Prepositions ūü§¨ (English & Spanish)


FACT: Students detest them. Teachers detest them. Sometimes they feel like teaching multiplication tables. This unit will bring the love back. I promise. All prepositions in English and Spanish are posted along with activities. 12 pages total. The point is to create a slide where objects are positioned everywhere. Prior to that, you should prepare... Continue Reading →

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Best ESOL practice sites/ GACE test practice link


Land of Lingtechguistics

Here’s a list of places to go and chat with people who want to speak to others in a different language for about 10 minutes per day.  As I always say, always keep your personal info to yourself, and go have a great time!

ToonDoo! Best for dialogues!- Can’t say enough good things!

Speaky.Com -Chatroom based practice

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BUSUU- 10 minute practice in any L2

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CoffeeStrap -Virtual coffeehouse for L2 learners

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Lingoglobe¬†‚Äď L2 language communitylingoglobe

ESOL GACE test practice

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Free TOEFL Test Practice Sites


Very useful!

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The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is given to students who have not graduated from a US High School, or have attended a non-US college, and are interested in pursuing Higher Ed studies in the United States. 

This is the breakdown of the test

Listening 30 to 50 40

to 60 minutes

adaptive short conversationslong conversations

dialogues

Structure 20 to 25 15

to 20 minutes

adaptive fill-inserror recognition
Reading 44 to 60 70

to 90 minutes

non-adaptive insert sentence

one best answer

 click on text

Writing 1 30 minutes non-adaptive a topic given to you

A typical graduate program that is competitive would want to see a score of over 600 under the new scoring system, although anywhere from 400-550 is also acceptable. 

Here are some awesome free practice sites for the TOEFL test that are sure to help you succeed. Click on the links and get instant access to them!

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How Padlet can Save Your Life


What Is Padlet? Padlet is, according to the site, ¬†a virtual wall. It is like a micro organizer, cataloguer or pinner. It is a "Pinterest of words and links and stuff." I cannot explain it. For sure, I can tell you that it is free to use and it is super flexible. You can get... Continue Reading →

Top 4 Sites for Typing Accents (tildes) in foreign languages and loads of shortcuts!


This is a quick share of¬†my favorite tools for tildes ,¬†accents and even symbols for currency. ¬† #1 The TYPEIT program¬†works off and online¬†and includes the IPA or International Phonetic Alphabet. ¬†TypeIt will select, copy/paste the letter that you need. ¬†#2 StudySpanish.com is also very helpful and simple to use.¬†   #3¬†Starr.Net helps a lot... Continue Reading →

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