Recipes Tagged ‘technology

Our Online Learning Center (OLC) allows learners to complete interactive English quizzes and enables the teacher to review his/her students’ attempts and control the learning process. Over 260 (and growing) ready-to-use grammar and vocabulary exercises. Levels: Elementary – Intermediate. Covers all the grammar students need for international exams, such as the PET and FCE. Supplements […]

[youtube]bNF_P281Uu4[/youtube] These series of videos are amazingly effective for classroom instruction. They also give students a view of the world and are a great global issues primer. Matt “danced” his way around the world. Here are several ways to use these videos in the classroom … Download all the Matt videos or stream in high […]

Cellphones are the imbilical cord of today’s youth. Instead of fighting against them, let’s use this interest to get them learning English! allows the teacher to enter English text and then get the “text message” equivalent. Simply copy this and handout to students. The students look at the text messaging and “decode” this into […]

Wordle is a wonderful tool for teaching English! You can put in groups of words and then display them in a “cool” fashion. Your teenagers especially will love this personalization. I designed a quick game of random wordles – What The Wordle?!. Students make guesses and if correct get points. If they add more words […]

If you want to be a really effective teacher, get a laser pointer! They cause only a dollar or two at most and really help a teacher effectively modify curriculum. With a laser pointer, you can be helping a student and very quickly point to what you are talking about: spelling, a picture, a thing […]

Video is used a lot by teachers. However, sometimes the internet isn’t reliable so you shouldn’t count on it! But no worries, just use KeepVid and you can enter the youtube video url/address and it will download the video to your desktop. Just rename and it is yours to play whenever you want! Try doing […]

Jeopardy is a great way to review your student learning and to motivate your students. Also a good game for a camp or a class that likes competition. If you have a computer, use many of the games/templates on EFL Classroom 2.0. (Also go to the bottom of the Games page for flash jeopardy games). […]

This is a great game to play with students and excellent for practicing question making. 1. Choose an object and students ask questions about it.  Give them question prompts to help, written on the board. For example; Is it ….. heavy/light/big/small/young/old/(color)/hard/soft/ Can you ……… with it? Can it …… Does it have ….?  Does it […]

Fling the Teacher is a great game. Created by Andrew Field, a history teacher, you can download the generator on the games page of EFL Classroom and make your own game for reviewing your lessons. Students love the game and try one out HERE or on the games page. You’ll love it. Please upload your […]

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