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Learning your lines: using dialogues for speaking practice

Learning your lines: using dialogues for speaking practice | TELT | Scoop.it

Kevin Stein on helping learners to work with coursebook dialogues.

 

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Creative, practical solutions to the problem of making this kind of speaking exercise come alive in the language classroom.

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EFL teaching with video via Jamie Keddie

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This talk was by Jamie Keddie who's the author of Images (OUP, 2009) and Bringing Online Video into the Classroom (OUP, 2014). He is also the founder of two sites: Videotelling and Lessonstream.  J...
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Links and reaction by blogger Adi Rajan to talk and resources on use of video for language teaching from British Council teacher Jamie Keddie.  I noticed a shift in ELT a while back from comprehension of language resources to production, mirroring the Web 1.0 to 2.0 move and encouraging more active and open-ended contributions from learners

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SpeakPipe audio recorder

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SpeakPipe allows your customers, podcast listeners, blog readers and fans to send you voice messages (voicemail) right from a browser without any phone calls.
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This looks attractively simple.  No log-in, just authorise access to your laptop mic and record.  Saves online and stores for 3 weeks - embed link, download button.

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Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, February 19, 2015 3:47 PM

Pour s'enregistrer de façon simple. Il suffit de donner l'accès à son microphone pour s'enregistrer et l'on peut partager son enregistrement par mail via un lien que l'on partage.

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Assessing learners' speaking skills

Assessing learners' speaking skills | TELT | Scoop.it

Assessing speaking is always difficult.  One of the biggest problems I always find is whether I am actually assessing their speaking or whether I am assessing their spoken production of grammar and vocabulary. 

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Or indeed their personality, or our perception of their intelligence ..

 

Radar chart from Rob Szabó and Pete Rutherford

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A Pron Chart Zoo

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I have joined the EVO 2015 session on pronunciation called Teaching Pronunciation Differently. It has started off very well, learning loads, for example the existence of weak vowel cousins of the s...
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For working on pronunciation

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More charts than you can shake a stick at ...

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ELT pics: ideas for teachers

ELT pics: ideas for teachers | TELT | Scoop.it

Ways to use pictures for language teaching and learning

 

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I have a communication class starting this week - this looks a nice place for warm-up ideas

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American Book Review: 100 best first lines from novels

American Book Review: 100 best first lines from novels | TELT | Scoop.it

"Take my camel, dear," said my Aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass. —Rose Macaulay, The Towers of Trebizond (1956)

 

 

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Nice little resource for something or other.

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Quran Coaching's curator insight, July 18, 2014 12:31 PM

The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
www.qurancoaching.com

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Invitation_poodll.pdf

Invitation_poodll.pdf | TELT | Scoop.it

Webinar with Justin Hunt (who made any language teacher's dream come true via the PoodLL-Plugin).


PoodLL allows a teacher to record audio or video assignments in Moodle without having to install any software and a learner to deal with the assignment by equally recording a soundfile or a videoclip he/she can submit to the teacher for evaluation.

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Webinar today

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1756 TED Talks Listed in a Neat Spreadsheet

1756 TED Talks Listed in a Neat Spreadsheet | TELT | Scoop.it
A quick update for TED heads. In early 2011 we mentioned that someone put together a handy online spreadsheet that lists 875 TED Talks, with handy links to each video.
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Surprising that this would be necessary/useful, but easy to browse for famous names or topics

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Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text and Text to Speech In Your Web Browser

Speech recognition and text-to-speech

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Obvious applications for language teaching/learning

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