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Not “checking for understanding” may seem to speed things up in the classroom, but speeding through the chapters of your textbook in an attempt to “win” the curriculum race means nothing if you’re the only one who gets it. A key to successful language learning is to check for understanding quickly and often. Don’t teach something and wait for the exam to correct misconceptions. Teach it, and immediately see if your students understand.
Here are some resources I wish I had the summer before I became an auxiliar de conversación in order to brush up on my Spanish. I’ve been teaching languages for over 10 years—and have seen tons of students who LOVED learning and many students who didn’t. Here are recommendations I have to help ensure learning Spanish stays fun.