Category Archives: SlideShare Presentations

Is “I can” enough to show what students can do with the language?

Is "I can" enough to show what students can do with the language? (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comIs adding “I can” to the front of a prompt enough for a student to show what he or she can do with the language?  Take a look at this SlideShare to see how to make these statements communicative.

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How to Assess Foreign Language Proficiency (SlideShare)

How to Assess Foreign Language Proficiency (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comAssess foreign language proficiency can be challenging.  This SlideShare presentation will give you some concrete ways of grading communicative language.

Interactive Foreign Language Speaking Activity with Playing Cards (SllideShare)

Foreign Language Cuumincative Speaking Activity with Playing Cards (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comEasily create an interactive and communicative foreign language speaking activity using playing cards.  Check out the SlideShare below to see how.

Task-Based Activities in the Foreign Language Classroom (SlideShare)

Task-Based Activities in the Foreign Language Classroom (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comWhat is the difference between an exercise, an activity and a task in the language classroom?  What are the effects on language proficiency and acquisition?  Take a look at the SlideShare below to learn all about it.

Tips for Achieving 90%+ Target Language Use (SlideShare)

SlideShare on Tips for Achieving 90%+ Target Language Use (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.com)This SlideShare presentation has tips and recommendations for achieving 90%+ target language use in the foreign language classroom.

90%+ Target Language Use: Support and Assessment (SlideShare)

90%+ Target Language Use: Support and Assessment, SlideShare (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comThis SlideShare Presentation gives tips and tools on supporting 90%+ target language use in the classroom. There are also concrete tools to assess proficiency levels and hold students accountable for their commitment to using the target language.

3 Step Foreign Language Class Lesson Plan (SlideShare)

3 Step Foreign Language Class Lesson Plan (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.com Take a look at this SlideShare presentation that shows a 3 step lesson plan to ensure that your students are not just practicing the target language, but using it to communicate.

Use Task Cards to Build Foreign Language Confidence and Proficiency (SlideShare)

Use Task Cards to Build Foreign Language Confidence and Proficiency (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comTask Cards are a very effective way to provide students with opportunities to practice vocabulary and language structures as they work toward building proficiency.  Check out this SlideShare Presentation for ideas on using task vards in the foreign language classroom.

ACTFL Modes of Communication (SlideShare)

ACTFL Modes of Communication (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comHere is a SlideShare with clear definitions of the ACTFL Modes of Communication with tips on using them in the foreign language classroom.

Growth and Fixed Mindset in Foreign Language Learning (SlideShare)

Growth and Fixed Mindset in Foreign Language Learning (SlideShare) (French, Spanish) www.wlclassroom.comClick through the SlideShare presentation below to learn about how essential it is for learners to have a growth mindset when taking on the task of learning a foreign language.  Think about how teachers can help to promote a growth mindset in their students.  Feel free to share with students.