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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

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?


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Highly motivated

Aptitude


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.)


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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 IINovice High (NH)

Spanish IIIIntermediate Low (IL)

Spanish IVIntermediate 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


This program kci

This program (KCI)


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


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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?


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