June 2016 – SC+ worskshop

June 9th, 2016, Czech Republic – SmartClass+, digital learning & teaching workshop Veronika Biskupova, the tutor

Introducing Listening with learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org

Do you want to practise listening? So this where to start! 1) Video Zone – dozens of fun video clips on everything from cute cats to zero gravity flight, all with practice activities http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/study-break/video-zone 2) Listening Skills Practice – lots of useful activities on lots of great topics to practise online or download http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening-skills-practice 3) Video […]

Improve your pronunciation!

I want to share with you a video series today. Your english students can use it to improve their english pronunciation. BBC Learning English doesn’t try to promote that a particular accent is “right”, and it can help your students to speak clearly and avoid misunderstandings. Here’s a tip how to use it! Play it and let your students record themselves! Therefore they […]

15 Video Resources for ESL

INTRO TO THIS ARTICLE: Enjoy this compilation of useful links addressed toward teachers and students: 1. Vimeo – some of the highest quality artistic films are hosted here Short love story in short motion by Carlos Lascano   2. EFLclassroom – amazing EFL website, about 100,000 files for free, registration needed http://community.eflclassroom.com/video Pink Panther English Verbs http://community.eflclassroom.com/video/pink-panther-english-verbs 3. […]

3 Favorite TED-Ed videos as MFL resources

MFL (modern foreign language) teachers looking for video resources for your english language class? TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons, you will find carefully curated educational videos. These videos are a great source for ESL (english as a second language) […]

[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 […]

Punctuation online game

When students are equipped by digital devices in a language classroom (thinking about laptops, computers or tablets or even interactive whiteboard), there are plenty of resources on the internet waiting to help us increase our teaching impact. I’d like to share with you one targeting the punctuation in English sentences for young learners. Why punctuation? […]