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Beyond the basic features of Google Forms, this session will take a deeper dive into the flexibility of the Google Forms App. In this Intermediate session, we will explore some more complex features of Google Forms such as task framing, creating sections in a form, adding YouTube videos to a form, and changing settings. The presenter will model ways to use Google Forms with English learners at any proficiency level.


By registering for the Intermediate level Google Forms session, you are acknowledging an understanding of the concepts discussed in the Beginner session:

  1. Creating forms from templates or a blank quiz
  2. Adding and delete items in a form
  3. Adding titles and images to questions
  4. Formatting questions and changing question settings
  5. Using the Send feature to invite people to fill out the form

You will need to have access to a Gmail account for this training. If you do not currently have a Google account you can create one for free. (

These sessions will be offered via Zoom. Although Zoom is mobile-friendly, you will greatly enhance your experience by participating on a laptop or desktop computer.

Please note: You will access Zoom and other support materials via Blackboard. You will receive a separate email from Joanne Harrington at Quinsigamond Community College with instructions on how to access the course. You cannot access the online course from the SABES website.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers of adult ESOL learners at all proficiency levels
  • ESOL teachers with experience using Google Forms

During our 2-hour session, we will explore some of the most useful features of the Google Forms for synchronous and asynchronous remote ESOL instruction:

  • Creating activities
  • Applying a three-step process to framing tasks (Setting the context; Carrying out the task; Wrapping up the tasks) in order to create student centered activities
  • Creating sections
  • Adding videos from YouTube
  • Changing specific settings for automating grading and feedback
    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Develop forms using sections, adding YouTube videos, and managing settings
  • Design student centered activities in Google Forms for synchronous or asynchronous remote teaching
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)




United States

PD Center
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
Digital Literacy
Distance and Blended Learning
ESOL/English Learners