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41. Google Arts and Culture: Wonders of the World Project

Activity Description

Machu Picchu
Source: Unsplash by Natalie Pedigo (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

Intermediate and advanced students learn about ancient and modern wonders of the world using the online information on the Google Arts and Culture site and other Web sites and then and share what they learn in a jigsaw reading/cooperative learning activity. As an optional follow-up, write a paragraph and/or make an oral presentation about a wonder of the world of their choosing (a museum, building, sculpture, statue, bridge, canal, dam, temple, church, cathedral, castle, or natural wonder or a UNESCO World Heritage Site) located in their native countries or elsewhere.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
42. Google Slides or Padlet Introductions Using Gerunds and Infinitives

Activity Description

Four People Watching White MacBook
Source: Unsplash (License: Creative Commons 1.0)
 
Use this introduction activity to create community in class. Students will learn and apply grammar (gerunds and infinitives) by introducing themselves through sentences and images posted on a Padlet wall or on a shared Google Slideshow.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
43. Google Slides: Introductions Ice-Breaker

Activity Description

Public Speaking Icon
Source: Pixabay (License: CC0/Public Domain)

Beginning-level ESL students will complete sentence frames about themselves and will write the sentences on their assigned slide on a shared Google Slideshow with the purpose of breaking the ice and creating community in the first week of class.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High
44. Google's Applied Digital Skills

Activity Description

Home page for Applied Digital Skills
Source: Applied Digital Skills (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this series of video lessons, students learn how to use Google Slides in making a personal introduction presentation to the class. 

Applied Digital Skills is a free curriculum designed to help students learn digital skills while using them in practical life applications like budgeting, planning an event, or writing. It is video-based and easy to use.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, All Levels, Intermediate High, Advanced
45. Guess Who and Where: Adobe Express Animated Character

Activity Description

Adobe Express Animated Character
Source: Adobe Express (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this activity, students think of a place for classmates to guess based on an image and describe themselves with clues to their identity. They then upload an image of the mystery place for an animated talking character they choose that speaks their recorded scripts. Classmates view their animated characters to guess the place and identity of the speaker.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

All Levels
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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.