How to write comprehensible texts

Once I moved away from using the textbook as the center of my curriculum, I was free to bring in all kinds of new texts. Popular songs, novels written for language learners, picture books, short non-fiction readings prepared by me, infographics, edited stories written by my students or co-created by the class, and more. By…

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Les fidget spinners: reading & activities en français !

GUYS THIS IS SO AWESOME! Have you ever visited Hélène Colinet’s website and blog? Click here to check it out! Hélène is French and teaches language in Mallorca, Spain. I am so excited to have connected with her and am now following her blog! While there is strong support for CI teachers in Europe (Judith Dubois in France, Alike Last…

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Le Garçon Tailleur – Free reading en français!

French teachers, Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m celebrating with my French teacher friends by sharing this reading about Campbell Remess, the Tasmanian boy that spends all of his spare time and money sewing stuffed animals for hospitalized children. I originally shared Campbell’s story back at the end of December with a call to make a difference in 2017.…

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