Web resources for improving English skills
Praat Language Lab – Software to improve spoken English.
Pronouncing individual sounds – This website lets you see videos of people pronouncing individual sounds that may be difficult for you to pronounce.
English Central – This website lets you see videos of people pronouncing individual sounds that may be difficult for you to pronounce.
Common Student Questions –These listening materials are designed to help you become better acquainted with a variety of typical student questions, common idioms used within them, and fast, reduced speech, a manner of speaking often used by American students. Most of the questions in these materials are generic questions; they could be heard in nearly any class or lab.
General Listening Practice –This websites include resources for listening practice as well as cultural information.
Audio dictionary – This English dictionary has sound files. You can hear and practice saying words.
Academic Vocabulary – This is a collection of the most commonly written words in academic English as researched by A. Cox at Massey University, New Zealand. It includes numerous vocabulary-building exercises.
Discipline-Specific Vocabulary – Generate discipline-specific word lists. Discipline-specific definitions, synonyms, collocations, and example sentences from discipline-specific texts are available by clicking on any word in the list.
Videos about teaching
Culture and Expectations in the US Classroom
Teaching Lab Sections
Web Resources for Improving Teaching Skills
University of Minnesota Center for Teaching and Learning – Online Workshops and Tutorials – Active Learning, Designing Smart Lectures, Integrated Aligned Course Design, Scenes, Surviving Group Projects, Syllabus Development, Writing a Teaching Philosophy