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A presentation showing a few online tools that can help the student to learn vocabulary, organise it and use it productively.

A presentation showing a few online tools that can help the student to learn vocabulary, organise it and use it productively.

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  • 1. Learning vocabulary An overview of online tools Word cloud ( http:// wordle.net ) based on intro to chapter 13 (all on teaching vocab) of Inside Teaching by Bowen & Marks [Macmillan]
  • 2.
    • To function in a foreign language =
    A working knowledge of vocabulary … there is not much value … in being able to produce grammatical sentences if one has not got the vocabulary that is needed to convey what one wants to say … [D.A.Wilkins]
  • 3. Short-term memory Long-term memory
  • 4. Google lexical sets – Association by topic and image http:// labs . google . com / sets
  • 5. http:// labs . google . com / sets
  • 6. MEC Word lists – Association by topic Training session on how to create, edit and publish word lists available on MEC website www.macmillanenglishcampus.com
  • 7. Online flashcards http:// quizlet . com This flashcard set: http:// quizlet . com /_ lnxf
  • 8.  
  • 9. Online flashcards http://www. proprofs . com / This flashcard set: http:// tinyurl . com /m5ko92
  • 10. Online mindmaps http:// thinkature . com To access this workspace: http:// tinyurl . com /m57og8
  • 11. Text analysis – Association by image /context / another word http://www. wordsift . com / Copy a text, e.g. from News Items section on MEC.
  • 12. Text analysis – Association by image /context / another word http://www. wordsift . com /
  • 13. Text analysis – Association by image /context / another word http://www. wordsift . com /
  • 14. Online photo stories – Association by context http://www. pimpampum . net / bubblr / To access this photostrip: http:// tinyurl . com /kls9rp
  • 15. Online presentations – Association by personal story http:// voicethread . com / MEC Clinic on Voicethread with Ann Foreman http:// tinyurl . com /nq2oov To access this voicethread: http:// voicethread . com / share /536142/