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21 BJJ Improvements: 11 Interacting with non-English speakers

21 BJJ Improvements: 11 Interacting with non-English speakers

Part 11 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. You can read my Part 10 here! 11/21 Improvements from BJJ:  Interacting with non-English speakers I came to Korea in 2010. I could say “hello” and I could count to 10 in Korean. I started teaching Korean […]

BJJ Fluency: applying what you’re learning

BJJ Fluency: applying what you’re learning

BJJ is exactly like ESL. I brought this up in this post. Now to expand a bit. In our TESOL certification program, when we teach lesson planning, we use an E-I-F framework: Encounter, Internalize, Fluency. During the “Encounter” portion, students are introduced to the new vocabulary or grammar or situation. In the “Internalize” section, students […]