Using Online Communities with Language Learners Pear.ly/cd3uP ShellyTerrell.com/ELTplns
“Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift. Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club - the community of speakers of that language. - Frank Smith
Bilingua.io & iOS/Android App - User matching connects to others who share interests or personality - Chat using text, video or audio - Corrections can be made in the chat - translate words and sentences and listen to pronunciation examples - Vocabulary lists allow users to save words and Shiro reminds them to revise learned words - Shiro the bot provides guidance on what topics to talk about (coming soon) - Users can earn points, levels and badges (coming soon)
Busuu.com & iOS/Android App • Speaking lessons and exercises • Pronunciation examples and exercises • Grammar tips and exercises • Listening/Audio samples • Writing lessons and exercises • Dialogue lessons and exercises • Memory practices • Vocabulary lessons and exercises
Online language communities for children!
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