"Many many recording platforms give glitchy hand movements, because obviously the movement is quick. This platform is easily able to keep up with it and we're easily able to see the signs from each student, which is awesome and exciting."
"It's just a lot of good practice leading up to ACCESS and from the platforms I've used and seen it definitely looks the most like what ACCESS looks like, which is super beneficial for the students."
Increasing student comfort, eliciting authentic responses & STAMP prep.
“This is the language lab we have been waiting for…students can practice the language anywhere, anytime and in all modes of communication."
"Extempore compliments the classroom by giving students confidence and promoting risk-taking in a low stakes environment."
"Saving time, building speaking skills, and monitoring progress."
"User friendly, easy, and perfect for interpersonal skills."
"I really like using Extempore because it gives me the opportunity to give my students private and personalized feedback, which is something that is not easily done in the classroom."
“It was my predecessor, Mariana Stone who initially implemented this technology at UNG. She was the previous Lab Director with 10+ years at UNG and developed the Language Lab from the dinosaur it was to how dynamic it is today.”
"Launching the pilot could not have been easier: the process of creating accounts for teachers and students was very seamless, intuitive, and quick, both during our time at school and during our time at home for online learning."
“What we appreciate the most is how the Extempore Support Team has been always ready to answer our queries timely. I have even had to work on weekends, and there was always someone there to help me out until I got to understand how the app works. That is invaluable!”
“Feedback and grading has been by far the best part. I love using my rubrics and then adding feedback all together. The written feedback section is really easy to use, and it almost feels casual. It reminds me of a social media layout. ”
"I could go on and on why language teachers should use it."
"When we want them to speak, write, and listen, we can do everything."