❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞                                                       (Frank Smith)


LISTENING comprehension

Listening comprehension is more than just hearing what is said; rather, it is a child’s ability to understand the meaning of the words he hears and to relate to them in some way. When children hear a story, for instance, good listening comprehension enables them to understand it, remember it, discuss it, and even retell it in their own words. This is an important skill to develop even at an early age, because good listeners grow up to become good communicators.

WRITING

Writing is a method of representing language in visual or tactile form. Writing systems use sets of symbols to represent the sounds of speech, and may also have symbols for such things as punctuation and numerals.

SPEAKING

Speaking is an interactive process of constructing meaning that involves producing and receiving and processing information (Brown, 1994; Burns & Joyce, 1997). Its form and meaning are dependent on the context in which it occurs, including the participants themselves, their collective experiences, the physical environment, and the purposes for speaking. It is often spontaneous, open-ended, and evolving. However, speech is not always unpredictable. Language functions (or patterns) that tend to recur in certain discourse situations (e.g., declining an invitation or requesting time off from work), can be identified and charted (Burns &Joyce, 1997).

DUOLINGO

Duolingo: 

is a free language- learning and crowdsourced 

text-translation platform.

The service is designed so that, as users progress through the lessons, they simultaneously  help to translate websites and other documents

LINGUALIA

Lingualia isn’t just a social network for learning languages and meeting people from all over the world to practise with, it’s a revolutionary new way to learn languages. Introducing Lingu – your made-to-measure teacher. Lingu is based on artificial intelligence which means he can automatically personalise each and every course to suit the student’s level across a variety of disciplines, their free time, and their motivation. 

READING comprehension

Comprehension is the understanding and interpretation of what is read. To be able to accurately understand written material, children need to be able to (1) decode what they read; (2) make connections between what they read and what they already know; and (3) think deeply about what they have read. One big part of comprehension is having a sufficient vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of enough words.

Readers who have strong comprehension are able to draw conclusions about what they read – what is important, what is a fact, what caused an event to happen, which characters are funny. Thus comprehension involves combining reading with thinking and reasoning


DUOLINGO LINKS BY GROUPS

NINTH THREE (9°3)

TENTH ONE (10°1)

TENTH TWO (10°2)

ELEVENTH ONE(11°1)

ELEVENTH TWO (11°2)

ELEVENTH THREE (11°3)