I’ve fallen a little behind in posting my French studies recently. Instead of backtracking, I’m going to post my newest lesson. Since my last post, I have started a Level 2 course! Below is my weekly pronunication practice:
Here’s my pronunciation practice from my fourth French class. The following are the texts I’m using to practice. I am still very dependent upon reading the text to help me speak, but I can feel my confidence slowly building as I become more familiar with the vocabulary. I struggle with the French numbers and need to practice them more. As we begin to tackle higher numbers, I realize that I need to spend some time on the basics.
This is my French pronunciation practice from my third French class. I’m beginning to realize that I rely heavily on reading and seeing what I’m supposed to say. I need to practice my listening and responding without looking at my textbook, especially when replying with a negative. If you speak French, I would love to hear some feedback on my pronunciation. I’m actively looking for ways to improve my French language skills outside of my class and would appreciate any tips on apps, podcasts, websites, etc. that could benefit me. Merci beaucoup!
I have used several Google products in my classroom for the past few years. I started out slowly with Google Drive, and I’ve been slowly testing out other services to see what works in my ESL classroom setting. I started using Google Voice at the beginning of this Spring Semester, and now that we’re at the halfway point, I want to reflect on how I’m using it and how it’s working for me and my students. Initially, I was looking for a way to visually show my students their pronunciation errors. I looked into various services and apps that would allow my students to…