About this resource:Experts agree: If you’re raising a bilingual child, you need books written in the minority language. And bilingual books are a great way to hook children on the minority language. Snowflake Stories creates award-winning, bilingual and single-language personalized children’s books in any 1-2 of 5 languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian. And the […]
About this resource:The Add1Challenge(Hosted by Fluent in 3 Months) “The Add1Challenge is a community of language learners who commit to learning a language for 90-days. All participants aim for the same goal – holding a 15 minute conversation in their target language. The Add1Challenge empowers you to build a language learning routine that works with your […]
Have you ever tried reading a book in another language and spent half an hour on one page trying to decipher new vocabulary? I have. I decided to read an advanced book in German in order to improve my vocabulary and ended up frustrated and discouraged.
Extempore allows instructors to obtain and assess authentic speech without having to schedule face to-face time with each student. Instructors can now create an activity on the Extempore website, selecting a set of parameters for each question, depending on the learning objectives. When configuring a final exam or any other form of summative assessment, for example, the teacher may limit the time the student has between reviewing the prompt and answering the question
The Extempore app also allows the instructor to decide whether students can re-record their answers. For practice assignments or for any other form of formative assessment, on the other hand, timing restrictions can be more flexible.
About this resource:”Speechling – How to Improve Your Speaking Quickly in Any Language” This is an introductory video about Speechling.About the Hongyu Chen(President and CEO):For the past fifteen years, I’ve been studying Spanish, Chinese and English and have reached near-native (C2) levels in all three.I originally learned Spanish by starting an intercambio, or language exchange, with […]
About this website:LingQ is a vibrant community of passionate, enthusiastic language learners and native speaker tutors. The combination of awesome people and effective methodology make LingQ the best place to learn a language.About Steve Kaufmann (co-founder):Steve has had a passion for languages most of his life and is a well known polyglot on the web. […]
A language you don’t know often sounds just like a stream of gibberish. With the right kind of listening practice you’ll learn to understand rapid-fire conversations in the language you’re learning. And together with reading, listening will give you effective tools to practice speaking.
Explanation of what we do at www.spanishlistening.org and why we do it this way.