💬 chat channels
some tips on using your cohort chat channels effectively!
the cohort chat group is a valuable tool for connecting with your classmates and supporting each other's learning throughout your somos course.
👥 who can access the chat group?
- students enrolled in the course
- your teacher
- the somos team
🕰️ manage expectations
- understand that your teacher may not be able to respond immediately to your messages, especially if you're in different time zones.
- be patient and understanding, and support each other in the meantime.
🌟 using the chat group for learning
here are some ways your teacher might use the chat group to facilitate and support your learning:
- share interesting articles, videos, or resources related to the course content
- post language challenges for you to complete
- provide additional support, clarification, or guidance on course materials
- celebrate your achievements and progress, acknowledging your efforts and successes
🤝 encouraging peer support
you and your classmates can also use the chat group to support each other. try to:
- share your own language learning tips and resources
- ask and answer questions, fostering a collaborative learning environment
- practice conversation skills by chatting with each other in the target language
- hold each other accountable for completing homework and attending practice sessions
- share your progress and celebrate each other's achievements