Eight 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.
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Here are this week’s choices:
Mount2Speak provides feedback on English pronunciation, and offers a free plan. I’m adding it to THE BEST SITES FOR ONLINE PRONUNCIATION FEEDBACK – DO YOU KNOW OTHERS?
Once criticized, ‘Spanglish’ finds a place in the classroom is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT TRANSLANGUAGING.
Memrise has expanded its language-learning tools. I’m adding it to THE BEST MULTILINGUAL & BILINGUAL SITES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH & OTHER LANGUAGES.
Show these two videos to ELLs and have them talk and write about what they saw:
This is the Twitter content I’m here for…😏😂☕️ pic.twitter.com/xXrCddlgWR
— Fred Schultz (@FredSchultz35) November 18, 2022
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Fantastic! (And here’s the related lesson plan if anyone else would like to try it: https://t.co/0wA4X8b4dS) https://t.co/bgfJIzeFJQ
— NYT Learning Network (@NYTimesLearning) November 22, 2022
This video would be good to show ELLs – only older students, though – and then have them write and talk about what happened:
At the #NCSS2022 Re-Imagining Migration Program Director Abeer Shinnawi present a Ted Talk in which she explores the story of Wong Kim Ark and the road to birthright citizenship. If you aren’t familiar with this important history, start here. https://t.co/fhqd0trb1C
— Re-Imagining Migration (@reimaginemigrat) November 26, 2022
Reconciling Science Of Reading & Multilingual Student Instruction is from Education Impact Exchange. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Balanced Literacy & The “Reading Wars”