The different spaces in the Google Universe
To add classmates to your circles, go to Jeff’s profile and click ‘Add People’ when you see that Jeff has shared a circle with you.
Speakit: Chrome Extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/speakit/pgeolalilifpodheeocdmbhehgnkkbak?hl=en
These can be useful for quickly checking the meaning and pronunciation of words online.
Selected ONLINE SOURCES of Reading Materials
- Story Online Storylineonline.net
- StoryBird Storybird.comSeven Ways to Survive SchoolAllows users to make their own visual stories using contributed illustrations. Thousands of user generated stories to read and discuss.
- Batoto http://www.batoto.net Dr. Frost Comic DiscussionInternational comics translated into different languages (mostly English)
- Soompi http://www.soompi.com/Master’s Sun Recap Goo Hye Sun DiscussionKpop celebrity news and very active discussion forums
Amazon Free Downloads http://www.amazon.com/
(http://calibre-ebook.com/) [download] to view the book or convert it to a pdf or other mobile formats. You can also convert the tile to simple text, if you’d like to use that for presentation materials.
(Coming up next, feel free to take a look)
In-class overview of the Video Guide
- Sites that use video for language learning
- Posting Videos on your blog
- Downloading YouTube and other online videos
- Editing videos with Windows Movie Maker
- Watching TV Shows and Movies online
- Screen capturing & sharing
Things to try…
– Look at the Video Guide Explore the sites listed there. Use Diigo to bookmark those or other video sites of interest.
– Go to YouTube.com, find any video of interest and post it on your blog (instructions here)
– Use a video download tool (like Torch or KeepVid.com) to save a video file from a YouTube Video
– Use Windows Movie Maker to edit that video.
– Use your webcam to create and post your own video on YouTube. Become a YouTube Star! Guide here