A well designed and delivered course in any subject area can benefit from a focus on interaction and student contribution. Foreign language courses can be successfully taught online, as well as make more effective use of a teacher’s valuable time. Avoid the managerial teacher-talk of the face-to-face classroom and find more time for students to produce language and engage in one-on-one discussion with the instructor.
Explore the wealth of online language tools: One of the most important habits foreign language students can develop is to practice, and there are many online tools that can help. This week’s teaching tip gives some examples of good online tools for foreign language development.