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Prounciation Assessment

Last week, we wrote about how to get our students to improve their pronunciation. And as promised, here is our example script with sample audio by a native speaker. We decided to take excerpts from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in … Continue reading

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Proficiency Based Exam

After finishing our recent unit and taking the proficiency-based assessment, I gave the students a short google survey to gather some feedback. I think it is important to give students a voice in their learning and let them know you … Continue reading

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Language Lab Activity

For those of you who have language labs in your building, this post may not be very enlightening. For those of us that teach in a building without such luxuries, we too can incorporate similar assessments and practice with other … Continue reading

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Proficiency Based Exam

At the beginning of the school year we undertook a new philosophy of teaching and assessing our students. As we discussed in our Communication┬áRubric post, our assessments would assess what students are able to produce themselves, instead of what they … Continue reading

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Participation Apps

1. Pikme (Free) by Smitesh Bakrania Can randomly select students with a shake. Or can scroll to a particular student. Upon answering a question, you can rank the student’s response one, two, or three stars. Good application if you want … Continue reading

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Using Whiteboards in FL class

My students love using individual mini-whiteboards. If you don’t have a class set: get one now! There are several budget-easy options. The first one, is to go to a hardware store such as Menards, Home Depot, etc. Look for a … Continue reading

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