S… L… O…W!

My worse fear!

I am a habitual fast-talker. In every language. Even with myself, in my head. I would like to say that I’ve gotten better over my 15 years of teaching, but I might be lying. I think my students just humor me.

Now, I’m facing a new school year of (90%, I so want to say 100%) Comprehensible Input and the most important thing to being comprenshible is talking SLOW!

I’m exhausted even thinking of it.

What follows is nothing more than a collection of resources I’ve gathered to keep me humble and to remind me that this is VERY important.

If I do nothing else right…

Just go SLOW!

https://www.brycehedstrom.com/2012/slow-down (with a lovely set of notes from a seminar)

http://todallycomprehensiblelatin.blogspot.com/2015/03/safety-net.html?m=1 (on safety nets and giving students the tools to controlling me)

https://madamemadamemadame.wordpress.com/2018/07/22/iflt18-and-slow/ (what is slow?)


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