Three years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.
Here are this week’s choices:
The 10 Best Places to Find ELT Listening Materials is from Adam Simpson. I’m adding it to The Best Listening Sites For English Language Learners.
I’ve been writing a lot lately about Skype’s new features, including their new Star Trek-like “universal translator.” Well, now Richard Byrne reports that it’s now available to anyone using Skype on a Windows system. I’d be interested in hearing how people might use it in language-teaching and learning…
Making reading communicative is from The British Council.
Tips for Using Technology with ELL Students is an interview with me that appeared on web tool Animoto’s site.
Boosting the role of parents of English learners in preschools is from Ed Source.
Public preschools attempt to accommodate diverse languages of students is from Ed Source.
What does ESSA mean for ELLs? is from Colorin Colorado. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How The Every Student Succeeds Act Affects English Language Learners.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Sites For Encouraging ELL’s To Attend College:
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) January 15, 2016
Krashen’s theories of language acquisition- do they still have value in the ELT classroom? is from The TEFL Show.