How should I use novels in class?

As a teacher that has committed to teaching with comprehensible input based strategies like TPRS®, PQA, MovieTalk and Embedded Reading (to name just a few), you are probably aware of the incredible impact that reading has on language acquisition. For this reason, you have likely also determined that you would like to use novels in your courses…but…

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Learning through Comprehensible Input

For the first time since learning about TPRS® and Comprehensible Input, I am not teaching through CI, but learning through CI. I’ve of course participated as a student in demonstrations and coaching sessions in languages that I don’t know, but I’ve never “studied” a language for an extended period of time. (I say “studied” with quotation marks because I…

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500 Posts

I asked my Facebook followers what I blog about on this, my 500th blog post since switching to WordPress in March of 2011. The consensus was to do something reflective…so here it is! When I dove head-first into TPRS® in early 2010, the only materials that I had to work with were those that I…

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