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Zoom 3 Workshops (60 minutes)
Oct 16, 2020 09:25 AM - Aug 31, 2021 10:25 AM(Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
20201016T0925 20201016T1025 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh Using the Corpus of Contemporary American English and Text Readability Tools, Educational Technology in Teaching

Nowadays, the employing of technology becomes an essential part of all fields of our life. Especially, it is undeniable to say that it saves the education system all over the world along with the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, teachers always need to learn and make use of technology in their teaching context to facilitate students' learning progress. The purpose of this workshop is to acquaint participants with educational technology tools and provide examples of how to integrate these tools into their English language teaching. It aims to familiarize participants with five basic functions in COCA in teaching English grammar, and WebFX Readability Test Tool and the Readability Analyzer for materials development. It also prepares participants to use technology for the improvement of language learning and teaching, as well as professional communication, collaboration, and efficiency. In the workshop, participants will explore five useful functions in COCA (List, KWIC, Collocates, Compare, Chat) and two text readability tools (WebFX Readability Test Tool and the Readability Analyzer) and integrate these tools into teaching English grammar and reading. This workshop is for everyone who is working in or interested in English language teaching and learning. Especially, it can be very practical and useful for language teachers. After attending the workshop, participants can take-away some strategies to identify appropriate grammar activities that include opportunities for learners to discover, analyze and produce English grammar during language interactions, and select and adapt appropriate reading texts for specific learners group and language learning goals.

Zoom 3 VietTESOL International Convention 2021 convention@viettesol.org

Nowadays, the employing of technology becomes an essential part of all fields of our life. Especially, it is undeniable to say that it saves the education system all over the world along with the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, teachers always need to learn and make use of technology in their teaching context to facilitate students' learning progress. The purpose of this workshop is to acquaint participants with educational technology tools and provide examples of how to integrate these tools into their English language teaching. It aims to familiarize participants with five basic functions in COCA in teaching English grammar, and WebFX Readability Test Tool and the Readability Analyzer for materials development. It also prepares participants to use technology for the improvement of language learning and teaching, as well as professional communication, collaboration, and efficiency. In the workshop, participants will explore five useful functions in COCA (List, KWIC, Collocates, Compare, Chat) and two text readability tools (WebFX Readability Test Tool and the Readability Analyzer) and integrate these tools into teaching English grammar and reading. This workshop is for everyone who is working in or interested in English language teaching and learning. Especially, it can be very practical and useful for language teachers. After attending the workshop, participants can take-away some strategies to identify appropriate grammar activities that include opportunities for learners to discover, analyze and produce English grammar during language interactions, and select and adapt appropriate reading texts for specific learners group and language learning goals.

Lecturer
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Hanoi University of Industry
Lecturer
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University of Foreign Language Studies (UFLS)
Lecturer
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University of Foreign Language Studies - The University of Danang
Ms.  BICH NGOC PHAM
Lecturer
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Haiphong University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Regional English Language Officer
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U.S. Department of State
Mr. Ngo Cong Lem
PhD Candidate
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Monash University
Consultant
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VietTESOL Association
Lecturer
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The University of Danang - Campus in Kon Tum
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