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CL-150 Cohort Lesson of the Month – June 2020 Posted by on Jun 30, 2020

CL-150 grammar Transform It

Got grammar? CL-150 Cohort lessons now include more grammar practice than ever. This month’s featured Cohort lesson, from the Russian ILR 3 lesson stream, is both a reading and listening lesson, based on an article about the state of Russian politics and an accompanying radio clip from the same journalist: ILR 3, 06/29/20: “United Russia”…

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Only have 10 minutes to spend on language today? Refresh your Learned Vocab. Posted by on Jun 24, 2020

CL-150 learned vocab

During acquisition training, you spent day after day focused solely on language. But now you’re on the job, expected to focus full-time on the mission at hand—while still maintaining proficiency. Obviously you don’t have 40+ hours a week for language anymore, but let’s say you can carve out 10 minutes each day to dedicate to…

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New CL-150 Grammar Activities: Transform It Posted by on Jun 22, 2020

CL-150 Transform and Write It learning activity

Two new grammar-focused activities are now available in CL-150 Lesson Authoring and upcoming learning materials, including weekly CL-150 Cohort lessons. Two new grammar-focused learning activities—Transform & Say It and Transform & Write It—are now available to all CL-150 lesson authors and will appear in upcoming materials created by our team. These activities challenge learners to…

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CL-150 Cohort Lesson of the Month – May 2020 Posted by on May 28, 2020

This month’s featured Cohort lesson is one of the first to include the new “Image Explorer” 360-degree image activity! The featured lesson comes from the Spanish ILR 2 lesson stream: ILR 2, 05/11/20: Buying a Car Online Becomes a Reality in Colombia (Technology/El Tiempo). As you can probably guess from the lesson title, the source…

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Open CL-150 Cohorts – Week 11 Posted by on May 26, 2020

cl-150 platform devices

Since March, we’ve been openly sharing our weekly CL-150 Cohort lessons to help US Government language programs meet the challenges presented by COVID-19. This will be the last week of Open CL-150 Cohorts. If you’ve been finding value in these weekly lessons, we encourage you to join us at one of the CL-150 Open Houses…

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Open CL-150 Cohorts – Week 10 Posted by on May 19, 2020

CL-150 Cohort remote learning

Since March, we’ve been openly sharing our weekly CL-150 Cohort lessons to help US Government language programs meet the challenges presented by COVID-19. As we prepare to wrap up the Open CL-150 Cohorts program next week, we’d like to invite you to explore more of the CL-150 Platform. If you’ve been benefitting from these Cohort…

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🏠 Be our (virtual) guest. Posted by on May 18, 2020

CL-150 Open House

You’re invited to take a tour of our “home” in the CL-150 Open House! Think of it like an episode of MTV Cribs or an issue of Architectural Digest, but instead of a celebrity leading you through their mansion, it’ll be us giving you a tour of the learner, instructor, and administrator portals in the…

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