Create Language Activities with the new Moodle Book from Packt

December 2009 | Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching is a new book from Packt that is aimed at creating enjoyable, useful language learning activities. Written by Jeff Stanford, this book is a recipe for creating Moodle activities based on a communicative language teaching approach.

Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.  It is designed to help educators create online courses with opportunities for rich interaction. Its open source license and modular design ensure that people can develop additional functionality.

With this book, educators would get different approaches with fully working examples for adapting classroom activities to the Virtual Learning Environment. It will help them to set up an online language learning center that includes reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar activities. Users will learn how to improve their learning activities and make them visually attractive by installing flash audio players and You Tube video on their Moodle site.

Educators will develop the confidence to set up their own Moodle site with impressive results by building activities based on the models in this book. Students will be able to interact with listening texts and learn an activity on extended reading through tasks such as matching, gap-fill, text prediction, and ordering events from this book.

With plenty of easy-to-understand instructions, examples and screenshots, this book is ideal for teachers, trainers, and course planners who want create their own language learning activities. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/moodle-1-9-for-second-language-teaching/book

Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching
Engaging online language learning activities using the Moodle platform

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/moodle-1-9-for-second-language-teaching/book

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