A rationale for LingTECHguistics*


The LingTECHguistics* methodology consists on teaching second language (L2) lessons in full immersion through a sustained affective stimulus. This stimulus consists in a developmentally appropriate computer activity. The rationale behind this methodology is that students will be : a) Exposed to second language vocabulary in a real-life scenario b) Exposed to technology whether familiar or not, in... Continue Reading →

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Spanish 2.0-LingTECHguistics creating buttons


My favorite site for creating logos, buttons, scrolls, and other promotion images is: . I designed the LingTECHguistics* logo, all of my webpages buttons, and countless other things using CoolText - absolutely free. Here is a sample Spanish 2.0 LingTECHguistic lesson in which the Sustained Affective Stimulus is the button application of CoolText.  Objectives: The... Continue Reading →

LingTECHguistics* -Rationale and Mission


The LingTECHguistics* methodology consists in teaching second language (L2) lessons in full immersion through a sustained affective stimulus. This stimulus consists in a developmentally appropriate computer activity. The rationale behind this methodology is that students will be : a) Exposed to second language vocabulary in a real-life scenario b) Exposed to technology whether familiar or not, in... Continue Reading →

LingTECHLingo*


LingTECHlingo* (n)- The basic vocabulary to be introduced by total immersion, without translation, and by TPR during a LingTECHguistics* lesson.     Rationale of the LingTECHlingo*: Using commonly- known computer terminology that is ambiguous in common vocabulary (etc: open, close, cut, pase, etc) helps students make quicker language connections.  Even if the student is not... Continue Reading →

Foreign Language Programs Statistics


Useful Statistics for FLES and Foreing Language information in the United States numberofschoolsanddistrictsbystate These statistics are compiled from the Center for Applied Linguistics, and are updated constantly. These are the most recent as of 2006. If you want to use these statistics, please cite as: Center for Applied Linguistics. (2006). Directory of foreign language immersion... Continue Reading →

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