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keypal

The electronic mail equivalent of a pen pal - someone with whom to exchange electronic mail for the simple joy of communicating.

Request for keypals.

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A 24-hour-a-day Help Center allows students to get answers to thorny language questions from a team of teachers (one recent example: Is overpriced the same as expensive?) The E-mail Center lets students find and correspond with keypals around the world.
Surveys can then be sent to all Keypals [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
A student concentrating on a particular state can develop a pen-pal, or Keypal, relationship with one or two people in that state.
In fact, Eric disengaged from his German keypals after e-mail 13 on November 13, 2000, and did not write any more individual messages to them for the duration of the U.S.
His praise for his keypals' English is followed by two negative appreciations (reaction: quality) of his own competence in German.
Tele-sharing often begins with simple e-mail chats between "keypals." It advances to "one-to-many" and "many-to-many" communications, and then blossoms into the sharing of resources, ideas, experiences, data and findings.
Keypals exchange first "hello" letter (informal e-mail on general themes like personal characteristics, family, hobbies, or school life).
* Seeking Partner Classrooms - which links students with "keypals" around the world
The use of e-mail exchange to improve language skills is widely recognized and a number of texts are devoted to finding "keypals" for students and promoting student-student correspondence (Boswood, 1997; Rice, 1996; Warschauer, 1995a, 1995b, 1995c).
Institutional differences in computer access, academic calendars, and accreditation systems may have meaning for perceived participation levels and the establishment and facilitation of personal interaction and thus personal rapport between keypals. Personal rapport is considered to be a significant factor in successful telecollaborative foreign language study (Fischer, 1998, p.
I started by just making a little announcement that I had these students from out of state who wanted to have a keypal....
Community Learning Network: Internet Keypal Exchanges: www.cln.org/ int_keypals.html