• Core Beliefs:  

    Students learn best when there is:

    • Maximum exposure to the target language
      • By means of comprehensible input
      • Through use of authentic material
      • Ample opportunity for practice
      • A low affective filter
      • Personalization and real-world connections
      • Allow processing time
    • Students learn best when teachers:
      • Provide feedback
      • Model
      • Create a safe and supportive learning environment
      • Maintain high expectations
      • Practice
    • Students learn best when they (students):
      • PracticeTake risks and learn from their mistakes
      • Engage the material
      • Invest in their own language learning

    Why Study a Second Language?

    What does the research show about foreign language study?