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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 2: Using Web pages to read and listen

Aim: Help students follow text by allowing them to read and listen simultaneously

Moodle modules: Moodle Web page or Book

Extra programs: NanoGong or Audacity

Ease of setup: *

How can we help students when they find it difficult to understand what they hear? One simple solution is to let them read a transcript while they listen to the text. This is straightforward to set up. We can use a Moodle Web page for a one-page text, or we can use another module called Book if you want to divide up a text into several parts. The Book module is a helpful way of organizing web pages. It's like an independent website. Here's what a Book module with a selection of stories might look like. The Table of Contents ...

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