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Online Answering Machines for Speaking and Listening: Leave a Message After the Beep!

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

It’s always fun to explore shiny new tech with your students, but we should always remember that the classics never go out of style. Over the years, I’ve fretted over the best ways to get students’ voices recorded and put … Continue reading

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6 Spooky Ways to Set the Tone for Scary Storytelling

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

Halloween is upon us, and whether you’re in a country that celebrates it or you’re teaching to students who have seen versions of the holiday on television, every culture has some history of telling scary stories that they can connect … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Clear the Clutter When Sharing Your Screen

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

Whether teaching in-person or online, we’ve all learned to count on projecting—on a real screen, or using screen share—resources from the internet to help make connections with our students. Some of us like to share videos, others like to bring … Continue reading

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3 Better Ways to Work With PDFs

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

Ah, PDFs. The inevitably problematic file format that we all have to deal with. If you’re like most teachers, you’re loading up some version of Adobe Acrobat, or maybe a PDF reader that came preinstalled on your computer. I’m actually … Continue reading

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5 No-Prep Activities Using Photo Apps

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

We’ve all had those moments in class: We need to fill a few minutes, break the ice with newly formed groups, personalize the lesson, or just plain change pace when things aren’t working. A lot of teachers keep a handful … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Practice With Wordle

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog! Today, we’ll take a look at a popular online game that we can use for practicing vocabulary with our multilingual language learners.

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Easy Online Comics for ELT

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

Over the last decade or so, comics and graphic novels have moved from what many considered disengaged distractions to great ways to encourage literacy in the classroom. In fact, there are teachers out there using comics as the core of … Continue reading

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5 Chrome Extensions for Language Learners

Brent Warner
Brent Warner

While we as teachers are always looking for ways to help our students, we often forget that there are tons of resources for them to help themselves on their language learning journey. Dedicated students can no doubt share with you … Continue reading

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