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This set of 8 resources are intended to be used in conjunction with the website www.realie.org which has been set up by and for students to support them in getting the most out of periods of residence abroad in terms of describing and extending their employability skills. There are two resources (with activities) for each year of study where students are engaged on a four year programme of study which includes one year of residence abroad. They were created as part of the HEA-funded REALIE project.
Presentation about the LLAS Jisc funded FAVOR project which worked with part-time and hourly paid tutors to use OER to profile and develop their language teaching resources
A collection of example materials from the FAVOR project (JISC OER3 2011-12)
This collection illustrates the range of learning activities which can be shared using the LanguageBox
This collection illustrates some of the commonly used formats for sharing learning materials through LanguageBox
This PowerPoint presentation is intended to be used as a promotional tool for encouraging young learners to consider linguistics at university. It can be used for visits to schools or at university open days.
Collection of resources for a group activity as part of an e-learning materials development course.
Collection of resources for a group work activity as part of an e-learning materials development course.
Collection of resources for e-learning materials development group activity
This is an interactive online activity on the topic of using shared resources to create new LOC learning objects.
This collection contains some teaching ideas described by teachers of a range of community languages. They were developed as part of the Community Café Project funded by JISC and led by the University of Southampton UK. Read more about the project on the
Goethe's poem Das Rosenband performed by Christian Wewerka in German, with text and synchronised translation. From the Goethe Podcasts web site, by Dr. Sean Allan of the University of Warwick. http://go.warwick.ac.uk/goethe
This resource is the product of a European-funded project which explored strategies for supporting independent language learning among adult learners in the community. It offers a range of short case studies and a series of recommendations and practical suggestions on how to promote language learning in the community. Find out more about the project and download the handbook in other languages at www.opendoor2languages,eu
Language Cafés are a great way to encourage non-formal language learning for students and for community groups. They are self-managed groups who meet in a café, pub, bookshop, library or any community space open to them. Through the Language Café language skills can be used and developed in a relaxed, sociable and informal way. It is very easy to set up a Language Café and the materials in this handbook are designed to help individuals or groups to get started and more importantly to keep going
A set of resources to support language teachers/trainers in running informal practice sharing/enhancement sessions complemented by learning technology workshops for novice users of e-tools to support language learning, e.g. Word, Powerpoint, Hot Potatoes, LanguageBox repository.
An article taken from the LLAS magazine (Liaison Issue 3 2009) describing a podcasting model developed by Rose Clark and John Wrigglesworth at University of Portsmouth
The final report and evaluation of the Community Café project led by LLAS at the University of Southampton with funding from JISC
A collection of worksheets and ideas for classroom activities for young language learners. This collection forms part of the Community Café workshop pack. The resources are mainly in English but can be adapted for any language.
This resource includes a dice template which can be printed and cut out for use in language classes. It incorporates 6 common topics for language learning: family and friends, food, festivals, holidays, sports and school. It also includes some ideas for using the dice in class. All instructions and stimulus questions are written in English but it can be used for any language. The dice has been created to stimulate vocabulary learning and discussion in language classes. It is intended to provide teachers with a resource which will engage and motivate young learners (8 – 14 year olds) who are at the beginners/pre-intermediate stages of language learning.
This collection contains examples of Hot Potatoes exercises created for language learning using the quiz, crossword and matching tools
This collection contains examples of podcasts for language learning and some of the ways that they can be incorporated into teaching.
Powerpoint presentation for the Portsmouth Community Language Teachers
This template provides a format for teachers to share their teaching tips and ideas.
Presentation introducing tools and resources for creating and sharing e-learning resources
Multiple choice questions for testing general linguistics knowledge
Poster advertising French Language Café in Portswood Southampton. Can be used as a template for advertising other Language Cafés
Transcript of audio definition of Action Research