Si la mejor forma de aprender un idioma es sin darnos cuenta de que lo estamos usando, ¿por qué no hacerlo mientras jugamos en nuestro dispositivo móvil? Algo así deben haber pensado los fundadores de uSpeak, porque esta app, que...
This is a useful site for students who need to improve their writing. Students write a sentence, but prehaps don't know what the possible collocations are so they type the sentence and put an * where the missing word should go. Some of the collocations/suggestions are a bit dubious, but on the whole this is a useful site.
This is a nice little blog with bitesize reading activities for students with clear definitions of phrasal verbs and other lexis so they can do some extra learning outside of class. There is also a "tips for teachers" page which needs a bit of developing, but looks promising.
I originally designed these games with word wall practice in mind, but there's no reason why they couldn't be used with spelling words, content area vocabulary, or even specific word study work like contractions, compound ...
Textivate is an online facility for creating and sharing interactive browser-based activities. Text re-ordering, gap-fills, text re-construction, anagrams, matching, memory, hangman, flashcards, millionaire and lots more - all automatically generated based on any text and/or list of matching items that you put into the textivate text box. Much of the site is free to use, and subscribers can upload resources to share with their students or embed activities on a blog or website. It is browser-based, so it works on desktops, laptops, ipads etc. The activities are ideal for whole-class work with any interactive whiteboard. You can see video tutorials here: http://textivate.posthaven.com/video-tutorials To help you get started, browse the hundreds of public resources on the site, or click on "textivate now" to see the range of activities available.
Collocations! Arg! This tool should help your students with their written work. They type in a word and it gives them a list of the common collocations and devides them up according to part of speech. It's a very good independent learning tool.
For the teacher it produces concordances and pretty word clouds, which you can use to liven up your lessons.
It is meant to have a thesaurus feature, but I couldn't get that to work.
I love, love, love this site. It provides English, Spanish and French translations to idioms. This alone is pretty useful. BUT it also gives visual representatives of idioms. As a teacher who can just about draw a stick-man on the board I have been searching for a site that visually brings to life idioms, and this is it. Thanks from all us teachers who are artistically challenged
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At every level of language learning, vocabulary acquisition is vitally important to success. Obviously we cannot express ourselves unless we have the words to do so. This article gives us some tips to increasing vocabulary acquisition.
Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.