First, elicit from students the vocabulary they might already know from the topic Environmental World Issues. Pictures and sounds can be used.
After being introduced to the topic, they then worked online in separate zoom rooms to do vocabulary exercises on the topics. Afterwards, as a class, the listening exercises were undertaken. Each audio was listened to twice and after each one answers were checked to allow students to focus on the new words and go step by step.
Afterwards, students had to create short texts where they used the different expressions and words learnt.
With higher level students one can use the essay option to practice writing skills Environment Essay Titles (ieltsliz.com)
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
The site is user friendly and provides both teachers and students with a wide range of material on several topics. According to the group you are working with you can do the full exercise or break it into different sections and use it in different lessons. In my personal case, I had a 4-hour lesson and a higher education group that needed a boost on vocabulary.
A pity that the voice is always the same as it would be better if students had more contact with different pronunciations and tones. Still, a very good resource for the taught topic.
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