How to Create a Conversation Activity with Short Respond Cards

Austin Meusch
Jul 14, 2023

Ready to whip up a conversation activity that'll have your students chatting away like lifelong pals at a reunion? With Speakable's Short Respond Cards, you can do just that in a few simple steps! Let's get down to it, shall we?

Step 1: Start with the basics

First things first, log into your Speakable account and click on the 'Create' button. This will take you to our wizard-like builder where all the language instruction magic happens.

Step 2: Pick Your Poison

Now, it's time to select the type of activity you want to create. You'll see five card types (we've been busy, haven't we?). For this shindig, we're choosing the 'Short Respond' card. This little champ is all about those short, sweet, and to-the-point conversations.

Step 3: Add Your Content

Next, it's time to play mastermind and conjure up some engaging prompts for your students. These could be questions, sentences to complete, or conversational phrases. Remember, with Short Respond cards, students have up to 30 seconds to articulate their responses, so keep it brief but engaging!

Step 4: Sprinkle Some AI Magic

Ah, the pièce de résistance! One of the reasons our Short Respond cards are so snazzy is because of the immediate feedback they provide. Powered by Artificial Intelligence, Speakable provides real-time, personalized feedback on each student's response. The AI will automatically take care of this part, so you can sit back and enjoy your well-deserved coffee.

Step 5: Preview and Assign

Last but certainly not least, it's time to preview your activity. Make sure everything's up to snuff and just the way you want it. When you're satisfied, hit that 'Assign' button and send your activity off into the wild world of your classroom. Watch as your students engage, converse, and learn in real-time with immediate feedback.Voila! There you have it. A conversation activity crafted with Short Respond Cards that'll have your students buzzing. With Speakable's intuitive interface and a sprinkle of AI magic, language instruction has never been this fun or this easy. So what are you waiting for? Let's get those conversations flowing!Get started now - No credit card required!Already have an account? Login here!

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