Sample tools

Listening: Building bottom-up processing skills
American English Pronunciation Practice - minimal pairs: http://www.manythings.org/pp/
Randall's Cyber Listening Lab example: http://www.esl-lab.com 
  Calendars (listening for specific words): http://www.esl-lab.com/eslbasic/calendar-1.htm

Listening: Building top-down processing skills
Breaking News English example: http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com
  Homework has few benefits: http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1203/120329-homework.html
Randall's Cyber Listening Lab example: http://www.esl-lab.com 
  Saturday's chores: http://www.esl-lab.com/chores/chorerd1.htm

Teacher tools:
TedEd: http://ed.ted.com/
  Create your own questions (sample)
Hot Potatoes: http://hotpot.uvic.ca
  Download; add content for cloze, crossword, matching, multiple choice
Screencast-o-matic: http://screencast-o-matic.com
  Create screencasts - see a video about it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylPCMtW12EA

Speaking: Encouraging authentic communication

Speaking: Assessment

Pronunciation: Enhancing segmentals (individual sounds)
German Coast Guard - why it's important: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vBn2_ia8zM
Sounds of English examples: http://www.soundsofenglish.org/pronunciation/sounds.htm
Phonetics example (requires Flash): http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics
YouTube video from Eva Easton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_Zq_nZh5XM&list=PL3623E42C5969731F
Forvo - pronouncing dictionary with words pronounced by a variety of English speakers: http://www.forvo.com/languages/en/

Pronunciation: Building skills with suprasegmentals (linking, intonation)
Sounds of English examples - word stress: http://www.soundsofenglish.org/pronunciation/suprasegmentals/index.html
YouTube videos from Eva Easton - linking: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL383C26A2F293EDF7
Daily Pronunciation Practice: http://www.manythings.org/lar


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