I’m just not into giving classroom instructions in the TL. I know many of us do that. It just seems artificial to me. My focus is on the CI I am preparing to do in that class and I don’t want those weird confused looks on my kids’ faces when I set it all up. I know I’m in the minority on this. But how many times are people in France going to tell my students to take out a sheet of paper when they get over there? Concerning those for whom I work who have a passionate need that I teach my language students classroom directions because it’s in the scope and sequence, I don’t give a rat’s ass.
Admins don’t actually read the research. They don’t have time. If or when they do read it, they do not really grasp it. How could