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...
Exploring new cultural topics

Exploring new cultural topics

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication Level: beginner and above Learning objectives: consider new cultural topics usually not found in traditional language textbooks; examine and question culturally-relevant photos Directions Create a closed Facebook group as the...
Analyzing language use in social media

Analyzing language use in social media

ACTFL goal areas: cultures, communication Level: intermediate and above Learning objectives: evaluate formal and informal language use on Facebook page; reflect on students’ language use on their own Facebook profile and recognize the importance of responsible social...