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Summer Reading in a Foreign Language

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Summer Reading in a Foreign Language

Having students read during the summer in the foreign language they are studying is very important. Many students lost time during the pandemic and online lessons - don't let them lose another couple of months. Find books that are high interest for them. For reluctant readers, they might be willing to read Harry Potter in French or Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dogman in Spanish. For the more adventurous readers, have them read an original book in that language. Even if the book is a little below their reading ability, if it is not too difficult, they are more...

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Just in - French Novels for Adults!

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Just in - French Novels for Adults!

Explore some of the recent French fiction for adults we have imported.

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New Foreign Language Games

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New Foreign Language Games

Just a short vlog post about some foreign language games - great fun when you are stuck inside!

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Free Resources for Remote Learning from EuroTalk

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Free Resources for Remote Learning from EuroTalk

While stuck at home, if you are a teacher or professor, your primary concern is probably how to continue teaching. First, one of our publishers in England, EuroTalk, has offered their app uTalk, free for at least 60 days to help your students.  It’s already helped thousands of students and doesn’t need any tech skills or IT dept involvement! Available in 140 languages – for anyone who has a phone, tablet or computer!The app: Offers a choice of over 140 languages Improves speaking and listening skills Uses games-based learning with points scored for correct answers. Features 60 topics per language...

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Top 5 Terrific Tech-Based Tools

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Top 5 Terrific Tech-Based Tools

Top 5 Terrific Tech-Based Tools for the Foreign Language Classroom Finding ways for students to learn meaningful spoken language in the classroom can be a challenge but technology-based tools for the foreign language classroom make it extremely easy for students to learn at their own pace. Incorporating new technologies in the foreign language classroom is an integral part of the learning process that enables learners to foster the 4c’s namely communication, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration. Technology should therefore not make teachers insecure or threatened for fear of losing their jobs. The truth is that not even the most advanced...

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