Category: Digital Technologies for Language Teaching

瑞娜说中文:穹顶之下/-个好演讲

大家好!欢迎说听瑞娜说中文! 今天我用数字化联系中文。 首先我用手机自我录制。 然后我用imovie放个图片。 最后,我用一个字幕网站加字幕。 (不好意思,我做一个错误。‘英文字幕’=中文字幕 。‘中文字幕’=英文字幕。很抱歉!) 有VPN的人也可以在YouTube看! 额外资源 读(英文)中国人对纪录片的反应 我的字幕我在dotsub做的。下次会用Amara。后来告诉你们那个是最好的。

Interview with Doug Marbach, Academic Writing Teacher

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Doug Marbach, a Beijing-based EFL Coach with a specialism in Academic Writing. Listen to the audio to learn more about Doug’s: – learning and teaching background – passion for coaching rather than teaching – dealings with technology in the classroom & iBT TOEFL preparation – experience Read More …

MA (DTLT): To Vodcast or Not to Vodcast? (First Draft)

Academia.Edu To Vodcast or Not To Vodcast: Potential and Limitations in the Foreign Language Classroom is an essay written for the module Introduction to Digital Technologies for Language Teaching, taken as part of the MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching, University of Nottingham. If you are interested, please feel free to read this work Read More …

If We Treated Star Teachers like Star Athletes

I have just started to add teaching and learning resources to my Social Bookmarking tool, Symbaloo. In doing so I came across Teach Thought, which reports on the intersection of teaching, learning and technology. I was immediately attracted by a short post proposing a wild, hypothetical question – what would the world be like if Read More …

Dialogue with a University Teacher – Part 3

  EXPERT CORNER – Part 3 A dialogue with a university teacher with regards digital technology in the classroom. University Teacher 1 strongly believes in keeping her teaching skills fresh and up to date through regular training. She recommends Confucius Institute’s free summer training, available to overseas Chinese teachers and China-based teachers alike. We finished Read More …

Better Chinese

EXPERT CORNER Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the founder of a US-based Chinese Language textbook series called Better Chinese. The company produces a range of multimedia resources from pre-school up to college level, and provides its own online learning system. Better Chinese have developed their own pedagogy: * Student-Centric approach * Read More …