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In 2007, at TESOL Qatar we presented this to a room bursting at the seams of educators ready to take on the Internet!

In 2007, at TESOL Qatar we presented this to a room bursting at the seams of educators ready to take on the Internet!

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  • The best kept secrets of EFL materials production John Allan Scott Webber TESOL Qatar 2007
  • How we will proceed
    • Introduction
    • Overview of items
      • Brand name
      • location
      • Intended use
      • EFL application
      • Possible caveats
    • Questions
  • Impetus
    • Pressure to create
    • Experiment fail/succeed
    • Internet access common
    • Computers common
  • Microsoft Office Online
    • office.microsoft.com
    • support for MS Office users
    • Templates for PPT, Word
    • Clip art, media
    • Templates fro PPT, Excel, Word applications
    • Media for visual aides
    • Compatibility issues between Mac O/S and Windows
  • Project Gutenburg
    • www.gutenberg.org
    • Collection of copyright free text & audio books
    • Sample text to use for reading or listening activities
    • Sample audio to use for listening activities (Audacity)
    • Time to locate suitable content
    • Archaic language
  • CellSea
    • www.cellsea.com/media/vindex.htm
    • Online video editor
    • Manipulate images before using them in your materials
    • Reformat (gif, jpeg)
    • Resize, crop,
    • Colour correct…
    • Internet reliant
  • Wikipedia
    • www.wikipedia.org/
    • Open encyclopedia
    • Current information
    • Multimedia formats
    • Inaccuracies
    • Information gaps
  • DIGG
    • www.digg.com/
    • Democratic digital media
    • Up to the minute media
    • Text, video, audio
    • Insert into materials
    • Appropriateness
  • Dafont
    • www.dafont.com
    • Repository for fonts
    • Create interest
    • Themes
    • Some require licensing
  • Collins concordance
    • www.collins.co.uk/corpus/CorpusSearch.aspx
    • Concordance
    • Collocates
    • Definition
    • Examples of use
    • Sentence cloze
    • Lack of corpus control
  • Flickr
    • www.flickr.com
    • Picture repository
    • Community driven
    • Locate images
    • Protection levels
    • Appropriate
  • Lorem Ipsum
    • www.lipsum.com
    • Dummy text for layout
    • Mock ups
    • Generator
    • Copy and paste
    • The text is in Latin
  • Babblelfish (Altavista)
    • babelfish.altavista.com
    • Online translator
    • Text, Webpage
    • Translate foreign sources
    • Machine translation
    • Limited languages