We agree 100% with this article. I have completely changed my teaching style when we are on Zoom. I use videos, Powerpoints, Boom Learning Cards and digital activities. We use the digital whiteboard and the Annotate function. When I teach in person, I use manipulatives: task cards, picture cards, games, and movement. How would you […]
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, virtually all classes have become virtual. So, what is the best way to learn a language while interacting through a video chat medium? Make sure that you and the host have high-speed, reliable internet. There is nothing worse than being booted out of a Zoom session or having your teacher freeze […]
Learning English: A Glimpse Through the Eyes of a Recent Immigrant by Gina Covello, Founder Habla Language Services I interviewed Francy M who arrived from Columbia seven months ago. The majority of the interview was conducted in Spanish because she is still learning English. Francy started studying English in her home country in high school, […]
Rosetta Stone is clearly the biggest name in language education to date. Because they have marketed their product so much online as well as in kiosks in the mall, many people consider using this program to learn a language. As such, I receive many inquiries as to my opinion on its effectiveness. One of the […]
Here’s a website put out by the BBC and offers interactive games and quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/.
“Studies have shown that students who learn foreign languages in school actually realize other cognitive benefits that can make a difference in their academic career.” Arne Duncan is a proponent of language learning and exchange programs. Click here to read his interview with the Language Educator Magazine.