Mobile Warming: Melting the Barriers to Language Learning with Mobile Devices

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Mobile Warming: Melting the Barriers to Language Learning with Mobile Devices. Apps for Aural and Oral Language Development. Marsha Chan Professor at Mission College, California and President of Sunburst Media. Selected Mobile Apps. Youtube (Android, iOS) English Accent Coach - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Mobile Warming: Melting the Barriers to Language Learning with Mobile DevicesMarsha ChanProfessor at Mission College, California and President of Sunburst Media

Apps for Aural and Oral Language Development

marsha@sunburstmedia.comSelected Mobile AppsYoutube (Android, iOS) English Accent CoachAnytune slow downing appbiNu + feature phone = smart phone

marsha@sunburstmedia.comHeres a preview of what Im prepared to present. You can chime in with your preferences as we go along.2YoutubeFind videos and channels Subscribe to favorite channelsIn a playlist use play all for sequential learningWatch a video while searching for the next oneDownload in Google Play & iTunes Stores, or use in a browser

marsha@sunburstmedia.comYoutube in a browser or via a mobile app3www.youtube.com/user/bbclearningenglishwww.youtube.com/user/BritishCouncilLEwww.youtube.com/user/podEnglishwww.youtube.com/user/realenglish1

marsha@sunburstmedia.comBased in Europe4www.youtube.com/user/VOALearningEnglishwww.youtube.com/user/rachelsenglishwww.youtube.com/user/JenniferESLwww.youtube.com/user/PronunciationDoctor

marsha@sunburstmedia.comBased in the USA5English Accent CoachTrain the brain to recognize new sounds and provide the basis for improved pronunciation of North American vowels and consonants.Browser-based iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Apps (Practice, Games, Results)EAC Vowels 1: Listen, identify from large database of sounds, words, speakersEAC Echo: Listen, identify touch a colored vowel button, repeat

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www.englishaccentcoach.commarsha@sunburstmedia.com

http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/eac-vowels-1/id489219203?mt=8marsha@sunburstmedia.com

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http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/eac-echo/id538790741?mt=8marsha@sunburstmedia.com

marsha@sunburstmedia.comAnytuneMusic practice app for singers, dancers and musiciansiPhone/iPad/iPod Touch: Free, 1.99, 3.99, 4.99 versionsApp slows down music BPM without changing pitch.Use Anytune to slow down and practice speech.

marsha@sunburstmedia.comUse Anytune to slow down speech on recorded sound files loaded onto iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Music practice app for singers, dancers and musicians of all kinds.Price: Free, 1.99, 3.99, 4.99 versions.Import "songs""language audio tracksfrom iTunes library.Visualize audio track, find part you want to practice.Practice at own pace by adjusting tempoMark and loop song sections for repeated practice of selected phrasesUse Step-It-Up Interval Trainer to increase tempo and develop fluency.

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Step-It-Up Interval Trainer

Sound + Lyrics/TextVisualize the sound of a song or speechPractice at own pace by adjusting tempo.Mark and loop song sections for repeated practice of selected phrases.Use Step-It-Up Interval Trainer to increase tempo and develop fluencymarsha@sunburstmedia.combiNuApp gives basic mobile feature phones fast, cheap and easy access to Internet services and appsUse in browser: www.binu.com/apps-cloud/emulator

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http://www.binu.comm.binu.com/aeAudiences: biNu has large panels based in the emerging markets of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We have a growing base of over 3 million active users keen to share their opinions.

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www..americanenglish.state.govbiNu, an award-winning English Education Alliance partner, allows you to access the Internet faster and uses up to 10 times less data than standard mobile browsers. biNu offers integrated language features that can help mobile users bridge gaps between English language content and their first language. Languages offered include Afrikaans, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Urdu and many more.Download text (PDF) and audio.

I learned about biNu and American English website and app from Heather Bernuccis presentation Mobile Apps for Education at TESOL 2013Heather BenucciOffice of English Language ProgramsBureau of Educational and Cultural AffairsU.S. Department of State(202) 632-9287 benuccihl@state.gov17Marshas TESOL 2014 presentationsMobile Warming: Melting the Barriers to Language Learning with Mobile Devices. Electronic Village Hot Topic, with Susan Gaer and Sandy Wagner (Thursday, 8:00-9:15 am, Electronic Village)Mobile Devices - ELT for the Next Generation. Electronic Village Mini-workshop, with Susan Gaer (Thursday 12:30-1:50 pm, Electronic Village)English Language Software for the Next Generation: Sustaining Learners' Interest (Friday 3:00-3:45 pm, E141)Exploring and Promoting the Melody of Spoken English (Saturday 11:30-12:15 pm, B113)Pronunciation Games and Playful Activities to Promote Communication (Saturday 2:00-2:45, OB201)Mobile Devices - ELT for the Next Generation. Electronic Village Mini-workshop, with Susan Gaer (Thursday 12:30-1:50 pm, Electronic Village)marsha@sunburstmedia.com18

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