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The 5 Ws of Photos

November 4, 2011


Describing + Interpreting Photos In this lesson students watch a video on how to interpret photographs, then go on to describe and identify a series of famous photos using the 5 Ws strategy outlined by the presenter. There is an optional conversation activity at the end. The lesson is best suited to upper-intermediate and advanced […]

Quick Tip : Messagehop

December 19, 2010


What is a Quick Tip? : Basically, these are short blog posts on videos and web apps which I haven’t got enough time or creativity to fully exploit in a Tefltecher lesson. Quick Tip : Messagehop (trivet photo + text) There are lots of apps for adding text to photos, but this one stands out […]

Exploiting Famous Photos

May 12, 2010


Exploiting Famous Photos Most students love showing each other photos they’ve taken, but now and again it’s also a nice idea to base a lesson around photos which have entered our collective memory and become “classics”. You know the ones I mean! Photos that have become famous because they capture a particular historical moment or […]

Talking photographs

March 1, 2010


Talking Photos : Fotobabble and Wallwisher This task involves students adding a recorded commentary to a photo using a web service called Fotobabble. Fotobabble is not the only application which allows you to add sound to a photo, but it’s probably the quickest and most user-friendly that I have seen so far. Of course, if […]