TPRS in the Adult ESL Classroom: Part 3—The “Life Skills” Focus of Most Adult ESL Classes

This is the third part in a series of blog posts on how to use TPRS in the adult ESL classroom. The first post in the series focused on age, and the second post focused on translation. Most adult ESL programs emphasize teaching students “life skills” or “survival skills” that they will need to get…… Continue reading TPRS in the Adult ESL Classroom: Part 3—The “Life Skills” Focus of Most Adult ESL Classes

TPRS in the Adult ESL Classroom: Part 2—Translation

This is the second part in a series of blog posts on how to use TPRS in the adult ESL classroom. The first post in the series focused on age. Traditional TPRS, as it is typically used in a K-12 foreign language classroom, relies pretty heavily on translation. TPRS emphasizes the importance of making sure…… Continue reading TPRS in the Adult ESL Classroom: Part 2—Translation