Using technology and the Web makes it easy to integrate and practise the 5 language skills:


Look at the words in the picture and guess which of the applications and tools can be used to improve each of the 5 skills.

Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Interacting

Following we will suggest some ways of improving these skills by using ICT and the Web:

Listening: with all sort of "podcasts" and videos.

Reading: incidental reading occurs constantly when surfing and carrying out activities on the Web. Then, activities such as "treasure hunts" can be a good example on how to practise reading on the Web.

Writing: can be improved when pupils carry out any tasks where writing is required, but especially by using tools such as wikis or blogs.

Speaking: a good example can be preparing presentation using web pictures and information as well as producing podcasts.

Interacting: chatting applications and social networks (e.g. twitter) facilitate interaction naturally.


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