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  • 1.  
  • 2. <ul><li>Low intercultural skills </li></ul><ul><li>Tendency to teach culture as an appendage to language </li></ul><ul><li>Hollow knowledge of target language culture </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Students can text, voice, or video call any computer in the world connected to Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing potential for students to experience cultural exchange projects with students in partner classes also connected to Skype. </li></ul><ul><li>All text conversations automatically archived </li></ul><ul><li>Record audio and video with third party plug-ins such as Pamela (Free version limited) </li></ul>
  • 4. &nbsp;
  • 5. Computers with Internet Access and Skype™ Webcams Headsets Partner Class!!
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  • 8. <ul><li>Initial Setup </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>Weekly Topics </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Students create exchange questions </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>Skype Setup and Practice Session </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>Weekly Skype Exchange Sessions </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Cultural Comparison notes </li></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>Formal Organization of Findings </li></ul>
  • 15. <ul><li>Finding Discussion: pair or group work </li></ul>
  • 16. <ul><li>Weekly Cycle Continues </li></ul>
  • 17. <ul><li>Raising Cultural Consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Contextualizing Linguistic Input/Output </li></ul><ul><li>Intrinsic Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Learner Autonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Communicative Competence </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating Language Skills </li></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>Provide a way for students to connect with Native Speakers outside of class when real life or virtual class language exchange is not possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Help students gain true autonomy as they participate in an online community and connect with native speakers of the target language </li></ul><ul><li>May have built in chat features or provide language learning tools, activities, and games to facilitate learning </li></ul>
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