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  1. 1. ELL ContentPresentationLori S. CrumEDTECH541
  2. 2. Problem Statement Teachers face the challenge of a large population that does not speak English and have high transient rates. For this large population, becoming proficient in a new language is a very difficult transition. Students learning a new language need as much language support as possible. English language learner (ELL) students need a variety of language experiences. They need to hear language, write language, speak language and read language.
  3. 3. Strategy Computers can play an integral part in providing ELL students with valuable language experiences as they learn a new language. Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) can be a supplemental teaching tool for teaching English language learners.
  4. 4. Internet for Instruction howjsay.com- very neat website that will pronounce words for ELL students
  5. 5. Internet for Instruction Internet Picture Dictionary- great for younger ELL learners. Show a picture of the word in addition to correct spelling. Also has instructional games.
  6. 6. Internet for Instruction Breaking News English- site that offers current events articles and exercises to improve reading comprehension
  7. 7. Tool Software Microsoft Excel: Fun with Math for ESL teachers and students- Seven page Word document with basic instructional tips on how to teach Excel to ELL students. Document also provides project ideas for ELL students using Excel. Paste link into browser to download file.http://www.ccsf.edu/Resources/Faculty/shovane s/documents/MicrosoftExcel.doc
  8. 8. Tool Software Excel, PowerPoint, Websites and Wiki Projects for ESL Students and Their Teachers!-Projects using Word for ESL Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low and Beginning High ESL students Paste link into browser to download file. esl.adultinstruction.org/documents/Hando utrev_000.doc.
  9. 9. Tool Software EFL/ESLLessons Using PowerPoint- Vocabulary, pron unciation, gram mar and punctuation lessons for educators with beginning ESL students
  10. 10. Instructional Software www.manythings.org-This website is for people studying English as a Second Languageor English as a Foreign Language. There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities.
  11. 11. Instructional Software ESL Games World- ESL fun games for teachers and students
  12. 12. Instructional Software www.englishclub.c om- vocabulary games such as hangman, crosswo rds, jumbled words, and matching games.
  13. 13. Productivity Software Audacity- Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac and Windows operating systems. Click on link to view YouTube video of how Audacity can be used in the ELL Classroom
  14. 14. Productivity Software Quizlet- make flashcards to help your students learn vocabulary
  15. 15. Productivity Software ELL Lesson Plans  http://www.rong-chang.com/lsnplan.htm  http://www.tefl.net/esl-lesson-plans/  http://www.englishclub.com/esl-lesson- plans/index.htm  http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schr ockguide/world/worldrw.html#foreign  http://www.internet4classrooms.com/esl.ht m
  16. 16. Hear It Odeo- A creative and free way to record and share audio. You can record audio and then share it with your Odeo contacts, by email, or by placing it in a Channel for all the world to hear. Pure Voice- Computer software for creating language sound files. Pratt- software program that uses phonetics to teach pronunciation
  17. 17. Write It 4esl.org- Grammar and vocabulary quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL). The Center for Writing Studies- This easy to use site explains English grammar with examples to help your understand it better. English Grammar Online 4U- This site provides English grammar reference and exercises to help you limit your English grammar and writing mistakes.
  18. 18. Speak It Conversation Questions- This site has an extensive list of conversation questions about almost any topic you can think of. Use the questions in conversation to learn about the other people. Telephoning English- The information found on this site provides speaking and conversation skills for Advanced level ESL students. ESL Discussions.com- Students can form discussion groups for independent speaking practice.
The speaking activities are on everyday themes and other topics.
  19. 19. Read It Awesome Stories- a collection of interesting articles with vocabulary words linked to images for easier comprehension Learn English Vocabulary- This site provided a collection of interactive visual activities for all levels of ESL students. Have fun matching the vocabulary words with pictures. This is a great way to remember the meaning of words. flesl.net :: reading directory- Read and listen to paired stories and then answer multiple choice and vocabulary questions to check your understanding.
  20. 20. Resources http://www.ccsf.edu/Resources/Teaching _ESL_Using_Technology/resources.htm http://www.eslteachingandtechnology.c om/