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Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008
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Social Networking & Language Learning Sep 2008

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Presentation given at the ETA-S SIG day conference, Baden, Switzerland, September 2008

Presentation given at the ETA-S SIG day conference, Baden, Switzerland, September 2008

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  • 1. Connect! Communicate! Collaborate! Social networking for language students and teachers http://sociallearningspaces.wikispaces.com/
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  • 6. Popular Sites for Social Networking http://www.facebook.com/ http://www.classmates.com/ http://www.orkut.com/ http://www.myspace.com/ http://www.youtube.com/ http://www.twitter.com
  • 7. Specialist Sites for Social Networking http://www.bookcrossing.com http://www.kroonos.com http://www.teachertube.com/ http://del.icio.us.com http://www.flickr.com http://www.communitywalk.com
  • 8. Connecting! Communicating Collaborating! ...with other Teachers
  • 9. Language Teachers & Social Networking http://www.webheadsinaction.org http://www.englisheducation.ning.com http://metamexico.ning.com http://teachingenglish.org.uk
  • 10. <ul><li>This website brings together everything busy teachers need for the classroom and the staffroom: </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching tips </li></ul><ul><li>Weblinks </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching articles </li></ul>TeachingEnglish Your Global Home
  • 11. <ul><li>Try </li></ul><ul><li>this collection of resources for the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>A vast storehouse of lesson plans, worksheets and other teaching materials from the British Council, the BBC and other major UK publishers. </li></ul><ul><li>Think </li></ul><ul><li>about the way you teach and the principles which underpin your teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles on methodology, teaching ideas and tips, an ELT glossary and much more. </li></ul>The site is organised into four main areas: Try, Think, Talk, Transform
  • 12. <ul><li>Talk </li></ul><ul><li>about your teaching and the issues that concern you. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss areas of interest, get advice, keep you own blog and link up with groups of teachers around the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>Transform </li></ul><ul><li>your teaching career. </li></ul><ul><li>Access training materials, a range of personal development tools, information on UK ELT courses </li></ul><ul><li>and qualifications and get an in-depth look at </li></ul><ul><li>specialist teaching areas such as learning </li></ul><ul><li>technologies, CLIL and Young Learners. </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Your Global Home </li></ul>The TeachingEnglish – Your Global Home website is a central point of reference for information about English language teaching products and services from the UK. www.teachingenglish.org.uk
  • 14. Connecting! Communicating! Collaborating! ...with other Learners
  • 15. <ul><li>73% of learners of English say they want to learn using a computer </li></ul><ul><li>69% say socialising is a main motivation in their learning and that they want to have fun </li></ul><ul><li>92% think it's important to develop their problem-solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>(British Council global research conducted by IPSOS MORI in 2007. The results were gathered from 4000 learners around the world)‏ </li></ul>Learning English & Social Networking
  • 16. Language Learners & Social Networking http://www.ning.com http://bcmadridylning.com http://ritamz.ning.com http://maryglasgowmagazines.com http://www.wiziq.com http://secondlife4teens.pbwiki.com
  • 17. The Future of social networking...now!
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  • 24. http://www.youtube.com/user/britishcouncil4teens
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  • 26. Connect! Communicate! Collaborate! Social networking for language students and teachers http://sociallearningspaces.wikispaces.com/

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