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Teachwithdigital:

usingdigitaltools
toenrichyour
learnersvocabulary

DavidBrightwell&TomBooth
Whoareyou?

A. Imateacher.
B. Imacoordinator/directorofstudies.
C. Imalearner.
D. Imaparent.
Teachwithdigital:
usingdigitaltools
toenrichyour
learnersvocabulary

DavidBrightwell&TomBooth
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Digitaltoolsand
vocabulary
learningand
development

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Whatdoyouthinklearnersneed
toknowaboutvocabulary?

Jojje
Whatdolearnersneedto
knowaboutvocabulary?
1
Meaning 4
Form,e.g.plurals,
countable/uncountable,
prepositions
2
Pronunciation 5
Usage,e.g.
collocation,formality,
connotation
3
Spelling 6
Frequencyandlevel
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Online
wordlists
Wordlist:CambridgeEnglish:Preliminary
(B1level)
B1wordlistbytopic:TheNaturalWorld
Haveyoueverusedawordlistto
preparelearnersforanexam?

Jojje
CambridgeEnglishwordlists
Whatlevelarethesewords?

word memory repetition understand

tell write definition

read teacher talk

Jojje
Whatlevelarethesewords?

word memory repetition understand

tell write definition

read teacher talk

Jojje
Digitaltools:
English
Vocabulary
Profile

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
Digitaltools:
Cambridge
Online
Dictionary

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
Whatdolearnersneedto
knowaboutvocabulary?
1
Meaning 4
Form,e.g.plurals,
countable/uncountable,
prepositions
2
Pronunciation 5
Usage,e.g.
collocation,formality,
connotation
3
Spelling 6
Frequencyand
level
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
CambridgeOnlineDictionary

Cambridge
Online
Dictionary
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
CambridgeOnlineDictionary
Whatdoyoufindmostuseful
aboutonlinedictionaries?

Jojje
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Toprepareprelisteningorprereadingactivities
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Toprepareprelisteningorprereadingactivities
Inclass,e.g.tolistentopronunciation,readexamples
together
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Toprepareprelisteningorprereadingactivities
Inclass,e.g.tolistentopronunciation,readexamples
together
Independentlearningactivities,e.g.onphones/tablets
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Toprepareprelisteningorprereadingactivities
Inclass,e.g.tolistentopronunciation,readexamples
together
Independentlearningactivities,e.g.onphones/tablets
Vocabularyextensiontasksforquickfinishers
Usinganonlinedictionaryinyourteaching

Topreparelessons
Tohelpanalysevocabulary
Toprepareprelisteningorprereadingactivities
Inclass,e.g.tolistentopronunciation,readexamples
together
Independentlearningactivities,e.g.onphones/tablets
Vocabularyextensiontasksforquickfinishers
Teamgames
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Digitaltools:
Quizlet

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
TeachingsetsofvocabularywithQuizlet

red yellow
blue black
brown orange
green purple
pink grey
Whatdolearnersneedto
knowaboutvocabulary?
1
Meaning 4
Form,e.g.plurals,
countable/uncountable,
prepositions
2
Pronunciation 5
Usage,e.g.
collocation,formality,
connotation
3
Spelling 6
Frequencyandlevel
Whatdolearnersneedto
knowaboutvocabulary?
1
Meaning 4
Form,e.g.plurals,
countable/uncountable,
prepositions
2
Pronunciation 5
Usage,e.g.
collocation,formality,
connotation
3
Spelling 6
Frequencyandlevel
Pronunciation
Whichwordsdoyouthinkwillbedifficultforyour
preA1learnerstopronounce?

red yellow
blue black
brown orange
green purple
pink grey Jojje
Spelling
Whichwordsdoyouthinkwillbedifficultfor
Quizlet
yourpreA1learnerstospell?

red yellow
blue black
brown orange
green purple
pink grey
Jojje
Usingadigitalflashcardtool:Quizlet
UsingQuizletforlearningvocabularysets
UsingQuizletforlearningvocabularysets
UsingQuizletforlearningvocabularysets
UsingQuizletforlearningvocabularysets
UsingQuizletforlearningvocabularysets
Quizletappforsmartphone/tablet
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Usingdigitaltoolsfor
vocabularydevelopment

Personalise Memorise
Makeitrelevanttothe Begintorememberand
individuallearner beabletouse
vocabulary
Usingdigitaltoolsfor
vocabularydevelopment

Personalise Memorise
Makeitrelevanttothe Begintorememberand
individuallearner beabletouse
vocabulary
translation
personalised
definition
pictures
individualcontext
UsingQuizletforpersonaliseddefinitions
Usingdigitaltoolsfor
vocabularydevelopment

Personalise Memorise
Makeitrelevanttothe Begintorememberand
individuallearner beabletouse
vocabulary
translation
personalised
definition
pictures
individualcontext
Digitaltools:
Memrise

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
UsingMemriseformemorisingvocabulary
UsingMemriseformemorisingvocabulary
Travelandtransportvocabulary

backpack visa

exchangerate accommodation

ferry sightseeing

cabin border
UsingMemriseforB1vocabulary
travelandtransport
UsingMemriseforsmartphoneortablet
Memrise:
creatinga
course
UsingMemrise tocreateacourse
UsingMemrise tocreateacourse
UsingMemrise tocreateacourse
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Digitaltools:
Wordwall

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
UsingWordwall forcollaborationactivities
UsingWordwall forcollaborationactivities

ByLolostock
Digitaltools:
Padlet

English Cambridge Wordwall


Vocabulary Dictionary
Profile
Sharedonlineworkboards:Padlet
Sharedonlineworkboards:Padlet
Sharedonlineworkboards:Padlet
Sharedonlineworkboards:Padlet
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g.
environmentalproblems
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g.
environmentalproblems

2 Useclasstimetoshow
studentshowtousetools,
e.g.howtoposttothePadlet
wall
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g.
environmentalproblems

2 Useclasstimetoshow
studentshowtousetools,
e.g.howtoposttothePadlet
wall

3 Givestudentsopportunities
tocontributeoutofclass,
e.g.findrelevantphotosand
researchtopicrelated
vocabulary
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g. 4 Encouragestudentsto
environmentalproblems collaborateoutsideclass,
e.g.posttothewalland
commentonothersposts

2 Useclasstimetoshow
studentshowtousetools,
e.g.howtoposttothePadlet
wall

3 Givestudentsopportunities
tocontributeoutofclass,
e.g.findrelevantphotosand
researchtopicrelated
vocabulary
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g. 4 Encouragestudentsto
environmentalproblems collaborateoutsideclass,
e.g.posttothewalland
commentonothersposts

2 Useclasstimetoshow 5 Checkactivitiesinclass,e.g.
studentshowtousetools, givefeedbackonwhat
e.g.howtoposttothePadlet learnershaveaddedtothe
wall wall

3 Givestudentsopportunities
tocontributeoutofclass,
e.g.findrelevantphotosand
researchtopicrelated
vocabulary
Usingtoolsinsideandoutsidetheclassroom
1 Introduceideasinclass,e.g. 4 Encouragestudentsto
environmentalproblems collaborateoutsideclass,
e.g.posttothewalland
commentonothersposts

2 Useclasstimetoshow 5 Checkactivitiesinclass,e.g.
studentshowtousetools, givefeedbackonwhat
e.g.howtoposttothePadlet learnershaveaddedtothe
wall wall

3 Givestudentsopportunities 6 Makethemostofrecycling
tocontributeoutofclass, opportunities,e.g.bysaving
e.g.findrelevantphotosand thePadletwallandusingit
researchtopicrelated asarecyclingresource
vocabulary
Usingdigitaltoolstoenrich
yourlearnersvocabulary
1 Whatisvocabulary? 5 Howcanlearnerspersonalise
andmemorisevocabulary?

2 Whatdolearnersneedto 6 Howcanlearnerscollaborate
knowaboutvocabulary? invocabularylearning?

3 Whatvocabularydo 7 Howcandigitaltoolshelp
learnersneedatdifferent withlearningoutsidethe
levels? classroom?

4 Howcandigitaltoolshelp 8 Howcanyougetstartedwith
learnersfocusonvocabulary? usingdigitaltools?
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas
andactivities
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas
andactivities

2 Dontallow
technologyto
dominate
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas
andactivities

2 Dontallow
technologyto
dominate

3 Sticktofreecontent
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas 4 Getstudentstouse
andactivities thetoolsby
themselves
2 Dontallow
technologyto
dominate

3 Sticktofreecontent
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas 4 Getstudentstouse
andactivities thetoolsby
themselves
2 Dontallow 5
Makesureyouknow
technologyto howdigitaltoolswork
dominate onlineandoffline

3 Sticktofreecontent
Gettingstartedwithdigitaltoolsforvocabulary

1 Startwitheasyideas 4 Getstudentstouse
andactivities thetoolsby
themselves
2 Dontallow 5
Makesureyouknow
technologyto howdigitaltoolswork
dominate onlineandoffline

3 Sticktofreecontent 6 Getfeedbackfrom
students
Further
information
Make your words meaningful

dictionary.cambridge.org
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