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Using podcasts to develop listening skills: Sandy Millin

Using podcasts to develop listening skills: Sandy Millin | TELT | Scoop.it
They are an excellent way to work on your, or your students’, listening skills, as you can listen to them as many times as you want to. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also manipulate files so that they are faster or slower, or so that you are only listening to an excerpt of the whole programme.
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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, June 9, 2016 12:39 PM
If you are looking for interesting ways for your students to develop their listening skills, try podcasts.  This article explains how and why to use podcasts.  The link in the article takes you to another article and several podcast sites are listed at the end of it.
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Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers | TELT | Scoop.it
Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lesson plans, student exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new TEFL publication
notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge. Produced in associated with Pilgrims Limited.
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Nice introduction to using corpora and corpus tools in language teaching, including ideas for providing written and oral feedback asynchronously using track changes and Jing.
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Language and creativity continued…..more content and language integrated learning (CLIL)

Language and creativity continued…..more content and language integrated learning (CLIL) | TELT | Scoop.it
At the start of the year I wrote a post about using elements of existing text in a creative way, both in terms of the meanings of the words themselves, but also ultimately in the way that they appear and are presented on the page. If you didn't read the post it can be found…
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Looks like an interesting blog; shared on CLIL Facebook page
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Santosh A's curator insight, March 9, 2016 2:43 AM
Looks like an interesting blog; shared on CLIL Facebook page
Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, March 9, 2016 10:18 PM
 For my CLIL teachers.
Pilar Moral's curator insight, March 13, 2016 6:53 AM
Looks like an interesting blog; shared on CLIL Facebook page
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The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies | TELT | Scoop.it
Here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging.
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Different formats and activities to encourage discussion in class

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, February 5, 2016 10:15 AM

Are you tired of the same few students answering discussion questions?  Or having the class go completely silent when discussion time begins?  If yes, this article has a variety here to get students discussing.  I love how this article breaks it down the prep time from easy to difficult.  

Veronica Newton's curator insight, February 6, 2016 1:09 PM

"15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging. If you’ve struggled to find effective ways to develop students’ speaking and listening skills, this is your lucky day."

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CLIL & EAP: teaching history

Many educators have argued that the best way to learn something, anything, is through context. For ELT, this often means language through content. In fact, content-based instruction (CBI) is an app…
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Parsnips in ELT

Parsnips in ELT | TELT | Scoop.it

Step out of your ELT comfort zone by trying some PARSNIP lessons. This ebook has 7 lesson plans for ELT teachers that cover Politics, Alcohol, Religion, Sex, Narcotics, Isms and Pork in an engaging and enjoyable style.
Written by Mike JC Smith, Cecilia Lemos, David Petrie, Adam Simpson, Katherine Bilsborough, Noreen Lam, Phil Wade and cover designed by Kati Alice Bilsborough

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Controversial topics for ELT class

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Graphic novels in EFL: Brinkmann, 2015

Graphic novels in EFL: Brinkmann, 2015 | TELT | Scoop.it
This article gives an insight into the use of the graphic novel Alex Rider – Stormbreaker (Horwitz, 2006) in a German secondary school (Realschule).
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Teaching unit based on a graphic novel for secondary school EFL pupils in Germany.

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In New English

36 pages of news-related EFL materials.

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Very standardised format, but looks very easy to pick up and implement for busy teachers.

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