technology

Top ESL Learning Tools

Here are my favorite online tools. Click on them to find out how to use them in an ESL classroom.
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According to the 8th annual survey conducted by the Center for Learning and Performance technologies (C4LPT), Twitter is the #1 learning tool. Strangely enough, I haven’t found a way to use Twitter in the classroom. Here is the slideshare published by the folks at C4LPT that introduces all the learning tools voted in the top 100 for the year 2014.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.11

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question on the topic of technology.

 

In the last 20 years there have been significant developments in the field of information technology (IT), for example the World Wide Web and communication by email. However, future developments in IT are likely to have more negative effects than positive.

To what extent do you agree or disagree. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own experience or knowledge. You should write at least 250 words.

 

Note the structure of the question: there are two sentences that tell you the topic. Then comes the question: “To what extent do you agree or disagree?” This is followed by another sentences giving you further instructions on what to include in the essay. (more…)