Exploiting Internet-Based Materials in Teaching English
Good learning materials are keys to success in language classroom. This webinar reviews some
principles of evaluating internet resources on five common criteria including authority,
objectivity, accuracy, currency and usability. Besides, the webinar helps English teachers to
prepare learning materials more effectively by introducing simple free online tools like ED Toefl
iBT, Rubistar for Teachers, YouGlish, Lyrics Training, Rewordify, Wordle, Tubequizard etc.
and several resourceful TESOL websites through hands-on activities. The webinar is useful for
K-12 teachers who are trying to enrich their language classes with interactive, engaging and fun
internet-based learning activities.
Nguyen Ngoc Vu, Ph.D. is the dean of Faculty of Foreign Languages, Hoa Sen University and
chairman of STESOL, Association of Vietnam Universities and Colleges. Dr. Vu has 12 years of
experience building and researching ICT integration into project based teaching and English
language teaching in Vietnam. He is also leading an e-learning team to produce digital contents
at Education Quality Training Support Center of Vietnam Association of Universities and
Đỗ Nguyễn Đăng Khoa
Do Nguyen Dang Khoa is a lecturer at the National College of Education, and the vice academic
manager at IELTS Vietop. He has also been a frequent presenter at TESOL conferences in the
Indochina regions, including VietTESOL (2018), CamTESOL (2019) and LaoTESOL (2020).
He has just received Hornby Scholarship, which covers his upcoming MA study at Warwick
University in 2021. His thematic areas of interest include Computer-assisted Language Learning
(CALL), academic writing, professional development, IELTS, material development and
Nguyễn Thị Dung
Nguyen Thi Dung is currently working as an English teacher at Hanoi Thang Long secondary
school, Hanoi, Vietnam. She already published a book about English in the workplace last year.
She is now working on some personal research. She is interested in Teacher Education, Early
Language Education, Technology in Education and Neuroscientific Methodologies. She can be