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Feedback on an essay An example of using screen capture software to provide feedback to students on their written work. It provides both oral and visual feedback.
Using Video to provide model answers An example of how screen capture technology can be used to provide answers to questions that the students can then use to mark their work.
Using screencasting for providing feedback on vocabulary An example of how we can use screen cast technology to provide feedback to students on their vocabulary. Great for stress, meaning, intonation and pronunciation
Remembering an event – Pecha Kucha day
Video for all Students create a video report on an event for language learning with interviews, pictures and snippets of information
Student reflecting Present.me is a great tool for encouraging your students to do fluency work. Students can upload PowerPoint presentations and add their voice and webcam
Als ich 16 war This activity captures reflection in a foreign language. It follows a standard video production approach and works especially well within adult education. It is also a useful way of capturing a particular use of language, in this case tense.
Virtual acting skills Machinima (filming in computer-generated environments) allows us to create recordings in simulated environments that would otherwise be too expensive to visit or to recreate settings populated by actors (using avatars) in order to capture or produce “real-life” situations.
Video presentations Created with a group of asylum seekers (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sub Saharan Africa) within a task based language (Italian as L2) learning programme.
Puppet shows Learners can produce their own script making up a story according to their level. Create a puppet show means not only inventing a story, but also creating up characters, studying their way of speaking and their relationships.
In the restaurant Video created by Language School PELICAN in Czech Republic as one of the POOLS-3 Project outputs.
Telephone conversation This video starring some of the Pelican staff was made especially forVideo for all meeting in Brno. It shows a simple recording of both sides of a telephone conversation edited together.
Pop music clips Creating music clips – with guidelines produced by the PopuLLar project. PopuLLar is a very successful European funded project that uses popular music, video and languages to motivate language learning.
Situated performance. Created by beginner students of Mandarin in Higher Education, this role play scenario is performed in a location that is appropriate to the content, helping increase the authenticity of the task.
Telling a story
Déjeuner du matin A compilation of copyright free images and good quality audio recording of a poem produced by a student in Higher Education who has completed a Beginner’s course in French.
Short drama productions Video drama is an active support for the application of a foreign language.
Recording an event
Online event capture This recording of researcher Robert O’Dowd presenting his description of the skills necessary for teachers to facilitate Online intercultural Exchange (OIE) was part of an online conference which was organised and hosted by the Language Centre at the University of Warwick.
Online display using QR codes This collection of video clips was made by Higher Education students in Blaise Pascal University, Clermont Ferrand, France.
CLILstore: creating web content Step-by-step guide on how to embed a video-clip into an internet text page, add any text (or transcription) to the text page, link all the words of the text to an online dictionary
Creative collages Creative collages is about bringing words (written and spoken) together in a modern style video production.
Editing and remixing
Remix Using Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker tool, an existing video clip is repurposed for language learning by overlaying speech bubbles with text. The tool allows users to work with any publically available video content and remix it, adding text pop-ups, images, information from Wikipedia or google maps, editing the audio and adding other effects.
Using Creative Commons Locating appropriate images or content for teaching and sharing our own resources can lead to difficulties if you are unaware of ownership rights. Creative Commons licensing provides an effective way to assert ownership internationally without preventing re-use. This brief guide will help you to become an Open Educational Practitioner.
Singing Lip Sync A video produced by young children of different ages during a recreational activity in Italian and English.
Applying pixelation to protect visual identification In this clip the identity of a famous character portrayed by Les Guignols is obscured using pixelation.
Present your school School presentations are a universal video format where students introduce their own school.
Recording a presentation In this example the student has been asked to create a PowerPoint presentation and then add their voice to it.
Television news Learners can produce news articles (one clip about one topic) or full news programmes (a collection of news articles) based on their own topics – news from the school, events, trips, local topics.
Introducing yourself This is a talking head video, where most of the screen is taken up with the image of the person introducing themselves.
Define love A modern dictionary for a modern audience through video for all. Learners create a video about a word or expression of their choice using signs, written examples in context…
Using video for mini grammar lessons This is a screen cast where the teacher has created a simple mini grammar lesson.
Video words: speech bubbles The original Speech Bubbles idea is based on children presenting words in their own mother tongue to other children across Europe.
If these walls could talk. Photo stories combine still images and text to create a simple story. Photo stories rely on basic ideas of video production, they offer an opportunity to provide discussion starters for e new topic.
Comparing cultural differences
Hola Leo This is part of a compilation of videos where young refugee men learning italian as L2 are presenting themselves and their professional profile, talking about what their skills are and what they like to do.
Learn my language! Students created a video to promote their language and culture. This video encourages people to speak Basque and not set it aside
Multilingual birds. A short cartoon to support children´s engagement in learning languages. It motivates children to learn, use and keep languages. It was produced by the project team of the Multilingual Families.
Evaluating and assessing
Video for homework Using an integrated video recording tool within his course page on a Moodle VLE, this Higher Education student has submitted a video assignment which was set for homework.
Role playing an exam scenario In this example the teacher is using a simple tool called Present. Me to act out a part of an exam.
Self evaluation through video Students use any video recording device to video record each other in a class activity. Later they watch the video at home, transcribe their speech and fill in a self-evaluation form.
Stop motion: Lego French revolution This clip was created by primary school students as a way of communicating what they had learned about the French Revolution as part of an outreach activity with the University of Warwick.
Video language pals. Students practice the L2 by speaking to other students from abroad through Skype, Hangout or other telecollaborative tools.
Shy infront of the camera. Video editing suitable for those people who are shy to speak in front of the camera.
Using subtitles for supported listening Subtitles can provide a scaffold for this intensive listening activity, they also offer an opportunity to increase understanding of applied language skills such as translation.
Exploring vocabulary This video demonstrates how language learners can use the TOOLS project dictionary tool. The project was funded by the EU.
Creating a commercial Everybody is familiar with the concept of television commercials. Relying on the 30 second common framework students develop a short script.
Introduction to CEFR Familiarsation with CEFR Promoting autonomy with CEFR
CEFR for self assessment