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Comics,  crowdsourcing    and upvotes:EFL on the front page of the Internet
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  What is reddit?      ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  What is reddit?      ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips     Popularity and userbase     65%   ...
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reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                            Content Top...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips  Introduction to rage faces           ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                  Comic making!        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips                For more, log in and ha...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips              Student reactions        ...
reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips              Student reactions        ...
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Comics, Crowd-sourcing and Up-votes: EFL on the front page of the Internet.

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Comics, Crowd-sourcing and Up-votes: EFL on the front page of the Internet.

  1. 1. Comics, crowdsourcing and upvotes:EFL on the front page of the Internet
  2. 2. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips What is reddit? Social media website
  3. 3. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips What is reddit? Social media website • Link aggregator • All content is user-submitted and voted upon by the community • The most popular content appears on the “front page”
  4. 4. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Popularity and userbase 65% 10% 6% 3% 1.5% Nearly 35 million unique page views Most users are male between the ages of 24-35
  5. 5. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Content
  6. 6. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Content Top 5 subreddits 1.funny 2. pics 3 politics 4. science 5. gaming
  7. 7. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  8. 8. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  9. 9. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  10. 10. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  11. 11. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  12. 12. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces
  13. 13. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Introduction to rage faces • General introduction to the vocabulary for emotions in English. • Students asked to guess the emotion of a selection of rage faces. Slides used:
  14. 14. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  15. 15. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  16. 16. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  17. 17. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  18. 18. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  19. 19. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  20. 20. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  21. 21. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Comic making! • Introduced the concept of trolling. • Students registered on reddit. • Used ragemaker.net to make rage comics. • Commented on other peoples comics.
  22. 22. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  23. 23. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  24. 24. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  25. 25. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  26. 26. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  27. 27. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips
  28. 28. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips For more, log in and have a look! r/EFLcomics
  29. 29. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Student reactions What did you like about the project? I was able to receive real English comments! I was impressed that readers not only read my comic, but left their impressions also It was good to share my comics with people overseas via the net
  30. 30. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Student reactions What didn’t you like about the project? It would be better if we had more time (to make the comics) It would be good if we had some instruction on how to reply to comments (I want to use some English slang) It’d be nice if the pictures moved.
  31. 31. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Community reactions
  32. 32. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Community reactions
  33. 33. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints & Tips Community reactions Current numbers: • More than 7,200 subscribers • Average of 17 comments per comic • Top comics received more than 300,000 views •14 comics have been featured on the “front page” (top 100) of reddit.
  34. 34. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints and Tips Hints •NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content •Youtube video (How to register) •Monitor comments
  35. 35. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints and Tips Hints •NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content •Youtube video (How to register) •Monitor comments
  36. 36. reddit What’s reddit? Rage comics Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Examples Reactions Hints and Tips Hints •NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content •Youtube video (How to register) •Monitor comments

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