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Martin Burrett

Speaking the Lingo - 8 views

    "你知道这是什么意思吗?No? Languages can both be barriers and be bridges. They can block access to learning and more, but knowing a little of 'the lingo' can open previously impenetrable doors. This doesn't have to be a language from overseas, but a certain way of speaking which includes speakers or potenticially excludes non-speakers from a group. Teaching, with it's SPaGs, NPQHs and RQTs can make us want to LOL or even go AWOL!"
Martin Burrett

Language Teaching: A Practical approach by @Natalieburdett9 - 8 views

    "As I stood in the school hall, during an assembly on National Languages Day, I felt such pride, but equally astonishment at how the children had embraced the task of saying hello in as many languages as possible. I watched in amazement as the 34th child stood up in front of the school to share his knowledge of yet another greeting from a different country. I don't know whether it was the sheer volume of children or their confidence whilst standing in front of the school and speak a different language that struck me most, but whatever it was, made me reflect on how I had come to be in this moment."
Ton Koenraad

EU grants available for courses on integration of technology in (language) education. - 13 views

Those of you eligible for EU grants pls check TELLConsult's renewed offer of ErasmusPlus courses for teachers of Modern Languages and CLIL on a range of topics including: Digital video, Telecollab...

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started by Ton Koenraad on 17 Jan 17 no follow-up yet
mr kaplan

Be afraid: America's paranoid history - - 22 views

    Be afraid: America's paranoid history From the Muslim witch hunt to Hollywood's "The Watch," the paranoid style still infects our culture Andrew O'Hehir
    Be afraid: America's paranoid history From the Muslim witch hunt to Hollywood's "The Watch," the paranoid style still infects our culture Andrew O'Hehir
Nigel Coutts

Emoji vs Language - 22 views

    Apple in its next release of its iOS operating system for mobile devices will introduce a new feature called 'Emojification' that aims to make this new style of communication easily accessible to all. So, what does this mean for the language arts and how might the emojification of language alter the way in which we communicate.
Deborah Baillesderr

Language Zen - 6 views

    "Language learning without frustration Personalized to you" and right now it is FREE!

Grades 2-3 Student Center Activities: Language (CCSS) - 2 views

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Don Doehla

Johnson: Language networks: When bigger isn't better | The Economist - 20 views

    HOW would you rank "important" languages? If asked to rattle them off, many people start with English, but after that are reluctant to go further. Important how, they ask. One approach would be to look at people and money: surely a language is important if it is spoken by lots of people, in countries with great wealth (and presumably, therefore, power).
Diana Irene Saldana

Mix It Up! Authentic Activities for the World Language Classroom | Edutopia - 46 views

    hen dreaming up new activities, our main focus should always be authenticity. If we make activities genuine, our students will be much more inclined to participate.

Duolingo: Home - 49 views

shared by mrtomak on 12 Apr 14 - No Cached
    Duolingo is an intuitive, fun way to learn languages! It contains a variety of activities for both audio and visual learning. It's easy to incorporate this free, cloud-based program into your daily routine.
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