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Using powerpoint for teaching english

Khau Huu Phuoc

Using PowerPoint for teaching English is nothing uncommon. There have been hundreds of workshops, long and short in duration, on this issue. Why bother to re-address the topic? Admittedly, it is not new to utilize PowerPoint in teaching English, but have we effectively used it for the intended purposes of the particular lessons being taught or have we used it simply to add more visual aural items that have certain pleasing effect on the eyes and ears of the students? This presentation will examine the various types of activities in the English classroom, and, through demonstration, point out how the different tools of PowerPoint can be employed for the best results possible. The demonstrational slides are created using PowerPoint 2010. However, PowerPoint 2003 can be used for the same purpose, except that the program has a different interface