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Using the Internet in TESOL: Video, Task-Based Learning, Apps, and More!

Using the internet in TESOLThere are many reasons for making use of the internet in TESOL. More and more people are doing a great percentage of their daily business on the web. It is an environment they are comfortable navigating, and one that they’re using English all the time. It doesn’t make sense any longer to leave it out of their learning program. Furthermore, the internet provides endless quantities of authentic language resources, all available within seconds. Internet materials like videos, forums and new sites are fun, rich and dynamic in ways textbooks so often are not. Last, teaching English while students use the web provides opportunities for more independent learning; you are giving them skills that they can use forever.

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