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Anatomy of a novice question

If you’ve been through ACTFL’s Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) or Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) training (I have not), perhaps you can help me clarify an issue when assessing novices…. Continue Reading →

March 2, 2015 2 Comments

I see a… great chance to practice prepositions

I recently observed a teacher practicing prepositional phrases with students and it got me thinking about communicative ways to practice prepositions.  A couple of notes: First, most textbook suggested vocabulary… Continue Reading →

February 24, 2015 0 Comments

Speaking of motivation: Guest interview on Paulino Brener’s EPC Show

I’m looking forward to participating in a special interview with Paulino Brener on his EPC Show in about a week.  Join us online to talk about motivational aspects of our… Continue Reading →

February 20, 2015 0 Comments