Author Archive | susanverner

Teaching Foreign Language to Young Learners? 7 Tips for Lessons They’ll Love

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A box of stuffed animals lies in a corner.

Crayon and marker drawings paper the walls.

A beach ball lies to the side of the teacher’s desk ready for the morning hello ritual.

Where are you?

In a classroom of …

How to Maximize 5 Assessment Methods in Language Teaching

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You walk into your classroom and announce a pop quiz on last night’s homework.

Your students jump up from their desks and cheer.

Yeah, that’s never happened to me either.

When most students—and most teachers—think of assessment, …

Too Much of a Good Thing: How to Max Out on TPRS Success

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Too much of a good thing is a good thing.

At least according to country music star Alan Jackson.

And my guess is that language teachers who have used TPRS in their classrooms to bring learning to life through …

Achievement Unlocked: Gamify Your Classroom for Super Motivated Language Learning

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Did you know that over 1.8 billion people around the world play some form of video games these days?

And if you’ve ever struggled over a tough level in Candy Crush Saga, you know why.

Games are fun!…