Tag Archives: Lee and VanPatten

Why I can no longer give grammar-based exams

I’ve been reading a book called Making Communicative Language Teaching Happen by James F. Lee and Bill VanPatten.  It’s not an easy book to read, but its messages are very, very interesting.  It has given me some new insights and also … Continue reading

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First day back from Christmas break–lesson plans

I’m thinking about what I want my Spanish II students to do on our first day back.  I have to give them their final exam as a pre-test for the second time this school year (silly, I know; not my … Continue reading

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