Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

October 22, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Video: Cats Being Funny (& How To Use It In Class)

Videos of animals doing funny things are always a winner with English Language Learners (and their teachers!). Show them and then have students write and talk about what they’ve seen.

Here’s one, and it creators also have two playlists of similar animal compilations:

You might also be interested in The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2016 – So Far.

October 16, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

StoryCorps & Upworthy Create Neat Video Series

I’ve previously posted many pieces about StoryCorps, including their exceptional video animations.

Recently, they began a joint project with Upworthy to create a series of animated videos called #WhoWeAre, “a campaign to share the stories of every Americans, build compassion, and offer hope to a divided nation.:

You can see all of them here.

They’re short and very visually engaging. Here are a couple of their most recent ones:

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