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Our Methods

We invite you to take a look at the methods we use in the classroom to provide you the most engaging and effective language-learning experience possible:  Total Physical Response (TPR) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS). You can then see video footage of these methods in action in Our Classes . . . 
 
          
Dr. Shelley Thomas teaches English to Karen refugees TPR/TPRS with children in a tribal village in India
   
Dr. Patrick Conley endorses TPR/TPRS methodology Dr. James Asher's insightful and compelling 
commentary on the state of language learning today

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