The CI teacher as basketball coach

Someone recently asked on another board why CI doesn’t use guessing. Most folks were brought up to understand that the ability to guess an unknown word is crucial for a foreign language learner. Isn’t CI shortchanging learners by always telling them what...

No Thinking, Please

I always wonder what new students — especially those who have taken a language before in a more traditional class setting — think when they hear that we’ll only be doing two or three items a session. Of course, an ‘item’ in this sense...