Here are a few lines to describe how I use BookBox. A few years ago, maybe in 2013, I discovered BookBox’s website by chance while I was looking on the net for resources for my students of Esperanto. I was very happy to find there were already 9 stories translated in Esperanto. The advantages of … More How I use BookBox!
I came across BookBox this weekend. Although they seem to have been around for a while, it was the first time that I saw one of their videos. Based in India, they make short videos of children’s stories in various languages, including German. Each story has subtitles, so you can read along with it, or … More Practise your German with videos from BookBox by Angelika Davey
Same Language Subtitling (SLS) is a scientifically tested and proven approach to help improve reading skills and language learning, ultimately promoting a love for reading. And the reason one should always teach with SLS– 1.Enhances Reading Level : Studies show that if you watch 30 minutes of video with Same Language Subtitles once a week … More What is SLS? 5 Reasons Why You Should Teach with Same Language Subtitle(SLS).
Hyper: Acquiring a second language needs large numbers of reading, but reading along isn’t effective enough! The auxiliary audio material builds you a connection between pronunciation and characters to strengthen your understanding for the language. Knowing this and dedicated to maximizing reading ding’s utility, BookBox, founded according to the goal “ overcoming the distribution challenges … More TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation
What I love about “What did you see” is how the story has the Same Language Subtitles (SLS) first then in the next scene you see the animal. The story gives the students time to figure out the answer and imagine the meaning of the word before given to them. Today’s lesson was with two … More Teach Animals by Acting Them Out
Teaching Business English usually means solving real-life problems and dozens of case studies. The more customized, the better, and here comes not only your creativity but, first and foremost, the time you need to spend on tailoring a course book story to your students’ actual professions. Ironically enough, not having a lesson plan often brings … More No Lesson Plan is the Best Lesson Plan
Teaching new words can be difficult. It’s often hard to find fun ways to incorporate the new words into activities that will drill the new vocabulary into the students’ minds instead of memorizing a list. The Moon and the Cap is about a boy who loses a new cap up in the tree outside his bedroom window. … More Two Games to Memorize Vocabulary
Happy Earth Day Everyone! In honor of Mother Nature, we have a special blog post dedicated to teach recycling in your classroom with Tucket the Bucket! Enjoy: Are your students learning the importance of recycling or how we need to take care of our environment? Why not combine those studies with language learning? Show your students “Tucket the … More Recycle with Tucket the Bucket
Last week we discussed two major ways to use BookBox at home through Part 1: Tips For Teaching Languages Through AniBooks. As promised, here are the next two tips from Sara T! Tip 3: Reading Activities Reader’s Theatre – Reader’s Theatre is an activity where each person is assigned a role in the story. They … More Part 2: Four Tips For Teaching Languages Through AniBooks
Often, teaching hygiene is boring, lame or even gross! Whether your teaching your children to wash their hands after they use the bathroom or teaching pre-teens to shower regularly, discussing cleanliness can get awkward. In this lesson plan, we’re watching Bunty and Bubbly in English (US)! Luckily for you, Bunty and the Soap King … More Soap King Teaches Hygiene for World Health Day