TEN WAYS TO INTEGRATE
MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES INTO
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
TEACHING & LEARNING
BY
IAN W. WALCOTT

www.globalexpertsys...
RECOMMENDED TOOLS
STUDENTS

TEACHERS

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Laptop
Tablet
Headsets with mouthpiece
Smartphone
Video ...
LESSON PLANNING
• Bring your syllabus to life
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Digital books
Related apps
Online collaboration
Games

Videos
D...
EACH SCHOOL CAN HAVE SEVERAL
LOW-COST
LANGUAGE LABS
• Developing the language lab with today’s
mobile technologies
• Each ...
1. IMMERSION –
LISTENING TO THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE
• There are several radio apps students can download for free
2. IMMERSION –
LISTENING TO THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE
• Free podcasts in the foreign language
• Develop subject matter vocabula...
3. LANGUAGE EXCHANGE WEBSITES
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Language Exchange Community - Practice
and Learn Foreign Languages

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Practice and learn...
4. USING SKYPE AS FOREIGN LANGUAGE
ACQUISITION TOOL

Source: “How Skype Can Rock Your Language Learning Experience and Hel...
6. DOWNLOADING DIGITAL COPIES OF MOVIES ON
THE IPAD
8. DIGITAL
BOOKS OF ONLINE
EXAMPLES
LIBRARY ORGANIZERS

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Evernote
Endnote
Mendeley
Onenote
9. FOREIGN LANGUAGE GAMES ONLINE
10. IMPROVE
TRANSLATION SKILLS
BY ONLINE
COLLABORATION
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Ten ways to integrate mobile technologies into foreign language teaching & learning

  1. 1. TEN WAYS TO INTEGRATE MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING & LEARNING BY IAN W. WALCOTT www.globalexpertsystems.org @Glob_Expert_Sys +1 246 271
  2. 2. RECOMMENDED TOOLS STUDENTS TEACHERS • • • • • • • • • • • • • Laptop Tablet Headsets with mouthpiece Smartphone Video camera (optional) Projector Laptop Tablet Smartphone Surround sound speaker set Smart TV (optional) Smart board (optional) DVD Player (optional)
  3. 3. LESSON PLANNING • Bring your syllabus to life • • • • • • Digital books Related apps Online collaboration Games Videos Developing oral skills See: Mobile Assisted Language Learning Using Tablets at Perth College Source: http://www.rsc-scotland.org/?p=2749
  4. 4. EACH SCHOOL CAN HAVE SEVERAL LOW-COST LANGUAGE LABS • Developing the language lab with today’s mobile technologies • Each language teach should have his/her own room • Students will come to the room rather that the teacher shift from classroom to classroom • Each room must have Internet/Wifi access
  5. 5. 1. IMMERSION – LISTENING TO THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE • There are several radio apps students can download for free
  6. 6. 2. IMMERSION – LISTENING TO THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE • Free podcasts in the foreign language • Develop subject matter vocabulary • Stay up to date on the subject matter • Develop specific jargons
  7. 7. 3. LANGUAGE EXCHANGE WEBSITES • Language Exchange Community - Practice and Learn Foreign Languages • Practice and learn foreign languages with native speakers via email, text chat or voice chat. We show you how. Over 1 million registered members! www.mylanguageexchange.com Source: http://www.xmarks.com/topic/language_exchang e
  8. 8. 4. USING SKYPE AS FOREIGN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION TOOL Source: “How Skype Can Rock Your Language Learning Experience and Help Make Friends You Never Thought Possible” http://myspanishadventure.com/2011/how-skype-can-rock-your-language-learning-experience-and-help-make-thefriends-you-never-thought-were-possible/
  9. 9. 5. THE YOUTUBE EXPERIENCE TYPICAL CAPE/ A’LEVEL SPANISH TEXT “LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA” EXAMPLE OF A SPANISH TEXT MADE INTO A MOVIE SEEN ON YOUTUBE. “LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA”
  10. 10. 6. DOWNLOADING DIGITAL COPIES OF MOVIES ON THE IPAD
  11. 11. 7. CABLE TV IN THE CLASSROOM & ON THE SMARTPHONE
  12. 12. 8. DIGITAL BOOKS OF ONLINE EXAMPLES LIBRARY ORGANIZERS • • • • Evernote Endnote Mendeley Onenote
  13. 13. 9. FOREIGN LANGUAGE GAMES ONLINE
  14. 14. 10. IMPROVE TRANSLATION SKILLS BY ONLINE COLLABORATION
  15. 15. SOME INTERESTING FACTS • The Brazilian government is planning to use tablets in schools, a project which could require about 900,000 tablets by late 2012 and early 2013. • Mobile Usage Growth • 25% of internet users are mobile only - meaning, they do not access the internet for browsing from any other device. • 71% of smartphone users that see TV, press, or advertising that interests them will immediately do a mobile search. • The average American smartphone user spent nearly 30 minutes a day checking or updating social networks. Source(s): https://www.accuconference.com/blog/Cell-Phone-Statistics.aspx http://www.rcrwireless.com/americas/20120628/devices/idc-forecasts-2-5-million-tablets-sell-brazil/

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