The World Wide Web: Valuable Resources for ESL/EFL Teachers and Students Victoria Gibson SL 436
<ul><li>The World Wide Web: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased student motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic langua...
<ul><li>The World Wide Web: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-consuming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for appropriate resources...
<ul><li>Email Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They can easily become electronic, with t...
ESL/EFL Web sites:  Links for students <ul><li>Reading : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluency through fables:  http://www. comeni...
ESL/EFL Web sites:  Links for students <ul><li>Grammar: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar Safari:  http:// deil .lang. uiuc . ...
ESL/EFL Web sites:  Links for Teachers <ul><li>Instructional Material: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John and Sara’s TEFL Pitstop:...
<ul><li>“ With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown” </li></ul><ul><li>~Al...
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    1. 1. The World Wide Web: Valuable Resources for ESL/EFL Teachers and Students Victoria Gibson SL 436
    2. 2. <ul><li>The World Wide Web: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased student motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some advantages… </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>The World Wide Web: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-consuming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for appropriate resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Techno phobia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ungraded material </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some disadvantages… </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Email Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They can easily become electronic, with teachers sending their entries via email rather than in a paper notebook. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Keypals” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intra-class pairing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are websites that can help locate “keypals”: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.teaching.com/keypals or http://www.epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>Email discussion groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL List: For students ages 11 to 16. To subscribe send email to [email_address] . Subject: “subscribe EslList&quot; followed by your name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SL List: Open to ESL/EFL university students. To subscribe, visit http://www. latrobe . edu .au/www/education/ sl / sl .html </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. ESL/EFL Web sites: Links for students <ul><li>Reading : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluency through fables: http://www. comenius .com/fables/index. tpl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holidays in the USA: http://www. eskimo .com/~ cjh / esl /book1/chap2.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soon Easy English Magazine: http://www.soon.org. uk /content. htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dave’s graffiti wall: http://www. pacificnet .net/~ sperling /wall.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chain stories: . http://www. beaumont -publishing.com/ efl / chainstories . htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic postcards: http://postcards.www.media. mit . edu /Postcards/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dave’s ESL slang page: http://www. eslcafe .com/slang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crossword puzzles : http://www. aitech .ac. jp /~ iteslj / cw / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary Self Quizzes: http://www. aitech .ac. jp /~ iteslj /quizzes/vocabulary.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Idiom page: http://www. comenius .com/idioms/index. tpl </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. ESL/EFL Web sites: Links for students <ul><li>Grammar: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar Safari: http:// deil .lang. uiuc . edu /web.pages/ grammarsafari .html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-study Quizzes for EFL students: http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listening: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Randall’s ESL cyber listening lab: http://www. esl -lab.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The listening lounge: http://www. EnglishListening .com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fun Sites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Love Test and other fun quizzes: http://www. lovetest .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jokes for the EFL/ESL classroom: http://www. aitech .ac. jp /~ iteslj /c/jokes.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International lyrics server: http://www.lyrics. ch /index. htm </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. ESL/EFL Web sites: Links for Teachers <ul><li>Instructional Material: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John and Sara’s TEFL Pitstop: http://www. lingolex .com/ jstefl . htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Idea page: http://www. eslcafe .com/ideas/ sefer . cgi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Flow: http://www. eslflow .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ernie’s ESL page: http:// barteldes . freeyellow .com/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handouts : http://www. aitech .ac. jp /~ iteslj /links/TESL/Handouts_for_Classroom_Use/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Lesson plans: http://www. eslcafe .com/search/Lesson_Plans/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Esl Magazine: http://www. eslmag .com/ - Back issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet TESL Journal: http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TESOL Publications: http://www.tesol.org/pubs/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job Listings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Esl Café’s job center: http://www.eslcafe.com/search/Jobs/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TEFL Jobs: http://www.tefl.net/jobs/ </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>“ With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown” </li></ul><ul><li>~Alfred Glossbrenner ~ </li></ul>

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