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ACTFL. Immersion. Who uses this?. Used by the US Department of Defense Used by missionary training schools. They produce results in just a few months . Why ?. - Spend up to 8 hours a day in the training programs . - Hours of work after classes .

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Actfl

ACTFL

Immersion


Who uses this
Who uses this?

Used by the US Department of Defense

Used by missionary training schools


They produce results in just a few months why
They produce results in just a fewmonths. Why?

-Spend up to 8 hours a day in the training programs.

-Hoursofworkafterclasses.

-Complete immersion.

What do theyhavethatisdifferent?



How is high school a different experience
How ishighschool a differentexperience?

Only 4-5 hours a week

Aptitude

Distractions

English outside of class

English in class


Levels
Levels

United States Department of Defense

Levels 1 – 5

All very advanced levels with a 5 being someone who appeared to be from that country.

(know the children´s songs, anthems, culture, etc.)


ACTFL created a

new way to rate

language speakers

in the level ‘1’


Novice
Novice

TheParrot


Novice1
Novice

Speech limited to memorized material

-Lists

-Short phrases

-Some memorized sentences


Intermediate
Intermediate

The Survivor


Intermediate1
Intermediate

Can create with the language

Can ask and answer simple questions on familiar topics

Can handle a simple situation or transaction

Complete sentences

(Intermediate Mid – complex sentences)


Advanced
Advanced

TheStoryteller


Advanced1
Advanced

Can narrate and describe in past, present and future time/aspect

Can handle a complicated situation or transaction

Paragraph length discourse


Superior
Superior

TheThinker


Superior1
Superior

Can support opinion, hypothesize, discuss abstract topics

Can handle a linguistically unfamiliar situation

Highly educated speaker


High school levels
High School Levels

Spanish I Novice Mid (NM)

Spanish II Novice High (NH)

Spanish III Intermediate Low (IL)

Spanish IV Intermediate Mid (IM)


This program
This program

ALL students are performing AT LEVEL or higher. Several students performed up to 2 levels higher (two years)

YOU have the opportunity to LEARN to speak and USE a second language



College credit
College Credit

Think of where you could be after FOUR years!!!

8-20 college credits

NH – 8 credits

IL – 12 credits

IM – 20 credits


YOU

What level do you think YOU can reach?!

Where would YOU like to be??!!

What are you going to learn this year?!

What are you going to do to help others?