Video

With the advent of the digital revolution and the Internet, the increased ease of capturing, editing and distributing video means that anyone with a mobile device can create videos. There has never been a better time to explore the possibilities that video offers to both language teachers and and language learners.

Sessions in the Video category

Working with language presented in a more visual way can be fun and help students in learning any language. The audiovisual industry and cinema have the potential to bring the viewer to a story, the culture of a country, and can also be understood as examples of real language. In this practical talk I will

Video in our lessons has the power to INTEREST and engage learners. Content-rich video can also INFORM so that students learn something new about the world. And thirdly, effective use of video allows us to INTEGRATE it into our language teaching at any level. In this presentation I’ll illustrate these three i’s by using video

In this hands-on workshop we’ll explore how short films can be used in the classroom. We’ll look at how we can use short films to promote creativity, and both oral and written communication by doing communicative activities based around a variety of short films. The session will be very practical and involve a lot of

We very rarely hear a disembodied voice in real life but as teachers we constantly ask our students to work with recorded conversations of people they never see. Teaching technologies: Teaching English using video, Mark McKinnon, http://www.onestopenglish.com, 2005 Fortunately, this is no longer the case. Advances in technology over the last 8 years have given us

In this practical workshop we will look at a range of classroom activities inspired by clips from short films, TV and YouTube. These activities focus on a variety of language areas and skills, including listening, pronunciation, and speaking. The activities can easily be adapted to use with many other clips. Participants will get a number

In this talk and workshop I’ll present three of the most common types of video that are produced for ELT materials: vox pops interviews, documentary narration and scripted dramas. I talk about the challenges of writing these types of video and we’ll try some writing activities to develop scripts for videos. The session is based

In this workshop we will look at how we can develop materials and change our learners’ perspective on image, culture and people, exploring various clips and websites that can enrich the classroom with student-generated materials. We’ll look at typical topics and activities to help our learners explore useful websites: language and skills activities to ensure

From the BBC’s series Follow Me in the 1970s to the YouTube Generation and the Decentralized Classroom, how has the role of video changed in the last 40 years? This talk will look at how the moving image has moved on and analyse what may happen in the future. Ben Goldstein has taught English for over twenty

In this hands-on workshop we’ll explore how short films can be used in the classroom. We’ll look at how we can use short films to promote creativity, and both oral and written communication by doing communicative activities based around a variety of short films. The session will be very practical and involve a lot of

This presentation will show that we have more intelligences to work on than only VAK. The intention is to brainstorm how images, videos and games can help improve our students’ learning process.

At the end of your classes each day, can you say that you have done something new? The aim of this workshop is to activate our creative mindsets. Through practical examples, teachers will be invited to connect, discover, and share experiences that can lead to substantial learning. We will look at how images, sounds, and

This workshop will outline the“best practices” for using video in the English language classrooms. There will be a practical focus on the “how” and “what” of video teaching.  Teachers will learn practical activities they can use with any video and also discover the best videos for language teaching.  The workshop will cover; 1.  Rationale: Why

This practical workshop aims at sharing ideas of how images and videos that language teachers often use in the classroom can be used to trigger deeper learning. Presenters will start the session by telling a story based on images to expand  on how the brain works, and what it needs to turn information into knowledge.

Teaching a language nowadays demands a lot from us teachers in order to meet our students’ wants and needs. This workshop aims to present the audience with very interesting tools such as videos, songs and images which involve students, raise their level of motivation and lead them to a real sense of achievement and learner

Based on an international collaborative project, teachers and students from three countries met online to produce a video together sharing media in the Cloud. A highlight was the participation of special education needs and gifted students along with regular students to build language and intercultural competence.

This session will explore how to use images and video for connecting students’ interests and values with creative processes, such as creative writing, and presentation techniques, such as Pecha Kucha, to bring students’ language skills to the next level.

In this presentation we propose to show some student produced videos of teachers from public schools both in Sao Paulo and Brasilia and suggest activities that could be used to raise awareness in teenage students of topics that are considered important by other youth as themselves.