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Looking for a Total Physical Response Lesson Plan? Here’s All You Need

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It appears that this TPR thing is not just a passing fad.

Although other trends have come and gone, TPR (Total Physical Response) has held steady as one of the preferred language teaching methodologies, ever since it was first introduced …

CALL Me: The Tech Savvy Teacher’s Guide to Computer Assisted Language Learning

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Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) is all the rage these days.

Many educators seem to regard it as a kind of Holy Grail of student engagement.

There’s no surprise that this growing tech trend also led directly to Computer Assisted

10 Authentic Teaching Tips for Introducing Native Speakers to Your Class

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What’s even better than authentic materials?

Authentic people, of course.

One conversation with a native speaker is more valuable than any combination of activities, games and simulated conversations.

And in terms of authentic language practice and