Apps in language learning

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A professional development session I delivered on Melbourne Cup Day 2013. The presentation was re-run at a Hawthorn Professional Learning Community meeting and that is where the live poll data was collected. The list of apps is being curated at


  • 1. Apps in language learning Vernon Fowler

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