Yearly Archives: 2015



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Three years ago, at a British Council seminar in London Michael Rundell, editor in chief at Macmillan Dictionaries, posed the question “Who needs dictionaries?” Certainly the idea of paying for a dictionary is something that is rapidly looking outdated, as there is a wide range of free dictionaries available on […]

Death of the dictionary?










Digital Storytelling is the creation of personal or factual narratives using a range of multi-media and using some form of online webtool or app to make it available for people to read and interact with. So, for example, a student might create a slideshow of a recent trip he/she’s been on and then record audio to describe the photos. Or they might detail a recent news event by pulling together youtube videos, tweets, web articles and then connecting them or explaining them with their own text.

Digital Storytelling in EAP
















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My students live obsessively on their mobile phones and tablets, sometimes too much so and most of us have had that mental debate about whether to let them use their phones in class. Given an idle moment in a lesson, most students will find some surreptitious way to check their […]

cross-platform productivity apps for EAP students