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346. Visuwords Online Visual Dictionary: Synonym Chart Assignment

Activity Description

In this activity, students will work individually or in pairs or small groups to create synonym charts using the Web site Visuwords.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
347. Vocab Test: Online Vocabulary Practice

Activity Description

Students will use the Example Web Site to practice vocabulary from the textbook Worldly Wise 3000 Book 5. Alternatively, teachers (or students) can enter word lists to create their own online exercises for target vocabulary.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
348. VocabAhead

Activity Description

Use this Web site's vocabulary videos to teach vocabulary. In the example video, the word "panache" is defined with examples. Each video provides a vocabulary word with its definition, accompanied by an image and audio that pronounces the word, tells an anecdote that contains the word, and is related to the image and synonyms.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Advanced
349. Voice of America Learning English

Activity Description

The Web site has text, photos, and audio support for news stories from around the world. The "As It Is" section has news stories with the script and MP3 file that can be downloaded. The news is presented in English that is spoken clearly and slowly.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
350. Voki: Speaking Avatar

Activity Description

Have students introduce themselves to the class by making a personalized avatar with text to speech or with their own voices.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

All Levels
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