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by Carrierabbit
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Current Events Class
Replies: 9
Views: 5336

Sine your target groups are at beginning level, as proposed in the previous posts by Sally and Patrice, I suggest you let students collect some pieces of news and paste them on notebooks and write down three to four sentences to express their opinions on them. It’s like homework for them to let stud...
by Carrierabbit
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: Podcasts in the classroom
Replies: 8
Views: 7916

The definition of “Podcasts”(Oxford,2005) let learners to practice listening at their own space. The self-training of listening by students themselves can make some students show better English ability. Before you start integrating podcasting in you classroom, I suggest you make a research on the us...
by Carrierabbit
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:28 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: Synchronous instruction in EFL
Replies: 0
Views: 2791

Synchronous instruction in EFL

I want to try asynchronous activities in my EFL class. The target group ranges from 15-18 years old. None of them has experienced in computer-assisted language learning. Please give me some advice what challenges or advantages that I will encounter. Thank you!
by Carrierabbit
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: what are students' linguistic challenges in online class?
Replies: 3
Views: 4364

In the context of synchronous class, students take more responsibility to talk because everyone is hearing very clearly. Any participant can provide instant feedback to others. Teacher can respond to students online just like in the classroom. Most importantly, synchornous instruction provides stude...
by Carrierabbit
Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Computer Assisted Language Learning
Topic: How can I create my own homepage/website?
Replies: 10
Views: 7919

I started managing my own site with google site. As proposed in the previous posts, “google site” is surely your best choice. When you create your own site, you can choose the basic or advanced site you are going to manage. Also, google site provides patterns of what a site includes originally. You ...
by Carrierabbit
Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Good Icebreaker for first class?
Replies: 12
Views: 7463

I usually guide students (also at elementary level) play such as information gap activity similar to the previous posts proposed by Sally Olsan to prompt students to get to know each other. At the beginning of the first class, I will announce that each student has to ask for information about their ...