CEFR for self assessment

 

In this video on CEFR, Claudia introduces you some useful online tools, related to the CEFR but aiming at different purposes. One aims tool aims at speaking assessment, the other one aims at intercultural assessment. Claudia introduces WebCEF which makes use of videos of learners to assess their spoken output.

Links

WebCEF

http://www.webcef.eu/

Promoting autonomy with CEFR portfolios

This video on CEFR looks at learning portfolios and self-assessment tools. The key theme here is developing student autonomy. The ELP (European Language Portfolio) is a tool for self-assessment. The video shows tempates and assesses your on-line options. In essence, the ELP is a tool owned by learners to document their language learning experiences and to plan and monitor their progress.

Links

European Language Portfolio

http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/education/elp/elp-reg/Default_EN.asp

Introduction to the CEFR

The first video on CEFR explains the aims and origins of the Common European Framework of reference. This video will be useful for users of Video for All. The CEFR is mainly aimed at language practioners and is helpful in thinking about learner’s needs. This video provides key on-line resources.

Links

CEFR homepage by Council of Europe

http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/linguistic/Cadre1_en.asp

CEFR pdf document

http://www.coe.int/T/DG4/Linguistic/Source/Framework_EN.pdf

A recipe for app smashing

Using subtitles for supported listening

Subtitling

pdf

Applying pixelation to protect visual identification

pdfPixilation

Creative collages

Creative collages is about bringing words (written and spoken) together in a modern style video production. Students can type words, cut out printed words, create their own words, put them together on top of each other, combine them with other materials. At the same time words / sentences can be recorded and combined with the images. These ideas work well in conjunction with the art lesson.

pdfCreating collages