Tonight I wanted to share one of my favorite techniques for practicing grammar: manipulatives! I love using manipulatives after introducing the topic, but before production. It gives them a "safer" way to apply the new material, and it's really easy for me to check their understanding. I color-code my manipulatives (all first-person singular words are pink, all second-person singular words are orange, etc) so I can see at a glance who understands.
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How do you use manipulatives in your language classes?