The students have to come up with their own dialogue and record their voices while reading what they wrote in French covering the grammar + vocabulary every two chapters from Espaces. Done in Blackboard.
Each group has to make some research on the internet to make comparisons between specific topics in French culture versus other world cultures. Turned in via Turnitin in Blackboard.
Tests, Individual, Group
The essay or composition is turned in Turnitin via Blackboard.
Prezi, Power Point or a Video Presentation
Semester Final Project
Get your wheels turning: Oral Presentation
Assignments about making comparisons between French culture and cultures from other countries: the US, etc.
I create a written report from Blackboard for each assignment after grading so the students know what to work on (grammar, vocabulary mistakes, sentences constructions). They also see the average grade for each assignment for the class to make comparisons with their own assignments.
This is still an onsite class but using technology in class and outside the classroom to enhance what we do with the textbook. We
We, at times, see some fun educational videos on TV5 Monde and the news.
Prerequisites for these classes: None for French 101; 201 need French 102
If I don't have too many students, I teach in a French bakery next to the school. Once a semester.
Via Ning, students can participate at any time of the day with interactive discussions between themselves on many various cultural topics and exchanges their viewpoints with French students in a college in France.
Students can read some short French children stories to young American children up to 5 years old.
Self-practice quizzes (with answers) done in class via the University of austin, Texas and at home for review purposes before the tests done in class.
Via "Messages" in Blackboard so I can centralize all the students'messages or leaving a phone message on my voice box and during office hours.