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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...

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    Hola Serafina, me gustaria ayudarte. Especialmente si son de 10 minutos cada entrevista. Sin remuneracion, solo con el animo de ayudarte y de practicar. Marco ------------------------------ Marco Andrade marcoandrade@vistamarschool.org

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    RE: Master degree

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    Thank you for you reply. I'm looking at input from teachers that had done a master degree and can share their experiences about the program they did. What worked? What program they did? How long it took them to complete? what university they did it? online? etc. ------------------------------...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    The community college where I teach part time has been requiring all foreign language students to use Tell Me More to fulfill the language lab requirement. It currently costs the students $45 per semester, but Rosetta Stone, which owns TMM, is doubling the price for next year. We believe that this...

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    RE: Master degree

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    I wanted to respond because I feel strongly about this issue. I feel teachers should get a Master's degree in the subject they teach. It has lot more weight than a Master's in Education. A Master's in Spanish would allow you teach a dual enrollment class (students receive college credit) or even a...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear Serafima, Certified ACTFL OPI Testers are only authorized to conduct and rate ACTFL OPIs through their own institutions or through the ACTFL testing office. ACTFL does not authorize Testers to provide any ACTFL ratings, unofficial or otherwise, outside of these parameters, unless designated...

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    I am a certified OPI tester and might be interested in rating those interviews. When do you need them done? Will there be any remuneration? ------------------------------ Manuela Gonzalez-Bueno mgbueno@ku.eduAssociate Professor

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    I think odd chapters one year and even chapters the next would work well with D'Accord because the chapter themes are 'stand alone' in that they don't build on each other. Also, the grammar in each chapter isn't really sequential either for the most part. The teacher needs to make decisions about...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    We have 7 recorded oral performance interviews conducted at the end of the college Spanish course. We are looking for Spanish certified OPI testers or individuals with experience in OPI testing who would be willing to conduct an unofficial rating of these conversations on the basis of the ACTFL...

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