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It Seems Obvious

For us, it’s not about teaching the kids the language as much as providing them with a good experience. When they enjoy the class, when it seems effortless to them, because we work so hard

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ACTFL Might Be Serious

I got this from Michele: Looks from these descriptions of webinars that ACTFL is serious: http://actfl.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=5345

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Fake Classes

Most teachers, really unfortunately, just soldier on until they collapse at the end of the year, when that is completely unnecessary. When I don’t want to teach, I teach what I call fake classes: FVR

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Movie Reading Classes (Novels Only)

 The following applies to reading  novels, not stories, which is described in: https://benslavic.com/blog/wp-admin/post.php?post=13558&action=edit&message=1 When we simply read aloud to the students in L1 while they follow along in the book, they are experiencing full CI

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