Can storytelling serve as a vehicle to teach people to learn a foreign language faster, easier and with more fun? That’s the point Jeanette Borich makes in this article.
This year I tried something different: using storytelling to help my 8th graders become more confident second-language (L2) learners. This method emphasizes the gradual acquisition of language rather than the memorization of vocabulary and rules. It’s more about “what” is said than “how” it is said.