I have rewritten the code for the multiple choice cloze so that it avoids the use of pop-up windows. I have also made the code a little simpler. The tool is now complete and I am planning to write another authoring program using Java for this.
I wrote this exercise because I wanted to give my students some practice in paragraphing. The idea was to produce an online version of the standard kind of exercise where students divide a piece of continuous text into different paragraphs. It’s pretty simple stuff – the user is told how many paragraphs there are and […]
I have finally got round to finishing the Dialog Builder. I wanted a tool that would allow students to do some work on situational dialogues before attending a class, to act as a sort of warmer. The student hears one part of a dialogue and then chooses from a list of possible responses. If they […]
I have had a lot of useful feedback about my ‘Phonemic Hangman’ activity. As a result I have made some changes which I hope will make it easier to use.
First of all, I have included a short introduction to strategy for playing phonemic hangman. Phonemic Hangman is as simple to play as any conventional […]
This is the last exercise type in my series of exercises designed to practice phonemic script. This exercise works like conventional hangman, with the difference that the words to be guessed need to be ‘spelled’ using phonemic symbols, entered with the buttons in the web-page.
Phonemic hangman is a lot more difficult than the conventional […]