Language learning&technology techniques adapted to the Taiwan

Here are pictures of the signing ceremony of an agreement for Development and Cooperation between Robotel Inc., SI-Tech and the Kaohsiung National University, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. « Robotel is very happy to enter in a cooperation agreement with NUK to help develop more language learning techniques adapted to the Taiwan education market. Their knowledge and […]

Celebrate the European Day of Languages 2013

The European Day of Languages is the 26th of September, as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on the 6th of December 2001. Its aim is to encourage language learning across Europe. Whether as an individual or as a group, within an organization (school or association) or just among friends, people of all ages can get involved in the […]

SC+ song exercises

SmartClass+, a digital language learning platform, offers language teachers several interesting exercise templates. Each exercise includes a media file (audio, video, text, picture), teacher’s instructions and a tool for students to interact with the presented topic. I want to introduce some of the exercise templates that support using songs in the language classroom. In the videos you can […]

Language lab in Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico

Escuela Normal de Montemorelos, “Profesor Serafin Peña” is starting this school year with brand new SmartClass+ language lab. Language lab is equipped by 45 students’ stations. All language activities, individual exercises as well as live class interaction activities are led from the teacher’s station. Students’ stations are situated in sets of five. The system is equipped with Audio Matrix system that provides crystal […]

INSPIRATION: Language Teaching & Technology Conferences in Czech Republic 2013

In May and June 2013 there were language teachers from Czech republic enjoying the inspiring atmosphere at the series of conferences. You can enjoy the workshops’atmosphere in conference video. 2 cities, 2 days, 80 teachers, 16 workshops to attend, 7 speakers. The topic of conferences was “teaching with language lab.” New digital language labs are […]

Getting to know SC+

SmartClass+ is a digital language learning platform developed by Robotel Inc., a Canadian company based in bilingual Montréal. The overall mandate for SmartClass+ is to help language teachers orchestrate language learning activities for their students, and to help those students learn a new language. When this new platform was first conceived, the primary goal was […]

Useful link: Foreign Language Technology Online Magazine

Founded by Edwide Simon, a Language Technology Coordinator for the Anderson Language & Technology at the University of Colorado Boulder, FLT Mag is a web-based magazine dedicated to offering a practice-oriented publication to language teachers and technologists wanting to know more about smart classrooms. It offers great reports of conference worldwide as well as web […]

Five Communicative Language Teaching Methods

University of Aplied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Centre for Languages and International Relations (CLIR), published a great video that clearly presents these five methods: