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Dennis John Newson, M.A (Cantab), P.D.E.S.L (Leeds

formerly
Universität Osnabrück , Germany



Blumenthalstr. 2
D-49078 Osnabrück 
Phone + 49 541 430109 Fax  + 49 541 430107

E- Mail djn@dennisnewson.de

 

We might have met at:


Classic article on the status of English language teaching in German universities

   English language courses at German universities: Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty? Mary Snell Hornby



Former projects
 

    Message: A Socrates project on multimedia education 

   

   An English Experience     A student excursion to London


Tambov Project 2004/5

           Viewing British Films Critically in a Variety of Cultural Contexts

                  Advertisement-free alternative site: http://www.britfilm.org


Inner-circle Kosovo Reports

Emails sent to a goup of friends and relatives on my first visit to Kosovo in 2000

Kosovo Reports

 WebQuest

            WebQuest: My Beautiful Laundrette


Sites of former interest

      Fachbereich 7 (Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften)

      Institut für semantische Informationsverarbeitung

      Universität Osnabrück

 




Blogs

Blog with photos of 3-week visit to South Africa 2007

Wikis

Astonishingly, the Wiki for Beginners in Second Life that I wrote as a tutorial for the members of the list Learning with Computers has, up to March 2009 had 3,300 hits:

SLwiki

 

This figure impressed me until my nephew, Steven, told me had got a 1000 hits for this photo:

 

1000 hits

 

 


Electronic discussion lists - websites

Chair, founder and owner  EFLTU - English-speaking Section Foreign Language Teachers United

Co-owner CETEFL - Central and Eastern European Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Owner/ co-owner, moderator/co-moderator of the following TEFL lists (list addresses):

Albania
Croatia
Czech Republic
EFLTU

Germany

Kosovo
Macedonia
Poland
Slovakia
Slovenia

OWL 

Formerly:

co-moderator IATEFL TTEdSIG

IELTS oral examiner

 

BLOGS

Seven Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

English From Zero

English from Zero Take 2

Praising Second Life

EFL in Second Life

Second Life and EFL

Interview with Gavin Dudeney

 

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SOUND RECORDINGS for A CELEBRATION of POETRY

All the World's a Stage

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Wikis Forthcoming
Photos from Second Life Forthcoming

Sites of current interest:

Second Life  

Where I am Osnacantab Nesterov

Young Learners SIG

The site of the Young Learners SIG.   I am moderator for discussions

Osnagroup

A group I formed at the end of the six-week EVO VWLL2009 workshop for those who wished to carry on learning about Second Life.