The last 3 weeks, when I could spare a moment, I’ve been learning how to make a Kinetic Typography style video. I think this technology offers great “power” for contextualizing and presenting language for learners. For a long number of years – I’ve been a karaoke fan, producing thousands of karaoke files for [...]
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This is an example of a video made through “kinetic typography”, a graphics display that really brings subtitling to a new level. Here’s another (but very fast for classroom use – Abbott and Costello’s: Who’s on first?) Text is highlighted and presented in ways that contextualize it. The word “jump” could literally jump. Pictures can [...]
Today, two quick tips of two very innovative and adaptable tools. The Cue Prompter and Transl8it.com. Listen/Watch as I show you them and suggest some uses. Get the dialogues mentioned HERE. Hat tip to @russeltarr for the tip about the prompter!
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Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 This is a lovely music video of a fabulous and “quirky” Canadian singer, Jane Siberry. Just beautiful and slow – perfect for language learning. I’m also celebrating her because in the spirit of art and knowledge and love – she has just recently made her whole [...]
If you’ve followed my posts/passion for awhile, you will know I’m a HUGE fan of subtitled supported video. I’ve helped quite a few online sites in this area as well as highlighting so much TTS (text to speech) here and also through Karaoke. HERE is a lot of the subtitled video you’ll find on EFL [...]
English Central is a new video site bringing “Voice” to learners. I’ve long written and promoted the use of both speech recognition and text to speech for language learners. English Central is at the forefront of this movement harnessing the power of new technology to facilitate language acquisition. It takes video language learning sites like [...]