Spanish project idea: Preparando pizza

I used Pixie 3 to focus on the main skills: ID the main components of pizza (our food unit) Divide them into vegetales, frutas, carnes, pan Put together a creative piece Elicit student sentences by providing a template. PStep 1, refresh the names of possible meats, veggies, cheese, etc. Divide them. PS: Tomatoes and Mushrooms... Continue Reading →

L2 patterns, sequence, and repetition

In my 15 years as a linguist and teacher I continue to develop more appreciation for patterns. Patterns, as we describe them in the field, are behavioral repetitions. Our brains do not only expect them, but actually await for them eagerly. Why? Because they become quickly familiar and, as a result, they are also manageable.... Continue Reading →

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