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Unread Feb 18th, 2008, 06:47 am
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Default Re: past tense--absolute beginners

Thank you! It does help a lot. We are starting out with more ordinary conversational words at the start, and using the stories when we can. We had one class and discovered that about 2/3 of the class actually reads English very well--they taught themselves by reading books in two languages. They mostly want auditory and grammar help, so they're being turned over to a bilingual school teacher, leaving us with the real beginners.

It's a little overwhelming, but I am very happy to have the Internet to find ideas for teaching. Thanks for the suggestions!

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