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Podcasts gratuits pour apprendre l'anglais

Podcasts gratuits pour apprendre l'anglais | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

Voici un répertoire de sites qui proposent gratuitement des flux de fichiers audio (ou vidéo) pour l’apprentissage de l’anglais.

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Une bonne vingtaine de sites, y compris portails, cours pour objectifs spécifiques, jeunes apprenants francophones.  If you can't find anything to suit, you're not trying.

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Annie Gual-Arnoux Gwynn's curator insight, January 5, 2013 12:51 PM

for English and other languages.

sarspri's curator insight, January 9, 2013 2:36 AM

The initial commentary is in French, but the list of podcasting resources for learning English is quite accessible.

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The History Of The English Language In One Chart

The History Of The English Language In One Chart | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Triangulations blogger Sabio Lantz recently put together this rather clever diagram showing how the English language has evolved over the past 3,000 years.
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EuroCALL symposium contribution: CALL course design for pre-service secondary teachers

Course design for pre-service secondary teachers: collaboration and reflection in a short, multilingual CALL course Course design for pre-service secondary teachers from Shona Whyte CALL courses fo...
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A l'intersection de la formation et la recherche en ALMT - cours TICE pour master interlangue

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How to Listen

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A comparison between the invention of radio and that of the Internet need not be a strained or superfical exercise. Parallels abound.
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Food for thought in an era of multi-tasking and intuitive tools ...

Quran Coaching's curator insight, September 2, 1:34 AM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
http://goo.gl/st4aLZ
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#quran #onlineQuran #islam #Tajweed

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TED talks: beyond coursebook accents

TED talks: beyond coursebook accents | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Do you ever use TED talks in your classes? This nonprofit organisation, with the tagline ‘Ideas worth spreading’, is a great place to find interesting authentic audio.
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Shona Whyte's curator insight, June 16, 9:15 AM

Nice selection of different accents for awareness raising or teacher education

Nedi Silveira's curator insight, September 28, 12:59 AM

Wonderful and inspiring talks.

Ramon Gomes's curator insight, November 22, 7:29 PM

This is the best programme for talks ever!!!

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Websites for language exchange

List of free social websites for language learning and exchanging.

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A mixed bag of sites for individual, punctual exchanges or more formal institutional links, and some new to me.

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Free Courses From Top Universities: 27,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

Free Courses From Top Universities: 27,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
In recent months, we've enhanced what's now a list of 875  Free Online Courses from top universities. Here’s the lowdown: Our big list of free courses lets you download audio & video lectures from schools like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, Harvard and UC Berkeley.
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10 Awesome Tech Tricks From David Pogue - Edudemic

10 Awesome Tech Tricks From David Pogue - Edudemic | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Y’all know we love TED talks. Short, watchable snippets of useful information, thought provoking questions, personal stories, inspiration, and learning. While I always take something away from every TED talk that I watch, some stick with me more than others. That said, most don’t come with a specific list of takeaways meant to help you …
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Shona Whyte's curator insight, February 21, 5:05 AM

Things you think you know but might not 

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English Resources: primaryresources.co.uk

English Resources: primaryresources.co.uk | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

"Primary Resources - free worksheets, lesson plans and teaching ideas for primary and elementary teachers."

 

Teaching materials intended for young native speakers, which can be used for reading and writing work with young EFL learners.  Includes text, PDF, powerpoint and interactive whiteboard (Notebook) files.

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Eisa Muhammad's curator insight, September 24, 6:45 AM

Good links and greatly helpful

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Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Online Courses & More from Open Culture

Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Online Courses & More from Open Culture | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Santa left a new Kindle, iPad or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those devices with free intelligent media -- great books, movies, courses, and all of the rest.
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NIce collection of links and tips.

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History of English (combined)

History of English (combined) | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language --- A look at the history of the English lan...
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10 minutes on how English developed.

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Micrela - Mutual intelligibility of closely related languages

Micrela - Mutual intelligibility of closely related languages | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

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Hear some languages related to your own, rate them as "beautiful" or "ugly" and try a gap-fill test of a language you don't speak.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, November 1, 2013 9:34 AM

Online "game" for linguistics research.

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The case for language learning | Education | The Guardian

The case for language learning | Education | The Guardian | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Join the national debate on the importance of language learning and help us put languages back on the agenda. All content in this series is editorially independent and paid for by the British Academy.
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Anglophones worry about not learning any languages, while non-anglophones struggle to learn English.

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Free Audio: 46 Minute Reading from Dave Eggers’ New Novel, The Circle

Free Audio: 46 Minute Reading from Dave Eggers’ New Novel, The Circle | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Dave Eggers, author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, has a new book coming out in early October, The Circle, a novel about 'a young woman who goes to work at an omnipotent technology company and gets sucked into a corporate culture...
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For my students of literature ...

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20 Great Essays and Short Stories by David Sedaris

20 Great Essays and Short Stories by David Sedaris | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

The The best articles, essays and short stories from the master of observational humour

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, September 21, 1:32 AM

The Electric Typewriter has lots of free articles and essays

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English e-books: Graded readers

Adapted e-books, various authors, genres, levels

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, September 5, 2:42 AM

Lots of titles available in a variety of formats.  Some language errors in the book descriptions but the actual texts I looked at seem OK.  Copyright?

Nedi Silveira's curator insight, September 28, 12:56 AM

Great site for students

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How To Actually Delete your Digital Footprint - Edudemic

How To Actually Delete your Digital Footprint - Edudemic | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Helping students understand their digital footprint is an integral part of being a good digital citizen. Knowing that you leave behind a little trail of digital breadcrumbs as you conduct your digital life is useful  - and can even help you in some scenarios (like when you need to hunt down something you remember seeing …
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May be useful for students at some point

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Download 55 Free Online Literature Courses: From Dante and Milton to Kerouac and Tolkien

Download 55 Free Online Literature Courses: From Dante and Milton to Kerouac and Tolkien | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Here at Open Culture, we don't just feature education in your recommended daily servings of culturally wide-ranging video, audio, text, and image — we also feature it in a form that goes deep: whole courses you can download to your computer or mobile device of choice and experience at your own pace.
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Linguee: bilingual dictionary and search engine

Linguee: bilingual dictionary and search engine | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

Linguee is a unique translation tool combining an editorial dictionary and a search engine with which you can search hundreds of millions of bilingual texts for words and expressions.

The Linguee search results are divided into two sections. On the left hand side you see results from our reliable editorial dictionary. This provides you with a quick overview of various translations of your search term. On the right hand side, you see example sentences from other sources to give you an idea of how your search term has been translated in context.

Compared to traditional online dictionaries, Linguee contains about 1,000 times more translated texts, which are displayed in full sentences. Linguee shows translations for expressions such as "strong evidence", "strong relationship" or "strong opinion", and even for rare expressions or specific technical terms.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, March 14, 10:57 AM

Just using this to translate an abstract from English to French - a great addition to a regular bilingual dictionary and thesaurus, and available from English to a good number of Romance and Slavic languages.

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200 Free Documentaries Online

200 Free Documentaries Online | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
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Watch over 200 free documentaries online. The documentaries cover everything from music and cinema, to literature, religion, politics and physics. They're thought-provoking, eye-opening, and enlightening. For more great films, please visit our complete collection of Free Movies Online.

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All in English (OK, one's in French), selection heavily slanted to culture and the arts

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Play the Great Language Game: It’s Fun and Free

Play the Great Language Game: It’s Fun and Free | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Are you ready to play The Great Language Game? This online game 'challenges you to distinguish between some eighty or so languages [see a list here] based on their sound alone. In each game you're allowed three mistakes, which are kept for you to study at the end.
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Susan's curator insight, February 19, 4:18 AM

How good is your ear for picking out the language being spoken?  Give this game a try! #foreignlanguages

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Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird

Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

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.

http://storybird.com/books/the-spiky-cactus-wants-friends/?token=hugkz23zd6

http://storybird.com/books/rabbits-christmas-7/

 

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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English Communication for Scientists

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English Communication for Scientists is a brief guide on how to communicate more effectively in English, no matter how much previous experience you have.

Via Steve Kirk
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This looks great for university ESP courses, aimed at learners themselves rather than teachers.

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Steve Kirk's curator insight, November 19, 2013 8:54 AM

A six-unit online course in science-oriented writing.  There are some interesting tips here for speakers of different languages...but no differentiation by academic discipline. Some generalisations do, of course, hold, however, and so there is some useful material here - if taken critically. See what you think.

 

Illustrations here and there by the Times Higher Education cartoonist, Jorge Cham.

 

Thanks to @annehodg for bringing this to my attention.

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TEFL Matters: Are you a Good Language Learner?

TEFL Matters: Are you a Good Language Learner? | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Good Language Learners …Can work well with others in the class/group/teamWill not feel pressure or anxious about learning a foreign languageNever feel  shy or inhibited about using L2Look for every available opportunity to use the target language in and out of class
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Marisa Constantinides summarises findings of some older learner studies. 

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How and Why We Read: Crash Course English Literature #1

In which John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. Why do we read? What's the point of reading critica...
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Nice justification of literature, liberal arts, pitched beautifully for anglophone teens, but just about right for undergrad second language speakers, IMO.

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Eion_D's curator insight, March 30, 6:44 AM

Hopefully more engaging than the last post, John Green has created a series of Crash Course videos based around Literature. This is the first, it links in to our discussions about thinking critically, and why it's so important to be able to delve deeper. Finding meaning, creating an analysis of a text shouldn’t be a nightmare; it should give you the opportunity to view the world differently. So with that in mind, and having watched the video, I want you to sit down and have a think about the text Romeo & Juliet, before answering these two questions:

            Using the comments section, create for me, a list of the things you have learnt from the play. It's pretty simple, just a list of information, literary concepts, feelings or understandings you have gained from reading the play. Why? Because reflecting on what we've learnt from a text will help us move forward in understanding ourselves and how we can communicate those changes with others. By doing it together, with everyone's input, we can create a storyboard of our learned experiences as a group.

            Pick a character from the play (this exercise may help, if you're struggling to build the above list). Choose the character you thought you would most hate. Tell me why you thought they would be loathsome. And then as clearly and concisely as you can, explain why you were surprised that you didn't hate them at all. What experiences changed your mind? Were they persuasive speakers? Did their actions redeem themselves in your eyes? What emotion, or lived experience caused you to empathise with them, despite how much you wanted to hate them?

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Glossary of Poetic Terms : The Poetry Foundation

Glossary of Poetic Terms : The Poetry Foundation | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it
Learn how to read poems and poetry with the Learning Lab's annotated poems, discussion questions, poetics essays and teaching resources. Find new children's authors. Take a literature themed tour of Chicago or Washington DC.
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