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Integrating Technology

Integrating Technology

Doctor of Education

Female |TORONTO, Canada

ELT through Rhythm and Rhyme: Collocation, Critical Thinking and 3 Rs

18 Aug

2012 02:00 PM (CST)

This class ran for 62 minutes

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About the class

About the class

This webinar is hosted in English

In this presentation, participants will discover how songs based on the repetitive input of collocations can promote accurate and fluent use of language and foster critical thinking skills in English language learners. Following a brief presentation of the ColloLearn approach, we will view and discuss segments of music videos and other materials created by the presenter.

After earning an MA in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason R. Levine taught at several schools before becoming director of curriculum development for Embassy CES. Then, in 2002, he co-founded a TOEFL prep and English conversation school for international students in Manhattan. he is currently academic director of CAMPUS Education, a group of privately-owned English language schools based in New York City.

This year, Jason wrote the chants for the upcoming edition of the Oxford English Picture Dictionary for Kids. Jason is currently writing the chants for a new OUP series for adults and chants for children for a publisher in Turkey. He is chair-elect of the TESOL interest group Video and Digital Media and works periodically as an English Specialist for the U.S. Department of State.





Check out Jason Levine's Websites
www.colloandspark.com
www.YouTube.com/ColloLearn
www.facebook.com/FluencyMC
www.twitter.com/fluencymc
www.linkedin.com/in/jaselevine

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Integrating Technology

Integrating Technology

Doctor of Education
TORONTO, Canada

For several years, Jason R. Levine has been developing an approach to ELT based on songs that he writes and performs as Fluency MC. These songs, called ColloTunes, promote the acquisition and use of collocations to improve proficiency in English. They focus on areas of grammar and vocabulary learning that teachers typically find difficult or boring to teach. Jason makes videos of his songs and various supplementary materials. He posts the videos on YouTube and promotes them on Facebook, where he is an active administrator of a number of ELT/ELL groups and pages.

After earning an MA in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason taught at several schools before becoming director of curriculum development for Embassy CES. Then, in 2002, he co-founded a TOEFL prep and English conversation school for international students in Manhattan. he is currently academic director of CAMPUS Education, a group of privately-owned English language schools based in New York City.

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