Currently, in connection with the development of modern means of communication, the opportunity for students to study English online has significantly expanded. One of them is Telegram channel through which you can access unique educational content at any time. Below are selected channels through which students can receive audio and video materials, grammar information, lists of words and expressions. To do this, it is enough to install several bots and channels on your telegram.
Examples of some Telegram channels:
IELTS With Masters - The main direction of the channel is the selection of materials for students who want to get the international IELTS exam. On this channel, the student will find collections of words and expressions for the oral part of the exam, analysis of grammar exercises, audio and video materials, as well as links to useful resources - educational articles, sites with exercises, reference materials. The channel has popular science videos from TED Talks. Posts are updated regularly.
Improve Your English - The main direction of the channel is a vocabulary. It is used by those who speak English well enough.
Grade Teacher Training - Designed for English teachers. On the channel, you will find helpful tips on teaching English as well as the information about international exams.
American - Convenient channel with interesting life stories, articles and quotes in English.
TED Talks - specializes in developing listening skills. Video and audio versions of the episodes are posted on the channel several times a week. Channel is for students with Intermediate level and above.
Andy English Bot -This bot is designed for interactive English learning. It will be mainly useful for Beginners -Elementary. The bot will not only communicate with you, but also correct your mistakes, share new vocabulary or exercises.
Cambridge Guys - This channel contains audio and video materials, educational podcasts (for example, from the BBC channel and the Merriam-Webster English Dictionary) for learning English, some of them are supplemented with scripts and analysis of the used vocabulary.
Thus you can find lists of synonyms on Telegram channels (for example, you will learn that “terrible” has synonyms just like abhorrent, appalling, atrocious), functional phrases (how to express your opinion, argue with the interlocutor, describe the pros and cons of your work), texts for different levels of English, podcasts, English songs with scripts, movie fragments. The regular use of resources from the Internet in English classes significantly increases the level of students' knowledge.
Prepared by Zhanetta Romaniuk a senior teacher of the English language department