Classroom Strategies

Using Proverbs

Through acquisition they were sufficiently aware of which structures were possible and which were not, without having had any explicite grammar training.

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Classroom Strategies

How to Get More Grammar with Less

So, my advice to colleagues who feel torn between teaching with Comprehensible Input and teaching grammar is to trust their wings, the wings of Acquisition, and jump off the roof.

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Classroom Strategies

To Circle or not to Circle

Teachers intent on counting reps forgot that input must always be compelling. If your students’ eyes have glazed over, you may as well stop circling.

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Classroom Strategies

Story Listening: What is it?

I am grateful to Beniko Mason Nanki for presenting teachers around the world with an elegant and easy to use a strategy that allows us to immerse our students in compelling comprehensible input.

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Conference

Ben Slavic

He is passionate about his craft, passionate about wanting to help others find their way. He has the courage to go off the beaten path, the courage to try new methods and the courage to speak his mind.

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Articles from the Net

The British Council on Stephen Krashen

This article is an excellent review of Dr. Krashen’s work and mostly very favorable. A good introduction to show to traditional teachers who are just discovering Stephen Krashen.https://www.britishcouncil.org/voices-magazine/can-we-learn-second-language-we-learned-our-first

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