Technical wizards Nicky Hockly and Gavin Dudeney present a series of lesson plans on using mobile phones in class, suitable for any device from the most basic phone to the latest smartphone.
Inside Mobile English
Print out the images of the old-fashioned mobile phone and modern smartphone located in the file in the top-right corner of the page. Alternatively, you can find Creative Commons licensed images by searching in Flickr.Procedure
As an accompaniment to their Mobile English series, Nicky Hockly and Gavin Dudeney provide an informative overview of mobile and handheld learning.
A short activity that can be used as a warmer or filler to review language that has already been covered in class. Any model of mobile phone can be used for this activity.
Students create individual or class image banks to record the vocabulary they study in class.
Students use mobile phones or voice recorders to deliver instructions that include phrasal verbs.
Students use mobile phones or other digital recording devices to record a 30-second video about their ’pet hates’.