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The Internet and Digital tracks, trails, tips & tools, especially as for Education. Thinking them over and... questioning them all !
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2014 in technology : a 2-minute video

2014 in technology : a 2-minute video | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
A speedy roundup of some of the major, and minor, tech stories of the year.
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An ESL-EFL listening comprehension resource as well...

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Languages currently spoken on Twitter | ENGLISH - Social networks

Languages currently spoken on Twitter | ENGLISH - Social networks | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

English may be the most popular language on Twitter, but there's 60 other tongues to connect in. [...]

The most popular language is English (and American English at that), but there’s 61 languages used on Twitter, which means there’s no excuse not to use it to connect with pupils right around the world.

The social media measurement company Semiocasthave created some linkbait which shows the way that language is used on Twitter across the world. English is the most popular (Twitter doesn’t have an easy ride in China, don’t forget), but after that it’s Japanes, Spanish, Malay (who knew?) and Portugese."

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Monica MIRZA's curator insight, December 13, 2013 5:22 PM

Semiocast is... French ;-)

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The visuals also allow EFL learners to practise comparison, contrast, opposition, the use of comparative and superlative forms...

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Colloque Cyber-Langues 2014 - Rennes | Inscriptions

Colloque Cyber-Langues 2014 - Rennes  | Inscriptions | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
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Déjà ouvertes depuis le 25 mai 2014 aux membres de l'association Cyber-Langues, les inscriptions au colloque 2014 de Rennes sont accessibles  à tout un chacun(e) à compter d'aujourd'hui, 02 juin.

Attention à ne pas louper le coche numérique : vous avez jusqu'au 22 juin pour vous inscrire :-)

Le programme provisoire :

>> http://bit.ly/RWCmUV

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