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Co-host Hawaii Association of Language Teachers
At the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel on Kuhio, Honolulu, Hawaii
Pre-conference Workshops, Thursday March 3
Conference Sessions March 4-5

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Saturday, March 5 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Beginning Language: from Traditional to Communicative through Input, Scaffolding, and Interaction

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Many textbooks fall short of providing activities that promote communication; most are mechanical exercises that leave out meaning. This presentation defines communication, provides data from top-selling textbooks in Spanish, French and Italian, and demonstrates how to transform mechanical activities to activities that result in communication.


Andrew DeMil

Professor, University of Tampa

Vanessa Rukholm

University of Tampa

Saturday March 5, 2016 9:15am - 10:15am HST
Territorial 1
  Session (60 minute)