My Engine Doth Raceth

I have an excellent idea. On Monday I am going to present to our Denver Public Schools teachers on this method. I will demostrate the three steps from beginning to end. The excellent idea is to do the same story, Afraid of the Package, and film it to upload here.
But the key thing is that the audience will be much different. They will be non-Spanish speakers with a background of zero PQA repetitions instead of 200 or more over three days, as was the case in the video I posted last week.
The value of this is obvious. Everything will have to be much slower. I will have to go at the speed I went when working with teachers in St. Louis at NTPRS. I was very conscious of how clear everything was in those sessions, and we in this group should be able to benefit from the slower speed to get a better, more cogent, view of the method from thyis new film. I won’t be able to get to the slow speed that we could see on Drew’s video – I never will – but I’ll take what I can get as a compulsive speeder upper when doing CI. My engine doth raceth.
I have always been afraid of the TPRS police out there, making sure I do everything right, worrying that I sucked at it over many years, but in the area of pacing and speed I would almost appreciate being pulled over and made to pay a hefty fine for my forgetting the most basic of skills – SLOW – so often.
I know that the speed in the videos up here now from last week was due to my audience’s gifts in Spanish and lots of PQA reps, but I have to state that honestly that it was also still about me going too fast. It’s just something that I’ll always be working on. And I’m not alone on that so it makes me feel better.



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