TL Challenge

TL Challenge

ACTFL 2016 is winding down and I have one quick idea to give those conferences lanyards a second life that CHALLENGES (not forces) students to stay in the target language. A Chinese teacher in South Korea showed us this idea. When students come in, they can choose to...
Agree or Disagree?

Agree or Disagree?

Download AGREE/DISAGREE for Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian & Spanish (PowerPoint) As a former control freak in the classroom, I’m finding that if I let them talk to each other, then they have already talked more than if I controlled the...
TBT: The Welcome to Class

TBT: The Welcome to Class

This is a class routine from the beginning of time by Megan that I still love. Post #43 to be exact. Enjoy a little “Throwback Thursday”! Many ask how to keep it 90% in the TL. This is one way we’ve found that starts class off in the target language...
What’s the Word?

What’s the Word?

My husband has an evening routine of watching “Pardon the Interruption” after dinner. I don’t love sports talk shows, but this one keeps my interest. Read on to see how I have adapted their “What’s the Word?” into a speaking/writing...