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351. 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
352. 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
353. 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
354. 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
355. Vote Smart: Civics Matters Curriculum

Activity Description

Students learn about the legislative branch of government in this activity. They learn the number of the House and Senate district where they live, the names of the senator and representative who represent their district, the votes of a senator or representative on current issues in the state legislature, and become familiar with the Vote Smart Web Site and how it can be used to obtain information.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.