This is why we stand up to teachers, administrators or even parents who are stuck in the old way of teaching, and not learning.
This is the reason Genki English exists (and the reason I make the curriculum non-linear!) and why we all need to keep working more to get the word out there!
Thanks to Elizabeth for sending this in.
P.S. the link to send in feedback on the “Phonics O song” was broken yesterday, here’s the correct link – please let me know your thoughts!
YES< YES< YES!
This is it! Thank you for much for this great speach. And I also had a good laugh in between!
Fantastic speech. This is certainly typical of but not particular to language education in Japan. If the teacher lacks the will to experiment, ultimately the students will too. One certainly doesn’t acquire a deep understanding of anything without experimentation.
amazing speech! difficult to convey this concept to school administrators and teachers, but even more so to parents….