GLOBAL LANGUAGE LAB

Virtual exchange with a focus on languages

In this course, students participate in a video letter exchange to practice their foreign language skills by talking to global partners and engaging in meaningful conversation.

GLOBAL EXCHANGES
GLOBAL EXCHANGES

A video letter exchange where students connect with global partners who speak Arabic or Spanish as their native language.

MEANINGFUL CONVERSATION
MEANINGFUL CONVERSATION

A 21st Century pen pal relationship with a partner student in another country.

FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE
FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE

Local community, landmarks, geography, culture, and technology (students co-design an info graphic using Canva).

COLLABORATION PLATFORM
COLLABORATION PLATFORM

Communication and collaboration with global partners takes place via LUV’s mobile-friendly global exchange platform.

Course Descriptions

Further the development of foreign language skills by connecting U.S. students with native speakers in a global partner classroom. Available in Arabic or Spanish, this course offers a guided language and cultural exchange on topics such as sports, food, hobbies, travel and career aspirations. Using Level Up Village’s cutting-edge global communication platform, students connect with their global partners, sending and receiving video letters while following prompts designed to encourage interesting and thoughtful conversation.

This course is offered at 3 levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Teacher Feedback

“We also firmly believe in the necessity of engaging a diversity of human experience to deepen our ability to empathize, understand ourselves, and interact with other humans—to be global citizens.” (See the full story here.)

Zach Tabor

Delbarton School, NJ

This program is currently being offered with Arabic and Spanish speaking partners.

More languages will be offered soon!

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