• “We learn language by communicating with others. Connect on the World Wide Web with other language learners!”
  • “Students need to feel safe to make mistakes & realize errors are wonderful learning opportunities and not something to be avoided.” Larry Ferlazzo
  • “Be patient, make many mistakes, speaking every day for fifteen minutes is better than once or twice a week, use – Ken Beare
  • “Know why you want to reach fluency, set a goal, make a plan, and take consistent action every day.” – Jack Askew
  • “Willingness to take a leap into the unknown, geographically, personally, linguistically (experiment, make mistakes). Accuracy’s another story.” – Fiona Mauchline
  • Nobody wakes up and speaks English perfectly.
  • “Engage with English everywhere-music, books, games, signs, t-shirt slogans – make notes & take it back to class, share, & collaborate!” David Dodgson
  • “The language must matter, be important-real and not an exercise. Interact with messages you genuinely want to hear and understand.” David Deubelbeiss
  • “Practice builds accuracy. Accuracy builds confidence. Confidence builds fluency.” Chuck Sandy
  • “Let go of self-consciousness; speak as much as you can. We make many mistakes when speaking our L1, but that doesn’t stop us from speaking.” Cecilia Lemos
  • “Give students a purpose to speak/write. Help them find the language to break the silence/empty page. Then, build from there.” Andy Boon