- SafeShare.TV is a tool that has 2 main functions. The initiative of all is to enable you lot to portion YouTube videos using a straight URL that frames the video without the advertising as well as other distracting features that mightiness drive students to wander off into less suitable materials.
- The minute as well as perchance fifty-fifty to a greater extent than useful constituent of SafeShare.TV is that it enable you lot to crop the video clip thus that exclusively a detail constituent is shown. This is specially useful when you lot desire to construct activities or tasks around clips that focus students on detail linguistic features.
How to usage SafeShare.TV
First honor a YouTube clip that has a department that you lot would similar to use. I chose this 1 from ‘Room amongst a View’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tehft3GDw6k. At nine mins it’s quite long thus I only wanted to usage a few sections.
Copy the URL as well as thus become to: http://www.safeshare.tv/. Paste the link into the champaign thus click on ‘Generate rubber link’.
This volition create a novel link to the video which you lot tin thus usage amongst your students to present them the clip.
When the students opened upward the link they volition exclusively come across the unmarried video clip amongst it’s title, similar the instance below.
If you lot desire to crop the clip thus that exclusively a brusk constituent of it shows, thus generate your rubber URL as well as thus click on the link that says ‘Do you lot desire to exclusively portion a constituent of the video? click to crop.’ This volition opened upward a pocket-size video viewer. Click the video to lookout it, thus click on ‘Set Start’ at the outset of the segment you lot desire students to see. Watch the segment as well as click ‘Set End’ at the halt of the segment. Now click ‘OK’
Once you lot convey clicked ‘OK‘ your rubber link volition hold out adapted to exclusively present the department of the video you lot convey selected. You tin thus either re-create the link to portion amongst students or portion it through a diverseness of social networking mediums.
Here’s a quick video tutorial showing how to practise this.
You tin download this video here or download a re-create for i-Touch or i-Phone here How tin nosotros usage this amongst students? Clipping videos makes it much easier for us to create activities as well as tasks that focus on specific areas of the video clip without having to lookout the whole thing.
- You tin conduct instance phrases to present the usage of linguistic communication inward context, such equally a telephone telephone phone or a scene that shows mortal booking into a hotel etc.
Here’s an example: Booking a hotel room This was trimmed from a much longer clip on YouTube
- You tin present students the outset to a clip as well as enquire them to predict what’s ‘going to’ come about next.
- You tin present the outset as well as halt of a clip as well as enquire students to predict what ‘has happened’ inward between.
- You tin present students a release of sections from the same clip as well as enquire them to guild them either past times using linguistic or visual clues as well as explicate their rationale.
- You tin present each pupil inward a grouping a dissimilar sections of the clip (like the v sections above) as well as thus enquire them to piece of job together to depict the constituent they watched as well as set the dissimilar sections into the right guild equally a group.
- You tin usage the sections to focus on the usage of specific structures, similar this 1 for ‘should have’ Should convey clip or this 1 for the usage of 3rd conditional 3rd conditional clip
- At the halt of these types of activities you lot tin present them the consummate clip. http://www.safeshare.tv/v/Tehft3GDw6k
What I similar virtually it
- It’s costless as well as slowly to use
- It gets your students right to the constituent of the video you lot desire them to see
- It allows you lot to easily separate videos into shorter clips
- there’s a uncomplicated ‘bookmarklet’ that you lot tin drag to your favourites bar, thus whenever you lot honor a YouTube clip your desire to usage you lot only click on it to larn the SafeShare.TV link.
What I’m non thus certain about
- Sometimes it doesn’t piece of job on my MAC
- It would hold out cracking to convey an embed code equally good equally a URL
Well those are some suggestions to larn you lot started cropping YouTube videos. I promise you lot honor them useful. You tin honor 25 to a greater extent than video related activities for EFL as well as ESL students here. Related links:
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Best Nik Peachey