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How to add a video or audio clip to FluentKey

  FluentKey is a resource for language teachers. As such, we want teachers to be able to add their own content for their classes. You can copy and paste a link from YouTube, or upload a file directly from your computer! We support the following types of files: .mp4, .mov, .m4v, .avi, .mp3, .m4a  Step-by-step: […]

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How to find the perfect video for your language class

One of the main reasons FluentKey was founded was to help save language teachers time! On average, teachers spend 45 minutes searching for a video for just 1 class period. Does that sound familiar? (This time frame doesn’t even include developing activities around the video.) We make it simple. You can search by keyword, using […]

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Meet the Team: Mandy

Hey y’all! If you’re on our subscriber list, I’m sure you’ve seen my name a lot, so I wanted to introduce myself! I joined FluentKey in September as the Chief Marketing Officer & Interim Director of Spanish. Prior to joining the team, I earned a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies and a Master […]

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FluentKey 2020: What’s new

Happy New Year! We enjoyed some nice family time (especially with the #FluentKeyDogs), but we also made a lot of improvements during the winter break. Check-out all the updates below: Major technology improvements & bug fixes: • Major performance improvements – increasing the speed and responsiveness of all areas of the site. • FluentKey Live […]

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Auto-grading in the Language Classroom

Want to reduce your workload? How about reducing the number of grades you manually correct? FluentKey provides an easy way to incorporate auto-grading into the language classroom! You can use them as homework, individual class work, or play it live with your class! There are many auto-graded assessment types that you can create:  multiple choice (select […]

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Día de muertos (day of the dead) – video resources

Authentic video resources can be incredibly difficult to find, especially for specific events, holidays, and traditions. These resources can be even harder to find when you need one that is level appropriate for your students. (Your students won’t get much out of a video where they can only recognize 50% of the words.) For el […]

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Speaking in the Target Language – How to use FluentKey to get your students talking

Are some of your students too shy to speak in class? Do you have trouble figuring out how to engage your students with speaking in the target language outside the classroom? As a FluentKey Pro user, your students can practice speaking without the pressure of speaking in front of the whole class. Two great Pro […]

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Save Time: Request a Custom Video

This is hands down one of our best Pro features! By requesting a video, you can ensure that the video you play with your class is exactly what you’re looking for… without having to spend hours of your own time searching for a video and making a quiz to play with your class or assign […]

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FluentKey Live Pro Features

FluentKey Live has many advanced features for our Pro users. Let’s first talk about “Add 15 Seconds” and “Finish Questions Early”. By default, all questions last 30 seconds during Live, so what if all of your students haven’t been able to answer the question in that time? With FluentKey Pro, you can increase the time […]

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Wondering how to engage students in language learning?

Have you ever felt like your students aren’t engaged in learning a foreign language? When I was first learning my second language, Spanish, many of my classmates and I were overwhelmed with the concept of a new language. We wanted to translate everything directly from English and didn’t understand that languages don’t directly translate. So […]