VIDEO ASSIGNMENTS TOIMPROVE ACQUISITION  IES Leonardo de Chabacier, Calatayud
In this day and age...• English, still alien to students
Aim• take English out of the classroom• bring it closer to our students’  everyday lives
Listening task• On a weekly basis• At home: autonomously• Easy to check / grade
Use of realia• help to make the tasks more attractive• real life-input vs. ready-made materials• give greater information ...
Type of materials• A. British sketch comedy• Monty Python’s Flying Circus• A Bit of Fry and Laurie• Little Britain
• Film trailers• e.g. Cars 2, Gnomeo and Juliet, Tangled, The Kings Speech,  Toy Story 3• Film clips(Harry Potter, Dead Po...
Software• Open-source (free)• Easy to use
process• Play the video:             VLC media player
1. Select and get the video• A. from the internetwww.saveyoutube.com (online)www.keepvid.comStream Transport (embedded FLV...
• B. from DVD / video file (.avi, etc)• Format factory (freeware)
2. Subtitling: dotsub.com
Get subtitles• Opensubtitles.org (for films, TV  series...)• Subtitled trailers:  youlocalcinema.com
3. Uploading the video:• youtube.com• vimeo.com• dailymotion.com
4. Creating quizzes and tasks• eslvideo.com (multiple choice)
webquestions 2.0• Multiple choice• True / false• Single word• Missing word
Google docs- forms•   Text•   Paragraph text•   Multiple choice•   Checkboxes•   Choose from a list•   Grid•   Scale
Sources to get videos:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/http://abcnews.go.com/http://tellyads.com/http://yourlocalcinema.com/
How to contact us:• IES Leonardo de Chabacier (Calatayud)- State secondary  school• https://sites.google.com/site/englisha...
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  1. 1. VIDEO ASSIGNMENTS TOIMPROVE ACQUISITION IES Leonardo de Chabacier, Calatayud
  2. 2. In this day and age...• English, still alien to students
  3. 3. Aim• take English out of the classroom• bring it closer to our students’ everyday lives
  4. 4. Listening task• On a weekly basis• At home: autonomously• Easy to check / grade
  5. 5. Use of realia• help to make the tasks more attractive• real life-input vs. ready-made materials• give greater information about the cultural context of the English-speaking countries
  6. 6. Type of materials• A. British sketch comedy• Monty Python’s Flying Circus• A Bit of Fry and Laurie• Little Britain
  7. 7. • Film trailers• e.g. Cars 2, Gnomeo and Juliet, Tangled, The Kings Speech, Toy Story 3• Film clips(Harry Potter, Dead Poets Society)• Ads (Mastercard, Nespresso, ...)
  8. 8. Software• Open-source (free)• Easy to use
  9. 9. process• Play the video: VLC media player
  10. 10. 1. Select and get the video• A. from the internetwww.saveyoutube.com (online)www.keepvid.comStream Transport (embedded FLV videos)
  11. 11. • B. from DVD / video file (.avi, etc)• Format factory (freeware)
  12. 12. 2. Subtitling: dotsub.com
  13. 13. Get subtitles• Opensubtitles.org (for films, TV series...)• Subtitled trailers: youlocalcinema.com
  14. 14. 3. Uploading the video:• youtube.com• vimeo.com• dailymotion.com
  15. 15. 4. Creating quizzes and tasks• eslvideo.com (multiple choice)
  16. 16. webquestions 2.0• Multiple choice• True / false• Single word• Missing word
  17. 17. Google docs- forms• Text• Paragraph text• Multiple choice• Checkboxes• Choose from a list• Grid• Scale
  18. 18. Sources to get videos:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/http://abcnews.go.com/http://tellyads.com/http://yourlocalcinema.com/
  19. 19. How to contact us:• IES Leonardo de Chabacier (Calatayud)- State secondary school• https://sites.google.com/site/englishatchabacier/ (within the school’s site)• http://englishatchabacier.wordpress.com (learning blog)• http://www.delicious.com/englishatchabacier (bookmarks)• facebook: “englishatchabacier”

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