These lessons are samples of lessons created by MIIS students, which illustrate how mobile phones can be woven into traditional classroom language instruction in a way which enhances that instruction.
For novice learners
- Novice high Korean as a Foreign Language (KFL) students learn comparisons, modals, and reasons. Uses RoadMovie, PollEverywhere and Quizlet. By Yeji Yun-Goodman
- Novice ESL students comprehend and produce imperatives of motion. Uses Camera, Phone Call functions. By Amari Montin
- Novice adult community ed ESL students practice vocabulary and create their own materials. Uses WhatsApp. By Jennalee Kulig
- Novice English as a Second Language (ESL) students learn imperatives and the language of cooking. Uses iRecord, Staplelessbook, GroupMe, PollEverywhere. By Rosa Brambila
For intermediate low-mid learners
- Intermediate ESL learners use an ARIS geo-referenced game to practice top-down reading and inferring vocabulary from context. Uses Aris. By Catherine Purdy
- Intermediate middle school EFL students practice past tense through the creation of narrated slideshows. Uses VoiceThread. By Vanessa Hoffman
- Intermediate adult school ESL students practice planning and question asking by making restaurant plans. Uses WhatsApp, Yelp. By Alexa Squire
- Intermediate summer camp EFL students practice imperatives and sequential instructions through how-to videos. Uses YouTube, Camera, Socrative. By Rachel Musgrove
- Intermediate summer IEP students practice speaking in the context of American campus life. Uses Camera, Notes, Canvas. By Stephen Spanos
- University EFL students practice comparatives and superlatives in adjectives and adverbs and learn vocabulary about dating and relationships. Uses Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube. By Minh Nguyen
- Intermediate adult school learners describe and discuss foods, make predictions, tell stories, using third person and past tense. Uses DinnerSpinner, Flash card app of choice. By Tim Marquette
- .Intermediate EFL/ESL learners practice stress and stress-timing in their pronunciation Uses Messenger, VoiceMemos, Praat. By Nick Morales
- Intermediate ESL students create posters of the services offered on campus for incoming students by interviewing staff. Uses Aviary. By Drake Cottman
- Intermediate students of any target language create an annotated community map. Uses MapMarker, Instagram. By Andrew Sansone.
- Intermediate ESL students create videos to practice use of various aspects in the past tense. Uses LapseIt, Camera. By Lisa Weiss
- Intermediate middle school EFL students express opinions using modals in the context of child labor. Uses theGuardian, PollEverywhere, WhatsApp. By Rosanna Vargas
- Intermediate low ESL learners in a Korean camp express opinions. Uses Seesaw. By Tiffany Diebold.
- Intermediate adult ESL learners learn paragraph structure. Uses YouTube, PollEverywhere. By Alina Iskakova.
For intermediate high learners
- Intermediate outdoor adventure EFL students practice language of comparison and justification in selecting and describing gear. Uses Instagram, Lingua.ly, GoogleGoggles, PollEverywhere. By Terra Minolli
- Intermediate ESL high school students use the language of chronology and scheduling to negotiate vacation plans. Uses Socrative, Calendar. By Don Hansen
- Intermediate university EFL students support vocabulary acquisition and sociocultural knowledge through intensive reading. Uses PollEverywhere. By Yingying Meng
- Intermediate high EFL learners create a virtual reality tour of campus life at their school. Uses Google Camera Cardboard, MapJam. By Amy Russo
- Intermediate high IEP students practice focus on language by live tweeting a movie. Uses Twitter. By Terra Nicoll
- Intermediate high EFL students discuss food (in)security in the local community. Uses Instagram, MyPlate, YouTube,
For advanced learners
- Advanced EFL biomedical students learn to negate auxiliaries while discussing innovation and medical technology. Uses PollEverywhere, Sound Playback function. By Brandon Lambert
- Advanced EFL Japanese diplomats learn past tense and passive voice in discussing the history of a place. Uses Twitter, Maps, Video recording. By Danny McCarthy
- Advanced EFL Taiwanese diplomats conduct a simulation of international crisis incident management, using all four skills. Uses Chat, text message, ARIS, FaceTime, Email, Voicemail. By James Slaton
- Advanced EFL learners practice prepositions of location through an X-Men Scavenger Hunt. Uses Instagram, Socrative. By Emily Durst
- Advanced ESL learners explore their summer community using the tourist boards narrated walking tours. Uses Camera, VoiceMemos. By Kathy Yang
- Advanced Chinese EFL learners learn vocabulary for discussing Chinese medicine. Uses YouTube, Kahoot, PollEverywhere, Quizlet. Fen Vega.
- Advanced high school ESL learners learn language for job searching. Uses Socrative, Indeed.com, email. Neil Hetrick.