Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 8th at 10am Pacific Time, for an hour-long webinar with Michael Schutzler, CEO of Livemocha,
where he will examine how the emergence of social networking language technologies have opened doors to multimedia experiences that can either supplement or replace a traditional curriculum.
The often-cited Interaction Hypothesis, published nearly 15 years ago by Dr. Michael Long, shows that second language acquisition takes place when meaning must be negotiated in a target language. Two people fumbling through a necessary communication builds persistent and practical language skills much more effectively than any other method. Livemocha, the world’s leading social language learning solution, incorporates both synchronous and asynchronous communication into a skills training based in the whole-part-whole methodology. Language learners can construct their understanding through watching and hearing native speakers… read more