You heard it right. #tbt has a whole new meaning with our latest Musicuentos Black Box Videocast. In our latest video we take a look back at not just one, but FIVE (!!!) articles from the past 40 years of SLA study. Watch to learn about how research done so many years ago is still… Read More Throwback ThurSLAy
Language classes are a bit of a conundrum. The latest research into how languages are acquired states that we have to speak to students in the target language for our students to acquire it. It’s like we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place: We have to use the language to teach the language.… Read More Musicuentos Black Box Video: “Overcoming Resistance to 90% TL Use”
Research shows that we acquire languages through comprehensible input, but what if input was more than simply comprehensible? What if it was compelling, too? What kinds of effects would compelling input have on our classroom teaching? What are some strategies to make input more compelling for our students? I am super excited to present to… Read More All they need is accurate input… right? Wrong.