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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 9: Creating a crossword in Hot Potatoes

Aim: Help students practice vocabulary

Moodle modules: Hot Potatoes (Moodle)

Extra programs: Hot Potatoes (external program)

Ease of setup: **

Hot Potatoes is a free, easy-to-use quiz-making program, and is ideal for setting up quick quizzes to review or test students. It can be used for reviewing other skills as well. It is great for testing or reviewing grammar, reading, and listening, as well as vocabulary. In this activity we're going to look at an activity not available in Moodle, JCross, which produces crosswords. It's also easier to use than Moodle's Quiz module on the whole.

Here's how to do it

  1. Download the Hot Potatoes program onto your computer. See Chapter 2, Getting Started with Moodle ...

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