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CGB Review of Pan's Labyrinth/El Laberinto del Fauno (1,000 likes special!)

So when the Catholic Girl Bloggin’ Facebook page hit 1,000 likes, I knew I had to do something special to celebrate.  I decided to do a review of my favorite movie of all time. 1,028 more words

Vocabulary and Verb Form Task Cards in Foreign Language Class

Teachers are always looking for new and inventive ways to make vocabulary and verb form/tense practice more engaging, communicative and proficiency-based in the foreign language class.  495 more words

Activities And Games

Week one in Montréal: Making Friends and Adapting

To be honest I was pretty depressed about being in Montréal on my first day. I didn’t like where I live or what the campus looked like, going back to using French all the time was intimidating, and I felt very alone. 1,526 more words

Study Abroad

French Lessons for Ironman IMMT

Ironman Mont Tremblant is in French Speaking Canada.

So, I started a little French language lessons online. It can’t hurt. Languages are fun. My sister was a linguistics major at UCLA and she even went to Quebec to use her French. 24 more words


USA: ALL Teachers are Language Teachers!

Read “English Language Learners Need New Pedagogy to Meet the Latest Standards” at http://www.wested.org/rd_alert_online/english-learners-need-new-pedagogy-for-new-standards/?utm_source=WestEd+E-Bulletin&utm_campaign=4410e18b41-E-Bulletin%2C+August+2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7ef0d0acbf-4410e18b41-76121873


All teachers need to see themselves as teachers of language use — a concept foundational to successful implementation of new standards.

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How the Internet is Changing Language

MAY 19, 2015



Prevalent use of the internet has spawned a number of linguistic conventions, many of which could have lasting impact on language. 1,411 more words


Can one learn a Foreign Language at a regular school?

Can a student learn a Foreign Language (usually English and/or Spanish) attending classes at a regular school in Brazil? This question has surfaced lately here in this country and many reasons lead to a capital “ 596 more words