Extempore Sync: Everything You Need to Know

Last Updated on 2021-04-22For the past few months, language teachers everywhere have been seeking the best way to observe their students engaging in interpersonal communication. But solutions have been elusive. And for students, it hasn’t been easier. Navigating multiple tech tools, managing microphone and video settings, all while actually talking to one another in the[…]

Getting Started with Extempore: First Steps, Quick Tips and More

Last Updated on 2021-05-06Welcome! Welcome to Extempore! Like starting anything new, learning how to use a new tech application for your classroom can take some time. Follow the steps below, and you and your students will soon feel comfortable using a platform that saves teachers time on assessments, reduces student anxiety, and houses a comprehensive[…]

An Introduction to Task-based Language Learning and Teaching

Last Updated on 2021-01-29Not too long ago I finished up a rather robust project for Extempore: reworking the importable tasks page. The driving force behind this endeavor was my newfound appreciation for task-based learning combined with a realization that Extempore would be the perfect host for such a project. After weeks of creating tasks, writing[…]