PRE-CLASS TASK INCLUDED BELOW the class description.
Discover free web tools and apps that help learners develop listening skills and learn how to integrate these tools in lessons.
The web is full of free resources for incorporating audio and listening tools into lessons. In this session, we will explore various web tools, apps, and techniques that motivate learners to practice using new vocabulary, while developing listening and speaking skills. Participants will leave with lesson ideas and useful tips.
PRE-CLASS TASK: Contribute to an audio discussion.
Register for a free account for only one of these tools- Voicethread or Voxopop.
If you registered for Voicethread, then follow these instructions:
Go to our discussion page. URL- http://voicethread.com/share/5159099/
Short url- http://bit.ly/eltmoocvt
Briefly introduce yourself then answer the discussion questions.
What are your thoughts about the use of digital tools and mobile apps to improve listening skills? What types of listening tasks have you used with your language learners? How can you use Voicethread with your learners?
Find Voicethread tutorials here, http://list.ly/list/BCn-voicethread