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Games in the Language Classroom: free eBook by Adam Simpson

Games in the Language Classroom: free eBook by Adam Simpson | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

Contents:

10 good reasons why we should use games in the language classroom;

Are we really sure about using games in the language classroom?;

The 9 golden rules of using games in the language classroom;

3 strategies for incorporating games into beginner level classes;

Great kids games to use with adult language learners;

3 great games for verb tense review;

Using games to teach vocabulary?


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Free PDF or other formats, very practical ideas and rationale, links to examples.

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25 Terrific Online Games for English Language Learners - Online College Courses

25 Terrific Online Games for English Language Learners - Online College Courses | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
English language learning can be greatly enhanced by these Internet-based games.
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10 Free & Fun Online Picture Games Based On Flickr

10 Free & Fun Online Picture Games Based On Flickr | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Here are 10 Flickr based games that are wholesome fun. Stretch it a bit, and you could get a lot of visual learning out of it too.
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Computer Games in ESL

Computer Games in ESL | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Computer games are a medium that has become as popular as Hollywood movies.  It’s not uncommon for teachers to show movies in class, but how can games be incorporated?  This post will discuss their uses in the classroom.
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Technology for TBLT: Examples of virtual worlds for language learning

University of Hawai'i Spanish professor Marta Gonzalez-Lloret explains the principles of task-based language teaching (TBLT) and gives examples of technology use for language learners such as virtual and synthetic worlds (Second Life, World of Warcraft).

 

See a demonstration of her collaborative environment for Spanish learners "En busca de Esmeraldes" and another virtual environment for an ESP course for health professionals, plus a Chinese online course


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Digital Dialects language learning games

Language learning games - free to use and fun online games for learning 60 languages, including Chinese, English/ESL French, German, Japanese, Spanish and more.
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TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games

TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a new iPad application designed for kids which introduces a different angle on the "record-your-own-voice" storybooks craze, by offering a playable book or game you and your kids can customize with your own photos, camera shots, music,...
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Dos extranjeras inventaron un juego de mesa para aprender a hablar en "porteño"

Dos extranjeras inventaron un juego de mesa para aprender a hablar en "porteño" | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Cansadas de malos entendidos, dos jóvenes que viven en Buenos Aires, una inglesa y una australiana, crearon una empresa on line para enseñar jugando a las cartas; conocé el juego...
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Learn Languages With a Game

Learn Languages With a Game | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
There are many reasons to learn a new language. Maybe you're going to do some traveling. You may need to learn a language for your job. Or maybe you're doing it for fun.
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