Extempore eliminates the need for an expensive language lab for speaking and listening practice. Students work on their computers or mobile devices. Timing parameters ensure spontaneous responses.
An assessment app by nature, Extempore boasts numerous safeguards for maintaining academic integrity and test security. Introduction We will be honest with you— for any digital assessment tool, there is only so much that can be done to ensure academic integrity and test security. However, we at Extempore are doing everything we can to make[...]
Posted on 2021-05-04 by Grant Castner
If your students were dropped into the target language environment by themselves right at this second, what could they do? Could they survive with more than just primitive hand signals? “Freewrite” and “freetalk” assignments give you those answers. These tasks allow students to show what they can do in the target language with no (okay,[...]
Posted on 2021-01-04 by Grant Castner
So simple yet often overlooked, reading out loud (‘oral reading’ in academic parlance) carries countless benefits for learners of second languages.
Posted on 2020-12-14 by Grant Castner