On the fifth night of Hanukkah…

My love affair with Textivate began over three years ago. You can read about it in my blog archives, or you could hop over to the iFLT/NTPRS/ CI Teaching group on Facebook, or the MoreTPRS listserv, or Cynthia “The Queen of Web 2.0 Tool Reviews” Hitz’ blog to read about how other TPRS®/CI teachers are using this excellent resource to…

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On the third night of Hanukkah…

Tonight’s giveaway is truly for ANYONE! If you’ve spent any amount of time studying language acquisition (first or second), you know that recreational reading helps learners of all ages to develop their reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Reading–especially recreational reading–is powerful! To that end, I would love to help you learn more about the power of reading and…

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On the second night of Hanukkah…

I am REALLY excited about this giveaway because I love games and I love comprehensible input! Tonight’s giveaway is a deck of VERBA cards. VERBA is a card game that, in layman’s terms, is Apples to Apples that provides Comprehensible Input. In their hands, students hold high frequency cognate nouns in their hands. Instead of matching the cards in their…

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On the first night of Hanukkah…

Giveaway night 1: The Big CI Book by Ben Slavic! The Big CI Book is “A Step by Step Survival Guide for Foreign Language Teachers. At 400 pages, it vastly expands on the skills and strategies we currently have available to us in TPRS/CI instruction…[it] describes in detail twenty-seven strategies [and] fifteen skills. This vastly expanded and new…

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