May 31, 2007

Animated gifs

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
I had never used or even thought of using animated gifs in my blog until I saw many of them in Libardo´s blog. They really bring life to postings. I got this one from What you have to do is go a site like photobucket, type animated gifs, then click on the gif you like with the left button of your mouse and once you see it bigger, look for the HTML code to the right, copy the code to your posting and VOILÁ, you have a moving picture.

May 27, 2007

This was my first trial with Mixercast. These are some videos I like.

May 24, 2007

ESL video

Another discovery by Larry Ferlazzo. This site not only offers video with quizzes at various levels, but also gives you the chance to download the video you want and create a quiz yourself.
Isn´t it superb?

click here for a quiz about "The smallest restaurant in the world"


It is an excellent game to teach vocabulary related to feelings and emotions. You’re given the word for a particular emotion and then have to create a face accurately demonstrating it.


May 18, 2007

Listening Dictation

This is a great site!
Try one from the film "Back to the future".
Now this one is from "Star Wars" (with video).

Browser Books

Very Charming site! It has reading books , great for beginners. You can read, look at pictures and when you don´t know how to pronounce a word just click on it and you´ll hear a child´s voice. CLICK HERE TO READ A BOOK.

May 16, 2007

Larry Ferlazzo´s website

What a great discovery! Larry has a wonderful site for students and teachers alike. I felt flabbergasted with all the possibilities. I´d like to compliment him on the wonderful job in putting all those resources together, and thanks for sharing.

CLICK HERE to have a look at his blog.

May 11, 2007

Trying to insert a mini console

Again! Let´s see.

This is a recording about my eating habits.
Now have a look at what you can do with
CLICK HERE and listen to this beautiful lady using MY VOICE.

May 10, 2007

How important is pronunciation?

VERY IMPORTANT! Watch this short film and observe what happens to this Italian when he makes some pronunciation mistakes.

May 9, 2007

Using commercials for LISTENING

While looking at the sites suggested by Camila Sousa for listening purposes, I came across this wonderful commercial . Wouldn´t it be great for beginners?

Hope you can hear it, if not click on the link below

May 2, 2007

Creating AVATARS

It´s something crazy to create a new you. This was my first trial with .