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Archive for June, 2018

Should all foreign language instruction be proficiency-based? Posted by on Jun 25, 2018

We write often about language proficiency on this blog, from the different scales used to measure proficiency, to how you can assess your own proficiency level, and even how vocabulary size relates to proficiency level. A language proficiency scale provides a very useful, standardized measurement of one’s abilities. Proficiency, however, is not just a measure…

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How and Why to Self-Assess Your Language Skills Posted by on Jun 4, 2018

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How well do you really know your second language? Thanks to self-assessment tools, you might be able to test yourself to find out. In today’s increasingly global economy, there is a growing awareness that multilingualism is a valuable skill. That’s why those of us who may have learned a second or third language earlier in…

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