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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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    Do we know when the Can Do statements will be posted? I noticed that August 31st has flown by all of us. ------------------------------ Paris Granville granvillep@bsd405.org World Language Curriculum Lead ------------------------------

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    Hi everyone! Someone just alerted me of this thread and I was excited to see it--this is Chris from Boomalang. We've heard good things from professors about both En Vivo and TalkAbroad and we support their related missions--we just built Boomalang a little differently after meeting with educators the past few years. I thought we should clarify ...

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    Hola!  Crescendo Smalls, Spanish teacher in Brooklyn, NY. I've been teaching middle school for 9 years. I instruct grades 6-8 (Novice low - Novice mid) ------------------------------ Crescendo Smalls csmalls@schools.nyc.gov Spanish Teacher ------------------------------

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    Hello colleagues, For pairing language students with native speakers, I have used TalkAbroad. The interface is smooth and my students have liked their partners (and it's cheaper than Boomalang). - Tony ------------------------------ Anthony Pickering tpickering@bayschoolsf.org ------------------------------

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    ​1. Watch Movies in English - without subtitles. Watch movies for children as well as movies that you like. The language in children's movies is limited, but grammatically correct. 2. Read Books - every level - especially topics that interest you. Set a goal - for example every page of the entire Harry Potter series in English. or the Lord of the Rings ...


  • Call for 2017-18 Research Project Proposals

    The ACTFL Research Priorities Project supports empirical research on six priority areas that are currently critical to improving foreign language education. Proposals can initiate a new research study, support/expand a study under way, or explore an emerging ... more

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