Print This

So You Say

Each issue of The Language Educator includes a So You Say feature, an area where our readers offer their opinions on topics relevant to language education. The Editor will select representative statements and they will be published in the magazine. Offer your views on the question below. You may enter a message of no more than 150 words. When finished, click submit and your message will reach the Editor.

August/September 2019

How do you foster a “can-do” attitude in your students? Describe some of the ways in which you focus on what learners can do with what they know. Is a growth mindset helpful, and if so, how do you instill this? Share effective ways that you have found to foster the motivation needed to develop persistence among your students. Explain how the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements help you achieve the acquisition of linguistic and intercultural competence.


This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.