Language teaching videos
Watch free videos of practical teaching activities for teaching English as a foreign language.
In these short videos, staff from Victoria University of Wellington's English Language Institute demonstrate useful language teaching techniques and activities:
Series 1—Language learning techniques
- extensive reading
- intensive reading
- shared book
- speed reading
- substitution tables
- word card strategies
- graded readers
- finding learners vocabulary sizes.
Series 2—Extensive reading
- extensive reading in Vietnam
- extensive reading and vocabulary learning
- using LexTutor
- choosing a graded reader
- an extensive reading library
- tasks in extensive reading
- extensive reading and storytelling
- evaluating extensive reading.
These videos are freely available to use. No permission is required to use them in lectures and teacher‑training courses. It would be good to acknowledge their source.
Keep looking at the playlist because new videos will be added as they are completed. Written descriptions of the techniques can be found in Nation, P. (2013). What should every EFL Teacher Know? Seoul: Compass Learning. This book is also available in electronic form.