[PODCAST] Interview: “… teachers need content and training when using technology.”

In this PODCAST interview enjoy the answers from a technology representative from Malaysia on the topic that attracts us the most: Language Learning & Technology. Maybe you have read the opening post to this topic: Language Learning & Technology, and have several thoughts and ideas. Enjoy the spirit of people who are supporting language education with enthusiasm. Today listen to […]

[PODCAST] Interview: “you practice more and get wonderful feedback when using technology”

 We are bringing you the PODCAST interview series with technology representatives for our topic of interest: Language Learning & Technology. Maybe you have read the opening post for this topic: Language Learning & Technology, and have several thoughts and ideas. Enjoy the spirit of people who are supporting language education with enthusiasm. Emil Waldhauser… [Linkedin] Czech Republic, English teacher, OUP contributor, supporting Robotel and […]

How does modern technology supports the idea of language learning?

While I am writing new posts for this blog I am asking myself the question: What does it mean to teach a second language and how does technology support the idea of language learning? Some might suggest that these are two unrelated questions, but for me learning languages, teaching languages, and technology go hand in hand. This […]

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

Enjoy the beauty of foreign languages with us. These eleven words were defined as untranslatable on Maptia blog. Their meaning is explained by many english words. To have an ultimate feeling of beauty enjoy these words illustrated by Ella Frances Sanders. The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and linguists have spent countless […]

[STUDY]: How often do you or your students use educational technology in your classroom? 

Do you think, that educational technology is taking over? A national online survey of teachers and administrators, conducted online in the US for Common Sense Media’s Graphite by Harris Interactive in May 2013 asked educators, (764 public school preK-12 teachers and 205 public school administrators), questions such as: How often do you or your students use educational technology […]

[VIDEO]: Two Inspirational Talks about Language Teaching

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.  TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives. We are bringing to you two talks that think […]

La vague technologique prend de l’ampleur au Québec…

La semaine dernière, le magazine L’Actualité s’est penché sur un phénomène relativement nouveau au Québec : la «IClasse». En effet, la chroniqueuse, Catherine Dubé, a investigué les divers milieux scolaires québécois pour découvrir que de plus en plus d’élèves travaillent, et ce, dès le primaire, avec des outils tels les ordinateurs portatifs ou même des […]

Celebrate the European Day of Languages 2013

The European Day of Languages is the 26th of September, as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on the 6th of December 2001. Its aim is to encourage language learning across Europe. Whether as an individual or as a group, within an organization (school or association) or just among friends, people of all ages can get involved in the […]