While studying a new language, using, authentic materials have an enormous impact on learning. But, what is Authentic Material? Authentic Materials are language materials that were originally intended for native speakers, not second-language learners. In other words, movies, TV series, newspapers, and magazines, etc. So, most of us watch TV series, and some of us Read more about Australia Plus – Authentic Materials For Language Learners[…]
As a bookworm, I can’t resist the temptation of a good story. Since my childhood, reading has been one my favorite activities. When I realized that knowing English gives you a big opportunity to reach more stories, I became more interested in learning it. In my teaching, as well as in my life, I give Read more about Serious stories for serious learners[…]
FluentU is another platform to improve your English by watching online videos. It is similar to Speechyard. You can watch videos with English subtitles also learn unknown vocabularies while watching them. When you click on any word you don’t know, it gives you an in-context definition, along with example sentence. Also, you can keep these words in Read more about FluentU! A new platform to improve your English by watching videos[…]
newsinlevels.com has a very successful way to improve vocabulary knowledge in English with news. First, you listen and read a story which has really simple words. Then, you will read the same news with more difficult vocabularies and and phrases. Finally, you can read and watch a video of the original story which is Read more about News for Students of English[…]
You don’t have time to open your coursebooks, workbooks or Multimedia CDs but you have time to do something on your mobile phones. Let’s do something for English with these cool apps. Grammar Apps MyGrammarLab is a 3 level series that takes students from elementary to advanced level grammar through a unique blend of book, online Read more about Apps for English Learners (ı)[…]
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. You can listen and learn amazing ideas and experiences of creative, devoted people. They can help you to open your mind. Also, you can watch all these amazing videos Read more about TED: ideas worth sharing[…]
This is an interesting web site for developing your understanding of different languages ( Arabic, French, Turkish, Spanish …) through the use of short video clips. Watch the video and check if you understand it.