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Creating a Techno-Tale in iMovie | Langwitches Blog

Creating a Techno-Tale in iMovie | Langwitches Blog | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

What is a techno-tale? A techno-tale is a digitally told story. There are many ways to create digital stories.

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La enseñanza del español en línea

La enseñanza del español en línea | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Autora del artículo: María García (@Maariia_G) Profesora de ELE, Doctoranda en la Universidad de Granada y cofundadora del blog AhoraELE   ¿Podemos enseñar español de forma virtual? El español…
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45 Awesome Channels to Learn French while Watching YouTube

45 Awesome Channels to Learn French while Watching YouTube | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Improve your French while chilling on YouTube: Every week, a new French
YouTube channel hand-picked by a French learning expert.
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Silent Videos for Language Learning

Silent Videos for Language Learning | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
These videos have music but no words and are ideal for exploitation in the language classroom. | See more about The end, Short films and Language classes.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 24, 5:36 AM

My collection of short video clips for developing language and communication.

Edward Russell's curator insight, May 25, 11:39 AM
if you don't use films....
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En minutos y sin esfuerzo: la mejor forma de aprender idiomas (gratis) con tu móvil. Noticias de Tecnología

En minutos y sin esfuerzo: la mejor forma de aprender idiomas (gratis) con tu móvil. Noticias de Tecnología | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
En minutos y sin esfuerzo: la mejor forma de aprender idiomas (gratis) con tu móvil. Noticias de Tecnología. Jugando, buscando nativos o charlando con un bot, conocer un idioma extranjero es fácil gracias a todas estas aplicaciones y servicios
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Ludus - Online Presentations

Ludus - Online Presentations | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
The web is full of beautiful ideas and services. Ludus is the first one to provide an easy way to gather them all in a single place.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 22, 3:24 PM

This looks like a really cool tool for building online presentations.

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Playphrase.me

Playphrase.me | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

The purpose of PlayPhrase.me service is to learn english using TV series. We create video sequence from scenes that contain the word you search for.
As soon as you submit your search query, the phrase list is returned and phrase list are played automatically.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 22, 12:41 AM

This is an interesting site that searches through video clips to fin phrases and then plays them through for you. It's been designed as a form of course with phrases gradually getting more complex, but you can also type in a phrase and search to get results.

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Gaming the Writing Process - Hack Learning

Gaming the Writing Process - Hack Learning | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Make Writing author Angela Stockman ramps up your writing process with Gamestorming.
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Online Language Teacher Education

Online Language Teacher Education | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
More and more, ESL/EFL teachers are required by their employers to obtain a Master’s degree in TESOL. Thousands of ESL/EFL teachers are acquiring professional skills and knowledge through online and distance education instructional models. Filling a growing need and making an important contribution, this book is a forerunner in addressing some of the issues and problems for online distance learning and instructional delivery in TESOL and applied linguistics departments in universities around the world. Carefully addressing the complexity of the field, this volume includes primary research and case studies of programs where a variety of online distance models are used. Structured in a logical sequence, the readable and accessible content represents the collected expertise of leading language teacher educators. Each chapter brings the reader a better understanding and ability to apply knowledge about online distance TESOL education.
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Do Gamified Language Learning Apps Work?

Note: The following guest post comes to us courtesy of Santiago Montero, founder and director of Spanish Tutor DC. Santiago has spent more than fifteen years integrating the fields of education and mass media in Europe and Latin America. Gamified language learning applications are enjoying millions of downloads, and a certain degree of popular prestige, with Duolingo being named Apple’s app of the year for 2013. These apps use points systems, power ups and other game mechanics to make the memorization of foreign vocabulary and grammar rules more engaging and exciting, but are they able to make students proficient in …
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VocabReminder - The Dictionary That Reminds You!

VocabReminder - The Dictionary That Reminds You! | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

With VocabReminder you can search for any word in the English language for word definitions, parts of speech, synonyms, example sentences and word families.VocabReminder works 100% offline. But it is more than just an offline dictionary. VocabReminder is a dictionary designed for memory retention!


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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, May 21, 4:52 PM
It's  very useful and free :)
 
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, May 22, 11:57 AM
Looks like a great little dictionary tool. 
 
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Workshop: Implementing Digital Language Learning in Course Design and Delivery – www.digilanguages.ie

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Project-Based Blogging in Spanish

Project-Based Blogging in Spanish | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Ideas for integrating Project-Based Learning (PBL) in the world language classroom. Example projects, lessons, driving questions, and reflections.
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Automatically fill out vocabulary sheets | Vocabulist

Vocabulist is an app for students that automatically defines vocabulary sheets and has a variety of export options.
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Telecollaboration

Telecollaboration | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to my first blog post on my brand new website! I’m glad you decided to stop by! Recently, I put out a poll on Twitter, and my followers overwhelming agreed that telecollaboration should be …
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Using Mobile Phones in English Education | New Literacies and language learning

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Pronounce Live

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Pronounce Live is a web application for pronunciation practice. You can listen to authentic speech models read any text or words, record your own voice for comparison and receive immediate feedback.

Color coding will mark words to focus on, and you also get an overall score for your pronunciation. Compete against yourself, the perfect score is only a syllable away!


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 9, 8:58 AM

This is a great  tool to get students working autonomously on their pronunciation. Even works for languages other than English.

Edward Russell's curator insight, May 11, 8:25 AM
looks like students would enjoy using this app
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Memrise or Duolingo: which is better for language learning? - gHacks Tech News

Memrise or Duolingo: which is better for language learning? - gHacks Tech News | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Memrise and Duolingo are two language learning services that are both free to use, and available for various platforms including Android and iOS.
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Ten Apps to Help Students Develop Writing Skills

Ten Apps to Help Students Develop Writing Skills | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Communication skills are of vital importance in the world today.  With an increasingly reliance on technology, teachers sometimes fear that students are losing the art of face-to-face and formal written communication.  But instead of fearing technology’s impact on student communication, why can’t teachers leverage technology to help students hone their written communication skills?  Whether students are still struggling with basic to complex grammatical concepts, or they need help elaborating their thoughts in thoughtful, sensical written pieces, teachers can rest assured: there’s an app for that! Grammar & Spelling Skills Building students’ grammar and spelling skills is foundational for strong written …
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The Ultimate Guide to Language Learning Podcasts

The Ultimate Guide to Language Learning Podcasts | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Lindsay Does Languages is dedicated to inspiring independent language learners + online teachers to succeed when doing it solo. Whichever language you're learning or teaching, there's something for you.
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Localingual: Listen to voices of the world

Localingual: Listen to voices of the world | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Localingual is a site for listening to and recording dialects/languages around the world

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, January 15, 10:00 AM
Local Lingual is a cool site to add to your teaching resources.
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Gif Lingua - Language Learning with GIFs

Gif Lingua - Language Learning with GIFs | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Javier Sánchez Bolado
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