Not Your School Recess’ Four-Square:  A reading, writing and speaking activity for the World Language Classroom

Here is a quick, low-prep activity for the world language classroom.  It allows for reading and writing practice for most levels–I would say 4th grade and up. STEP 1:  IT’S ALL YOU! First, you need to create a paragraph that targets what you want the students to practice.  It could be a simple paragraph that[…]

Extempore Co-Founders Interviewed on The TEFLology Podcast

Recently, two of Extempore’s co-founders sat down to discuss how technology, pedagogy, and linguistics can be brought together. If you haven’t yet listened to TEFLology, it’s an excellent podcast “all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters.” The podcast was started in 2014 by three EFL teachers working Japan (Matthew Schaefer, Matthew Turner, and Robert Lowe)[…]