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 the opportunity to have access to virtually any video resource we want to use in the classroom. Video provides us with a much more authentic listening experience. This workshop will look at practical ideas on how to get the most out of using video clips in the classroom.
Mark McKinnon teaches English at UAB Idiomes, Barcelona. He is also a tutor on the LTCL Diploma. Mark is co-author (with Lindsay Clandfield) of Skillful Level 4 Listening and Speaking (Macmillan) He has also written materials for Macmillan’s Straightforward and Global coursebooks, and is currently writing a series of Infograph lessons for the Global website.