The BEST Thing to Happen to Language Learning…Ever.

 

Lang-8

If you are on a journey to learn a new language and already speak one fluently…but have not tried Lang-8, then you are in for a revolution.  Debuting in 2007, Lang-8 took language learning to the highest, most user-friendly, international stratosphere (and that was three years ago!) …and it has never looked back.

  • The premise: Free Language Tutoring.
  • How: Users of Lang-8 (Infinite Languages) write journal entries in a foreign language. Then, other Lang-8 users who are native speakers of that language correct them.  In return, those users’ journal entries are corrected by other Lang-8 members.  What often happens is that 2 members who want to learn each others’ native language meet, and thereafter frequently correspond.  A simple way to bridge divides between nations, reduce miscommunication, and further world peace?  Its name is Lang-8. Continue reading
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New Video: Advanced ESL Middle School

Hello everyone!  I just wanted to post that I have added another video to my ESL Videos page (as well as to my YouTube page, NuevoKimochi).  It involves my after school students giving a speech about their new pet alien.  There are 8 students and each is just about as tired as a college student at the end of midterms but they manage to pull of a fantastic performance.  They prepped for 30minutes at the most (that includes drawing their alien and writing a short description) so please keep that in mind.



They are a pleasure to teach and always good sports about whatever I throw at them.  Finally, I am quite aware that I am still a novice when it comes to teaching so I am more than open to constructive criticism.

Until my next written post I am

Yours Truly,

~Dorian Wacquez