This is a question that gets asked quite a lot on social media, and the simple answer is: well, yes, and no…
This post looks at what you can do for FREE on TeachVid.
1) FREE, but without registering
Anybody can go to the TeachVid site and do the following, without even registering or logging in:
• Public resources Browse and search through the many publicly available TeachVid resources via the resources page, using the selectors available to search by video language, translation, category, level, etc. (No advanced search though: this is available to subscribers only.) See the TeachVid resources page
This post looks at 5 different ways of exploiting a TeachVid resource with your students…
1) The Resource Page
Students (or you) can search the resources to find one that they (or you) want to use. Spend time in Learn Mode listening, watching, pausing the video, comparing the languages, clicking the subtitles for text-to-speech and chunk notes etc. Students (if working individually) can then do any of the available activities in any order and have their scores and progress saved by TeachVid.
It was previously the case that only those with Teacher subscriptions to TeachVid were able to create resources on TeachVid…
Not any more 🙂
All registered users can now create their own TeachVid resources!!
If you go to the resources section of TeachVid (you’ll need to register – FREE – or log in if you’ve already registered), you’ll see that you now have a “My resources” tab which looks something like the image below: