Goals

Introduce students to the RTÉ Player

Tips

RTÉ, Channel 4, TV3 are available to view in Ireland, BBC and ITV are not yet available

 

Channel 4 is useful as it provides subtitles

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Student Notes

Introduction to the RTÉ Player

Lesson Plan 1, Improver's Course

The purpose of this lesson is to highlight to students where to locate the RTÉ player on the RTÉ website. It will guide users through the site and familiarise them with its functions.

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Suggested Actions

Ask your student to open the Internet and type the address www.rte.ie into the address bar

Show your student where the RTÉ player is located on the RTÉ homepage

Ask your student to click on the RTÉ player tab

Explore the RTÉ player web page explaining the following

  • latest programmes
  • calendar (to choose a day)
  • search box

Ask your student to click on the link to a programme they want to watch

Ask your student to click on the play button

Explain the RTÉ player video controls

  • play/pause
  • volume
  • progress bar
  • full screen

Ask your student to click on the home button to take them back to the RTÉ player homepage

Activity - watch the news

  • open the Internet and type www.rte.ie into the address bar
  • click on the RTÉ player
  • click on the link to the news
  • play/pause/stop the video