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Video for ELT, Episode 1: TED Talks

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

There are many engaging ways to use video and video creation projects in teaching English. There are also, of course, numerous videos online that can be useful in various English teaching contexts. Video streaming sites such as Vimeo and YouTube … Continue reading

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Leadership Communication In Business English Class

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I recently had the opportunity to discuss the contents of a TED Talk (titled “This Is Your Brain On Communication“) with adult learners in a business English class. In the process of explaining the video to the … Continue reading

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TED Talks as Authentic Listening Materials: Turning Points and Near-Death Experiences

Alexandra Lowe
Alexandra Lowe

Last month, NYS-TESOL’s Applied Linguistics Winter Conference included an excellent workshop led by Samar Aal of CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College on developing content-based lessons using authentic materials from the Internet.  Near the top of Samar’s list were TED Talks, a … Continue reading

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