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Hi everyone how r u? I’ve got the assignment to find authentic materials for teaching . Here are some addresses for that and hope to help you find it quickly. Good Luck!

Exploiting Authentic Sources on the Internet

 

News on the Internet

The Guardian Weekly – Learn English

http://www.guardianweekly.co.uk/learningenglish

This site has articles on current developments in English language teaching as well as lesson plans incorporating Guardian Weekly news items.

Follow the link to View additional classroom materials.

You must register with your name and e-mail address to access these materials.

 

ABC

http://www.abc.net.au/news

 

Bangkok Post

http://www.readbangkokpost.com

 

 

  1. 1.      World newspapers

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com

Locate an English language online newspaper from your own country. What is its name?

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  1. 2.      BBC News

http:news.bbc.co.uk

Using this site or one of the other online news sites locate an article on swine flu.

 

 

  1. 3.      BBC Online subject related articles

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/

Find an interesting authentic text.

 

 

  1. 4.      BBC A Day in Pictures

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/8068163.stm

How could you use this site or A Week in Pictures in your teaching? Note down some ideas.

 

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Listening on the Internet

 

Breaking News English

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com

 

Voice of America

http://www.voanews.com/english

 

  1. 5.      BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Listen Live to the World Briefing

What was the subject of 3 of the news items you heard?

 

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ESL Podcards

http://www.eslpodcards.com

 

British Council Learn English Podcasts

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-podcasts.htm

 

BBC English Podcasts

6 minute English

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/how2

 

 

  1. 6.      Video nation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation

Explore this site and locate an interesting video.

 

Other interesting materials

  1. 7.      Go to: Topics Online Magazine for learners of English

http://www.topics-mag.com/

See if you can search and find an interesting authentic text related to your country.  q

 

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  1. 8.      BBC Country Profiles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

How could you use this authentic material in the language classroom?

 

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