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X is for Languages: the XML project.

I gave this presentation to an MA class at the University of Southampton. It details the early findings of the XML project (HEA funded) which looked at digital literacy in modern languages.

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Shaken and stirred: Shaken and stirred: maximising the benefits of open practice through ‘blended’OER communities of language teachers.

I gave this presentation at WorldCALL 2013, in Glasgow, on 12th July 2013. It describes the FAVOR project and how the model can be replicated by others to offer low-cost staff development.

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Technology in research and teaching: the view from Southampton, UK.

This presentation was given in Tomsk, Russia, at the Tomsk Polytechnic University Forum meeting, 21-22 May 2013. I talked about how we deliver online learning and training at Modern Languages in Southampton and then briefly introduced open educational practice and social media in research and teaching.

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OER and Languages - webinar for Open Education Week.

I gave this presentation as part of Open Education Week, on March 15th, 2013. The session was co-hosted by Anna Comas-Quinn, at the Open University. I've included my notes on each slide for further information.

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Creating and sharing resources in a community repository.

This presentation was given by Bianca Belgiorno-Appleyard at an HEA OER workshop on 7th November, 2012, at the University of Southampton. In it, she describes her experiences as an Italian tutor, working on the JISC-funded FAVOR project. This project aimed to explore how open practice impacts on the lives of part-time tutors.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - December 2012, German.

This calendar, for the month of December 2012, in German, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the final month of a 16-month series. We have produced a 2013 calendar, order your copy at: https://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - November 2012, Welsh.

This calendar, for the month of November 2012, in Welsh, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the fifteenth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. We are currently in production of our 2013 calendar, pre-order your copy at: https://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar

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The FAVOR project - University of Southampton final report.

This video report was given by Julie Watson, from the University of Southampton, in September 2012. It describes the experiences and findings of Southampton tutors who took part in the project.

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The FAVOR project - Aston University final report.

This video report was given by Sarah Hayes, from Aston University, in September 2012. It describes the experiences and findings of Aston tutors who took part in the project.

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The FAVOR project - final reports.

This collection brings together all of the final reports made for the FAVOR project. It comprises the final report produced for JISC, plus reports (video and text) made by each individual project partner.

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Final report - FAVOR project, SOAS.

This brief report summarises the experiences and outcomes of the tutors from the School of Oriental and African Studies, who took part in the FAVOR project. This project was funded by JISC to explore open practice with part-time language tutors.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - October 2012, Hungarian.

This calendar, for the month of October 2012, in Hungarian, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the fourteenth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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Southampton University and the FAVOR project.

This presentation was given by Julie Watson at a FAVOR project meeting held on 20th September, 2012. It summed up the experience of Southampton University tutors on the FAVOR project.

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A collection of FAVOR resources.

This collects together presentations and guidance material which I created for the FAVOR project (JISC) or which has been used in project meetings - including a presentation on the experiences of Southampton tutors.

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Online activity for German - werden passive with trans/intrans verbs.

This is an online activity to practice the passive in German.

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Coming in from the cold: recognition and reward for part-time language tutors in the FAVOR project.

I gave this presentation at the 'Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education conference 2012,' a biennial LLAS event. It was held in Edinburgh, 5/6th July 2012. This presentation describes the work of the JISC-funded FAVOR project which is working with part-time, hourly-paid language tutors to engage with open practice.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - September 2012, Malay.

This calendar, for the month of September 2012, in Malay, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the thirteenth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - August 2012, Estonian.

This calendar, for the month of August 2012, in Estonian, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the twelfth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - July, 2012, Punjabi.

This calendar, for the month of July 2012, in Punjabi, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the eleventh of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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Engaging language educators: OERs and staff development.

I gave this presentation at 'OERs and Languages' an HEA/OER seminar held at UCLAN, on 1st June, 2012. I talked about how LLAS community OER projects have led to an understanding of how engaging with open practice can lead to professional development in explicit ways (through impact of work on an external audience) and more subtle ways (through reflection, collaboration and review). Download ppt file to edit and reuse.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - June, 2012, French.

This calendar, for the month of June 2012, in French, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the tenth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - May, 2012, Persian.

This calendar, for the month of May 2012, in Persian, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the ninth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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Join the FAVOR project!

This powerpoint presentation was created to help project partners to articulate the FAVOR project aims and to recruit part-time/hourly-paid tutors to join the project. It outlines the benefits of engaging in open practice and gives examples of possible outputs which could be created and shared as part of the project.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - April, 2012, Spanish.

This calendar, for the month of April 2012, in Spanish, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the eighth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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Top tips for using LanguageBox to publish OERs.

I used this powerpoint at Newcastle University, to give some language tutors some top tips on how to publish their work effectively on LanguageBox.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - March 2012, Urdu.

This calendar, for the month of March 2012, in Urdu, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the seventh of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is now available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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Images of Barcelona.

This collection of images was taken in October 2011, in Barcelona.

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Images of Parc Guell, Barcelona.

These images were taken in October, 2011 and show Gaudi's designs in a park in Barcelona.

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Images of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona.

These images were taken in October, 2011. The Sagrada Familia is due to be completed in 2025/30.

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Images of a market in Barcelona.

These images of an indoor market in Barcelona were taken in October 2011.

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LanguageBox - a user guide.

This is a guide to creating an account on LanguageBox and uploading your first resource.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - February 2012, Gaelic.

This calendar, for the month of February 2012, in Gaelic, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the sixth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is now available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 p+p.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - January 2012, Icelandic.

This calendar, for the month of January 2012, in Icelandic, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the fifth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is now available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with £3.50 p+p.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - December 2011, Polish.

This calendar, for the month of December 2011, in Polish, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the fourth of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. A printed 'Why study..?' calendar for 2012 is now available from www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar. It is FREE, with 3.50 P+P.

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LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - November 2011, Gujarati.

This calendar, for the month of November 2011, in Gujarati, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the third of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012.

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Why study languages?/LLAS calendar - downloadable version.

This calendar was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Each month features a different language and includes a proverb and quiz questions. Quiz questions and answers are included in a separate word document. This will be a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012. We are currently in production of our 2013 calendar, pre-order your copy at: https://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/calendar

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LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - October 2011, Bengali.

This calendar, for the month of October 2011, in Bengali, was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the second of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012.

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LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - September 2011, Chinese.

This calendar, for the month of September 2011, in Mandarin Chinese was produced by LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. It was created with help from teachers working on the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. Look out for another language next month! Quiz questions and answers are also included. This is the first of a 16-month series lasting until Dec 2012.

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How to change the language in Windows.

This handout is part of the Community Cafe workshop pack. It gives advice on how to change the language in Windows and how to find example keyboard layouts to help you to type in other languages.

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W5: workshop - putting your resources online.

These materials form workshop five of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of putting your resources online. This pack comprises 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.

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C5: Cafe session - putting everything together.

These materials form cafe session five of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of putting a group of resources together. This pack comprises 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.

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W4: workshop - creating a Hot Potatoes quiz.

These materials form workshop four of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of creating a Hot Potatoes quiz. This pack comprises 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.

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C4: Cafe session - games and quizzes.

These materials form cafe session four of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of games and quizzes. This pack comprises 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.

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W3: workshop - using powerpoint.

These materials form workshop three of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of using powerpoint. This pack comprises 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.

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C3: cafe session - presenting new language.

These materials form cafe session three of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of presenting new language. This pack comprises 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.

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W2: Workshop 2 - creating a podcast.

These materials form workshop two of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of creating a podcast. This pack comprises 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.

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C2: Cafe session - Planning and presenting a topic.

These materials form cafe session two of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of planning and presenting a topic. This pack comprises 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.

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W1: workshop - using technologies.

These materials form workshop one of the Community Cafe workshop pack, on the topic of using technologies. This pack comprises 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.

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C1: Cafe Session - getting started.

These materials form module one of the Community Cafe workshop pack. This pack comprises 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.

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Examples of powerpoint for teaching.

These files were all created for the Community Cafe project, and they illustrate some ways in which powerpoint can be used for teaching students in the classroom.

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Instructions for downloading Audacity software.

These instructions were produced as part of a workshop on podcasting given by the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. They are part of the workshop pack created under the project.

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Powerpoint Magic: tips for language teachers.

This sheet gives some tips for using Powerpoint for language teaching. It is part of the workshop pack created under the JISC-funded Community Cafe project.

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Using and finding images from the internet.

This guide gives advice on how to find copyright-friendly images from the internet, and how to re-use them without infringing copyright. It was produced as part of the JISC-funded Community Cafe project workshop pack.

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Guide to using the LanguageBox.

This is a guide to creating an account on LanguageBox and uploading your first resource. It is part of the workshop pack created under the JISC-funded Community Cafe project.

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Guide to using Hot Potatoes: quizzes and gapfill.

This guide was produced as part of the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. It describes how to download the freeware 'Hot Potatoes' and create a basic, interactive quiz, and a gapfill exercise with it. Hot Potatoes creates simple online, interactive exercises. There is a planning sheet to go with it, to help you plan your gapfill activity on paper.

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Guide to using Hot Potatoes software.

This guide was produced as part of the JISC-funded Community Cafe project. It describes how to download the freeware 'Hot Potatoes' and create a basic, interactive matching exercise with it. Hot Potatoes creates simple online, interactive exercises. There is a planning sheet to go with it, to help you plan your activity on paper.

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Teaching diverse ages and levels in one classroom.

The items in this collection relate to a training session delivered by Jackie Berry and Liz Lord, primary languages consultants. The session was given for the Community Cafe project. Materials consist of a powerpoint file and useful handouts and worksheets to use in class. All material can be repurposed for use with any language being taught.

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True/False Diary - practice talking about routine.

This worksheet enables students to practice talking about daily routine. Students must read a pictorial diary and then make true/false sentences about the activities in the diary.

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The family song - talking about your family.

This is a song to use to practice talking about family members. It is for use with beginner students. It can be repurposed for any language.

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Squares game : practice vocab for food and drink.

This is a game to practice vocabulary for food and drink. It involves teams of students making sentences about food and competing to finish first. This handout can be printed and copied to use in class. The idea is repurposable and the same game could be created for any vocabulary you wish to focus on.

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Information gap activity: daily routine.

This worksheet is an information gap activity which requires students to play the part of celebrity and journalist (in this example, Rafa Nadal and Katy Perry) to ask questions and talk about their daily routine. The worksheet could be repurposed to show any celebrity and for any kinds activity and language.

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Games and Kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages.

This handout is a compendium of ideas for games and kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages teachers. There are lots of excellent ideas here.

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Flashcards template - sports and music.

These flashcards can be used to practice vocabulary for sports and music.

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Talking about sports - a reusable worksheet.

This is a reusable worksheet which practises talking about sports, at a basic level. It is in French, but can be adapted for any language. Activities featured are: jumbled-up sentences and images which provide impetus for writing sentences.

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The Sports Song.

This worksheet can be used with any musical tune or rhythm, to get beginner-level, or young students to practice vocabulary for different sports. It can be adapted to show any sport required, and it can be translated easily into other languages.

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Sentence dominoes.

This resource is based on the game 'dominoes'. The teacher should cut out the dominoes and get students to make sentences using them.

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Community Languages Methodology session: useful links.

This document gives a list of useful links for language teachers with school-age students. It includes websites which offer resources and also file-sharing and file-creation sites. The information included in it was part of a session run by the Community Cafe project www.llas.ac.uk/communitycafe

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Vocabulary for describing taste in Chinese.

Created by Frances Xu, this is an interactive online activity which practices vocabulary for describing taste in Chinese. There are two different versions: drag and drop and drop down list. PLEASE NOTE: foreign characters work when file is viewed

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Aims and Method of the Community Cafe project.

I gave this presentation at the conference 'Languages for the 21st century: training, impact and influence' which was held at the University of Sheffield, 1-2 September, 2010. The presentation introduced the JISC funded Community Cafe project and talked a

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Photos of a traditional Polish costume (child's).

These photos were taken of a traditional Polish costume: the front and back views. This outfit would be worn by a child.

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Im internet sprachen lernen.

This learning object is in German, and considers how the internet can be used to practise speaking in German.

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My Favourite resources.

This collection brings together my favourite resources from HumBox. They are random in nature and content.

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Twitter in plain english.

A video about explaining what twitter is and how it is used. It is a link to a video held on YouTube.

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Using technology to share resources.

Presentation given by Kate Borthwick (LLAS) at Cilt, on 01 June 2009.

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Faroes project guide to copyright.

A brief guide to copyright for users of the Language Box, written by the project team. None of the team are lawyers and so it does not constitute legal advice!

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Spanish Language Teaching.

A variety of interesting resources to use to supplement teaching Spanish across a range of first year modules.

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first collection.

a test grouping to make my first collection

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Copyright in relation to Wendy Cope.

The Poetry Foundation website features an article and user comments on using Wendy Cope's poetry and how she enforces her copyright strongly. It discusses the issues around using Cope's and other's poetry in your own work.

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Im internet sprachen lernen.

This learning object is in German, and considers how the internet can be used to practise speaking in German.

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Keeping an e-Portfolio.

This learning object helps the user to consider what an ePortfolio is and what it might be used for. I've included the zip file (content package) which contains specialist metadata for uploading to heavy weight repositories.

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Wikis in plain English.

I pointed students towards this resource to help them understand how they could use wikis in their collaborative work.Use this link to see the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY

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Worksheet: identifying features of introductions.

This web page has activities related to identifying features of introductions in academic lectures

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Identifying features of lectures: introductions.

Extracts from the introductions of three lectures.

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General interview skills.

This link takes you to a video giving general advice on interview skills. http://content.monster.co.uk/15193_en-GB_p1.asp

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Images of Dublin.

A selection of images of Dublin.

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Pictures of monkeys.

Images of monkeys

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The environment Questions on climate change.

A powerpoint containing links to YouTube videos and related questions for use in class.

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Pancho talks about his family.

Monologue at natural speed by a young native speaker of Spanish introducing himself and talking about his family.

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