Allow your students the opportunity to improve or enhance their proficiency. Below are a few ways to keep students engaged in World Languages this summer along with templates and links! Hope you enjoy!
1. Read books in the Target Language. Visit the World Language selection of your local library and give the links to students.
2. Use your online textbook tools to review material from the year. Most texts have sites that do not require a login for practice.
3. Read or Listen to a series of current events in the Target Language. Record any notes or summaries on template. Use online sites and templates listed below.
4. Attend a Language Cafe session or peer conversation drop in class. Check your local area for details and provide to students.
5. Comment on class discussion outlets like GAFE or Edmodo folders that contains readings, prompts, etc. If you have a learning management system like Blackboard or Canvas, you can create class discussion threads and allow students to post and comment too!
6. Watch your favorite movies set to the Target Language or listen to songs! Click here for music databases.
7. Create a GOOGLE VOICE and have students leave recordings on a variety of given prompts or assignments.
8. Look up local events in your area that feature targeted culture or language. Give students the dates and have them write a reflection of their day. Every city is going to have a lot of tourism events at local restaurants or museums during peak months. After students have attended, they could turn reflections into you via email.
9. Practice Target Language through online sites. A few are listed below. Others are listed on our website: http://www.connectwithlanguages.com/teaching-world-languages-through-technology.html