Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Social Networks for Learning Languages

Learning Languages is now a separate learning area in the new curriculum and compulsory for schools to provide the opportunity for Years 7 – 10 to learn an additional language. Primary Schools are now collaborating to offer languages across their schools & this project is now growing from 3 to 7 schools offering introductory French & Spanish (from small acorns grow… :-)

The following are some social networks for learning languages, that with supervision & guidance, be a useful addition to the language teachers toolbox.

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http://www.livemocha.com/

 

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http://www.italki.com/

 

 Guide to these & other sites

 

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  “Learn a language with the Radio Lingua Network by downloading our free materials to your computer or mp3 player …” http://radiolingua.dyndns.org/

 

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