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Web Applications for Language Teaching


Web Applications for Language Teaching

Web Applications for Language Teaching

Improve your English by using effective online applications to practise


Students: 3,024
Course Description

As society becomes increasingly multi-cultural, never before have language skills and tools for simplifying learning concepts been so essential. Web Applications for Language Teaching is a free online course from ALISON that introduces learners to a handful of web based applications that will serve as invaluable aids for teaching foreign languages as well as other subjects in a fun and accessible manner.
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This course is ideal for teachers, students, or anyone else seeking new ways to augment the traditional classroom learning experience.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to use and upload content to the Listen and Write dictation website helping you improve your English by using articles, video and much more. You will understand how to use the DVolver website to create dialogues and animations.
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These interactions will help you to develop your language skills effectively. You will have a good knowledge of the Lingro website, your will be able upload a web page to the site, which turns it into a clickable page. This allows you to click on any words you do not understand and get a full explanation and translation. You will understand how the website records the words you have used and even put the words into games to further enhance your learning experience. You will understand how to use and download the Magnet application on your computer and you will be able to create words to help you form sentences in an easy step-by-step manner.
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Module Title
Listen and Write for Language Learning
DVolver for dialogue building
Lingro for translation
Word Magnets for grammar and vocabulary
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Course Title Web Applications for Language Teaching
Course # 328
Course Publisher Russell Stannard
Course Category 1
Content Origin Russell Stannard's teaching and research experience - and the feedback of his many thousands of students.
Course Description  As society becomes increasingly multi-cultural, never before have language skills and tools for simplifying learning concepts been so essential. Web Applications for Language Teaching is a free online course from ALISON that introduces learners to a handful of web based applications that will serve as invaluable aids for teaching foreign languages as well as other subjects in a fun and accessible manner. This course is ideal for teachers, students, or anyone else seeking new ways to augment the traditional classroom learning experience.
License 
Release Date 12 December 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Sara Grim Taiwan Thank you for sharing about some really useful and interesting web apps for language teaching! Nice! 2014-11-11 12:11:50
  • Anna Vanti Greece Very helpful, thank you very much 2014-11-11 10:11:33
  • Elena Grushina Russian Federation I only want to add that all the information was really useful and new for me. I'll definitely be using them at my lessons. I also would like to have another part of the course with more info. So, please, if it's possible do all your best to continue sharing the resourses with us. Thank you so much! 2014-11-08 21:11:27
  • Elena Grushina Russian Federation I do apreciate the new resourses given in the course. All the ideas seems exciting and encouraging to learn and enlarge the knowledge of vocab and grammar. I'm looking forward to try them all the nearest time with my students. I hope these resources will help me to make my lessons more fun. Thanks a lot! You've been doing great job! Waiting for some new superb apps info from you! 2014-11-08 21:11:19
  • Sofia Ligawen Bahrain The web applications are useful to learners of different levels. 2014-11-07 16:11:27
  • Sofia Ligawen Bahrain The different applications are very useful in a language class. They allow the students to engage in the activities. Further, the apps are good for both independent and collaborative learning. The activities that teachers could do with the apps are suited to different levels of students. 2014-11-06 17:11:34
  • Deborah Fannon United States of America Great Information! Thank You Russell, God bless you... http://www.everystudent.com 2014-11-01 01:11:08
  • Paul Silva Nigeria It's extremely useful for language teachers. 2014-09-12 11:09:42
  • marie magayano Philippines great course! 2014-08-31 05:08:35
  • Gani Shehu Albania A very useful course, for those who want to use web application while teaching English. many thanks to those who made it possible. 2014-08-06 19:08:00
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