The images above were created in Wordle, using the texts from the articles from the first issue. Please feel free to download the images files and use them how ever you wish.
If you would prefer to print the Word Clouds, then you can download a PDF file of the images here: Issue 1 Word Clouds
Using Word Clouds in class
Word clouds are an incredibly flexible resource which could have a number of different applications in language teaching. They could be used as a started to get learners to consider what topics might be in a text. They could be used as a prompt for learners to write their own texts on the subjects covered in the articles. You could ask learners to work in groups to match the word clouds to the articles.
There are numerous possibilities – the following links give some ideas how they could be used: