Microblogging about country-related trends

Microblogging about country-related trends

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication, communities Level: intermediate and above Learning objectives: examine other people’s perspectives on a specific topic; develop a Twitter post based on students’ understanding of the selected topic Directions  Pick a unique...
Conducting a Twitter interview

Conducting a Twitter interview

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication Level: beginner and above Learning objectives: engage in a meaningful conversation with a target language user; compose appropriate questions based on the interviewee Directions Identify two target language speakers who are...
Creating curated cultural e-portfolios

Creating curated cultural e-portfolios

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, comparisons, connections Level: intermediate and above Learning objectives: develop an in-depth understanding of a cultural topic of interest; create a curated cultural e-portfolio Directions At home students add a photo or video to their...
Instapoetry in the target language

Instapoetry in the target language

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication Level: beginner and above Learning objectives: explore a new writing genre; use language and visual resources creatively Directions Decide on an Instagram hashtag and share it with students (e.g., #UAItalian201). Provide...
News from the target culture

News from the target culture

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication, connections Level: intermediate and above Learning objectives: evaluate a news post in the target language and share a perspective or opinion about the news; collaborate with peers by commenting on news shared by others...