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Well I’m in the Le Marche region, I am looking at all these pictures of how beautiful it is, not that the region that I am staying in is not. 222 more words

February language log

It always surprises me how much more productive I can be when I’m busier, than when I have tons of free time. The last two months are a perfect example of this. 245 more words

Study Log

Io uso una pianta

So, I bet you’ll never guess what I’m doing right now. I am using a map. Now please, bare in mind that I am millennial, I come from a generation that does not understand how to be separated from their phones. 200 more words

Language teacher, language learner

I like reading language teachers’ accounts of learning a new language. Posts like this tend to reveal some personal info (well, that, and there’s only so much reading up on SLA theory you can do in a day), generally serve to reassure me that other teachers are also human (as opposed to model language learners), and often throw some practical tips into the bargain. 1,484 more words

Thoughts And Reflections

Dr. Krashen @ #FLENJ15

This past Saturday I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Dr. Stephen Krashen, thanks to the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey. Dr. Krashen delivered the keynote address at the FLENJ Annual Conference. 204 more words

Language Learning

Peter Lewis on spaced repetition

Regular readers know that I am an advocate of spaced repetition software (For more details, see my book).

Here Peter Lewis describes an interesting strategy for learning foreign vocabulary: 83 more words

the little school that could...

From Vermont to Monteverde

Field Research has been the cornerstone of this little school in the Green Mountains of Vermont–at the grassroots level within its small flourishing community–to the State Capital and the Nation’s Capital–to the Atlantic coast and the shores of NYC–and finally to Central America–in its capstone work for graduating students. 390 more words

The World & VT