Best ESOL practice sites/ GACE test practice link


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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 – L2 language communitylingoglobe

ESOL GACE test practice

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Caine’s Arcade Lesson Plan


Now just $1! Get your STEM lessons crafted to perfection with this lesson plan!

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Now that STEM is all that, your school may be about to do a Caine’s Arcade to celebrate creativity. If you do not know Caine’s story, click here. 

If you are familiar with the story, and are currently in the process of creating a game, here is a neat creativity map I created for TPT and TES.  Feel free to browse through my shops and let me know if you want a special pricing so many people can use it.

The whole file is about 16 pages long and has a key!

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Multiculturalism and Sociology as Fields: Durkheim, Weber, and Mead: An analysis of theories


Meade, Durkheim and Multicultural Sociology

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This thesis will show the parallel histories of sociology and multicultural studies. The contributions of Durkheim and Weber will serve as a monitor of how both sciences were born, and have survived as in a symbiotic synergism which continues to develop until today.  The works of Margaret Mead will mirror the importance of social culture, and her impact on the study of sociology in terms of how ethical research and responsible analysis of diversity influences the validity of sociological work.  On and all, this paper will declare the uniqueness of multiculturalism within the study of sociology, and will argue that further studies and preparation will be needed to fully comprehend the extent to which society continues to change. 

A Brief Look into the History of Sociology

France, nineteenth century.  The French are barely recovering from the destruction and chaos brought in by the French Revolution:…

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Valentine’s Day Quick Fun Activity


Valentine's Day Candy Heart Counting and Sorting, plus ESOL component Students will count hearts and organize them by color, and they can do this in English or Spanish. Then they have to read the messages in the candy hearts, and count the number of hearts per message. Great for regular ed and ESOL. Check them... Continue Reading →

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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