan is designed around a TV commercial and the themes of paper, iPads and technology. Students practise writing and speaking and use the infinitive to express purpose, and vocabulary r...
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Lesson plan from Film English designed around a funny TV advert.

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