Saturday, January 12, 2013

Pronunciation sites workshop!



 I am too lazy to update my website, so I will put my workshop for January 14 and 18 here! 
Speaking Activities – Computer Resources

  1.  http://www.michellehenry.fr/pronounce.htm --> spend time getting ideas for teaching and have fun practicing your own English.
  2. Go to http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/ and search for “Pron Pal”. Install the ‘app’ and play around with it.
  3. Go to http://americanenglish.state.gov/trace-effects. Play the Trace Effects game. How might your learners use this?
  4. ABC Teach (http://www.abcteach.com); Login:laura.buechel@phzh.ch; Password: cook90. Search for words such as word walls, bingo (sounds bingo), …. a topic you’ll teach in the near future
  5. Bogglesworldesl (http://bogglesworldesl.com) (CAREFUL!! No WWW!!)
  6. Look around everywhere (also in the adults section). Also use the site search to search for things like ‘pronunciation’ or a topic.
  7. Check out http://www.epals.com/ - what sorts of things make sense here?
  8. Go to http://www.onestopenglish.com. Search for “pronunciation” or “speaking”. What do you find?
  9. Go to http://www.esl-lounge.com/pronunciationindex.php - there are 3 pages of pronunciation activities – have fun!
  10. Go to http://www.manythings.org/pp/ and play some of the pronunciation games. Check out the other things on the site.
  11. Go through this guy’s great sites: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/03/17/the-best-sites-to-practice-speaking-english/ 
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  1. If you want more sites for ELT in Swiss schools, go here to Laura's site: Edacross.org. 
  2. ELF Project in Swiss schools
  3. Used in class: http://www.englishcentral.com/home
  4. Cool new cell phone app for learners: Kaplan English train
  5. Study Blue flash card maker for cell phones
  6. Fun tip: http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
  7. http://www.mingoville.com/en.html