Guided conversations provide a scaffolded framework for students to converse in Spanish. They support performance by letting you stay focused on your curriculum, themes and grammar points, while also working towards building students’ proficiency. Learn more in this guest post from Jamie at Specialty Spanish!
Matching worksheets are neither the most effective nor the most engaging way to teach vocabulary in the global language classroom. Here are five alternatives you can try instead!
Classroom breakouts are one of the most effective activities you can do in any class, but especially in a language class. They naturally help develop critical thinking skills and teamwork, and with all the different materials students must interact with to find their clues, they provide an amazing opportunity for practice in the interpretive mode. And of course, you can customize the breakout to cover any topic that you want, making them great for bringing cultural content to life in a memorable way.