In this practical seminar Amy Lightfoot explores the current opportunities for learning English using mobile phones both in and out of the classroom. May 2012, London.

In this practical seminar Amy Lightfoot explores the current opportunities for learning English using mobile phones both in and out of the classroom. She debates the pros and cons of this medium and looks at a variety of content that is currently available. She shares her experiences of creating some of this content, and discusses the early outcomes of these projects. Amy also considers the educational implications of widespread mobile phone availability, particularly in developing countries.

Amy Lightfoot is a freelance ELT materials writer, teacher and teacher trainer, based in the UK. Her regular clients include the British Council and the BBC. She has recently been involved in several large-scale multi-platform materials writing projects, including writing content for mobile learning.

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I accept the Beginner's guide to mobile learners in ELT

I accept the beginners guide to mobile learners in ELT.

Currently, Smart mobile phone's digital functions - such as sound-recording, video-recording, peers-sharing communities, presentations-giving, homework-delivering, APPs for special subjects are still main supplements for classroom-based traditional courses, especially in developing countries.

Mobile tech has helps it very simple to browse for information through the site.

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