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Using Online Games with Language Learners

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Games can be extremely motivating and many learners already spend hours a week playing them. Imagine if language learners played games to practice their English skills? Free online games help language learners apply the language they learn in class within various contexts. These games motivate learners to interact in English by following a variety of reading tasks, walk-throughs, and more. They will often include speaking to other learners worldwide and have them listen to English. In this presentation, join Shelly Terrell as she shares some of these online games and suggests activities that teachers can use to encourage the outside practice of English language skills.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: ESL/ELL, Game-based Learning , Response to Intervention (RTI), Virtual Learning
Tags: 589, DOL717, ELL English Language Learners, ESL, ESOL, language skills, online games, Response to Intervention, RTI, virtual learning

Reviews (33)

Full Member
Lot of great ideas and resources.
Full Member
Thanks for the ideas that I can apply to my classroom
Full Member
Thank you very much!!
Full Member
Thank you for this!
Full Member
Lots of resources provided! I have used Quizlet and Kahoot and the students love them.
Full Member
Great suggestions for helping English language learners.
Full Member
This was a very insightful webinar on how to use technology and gaming to help English Learners. There were a lot of helpful links, I cant wait to check many of them out.
Full Member
I was taking notes like crazy! Great visuals to accompany some great suggestions to access online.
Full Member
Great shared resources. I also like that you shared your website as another way to find the resources shared.
Full Member
Great games to promote learning.
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