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    Welcome to the ACTFL Community! Our ACTFL community gets bigger every day. Many of you already know one another, while others are brand-new faces. For everyone new, and not-so-new, take a little time to introduce yourselves. Share your name, where you're from, what language(s) you teach, at what level, and why you believe language education is ...

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    Hello everyone, Could someone please give us an update on the state of the Can-Do Statements that were being worked on this summer (2017)? I was really hoping that I could go back to school with a final document for my department.  If this was recently addressed and I missed it, I apologize.  Thank you for any information that you may provide. Sincerely, ...

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    I recommend you speak to my colleague, Jonathan Brohl ( jonathan.broehl @gmail.com). He is our French teacher at Christian Brothers Academy. He might be interested to have this exchange. Good luck! ------------------------------ Gisela Cordero-Cinko gcorderocinko@gmail.com ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hello Everyone; I would like to establish a Skype conversation between 11th grade French classrooms.  My objective is to get students practicing their oral skills.  My students are IB students seeking.  Perhaps we could pick a topic ahead of time and have students prepare what they wish to talk about. If interested, please let me know and my personal ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hello everyone! I'm Dawn Samples, Coordinator for World Languages and Immersion in Lexington School District One, SC. As the guest presenter for the August Virtual Learning Module - Supporting Use of the Second Language (L2)  series, I would love to hear from you! This month brings a lot of excitement and planning to us all as we prepare ...

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    Interesting. When I left teaching at college level, the department was debating the online courses. I never voted. I am still not sure if learning a language online is beneficial. I guess for me it depends on the drive and interest coming from the individual studying, but this is the same as what happens in the classrooms. Those who do more outside ...

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