Few things are worse than walking your dog at 6 am on a winter morning with light rain splattering your face and the cold creeping up your sweatpants. Sure, you love your dog dearly but right now, all you want is to lie in your warm bed and start your days slowly with the smell […]
In an episode of the comedy series Modern Family, Gloria, a Colombian immigrant mother living in the US, has finally enough of her family’s jokes about her accent. “Do you know how smart I am in Spanish?”, she shouts at her husband before doing a dramatic hair flip and walking away. Her experience resonates with […]
How many words exist in the English language? The short answer is that we don’t know. Linguists estimate that there are around one million English words. Dictionaries like Merriam-Webster and the Oxford English Dictionary count around 470,000 entries. Many of these words are obsolete, meaning that we don’t use them anymore and that even native […]
In recent years, predictions have been notoriously difficult to make. After all, the many new words we have added to our dictionaries since 2020 – from ecoanxiety to hodophobia (the fear of travelling, particularly in a pandemic), to social distance, and doomscrolling – show us just how much has changed in unprecedented ways. Nevertheless, Poodll […]
Your Ultimate 2022 Guide to the Duolingo English Test – What Is It? Who Accepts It? How Do You Prepare Your Students for It?
Living and studying abroad is one of the best ways to learn a new language and immerse yourself in a new culture. If your students consider studying abroad, they might ask you what test they should take to prove their English level to a prospective university. The Duolingo English Test is a solid alternative to […]
Poodll will be one of the sponsors of MoodleMoot Global in Barcelona 2022. If you are attending, be sure to visit us at our booth. We can’t wait to catch up with our existing users and to connect with new ones. The Poodll Guy will be there and demonstrating the latest updates and feature additions […]
With so many new and high quality learning apps out there, you want to use them in your Moodle courses. So recently we added several new widget templates to the Poodll filter. These allow you embed Wordwall, Flip, Quizlet and Buncee activities into your Moodle site. They won’t authenticate, or get a grade into the […]
Edmodo has announced that it is shutting down on September 22 2022. No doubt a good number of users will be concerned about their quizzes that they have made in Edmodo and will want to retrieve those before the shutdown. So we have made a tool that will help you import your quizzes from Edmodo […]
Poodll has signed a partnership with Moodle US, to promote Poodll and Moodle in the United States. “We have worked closely with members of the Moodle US team for a number of years and are excited to continue to work together to provide cost effective language solutions for US students. Moodle US’s commitment to open […]
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