John Hughes is a teacher trainer and ELT course book author. His titles include Life (National Geographic Learning) and Business Result (Oxford University Press). He is also the series editor for the ETpedia resources (www.myetpedia.com).

In traditional face-to-face teaching, there have always been lots of benefits to recording students in class. For example, if you make an audio recording of a role play conversation, then the two students can listen back. Or a student can make a video recording of their presentation, watch it back and self-analyze afterwards. However, this…

via How Zoom is making classroom recordings a key part of our teaching — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

So far in this series of articles on using video in the classroom, I’ve focussed on ways to plan a video lesson and how to make the activities more collaborative. In this post, I’d like to look at the impact authentic video can have on a lesson when we teach real English from it. One…

via Exploiting video for authentic English — National Geographic Learning: In Focus