I got this question from a colleague:
Hello Ben I recently bought your TPRS in a year and also the DVD’s. After watching all the DVD’s I am wondering how or if you do (Bell Ringers, Warm ups, Self Starters)?
I don’t have time. For me in my own whacky world, I feel this compulsion to stay in the TL all the time, given the microscopic amount of minutes I actually have available to me and given that I don’t know how to stay in the TL with bellringers because of the vocab mix required to make them work, the mix of L1 and L2. So it’s about available minutes. I do start class everyday with those five words as described on a blog post here in the past few days. But then to end class, I am always pushing up to that quiz and out they go.
Now, Bryce has his “repasitos”. They are great ways to start class and a lot of people use them. Links to the repasitos on this site are:
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A quick paragraph could be a good bell ringer: Translate this with your parter. Reading, CI, ready to go for the rest of the period.