Course Description

These days, there's no excuse for not having authentic materials. Technology has given us access to thousands of videos that can be used in the English classroom. Having said that, knowing how to use technology well is crucial, so you don't waste students time with low-quality videos and tasks. In this course, we'll first explain how it's possible to use authentic videos at all levels. Second, we provide some specific tips for finding and using videos. And finally, we hint at some great activity types, that you can create. More on types of activities will be in the next course in this series.

Course Author

Managing Director & Course Author Joanna Smith

Joanna is a passionate linguist. After completing her Masters in linguistics, she taught languages and trained language teachers for over a decade. She also spent time researching best practice with a specialty in pronunciation teaching. For a handful of recent years, she worked in the corporate arena as a Learning and Development manager, where she designed, delivered and managed training programs in both face to face and online modes for staff globally. Since 2016, Joanna has combined her language and business expertise by developing the brand Language Fuel.