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Dianne Krause

Newswordy: Word of the day - 1 views

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    Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.
Dianne Krause

VocabGrabber : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - 2 views

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    VocabGrabber analyzes any text you're interested in, generating lists of the most useful vocabulary words and showing you how those words are used in context. Just copy text from a document and paste it into the box, and then click on the "Grab Vocabulary!" button. VocabGrabber will automatically create a list of vocabulary from your text, which you can then sort, filter, and save.
Dianne Krause

Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - An online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words th... - 0 views

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    The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. You'll understand language in a powerful new way.
Dianne Krause

Indo-European Languages: Free Online Tutorials & Exercises * www.ielanguages.com * Lear... - 0 views

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    Nice language tutorial site with 13 different languages.  More available for French, a LOT of stuff for French!
Dianne Krause

Conte-moi la francophonie : Fiche pédagogique - 0 views

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    Ce centre de ressources du patrimoine oral francophone propose des contes collectés dans différents pays, enregistrés en français et en langue locale, accompagnés d'une fiche pédagogique.
Dianne Krause

Dear World Language teacher:If you were on Twitter... @sylviaduck - 0 views

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    Dear Foreign Language Teacher: If you were on Twitter... Things language teachers could learn from Twitter...
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Newspapers from World 400 Largest Cities - 0 views

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    "Newspapers from World 400 Largest Cities"
Dianne Krause

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Foreign Language Resources to Try in 2011 - 1 views

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    "Today, I have 11 good foreign language resources to try in 2011 (I've included a couple of ESL/EFL resources in this list)."
Dianne Krause

Learn a Language | Free Online Language Learning - 0 views

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    "Learn a Language - or Learn 8 of Them! Learn a language here with Visual Link® Languages. You can learn over 1,400 words for free here! There are interactive audio/visual flash cards to help you learn a foreign language. There's also an addictive Lingo Dingo game to help you on your online language learning journey. As seen above, you can learn any language of your choice. You can also learn important phrases like greetings, survival expressions and slang words in the language of your choice. If you want verbs, there are over 350 verbs to help you with your language study. To our knowledge, this is the most extensive, free website dedicated to online language learning. Be sure to use it and pass it on to others. "
Dianne Krause

Importance of Language - 0 views

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    A nice website to not only learn the importance of learning languages but also more specific sites for each of the following:  Arabic, Chinese, French, German, HIndi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
Dianne Krause

Handbook of Research on Web 2.0 and Second Language Learning - 1 views

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    "The Handbook of Research on Web 2.0 and Second Language Learning investigates how those involved in education - teachers, students, and administrators - can respond to the opportunities offered by Web 2.0 technology, within existing institutional and pedagogical frameworks. Containing nearly 30 chapters by experts from across the globe, this defining body of research is the first of its kind to focus on second language learning in relation to the history of computer assisted language learning."
Dianne Krause

Online Reading - 1 views

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    A nice list of places for reading in grades K-3.
Dianne Krause

StoryCove - 0 views

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    Story Cove folktales come from a variety of cultures and places. They share timeless values and simple, universal lessons. The Story Cove format enables children, families and teachers to explore these stories in a variety of ways. As a result, each child is able to develop a more personal understanding of a story while learning about the world. Children will enjoy watching the Movies and exploring the activities and games that are linked to that story. Activities are designed for one-on-one, personal play with interactive puzzles, music fun and hidden pictures. Lesson Plans extend the story elements to explore the original story with projects and activities that require interaction with adults or other members of the family away from the PC.
Dianne Krause

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Resources for ESL & Foreign Language Students - 1 views

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    "While writing about LangMedia yesterday I realized that I've reviewed a lot of resources for foreign language and ESL/EFL students and teachers over the last couple of years. Here are ten of the better free resources for foreign language and ESL/EFL students."
Dianne Krause

Realfrench.net - 2 views

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    Interactive games and resources for teachers and learners of French
Dianne Krause

Foreign Language News and Newspapers: MIT Libraries - 3 views

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    "Foreign Language News and Newspapers Electronic journals, newspapers and magazines are available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. "
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How to Connect Your Foreign Language Students with the World | Edutopia - 1 views

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    "How to Connect Your Foreign Language Students with the World"
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How Global Language Learning Gives Students the Edge | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "In the quickly evolving world of global-language learning, America is waking up to a new reality. Though we once asserted a sense of world dominance that relied on foreigners learning English, the United States is starting to hear the clarion call of a connected world in which knowing how to communicate in multiple languages is crucial. "
Dianne Krause

Technology in Modern Foreign Languages - A practitioner's perspective - Box of Tricks - 2 views

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    "Originally published as a series of blog posts titled Technology in Modern Foreign Languages , this collection of articles explores how teachers are successfully incorporating the use of new technologies into their classroom practice with a focus on enhancing teaching and learning. "
Dianne Krause

langalot :: Fast Online Language Dictionary (German, French, Italian, Spanish, English) - 0 views

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    "Langalot is a collection of tools to help you learn a foreign language. Right now, you are using the dictionary. Langalot also contains tools to learn vocabulary, study sentences and phrases, and learn from the community. Langalot also provides the same audio programs used by the Foreign Service Institute (the U.S. State Department) for language learning. All of the audio programs are available in the language lab. "
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