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10 Good iPad apps for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good iPad apps for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Language Learning | Scoop.it

Via KiwiBelma, cathy fowley
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10 language learning iPad apps- Gennext ways to learn age old languages.

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Trends | Apple Education site revamp

Trends | Apple Education site revamp | Language Learning | Scoop.it
Just in time for the new school year, today Apple launched a new education site. Focusing on teachers and showcasing ways teachers can enhance their lesson plans and engage their students with the ...

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Apple launched a website for Education. Check it out!

http://www.apple.com/education/

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16 Apps That Motivate Kids to Read

16 Apps That Motivate Kids to Read | Language Learning | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.

Via Maria Margarida Correia, SimonFisher
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Reading plays an important role in one's growth. Know how you can cultivate the reading habits in your toddlers, teenagers and grown-ups through Smart Devices. More app suggestions welcomed. 

 
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Reading games and more for all ages

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Build your vocabulary the novel way

Build your vocabulary the novel way | Language Learning | Scoop.it
Research shows that the biggest vocabularies belong to those who read 'lots' of fiction; is it just a question of time?
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Test Your #Vocab and give yourself a quick check!  I scored 12,900. What's your score?  

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Ten Things From Chinese Internet

Ten Things From Chinese Internet | Language Learning | Scoop.it
We live in an increasingly interconnected world of high-speed downloads and uploads, of text speak and netizen culture that sometimes bleeds into the actual 3D world of reality. Here are some of th...
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Know the #mostpopular phrases and words used on internet in #China. Learn the popular slang in #Chinese. Words for Tall, Rich and Handsome.. Loser.. Numbers..

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Taking a genre approach towards IELTS writing (Part 1)

Taking a genre approach towards IELTS writing (Part 1) | Language Learning | Scoop.it
In a previous post, I looked at how a genre approach could help students who need to produce a specific type of writing. IELTS is a perfect example of this, and in this post, and the next one, I wa...
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Writing #Practice Made Easy. When you practice letters, biographies, emails, postcards, anecdotes, #poems or reports, divide it on the basis of Content Purpose, Layout, Organisation and #Grammar. Use single approach for all kinds of write-ups!

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Words at your hand with LD SAT

Words at your hand with LD SAT | Language Learning | Scoop.it

Fantastic app! Getting App-ie.. ;)

 
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Apps are the amazing learning tools! Explore an app that brings you more words.

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Where Do Foreign Students Study In The US?

Where Do Foreign Students Study In The US? | Language Learning | Scoop.it
A new infographic details where (and what) foreign students are studying in the US. It's a pretty detailed look.
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The fact that highest number of foriegn students come to US for Business and Management studies is amazing! Moreover, Vietnam sends most of the proportion of Businees/Management field! Find more such interesting facts in this write-up and share which one amazed you the most. 

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27 Ways To Make Sure Students Pay Attention In Class - Edudemic

27 Ways To Make Sure Students Pay Attention In Class - Edudemic | Language Learning | Scoop.it
It's just about the end of the school year and that means you need to figure out ways to make sure students pay attention. It's not easy, but this'll help.
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Play a game, Create Incentives, Keep a Score, Ask a Challenging question, Find out what excites the students, Take a Quiz and Reward Students. So many solutions to one problem. So many solutions through one app- LD SAT!

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MediaAgility Edutainment: A thousand memoirs on a school trip to Italy!

MediaAgility Edutainment: A thousand memoirs on a school trip to Italy! | Language Learning | Scoop.it
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I want to visit any of the famous vineyards in Europe. It's my fantasy to savor on the freshest wine.. ;) What's your travel fantasy?

http://bit.ly/13KqhWJ

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6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language (and Help Your Brain) - Care2.com (blog)

6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language (and Help Your Brain) - Care2.com (blog) | Language Learning | Scoop.it
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6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language (and Help Your Brain)
Care2.com (blog)
English has been called the lingua franca of today's world.
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Language tuning the frequencies of mind. Howtolearn foreign language is my next dilemma..

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18 Things To Know About Education In The U.S.

18 Things To Know About Education In The U.S. | Language Learning | Scoop.it
A new report details the main differences and economic indicators that matter to education in the u.s. This infographic breaks down the big things to know.
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Get a statistical view of economic, educational and social indicators of growth in U.S.A.

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10 Big Concerns About Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Big Concerns About Tablets In The Classroom - Edudemic | Language Learning | Scoop.it
As we look into integrating tablets in the classroom, it’s becoming increasingly clear that buying tablets is raising some very large and important questions.
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Reading and writing are the stepping stones to cross the pool of Education. Technology should be available to kids, but for a very limited period of time. Otherwise, you have already elaborated on the consequences.
Besides, physical activity and mental exercises are more important than passive activities and entertainment on screen.

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3 Reasons To Try Google Chromebooks In The Classroom - Edudemic

3 Reasons To Try Google Chromebooks In The Classroom - Edudemic | Language Learning | Scoop.it
There are a few features that might just make you consider trying Google Chromebooks in the classroom or at your home.
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10 Good iPad apps for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good iPad apps for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Language Learning | Scoop.it

Via KiwiBelma, cathy fowley
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10 language learning iPad apps- Gennext ways to learn age old languages.

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IELTS Speaking Techniques

IELTS Speaking Techniques | Language Learning | Scoop.it
The following IELTS Speaking Techniques will help you getting a good score in IELTS exam. Remember that your speaking test will take place at a different day or different time. If you don't know the location of your center, try to visit your ...

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You got to speak for 11-14 minutes in #IELTS Exam. It can be a Herculean task without proper #prep.

For me, panacea to speaking skills part is a blend of clear thoughts and confidence. 

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Top 10 foreign language faux pas: in pictures - Telegraph

Top 10 foreign language faux pas: in pictures - Telegraph | Language Learning | Scoop.it
Just when you think you're getting to grips with a foreign language, a "false friend" can leave you red-faced and tongue-tied. Anne Merritt explains how to avoid them.
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Never ask for a 'Tea' in #Spanish speaking regions, it means 'Torch' in Spanish. Talk Smart. Be smart. #Share more. http://bit.ly/Wle6xq

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The 10 Most Popular Languages Used Online - Edudemic

The 10 Most Popular Languages Used Online - Edudemic | Language Learning | Scoop.it
What are some of the most popular languages used online? Sumerian? Egyptian? Italian? This visual takes a look at some great tidbits and more!
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I always fancied learning Italian.. Which language do you fancy? Is it among the top ones?

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How to improve vocabulary in 3 simple ways - LingoDiction's Blog - Blogster

LingoDiction Learn any language easily - LingoDiction's Blog on Blogster
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Improving vocab needs a lots of efforts. Some read more to improve, some use more.. List the steps you have taken to improve vocab.. 

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3 Vocabulary Apps For SAT Takers And Lifelong Learners - Edudemic

3 Vocabulary Apps For SAT Takers And Lifelong Learners - Edudemic | Language Learning | Scoop.it
Taking the SAT? Want to improve your vocabulary before a dinner party? Just love to learn? These are a few of our favorite vocabulary apps to know about.
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I would like to add an app to this. I found this fabulous app named 'LingoDiction SAT' on AppStore. One thing I specifically like about this app is its vast number of words and their attributes. The soothing and subtle interface of this app allows me to use it even when my eyes are dog tired! Plus, so many games and challenges help keeping my brain awake! ;)

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Apptocrat: Rendezvous with non-English speakers

Apptocrat: Rendezvous with non-English speakers | Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Know the funny experiences one witness due to one world many voices..

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TOEFL or IELTS. Which is Better?

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Convergence and divergence of TOEFL and IELTS. Explore your options and opportunities carefully!

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