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:
I’m adding this tweet to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students:
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) April 5, 2023
Review: Off the Page is from ELT Planning. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Adapting Your Textbook So It Doesn’t Bore Students To Death.
10 things I noticed after switching to Pixel Buds Pro is from Google, and talks about some neat simultaneous translation features. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate and other forms of Machine Translation.
Check, check, check – A checklist to develop materials based on storybooks appeared in Sandy Millin’s blog.
DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC? is a fun little game.
I’m adding this next tweet to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students:
🤳Scan the QR code on the infographic’s right hand corner OR 🔗 To original article:https://t.co/lu7OpQULEk.
— TESOLgraphics (@tesolgraphics) April 7, 2023
Here’s a video to show ELLs and then have them write/talk about what they saw:
Four learner-generated classroom resources to use this year is by Katherine Bilsborough.
⛱️Summer break is just a few weeks away. #ELL2point0 wishes you well-deserved rest, relaxation & rejuvenation🌸If you find yourself eager to engage in summer learning 📚 we’re thrilled to share with you these great options! Feel free to add.
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) May 16, 2023
Students switch to AI to learn languages https://t.co/PR075zEW69
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) June 26, 2023
The anti-immigrant crowd is babbling again about wanting to end birthright citizenship. Here are some articles about it:
What the Birthright-Citizenship Debate Is Really About https://t.co/LJu1AfVxjG
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) July 2, 2023
“The attack on birthright citizenship is an attempt to stigmatize and remove from society an entire class of people. And the attack on so-called wokeness is an attempt to delegitimize and remove from society an entire way of understanding,” @jbouie writes. https://t.co/12Me8pHzRx
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) June 30, 2023