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Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird

Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird | ESOL, TESOL, TESL, ESL |

I believe storytelling is a very powerful teaching resource for young learners. They feel comfortable with it, and when they read or listen to a story they stop caring about “understanding every single word" of it.

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Susan's curator insight, March 20, 2013 3:46 AM

I have used Storytelling with 15-year olds!  They also loved it.  If you get your students to write their stories directed towards young children, it helps them to use simple vocabulary and structures which is great writing practice for them.  Afterwards they can share them on a wiki/blog/moodle site.  Very rich! I'm attaching two examples of my students' stories.


Annarita Bergianti's curator insight, April 21, 2013 2:04 PM

#giovanna g.: da twitter #Scuola2.0...... lo strumento è proprio utile, specie nelle difficoltà di apprendimento alla lettura.


Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 20, 4:09 PM

Great for students to make their own stories.

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7 Little-Known Factors that Could Affect Your ESL Students' Pronunciation

7 Little-Known Factors that Could Affect Your ESL Students' Pronunciation | ESOL, TESOL, TESL, ESL |
Proper pronunciation is vital to your ESL students' success. Pronunciation plays a very important role in communication - for your students to communicate effectively, they must

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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 9, 2013 11:34 PM

If you teach adult ESL learners, be ready to plan and devote some of your class time to targeted pronunciation practice.