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“I see what you mean”           Maximising the use of visuals              for language learning                     throu...
• Create effective visuals to support language  learning: from colours to pictures and  photographs.• Visuals and memoriza...
What are effective visuals for language learning?•Support the point your are making•Makes an lasting impression on the aud...
Is this a house?                   Or… is this a house?                                     Page 4
Create your own visualsMy toolbox:•Colours•Pictures•Photographs•ICT tools                          Page 5
Create your own visualsColours:•Feelings associated with colours•Can you read it?•Colour mixing•Contrasts                 ...
Create your own visualsLa petite fille aime les fraises.Les petits garçons aiment lesframboises.                          ...
Create your own visualsPictures:•Your own pictures•Students’ own pictures•Pictures available on theinternet•Black and whit...
Visuals and memorizationMemorable: odd, funny, moving, beautiful, intriguing, outrageous…                                 ...
Visuals and memorizationAssociation of ideas:            Infinitive                 http://metaatem.net/words/ABBA        ...
Visuals and memorizationSoundalike/ Riddles    J’aime le soleil    http://www.rebus-o-matic.com/                          ...
ICT tools            Page 12
Quick to find a range of pictures Sometimes difficult to verifyTarget-Language used directly origin of picturesVisuals fro...
A range of high quality visuals      More time-consuming thanGood search facilities (flickr cc)   GoogleCopyright clearly ...
http://www.flickr.com/groups/imagestoteachlanguages/                                           Page 15
TES Resources      http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=694292&event=21  http://www.flickr.com/photos/icpjones/set...
Tag Galaxy            Photo Pinhttp://taggalaxy.de   http://photopin.com   Page 17
Teaching topics     RepinBoard by topic      ButtonFollow each other                Page 18                    Mobile app
Page 19
A source of infographic in foreign languages                                     Page 20
PhotographsDifferent situations: inside/outside of classroom/ licensesImage Use PolicyThe Pics4Learning collection is inte...
PhotographsUsing/Licensing your own photographsCreative commons photos to adapthttp://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/     ...
PhotographsPhoto effects    http://anymaking.com/fun-photo-effects                http://anymaking.com/fun-photo-effects  ...
PhotographsPhoto effectshttp://anymaking.com/fun-pop-art-photo-maker-effects  Quand je suis verte, je me sens seule.  Quan...
Photographs        Snapshot from a picture or a website        Snapshot toolsng http://www.techsmith.com/jing.htmlcreenspr...
Photographs Snapshot from a picture or a websitehttp://www.hippopotamus.fr/formules/hippodej-11.90-12547561997911.html    ...
Photographs              http://zachary-jones.com/photovocab/                                               Page 27
A   B    C    D    E    F    G Cherchez l’erreur                                            1Dans la case …               ...
Word clouds and mind-mappingWordle http://www.wordle.netImage chef http://www.imagechef.com                               ...
Word clouds and mind-mapping             Tagxedo http://www.tagxedo.com                                    Page 30
Word clouds and mind-mappingMindomo http://www.mindomo.com         Page 31
Organise and share             http://www.diigo.comDiigo (social bookmarking)Flickr groups and sharingsets of picturesPint...
• Create effective visuals to support language  learning: from colours to pictures and  photographs.• Visuals and memoriza...
Photo creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/coincoyote/18693327/http://www.flickr.com/photos/schmish/7440476236/ http://www....
“I see what you mean”           Maximising the use of visuals              for language learning                     throu...
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  1. 1. “I see what you mean” Maximising the use of visuals for language learning through ICT Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe SchoolMy Languages Blog http://isabellejones.blogspot.comTwitter: @icpjonesicpjones@yahoo.co.uk Page 1
  2. 2. • Create effective visuals to support language learning: from colours to pictures and photographs.• Visuals and memorization: Find what works for different language learners• Discover ICT Tools to support the creation of effective language learning visuals• Widen your repertoire: organise and share your own language learning visuals Page 2
  3. 3. What are effective visuals for language learning?•Support the point your are making•Makes an lasting impression on the audience•Can be used to support recall•Can support cultural awareness They are not… •Just pretty •Distracting •Ethnocentric Page 3
  4. 4. Is this a house? Or… is this a house? Page 4
  5. 5. Create your own visualsMy toolbox:•Colours•Pictures•Photographs•ICT tools Page 5
  6. 6. Create your own visualsColours:•Feelings associated with colours•Can you read it?•Colour mixing•Contrasts Page 6
  7. 7. Create your own visualsLa petite fille aime les fraises.Les petits garçons aiment lesframboises. Page 7
  8. 8. Create your own visualsPictures:•Your own pictures•Students’ own pictures•Pictures available on theinternet•Black and white vs colour•Own vs somebody else’s•Pictures vs Photos Page 8
  9. 9. Visuals and memorizationMemorable: odd, funny, moving, beautiful, intriguing, outrageous… Page 9
  10. 10. Visuals and memorizationAssociation of ideas: Infinitive http://metaatem.net/words/ABBA Page 10
  11. 11. Visuals and memorizationSoundalike/ Riddles J’aime le soleil http://www.rebus-o-matic.com/ Page 11
  12. 12. ICT tools Page 12
  13. 13. Quick to find a range of pictures Sometimes difficult to verifyTarget-Language used directly origin of picturesVisuals from target language Copyright issuescountries Page 13
  14. 14. A range of high quality visuals More time-consuming thanGood search facilities (flickr cc) GoogleCopyright clearly stated More artistic pictures-Lots of linked apps distraction?Tagging/ group facilities Page 14
  15. 15. http://www.flickr.com/groups/imagestoteachlanguages/ Page 15
  16. 16. TES Resources http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=694292&event=21 http://www.flickr.com/photos/icpjones/sets/72157621889909661/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/icpjones/sets/72157612320791556/ Page 16
  17. 17. Tag Galaxy Photo Pinhttp://taggalaxy.de http://photopin.com Page 17
  18. 18. Teaching topics RepinBoard by topic ButtonFollow each other Page 18 Mobile app
  19. 19. Page 19
  20. 20. A source of infographic in foreign languages Page 20
  21. 21. PhotographsDifferent situations: inside/outside of classroom/ licensesImage Use PolicyThe Pics4Learning collection is intended to provide copyright friendly images for useby students and teachers in an educational setting. The original photographers ofeach image retain the copyright to these images and have graciously allowed theiruse in this collection. The images may not be sold as an image collection or partialimage collection. Images in the Pics4Learning collection may be used by teachersand students in print, multimedia, and video productions. These could include, butare not limited to, school projects, contests, web pages, and fund raising activities forthe express purpose of improving student educational opportunities. Page 21
  22. 22. PhotographsUsing/Licensing your own photographsCreative commons photos to adapthttp://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ Page 22
  23. 23. PhotographsPhoto effects http://anymaking.com/fun-photo-effects http://anymaking.com/fun-photo-effects Page 23
  24. 24. PhotographsPhoto effectshttp://anymaking.com/fun-pop-art-photo-maker-effects Quand je suis verte, je me sens seule. Quand je suis orange, j’ai de l’ énergie. Quand je suis bleue, je pense à toi. Quand je suis rose, je suis contente.http://anymaking.com/fun-photo-effects Page 24
  25. 25. Photographs Snapshot from a picture or a website Snapshot toolsng http://www.techsmith.com/jing.htmlcreenspresso http://www.screenpresso.com Page 25
  26. 26. Photographs Snapshot from a picture or a websitehttp://www.hippopotamus.fr/formules/hippodej-11.90-12547561997911.html Page 26
  27. 27. Photographs http://zachary-jones.com/photovocab/ Page 27
  28. 28. A B C D E F G Cherchez l’erreur 1Dans la case … 2Il y a … 3Il n’y a pas de …Plus haut 4Plus bas…À gauche … 5À droite … 6http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spot-difference!-professional/id301049014?mt=8 7 Page 28
  29. 29. Word clouds and mind-mappingWordle http://www.wordle.netImage chef http://www.imagechef.com Page 29
  30. 30. Word clouds and mind-mapping Tagxedo http://www.tagxedo.com Page 30
  31. 31. Word clouds and mind-mappingMindomo http://www.mindomo.com Page 31
  32. 32. Organise and share http://www.diigo.comDiigo (social bookmarking)Flickr groups and sharingsets of picturesPinterest-following themedboards/ your twitter friendsMobile apps Page 32
  33. 33. • Create effective visuals to support language learning: from colours to pictures and photographs.• Visuals and memorization: Find what works for different language learners• Discover ICT Tools to support the creation of effective language learning visuals• Widen your repertoire: organise and share your own language learning visuals Page 33
  34. 34. Photo creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/coincoyote/18693327/http://www.flickr.com/photos/schmish/7440476236/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/brennadphoto/4602547215/http://www.flickr.com/photos/lnylnylny/5175503312/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/drurydrama/2096423770/http://www.flickr.com/photos/markknol/2568436053/http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/492389522/http://www.flickr.com/photos/sully_aka__wstera2/2232949814/http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsevilla/100960841/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mladjenovic_n/3231390927/http://www.flickr.com/photos/ugardener/3472144047/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/safetylast/3716937896/http://www.flickr.com/photos/scabeater/4344380316/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashleyrosex/2444285665/http://www.flickr.com/photos/star-dust/709945164/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/seanmolin/5364137071/http://www.flickr.com/photos/saphirai/2490733728/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ehsank/1683847719/http://www.flickr.com/photos/crowdive/1227514064/ Page 34
  35. 35. “I see what you mean” Maximising the use of visuals for language learning through ICT Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe SchoolMy Languages Blog http://isabellejones.blogspot.comTwitter: @icpjonesicpjones@yahoo.co.uk Page 35
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