TISLID 2010, Second Part

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TISLID 2010, Second Part

  1. 1. Language teaching/learning using task-based 2.0 tools nd 2 part Gorka J. Palazio University of the Basque Country TISLID'10 Madrid Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning
  2. 2. Before the implementation of the tasks, it is very important to tell your students that MISTAKES are the key to improve language learning It is not possible to learn a language without mistakes George W. Bush said: “Taking tests are hard” Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 2
  3. 3. Web 2.0 apps Google Docs Blogger Flickr YouTube Twitter Wordpress Qik... = Web services Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 3
  4. 4. Tools and tasks 1. Vuvox (multimedia) 2. Voxopop (audio) 3. YouTube (express yourself) video 4. Flash cards (Tiny Classroom and Google Docs) 5. TiddlyWiki (wikiblog, data container) 6. Listen-and-write.com (dictation) 7. English Tube (video) 8. Wallwisher (notice-board) 9. Voicethread (audio-video) 10. Encyclomedia – Videopedia Archive 11. Dotsub (translation) Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 4
  5. 5. 1. Vuvox Slideshows, photo, music and video sharing... Create multimedia panoramic slideshows. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 5
  6. 6. VUVOX allows you to create interactive slideshows and presentations of photos, video and music from Flickr, Picasa Web Albums, YouTube, Facebook or your PC. You can share them with your friends, and embed them on your blog or website. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 6
  7. 7. How can teachers use Vuvox for language learning? Think about a possible task in just three minutes Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 7
  8. 8. Vuvox Task: the teacher divides the class into teams of three. They have to create a presentation with photos, text and two videos. The subject of the presentation is their favorite three holiday spots (one per person). Before doing it, the teacher shows students what kind of app is Vuvox. After finishing the task, students have to correct their colleagues' mistakes Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 8
  9. 9. 2. Voxopop Start a talkgroup on Voxopop! Use your real voice to share and discuss your interests and passions with people from around the world Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 9
  10. 10. How can teachers use Voxopop for language learning? Think about a possible task in just three minutes Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 10
  11. 11. Voxopop Task: the teacher tells students how to use Voxopop, and after that, students have to answer who the most influential person in their lives is. Pupils have to record their voice directly via Voxopop. After finishing the task, the teacher corrects one by one all the mistakes that appear in the recordings. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 11
  12. 12. Voxopop An excellent example, by user mbuckhoff Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 12
  13. 13. 3. YouTube Join the largest worldwide video-sharing community! Express yourself! Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 13
  14. 14. How can teachers use YouTube for language learning? Think about a possible task in just three minutes Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 14
  15. 15. YouTube Task: the teacher shows students how to record directly from YouTube with a webcam, and after that students have to introduce themselves and record it on YouTube. After finishing the task, students can watch the video clips recorded by all of them, and they have to correct them. One video clip at a time. Finally, teachers have to comment on the quality of the introductions and corrections Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 15
  16. 16. YouTube Remember that you have a lot video clips to learn English as a foreign language. YouTube has a huge video repository, and the most famous producers are teachers: Marina Orlova (English teacher) and Zuzana (Gym trainer), both with more than 600 mil. views. MisterDuncan is the other famous teacher in YouTube with his English learning video channel. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 16
  17. 17. 4. Tiny Classroom flash card app – Google Doc Tiny Classroom is a feature-rich flash card application for foreign language study. + Flash card flip mode + Written answers + Auto play mode + List view and filters + Import flash cards from web + Import or edit on phone Tiny Classroom uses the Flash Card method to learn new foreign language vocabulary Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 17
  18. 18. 4. Tiny classroom flash card app In Tiny Classroom, your words are organized into lists, and lists are arranged into groups. This hierarchy enables you to review and categorize large numbers of words in a structured manner. Words are displayed on cards, where the front and back of the card can display either your native or foreign language word. On the back of the card you can also include additional information that will enhance your study, such as pronunciation, phonetic representation, example usage or a dictionary definition. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 18
  19. 19. 4. Tiny classroom flash card app Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 19
  20. 20. FlashcardExchange.com, flash card directory Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 20
  21. 21. How can teachers use flash cards and Google Doc for language learning? Think about a possible task in just three minutes Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 21
  22. 22. Flash card (Tiny Classroom) Task: teacher divides the class into three student teams. The goal of each team is to implement a list of English idioms with Spanish equivalents, English synonyms and English common sentences with translations. Each card has two parts, the word/sentence and the answer. Flash cards must be exported to the mobile in CSV or TXT format Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 22
  23. 23. Task Students and teachers will use a Google doc for doing it. That doc will be the container of all the data, dictionary or whatever. The teacher will collect students' emails in .txt format to use them in G.Docs and GMail with a “carbon copy”, so they can write the dictionary in a collaborative way wherever they are. Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 23
  24. 24. It's your turn More tasks: 6-11 TiddlyWiki Listen-and-write.com EnglishTube wallwisher.com voicethread.com Encyclomedia Dotsub Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 24
  25. 25. Thank you very much If you have any issues or suggestions please contact me gorka@palazio.org Visit me at http://zopelana.org/englishtube http://zopelana.org/english Web 2.0 tools and tasks for language learning 25

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