“I forgot I was speaking in English.”
“Thank you for an amazing opportunity. I have fallen in love with Agen, French, and with CI all over again!” Claudia
Hélène who teaches French in a IB school in Spain: “I would come every year. It is more than teacher training. All the school year I have in mind what I have seen or learned at Agen. It is inspiration and motivation for a successful school year.”
I love the freedom this gives me to meet my students where they are and adapt what I can say about the images to their particular needs.
“But correction has no real effect. It is learning, not acquisition. It encourages you to rethink the conscious rule and make a better rule. That’s conscious learning.” Stephen Krashen
I tutor students and most of my sessions are one on one. How do I make a student feel that he belongs to a network?
Numerous studies show that grammar correction does not help students, yet students expect teachers to correct their errors and consider them unprofessional if they don’t.
“Don’t think of it as a friendship. Think of it as a partnership. You need a brain and I need legs.”
“Then the boys meet the gang again and there’s an exciting chase scene during which Kevin becomes Max’s brain and Max becomes Kevin’s legs. It’s one of the best scenes in the film.”
Grammar is only relevant when it gives us information about the characters and their situation.