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iPad tips for ELT teachers

Easily find the content that you want from BC Seoul's ICT blog. You can search by tags, for example 'IELTS', 'speaking', 'listening', 'wiki', etc., or simple browse the posts until you see something that you'd like to try in class. Click on the post to go to the original article on our blog. Be sure to let us know how well your activity went in class.

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LearnEnglish Grammar

LearnEnglish Grammar | iPad tips | Scoop.it
In this second installment of our three part series, we’ll be looking at the British Council’s new grammar practice application, Learn English Grammar.   In a nutshell, this applic...
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Youtube

Youtube | iPad tips | Scoop.it
Today I’m providing another instructional account focusing on Youtube for sharing video. It is an often asked question, now that I’ve acquired my video, how do I get it out there? Youtube is a...
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QR Codes

QR Codes | iPad tips | Scoop.it
This week’s video blog-post explores how to create and use QR codes. Click the video below to learn more.
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Posterous

Posterous | iPad tips | Scoop.it
Posterous is an app that allows you to build an online blog. The beauty of it is that the blog can be developed by a community, rather than just one person. This lends itself well to making class b...
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Sounds Right

Sounds Right | iPad tips | Scoop.it
What is it? Sounds Right is the British Council’s first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide. This app is for the iPad (only). You can think of it as an interactive ve...
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m-learning

m-learning | iPad tips | Scoop.it
What is m-learning? Before beginning any discussion of specific mobile learning (or ‘m-learning’) tools or how they can be put into practice, it’s worth considering exactly what this emerging...
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Easy Chart

Easy Chart | iPad tips | Scoop.it
A quick and simple chart maker, that could add a bit of life to your IELTS or business classes. How does it work? Choose between a pie chart, a bar graph, and a line graph. Choose how many sectors...
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Air Board

This week we are focusing on an App which can be used flexibly in YL classes, at most primary levels. We all know how our YL learners are ‘visual- tactile- kinaesthetic’ learners and therefore ...
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Wikis in ELT

Wikis in ELT | iPad tips | Scoop.it
The topic of this week’s post is the use of wikis in the educational context. Before getting on with the pedagogy, however, it’s worth taking a moment to consider what a wiki actually is. If yo...
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App of the week: xe

App of the week: xe | iPad tips | Scoop.it
xe is a currency conversion application. The app can convert between all major currencies and lends itself well to practising saying and using larger numbers and decimals in the classroom. So how c...
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App of the week: Audioboo

App of the week: Audioboo | iPad tips | Scoop.it
App of The Week. Audioboo is our App of choice this week. This, as the name suggests is an App for making short, simple audio recordings and making them available as podcasts. The procedure for mak...
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App of the Week: Explorer

Explorer is an example of geo-location software. It utilises the iPad’s location to provide the user with useful information about the vicinity. How can I use this in my classroom? Students...
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Toontastic

This week we look at the comic-creating application Toontastic in an audio interview format with Ailsa Mantelow.
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Big City Small World

Big City Small World | iPad tips | Scoop.it
This week’s app is called ‘Big City, Small World’ (BCSW) and is published by the BC globally. BCSW is an audio soap featuring a cast of digital characters and focuses on their liv...
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British Council Idioms

British Council Idioms | iPad tips | Scoop.it
Today’s post is looking at how you can use our very own BC Idioms app in the classroom. In particularly, this activity plan can be very useful during counselling sessions, as it is largely so...
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Quick Voice Pro

Quick Voice Pro | iPad tips | Scoop.it
What is it? Quick Voice Pro is a voice recorder for the iPad. However, unlike it’s predecessor Quick Voice, this version has the capacity to email larger files. I’ve so far managed to e...
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Splice

Splice | iPad tips | Scoop.it
This week ‘App of The Week ‘ has an instructional focus, setting out how to use Splice as an  App for editing your video and photos, this is because there have many questions on how to...
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My Popplet

My Popplet | iPad tips | Scoop.it
my popplet Today App of the week takes a look at an App which can have a teaching focus on learner training and learning styles. The App in question is ‘my popplet’. This is a ‘mind map’ Ap...
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Getting to know Edmodo

Getting to know Edmodo | iPad tips | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This week we have a guest blogger, Jennifer Patience, who is writing for us on how to incorporate Edmodo in young learner courses. A couple of weeks ago I started to use the w...
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What’s in a Webquest?

We’re taking a departure from our app focus this week to have a brief look at webquests, which according to our iPad booking calendar here at BC Korea are quite popular at the moment. Before ...
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Printing from the iPad

Printing from the iPad | iPad tips | Scoop.it
A bit of a digression from the usual app of the week this week, and one only for Gwangwhamun teachers I’m afraid (I can hear the cries of “elitism” already). We now have the abili...
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Educreations

Educreations | iPad tips | Scoop.it
Educreations This week’s featured App is Educreations. This is a handy  IWB App. In my last post I was describing AirBoard and I talked about how you could take your created artwork and create a...
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BBC News App

App of The Week BBC News is our App of The Week, it is chosen with a focus on higher level skills courses or more exactly Current Affairs. Current Affairs probably deserves this attention as it is ...
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Video Jug

Video Jug | iPad tips | Scoop.it
The Video Jug app is a hidden treasure on the iPad’s desktop. It includes 1000s of self help videos that have been made specifically for help people improve a skill. It isn’t made for ...
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