We recently returned to school after a 10 day Spring break. I always find this the hardest Break from which to restart classes. Central Iowa tends to warm up over Spring break and it is a taste of summer break. And in our school we quickly start the haste filled final steps toward AP testing … Continue reading Difficult versus easy: A simple add on to continue the flow of input.
Language tasks create novelty, build community and create opportunity for authentic data to process in the target language with a group of students.
One can argue that tasks in a classroom, simply, are not authentic. But tasks offer a novel way to process language for learners with the potential to form a new connection between learner and language.