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Online Course Management System - FREE. Would you use it?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by Mitchell Lee Feb 12. 7 Replies

I'd like to know how many teachers would use a completely free course management system , if offered here? Meaning, you can create a course there,…Continue

Tags: atutor, technology, online, ecourses, elearning


Started by ddeubel in Websites / links / access to new resources / communities.. Last reply by Nadeem Nawaz Jul 16, 2019. 102 Replies

We are now in our 3rd edition of "Site of the Day"! Hundreds of the best sites for teaching/learning. See #1 and…Continue

Tags: collection, list, web 2.0, resources, websites

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by Amelia Meirizka Jun 20, 2019. 73 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread and butter.Got any good ideas for teaching it or using it…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Learning Designs

Started by Elise in Teaching and Methodology Mar 27, 2019. 0 Replies

I was wondering what you all thought of learning designs pertaining to English language teaching? What are the ways in which you design your lessons to achieve better learning in your students?Continue


Talking Twin Babies - Task for Homework

Final Term Assignment:
Translate the following conversation between these twin baby boys in babbling (also called baby talk or twaddling) into any adult language.
Seriously, isn't it awsome?

Downloads: 118

Comment by ddeubel on April 11, 2011 at 12:36pm

Ah, the joy of sound and meaning!   What power - to just be able to communicate "self"! 


Could you translate Beethoven's 9th?  I wouldn't attempt. When we dissect, we destroy - said a very wise philosopher once....

Comment by Roselink on April 11, 2011 at 3:13pm

Hey, I was just kidding! I was being ironic. Nobody will ever guess what they were really communicating, it doesn't really matters to me.

I have embedded this video in my Infant Education class blog as a way to introduce some of the aspects they must learn about language acquisition. In fact, that's part of their curriculum in Spanish, a core subject. I will be dealing with this aspect of Second Language Acquisition in their second year of study. I won't be teaching just English by then but the Didactics of English as a Foreign Language in Infant Education Stage (from 0-3 years old)



Comment by ddeubel on April 11, 2011 at 3:50pm



Yes, I know and my response got lost in the translation....


I think that is super, about the curriculum topic. I've long felt, each time I look over a syllabus in TESOL that there isn't enough about L1 acquisition or particularly child development. So crucial to understanding how us humans relate to, form and "grow" language. 

Comment by ddeubel on April 19, 2011 at 1:51am

Here's another one but a little "different". Crazy!


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