99: Planning Communicative Activities Efficiently with Hope Anderson

Do you find it time-consuming to create effective communicative activities? We can all feel that way at times.  In this episode, we are talking about how to do this more efficiently.  Hope Anderson, a Spanish instructor in Arizona, joins me to offer suggestions for going about our communicative practices a little more efficiently, while also being quite effective. Something for all of us to learn.

Topics in this Episode:

  • breaking down exactly what we mean by communicative teaching
  • how to determine if an activity is truly and authentically communicative
  • the value and benefits of authentic communication in the language classroom.
  • ways to engage students in communicative tasks without taking a ton of time
  • using templates when creating tasks

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