Author Archive | Stevie D.

7 Immersion Activities to Help Your Language Students Soar


Wish you could whisk your class away to a country where the target language is spoken?

Have you daydreamed about planning a fully immersive trip for your students?

Want to make your classes potentially even more immersive and motivational

11 Elite Resources for Top-notch TPR Training


Warning: If you follow this post, your class may never be quiet again.

Prepare for an enthusiastic classroom filled with up-and-at-’em students!

There will be talking, shouting, laughing, dancing and all kinds of lively movement.

That’s because you’re about to …

5 TPR Activities for Kids to Get Their Wiggles Out


Tired of telling your kids to sit down and use their indoor voices?

Why not harness their energy and get them fully engaged in your lessons instead?

Introducing: Total Physical Response (TPR)!

Well, you might have already heard of …

Teach by Talking: 5 Direct Method Techniques That Let Students Learn Like Natives


Ever heard of this language teaching approach that professes never to teach any grammar?

You won’t hear a word of English—or whatever the students’ native language is—spoken in the classrooms that operate with this method.

I’m talking about the direct …

Make It Real: 7 Foreign Language Speaking Activities That Simulate Real-world Conversation


Do you want your language students to go further than parroting back given words and sentences?

Are you looking for classroom speaking activities that get students to really, truly, actively use their brains?

That shows you care. Something tells me …

8 Teaching Techniques for the CLIL Teacher’s Soul

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FYI: This is one of those pages where you should be using the “Bookmark” option in your browser.


Because you’ve just found a CLIL techniques page, and we all know that’s hard to come by online.

Wait a minute, …

5 Non-verbal Teaching Techniques of Successful Foreign Language Educators


Do you want to become the kind of teacher students absolutely love listening to?

Do you want to stand in front of your language class knowing you’re really good at what you do?

Well, I’ve got five teaching …