The multi-skill text-exploitation tool for language teachers
Powered by the content-generation know-how of the people behind Textivate, TeachVid and SentenceBuilders. Create your own interactive resources in any language, or take advantage of the "community resources" shared by other TextActivities users.
TEXT REBUILDING ACTIVITIES
Formats include: sequencing, jumbled words, gap-fills, word separation, spelling + various games. Add parallel text to create various scaffolded translation activities. Add text-to-speech to create various scaffolded dictation-like activities.
VOCAB PRACTICE ACTIVITIES
Formats include: vocab matching, reordering words, spelling + various games. Multiple vocab modes: listen & match to L1, read & match to L1, listening (dictation), translate to L2. Add L2 parallel text to provide translation support for vocab activities.
Assignments / Homework
Set self-marking homework or class assignments in minutes. Build assignments by selecting from the many activities available for each resource, with your choice of skills focus. Assessment mode also available!
Get in-depth global and step-by-step feedback regarding student performance for all assignments, including: time taken, points scored, interaction accuracy, % scored, pass or fail, repeat attempts.
Set up class competitions based on any resource, where students compete against one another, or in teams, for a place on the leaderboard, and where you as the teacher decide on the skills focus from a range of available options.
Sound pedagogical principles
Let your students get to work, safe in the knowledge that our interactive activities are based on sound pedagogical principles and are designed to promote thorough processing and ease the transition from input to output.
Create TTS-enabled text-rebuild and vocab-learning resources in these languages:
(Or create resources without TTS in any language)
Interactive activities and authoring tools from the creators of...
Over 100 interactive activity formats / combinations for each TextActivities resource. Text sequencing, gap-fills, missing letters, sentence scrambles, translations to and from the L2, dictations powered by TTS, all sorts of interactive games. Use our authoring tools to create interactive TextActivities resources based on your own content, or select from the many resources shared by our community of users.
The buttons below provide access to fully functional SentenceBuilder resources, including: teacher tools; view SB in full screen; SB interactivity, including text-to-speech; SB printing; over 100 interactive activities per resource at the word, chunk and sentence level. Click below to try for yourself. And if you'd like to trial the full site functionality, including classes, assignments, competitions, etc. you can request a 7-day trial via the contact form (also available via the page footer below).