Learn English with TED Talks

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, B1, B2, C1

Overview

Bring the world of ideas to life in the classroom with the Learn English with TED Talks app from National Geographic Learning, in partnership with TED.

Learn English with TED Talks is a supplemental resource for students enrolled in English language learning programs.

This video-based language learning app helps learners understand and discuss powerful ideas from TED Talks.

With easy-to-use classroom resources, Learn English with TED Talks supports any English language curriculum and inspires learners to find their own voice in English.

  • Powerful ideas from TED Talks motivate learners to find their voice in English at each level of fluency.
  • Viewing support and practice activities on the app support language learning at four levels.
  • Instructor resources make it easy to use TED Talks in the classroom in as little as thirty minutes.

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National Geographic Learning

Learn English with TED Talks

Click here to request a demo of the Learn English with TED Talks app.


Learn English with TED Talks is a supplemental resource for use in any English language classroom. The language learning app and teaching resources help learners understand and discuss powerful ideas from TED Talks in the classroom.

Fully supported with easy-to-use classroom resources, including lesson plans and a Classroom Presentation Tool, Learn English with TED Talks supports any English language curriculum and inspires learners to find their own voice in English.

Click here to request a demo of the Learn English with TED Talks app.

Instructor Companion Site
Learn English with TED Talks includes teaching resources that make it easy to use TED Talks in any classroom and encourage active communication in English. On the Instructor Companion Site, teachers can access:
  • The complete Table of Contentsfor the program, including themes and topics, grammar, vocabulary, communication strategies and more.
  • Lesson Plans for each TED Talk, with suggested pacing for 30, 60, and 90 minute lessons, including printable worksheets.
  • Correlations to National Geographic Learning programs.
  • A Classroom Presentation Tool demo, with original activities to use in the classroom.
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