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Listening and Captur

Captur PaddleListening is where language teachers really see a difference when using Captur.

In the broadest sense of listening, we mean that we want all of the students to listen to what we're saying, all the time. Too often in language classes, students are tempted to shift their attention away from the teacher if the students feel that they're not going to be held personally responsible for paying attention. For example, if I call on Junichi to answer a question, he may then feel "off the hook" for the next question that I pose to the class, because he's pretty sure that I won't call on him again without calling on some other students first.

With Captur, though, every student can be told to respond to every question, and thus we motivate them to pay attention to what's being said. Please explore this site further for specific ideas on using Captur with listening activities in language classes.

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1 Face Vocabulary Paul Shimizu 2419
2 Listening: One of These Statements is False Bill Pellowe 4684
3 Listening: Textbook Dialogs With Captur Bill Pellowe 3676
4 Storytelling in the EFL classroom Paul Shimizu 6978
5 Thirteen or thirty? Bill Pellowe 4483
6 Vocabulary Paraphrase Bill Pellowe 6951
7 Why Use Captur? Paul Shimizu 4362
 

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May 21, 2016 at PanSIG Conference in Okinawa We're giving a demonstration of Captur paddles at the PanSIG conference in Okinawa. The conference dates are May 20-23, 2016; complete details are available on the PanSIG conference website.…