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Tag: English as a foreign or second language

rhyming tools

15 Digital Resources For Rhyming and Wordplay

by Kenney Meyers, TeachThought.com : 15 Digital Tools For Rhyming & Wordplay Rhyming words are fun, but some words will leave you tongue-tied trying to find a suitable partner. Anyone who has ever dabbled in poetry will tell you that meter is a refined art that requires the poet to have a comprehensive understanding of how the… Read More ›

learn foreign languages

How Can the Internet Help You Learn a Foreign Language?

by Ivana Vitali The internet offers a wonderful way of doing many things but perhaps you have never considered using it to help you learn a foreign language. If you haven’t then you may very well be surprised to see how much it can be of use to you. Join a Community There are some exciting… Read More ›

interactive fiction

Digital game-based language learning with Interactive Fiction (PART 1)

Video games (also called digital games) are serious. While the people who play them have known this for a long time, it’s taken over three decades for society in general to accept them as something other than a way to pass the time in virtue of doing “more serious” work. The fact is, video games… Read More ›

learning games for ESL/EFL

25 Online Games for English Language Learners

by Angelita Williams, OnlineCollegeCourses.com GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep in mind, however, that this site is based in the U.K. and follows a different set of linguistic rules than American English. Vocabulary.co.il: This series of vocabulary and games runs the… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).