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Quizlet: Learning new words the fun way

For the past two years I have used the online tool of Quizlet in both my English and Norwegian lessons, and it appears that students find the tool very helpful indeed. Quizlet is easy to use for teachers and students … Continue reading

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Why play in the language classroom?

Guy Cook presents some convincing arguments for play in the language classroom, also on higher levels, in his enlightening book Language Play, Language Learning (Amazon link): A play element would validate the explicit deductive teaching of rules (where possible in … Continue reading

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Instant Translation on the iPad

A Chinese student brought an iPad to school, and it came in particularly handy in Norwegian class as she is learning the language. She used it for direct translations, and using Chinese characters she could “write” Norwegian. This gives the … Continue reading

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