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Film English 

http://film-english.co/

Excellent site offering English lessons based on short films. You can:

  • learn teh specific language used in the film
  • find current and popular videos offering comprehensive activities for all levels of language learners 

First World War Poetry Digital Archive 

http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/jtap/

This UK site showcases primary sources with a focus on World War I, with poetry, photographs, and contemporary video and audio clips of interviews with veterans. The Education area includes resources for students, teachers, and higher education professionals. A variety of thoughtful tools are provided, including:

  • Path Creation Tool enables users to create a project out of the material they view on the site
  • Online Tutorials that allow students to analyze selected works in detail

Foundations of Effective Tutoring Resource for English Colleges 

http://www.ccdmd.qc.ca/en/tutoring/

Students helping students is a common practice in education and this site trains students in their role as a helper (tutor). Well organized into three sections (tutor, trainer, management), it features:

  • five modules with PDFs pertaining to tutoring techniques
  • videos to ensure techniques are applied
  • attention paid to active listening, learning disabilities, and understanding differences

Free Rice 

http://www.freerice.com

An initiative of the UN World Food Program, the site features a multiple-choice vocabulary quiz that presents a word and four potential definitions. For each multiple-choice question answered, a donation is made to needy people around the world. Teachers could use this tool to challenge students to compete for the highest score.

  • various quizzes on other topics, including English grammar are offered under the Subjects tab.
  • incorrect answers are replaced with easier questions, but are repeated later for a second chance
  • subjects covered: math, chemistry, English grammar and vocabulary, geography, art, German, French, Italian, and Spanish



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