Youtube for education (by a fellow French teacher):

Notes from an in-class presentation:

youtube.com/education

Has content that has been vetted classroom-appropriate.

For learning languages, allows the students to hear the proper accent, and pay attention to different accents. Benefits of teaching with videos (short of physically travelling to the country):

  • Immersion,
  • Cognition,
  • Motivation

How to incorporate Youtube in class?

  • Homework assignments
  • Listening exercises: fill the blanks, add subtitles
  • Explore regional differences and accents
  • Students create their own presentation

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