Step-By-Step: How to Listen

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Finally, a definitive, 8-step guide on how to listen to audio in your foreign language! I ran across this in a classroom the other day.


7 Characteristics of Near-Native Language Learners

Monday, May 5th, 2014

I had the opportunity to listen to 2 interviews of near-native language learners this afternoon. Here are the common characteristics between the two.

Perhaps they will provide insightful for you highly-motivated learners.

1. Perfect pronunciation: Native speakers cannot tell that the two learners were non-native speakers. …Continue Reading

Quotes about Teaching and Learning

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Are you ever inspired by quotes? Here’s a list of teaching and learning quotes from a teacher-training. Which do you agree with?

For me, I know I identify with #6 and the second to last as well. The best teacher is… …Continue Reading

SWCOLT Presentation 2014

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Here’s my Southwest Conference on Language Teaching 2014 presentation: …Continue Reading

Finding and Using Online Language Exchange Partners

Monday, April 28th, 2014