Here are some basics on the steps you need to take to join LinguaConnect followed by some general instructions for using the network.

First Steps

1)  In the top right of the page, click the "join" button and complete the form with the required information.  This will take a few minutes.  You will have to add a short biography.  This can be edited and/or expanded later, if you wish.  

2)  You will receive a confirmation email to the address that you registered with.  Follow the link in the email to complete your registration.

3)  Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the "Terms of Use" and "Privacy" policies which are found in the "About" section of the site.

Note:  You will not have full access to the site until your membership has been approve by site admin.  This could take up to 24 hours.  Thank you for your patience!

What Next

Customize your profile page - it's really helpful if you add some words indicating your professional interests.  Single words are great.  The system will use them as "tags" which means you can be found by other members who share your interests.

Check out the timeline on the homepage

Take a look at the news area of the site

Peruse the groups - if you see a group that you'd like to join, click the "join" button located in the "Actions" block on the right side of the page.

Uploading Media

In order to keep the resources on this site organized and searchable, please follow these steps:

1)  After uploading, please properly categorize what you just uploaded using the pre-determined categories.  The category options are:

  • Teaching Grammar
  • Technology Integration
  • Culture and Daily Life
  • Art Integration
  • Literature
  • Speaking Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Grading rubrics

2)  Please take the additional step of adding all relevant "tags" to your uploads.  To do so, simply type in the appropriate words separated by commas in the "tags" field.  Use the following tags:

  • Language - eg. Latin, French, Greek, English, German...
  • Approach - AIM, Communicative, Task Based, TPRS...
  • Level - Beginner (A1-A2), Intermediate (B1-B2), Advanced (C1-C2)