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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Chapter 4. Speaking Activities

Speaking and listening are at the heart of most people's foreign language learning. Moodle makes it easy to practice speaking by helping students at various stages in the development of their speaking skills. For example, they can practice identifying sounds they need to use. They can also do lots of helpful repetition practice - think how that can save your voice. They can prepare vocabulary and other language material for class activities, and they can actually practice speaking on Moodle. With those ideas in mind, this chapter's Moodle speaking activities are divided into four areas:

  • Pronunciation - identifying sounds
  • Listening and repeating activities
  • Preparing for speaking in class
  • Online speaking activities

Pronunciation ...

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