Twinkl is a website that provides ready to use or to create new educational resources that can be used at each step of a child's learning journey. The teacher-created resources available provide entire schemes of work, lesson planning and assessments right through to online educational games, augmented reality and so much more. They have over 525,000 resources and new content gets added every day.
Wordwall.net allows teachers to create interactive games and printed materials for their students. Teachers simply enter the content they want, choose the game template and the website automates the rest. Interactive activities are played on any web-enabled device, like a computer, tablet, phone or interactive whiteboard. They can be played individually by students, or be teacher-led with students taking turns at the front of the class. Printable activities can be printed out directly or [...]
YouGlish offers a selection of YouTube videos for you to improve your English pronunciation. With more than 100M tracks, the website offers fast, unbiased answers about how English is spoken by real people and in context. Just search by topic and select the videos you want to use.
Listen a Minute
Listen A Minute is a website that offers listening activities based on very short audios (less than a minute). The topics are arranged in alphabetical order and once you choose one you have access to free printable handouts, downloads and quizzes plus MP3 listening.
The website Storyboard That offers tools for you to create graphic scripts and comic books online. It can be used by teachers to create their own activities through digital storytelling or by students. Students will be engaged and excited to create plot diagrams, timelines, posters, and more. These teacher-created lesson plans and resources contain examples and templates that you can tailor and students can use for assignments and projects. With a wide selection of scenes, layouts, and [...]
The English Listening Lesson Library Online (Elllo) offers over 3,000 free listening activities. Teachers and students can access lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners. The listening activities are categorized as follows: Views: 1500+ listening lessons of natural English conversations. One Minute English: Videos of International speakers. Mixer: Six International speakers answer the same question. Grammar: Grammar points in conversation for different levels. News [...]
Akwẽ-xerente (Jê), Portuguese and English: teaching intercultural English in a multilingual context for Brazilian indigenous teachers
This work shows a process of teaching-and-learning of English as a third language (L3) for Brazilian native teachers, which occurs in a multilingual context at a higher education course for indigenous teachers in Brazil, mostly composed of bilinguals – as the Akwẽ-Xerente–Portuguese speakers. For this process, of within which several languages coexist in the same […]
Intercultural language teaching in indigenous higher education
This paper presents an overview of the complementary studies of the Intercultural Education course, taken place at the Federal University of Goiás, concerning to the teaching and learning of language in higher education for Brazilian indigenous teachers. This process develops in a intercultural bi / tri / multilingual environment in which several languages and cultures coexist in the same space-time. From the reflection on the sociolinguistic situation and on the intercultural exchange of [...]
English teaching in an intercultural indigenous bi/tri/multilingual context
This paper aims to present a teaching and language dialogue in the process of teaching and learning English in an intercultural bilingual educational context, in multilingual classrooms, at an Intercultural higher education course for indigenous teachers. For this process, within which several languages coexist in the classroom space, it was necessary to develop a bi/tri/multilingual […]
Translanguaging as a Practical Theory of Language
This article seeks to develop Translanguaging as a theory of language and discuss the theoretical motivations behind and the added values of the concept. I contextualize Translanguaging in the linguistic realities of the 21st century, espe- cially the fluid and dynamic practices that transcend the boundaries between named languages, language varieties, and language and other semiotic systems. I highlight the contributions Translanguaging as a theoretical concept can make to the debates over [...]