I’ve just created a student self-access version of The Best Visually Engaging News Sites.
This list highlights sites that display current news in creative ways. However, I’m not convinced they are done in ways that make the information particularly accessible to English Language Learners. Those sites can be found on The Best News/Current Events Websites For English Language Learners — 2007.
I might be wrong, though. The reason I created this version for student self-access is because I’m going to have my Intermediate English class try the sites on both of these lists this week and tell me which ones make the news more accessible to them. I think it’ll be an interesting experiment.
I continue to slowly develop student self-access versions of my “The Best…” lists. You can find seventeen of them on my website. Now I only have about a hundred to go….